Lydian String Quartet
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Lydian String Quartet seeks Violist
Position Opening for Violist with the Lydian String Quartet at Brandeis University
The Lydian String Quartet, at Brandeis University since 1980, announces auditions for the position of violist. Prize-winners at multiple international competitions as well as winners of the Walther W. Naumburg Award for Chamber Music Performance, the Quartet champions contemporary music as well as the traditional repertoire. The Quartet has a biennial Commission Prize, works with young and established composers, premieres new works in concerts, and records works from the full range of the repertoire. Members of the Quartet hold faculty appointments in the Department of Music.
Information about the Lydian String Quartet may be found at www.lydianquartet.com.
Initial appointment to this half-time, benefits-eligible position would be for up to five years, and the position is renewable contingent on excellent performance. Duties include performance on campus, instrumental/chamber music teaching and classroom teaching. The candidate will demonstrate expertise in the performance of traditional and contemporary chamber music; the ability to teach with an adventurous, energetic and entrepreneurial spirit is also sought.
The appointment would begin Fall 2014; if possible however, the selected candidate would be available to perform a concert at Brandeis in Spring 2014, as well as other Quartet concerts.
Applications should include a full résumé, recordings of both solo and ensemble work (including live performance), evidence of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation.
Professor Daniel Stepner, Chair, Lydian Quartet Search Committee
Department of Music, Slosberg Music Center
MS 051, Brandeis University
415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453.
Deadline is November 1, 2013, or until the position is filled. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity
employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.