McNally Smith College of Music

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Positions Currently Available at McNally Smith:


Adjunct Media Composition Instructor

The Composition and Songwriting Program at McNally Smith College of Music is seeking a qualified Adjunct Media Composition Instructor.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 7+ years working as a professional composer for various media such as film, television, video games, commercials, musical theater, etc.
  • Some music teaching experience preferred

TECHNICAL ABILITY:

  • Command of traditional compositional form
  • Command of effective melody writing
  • Understanding of functional harmonic analysis
  • Command of tonal theory
  • Command of secondary dominants, substitute dominants, diatonic substitutions and reharmonization techniques
  • Familiarity with 20th Century techniques such as serialism, minimalism, pitch class sets, music concrete and aleatoric techniques
  • Command of modal writing
  • Understanding of symphonic orchestration and contemporary arranging techniques
  • Command of modulatory techniques
  • Ability to notate and read music
  • Experience creating and producing music with digital sequencers (Logic preferred), virtual instruments and audio “sweetening” (overdubs) at a professional level
  • Experience using notation programs such as Sibelius or Finale

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Composition preferred

ACCOLADES:

  • Industry recognition in the form of any awards preferred

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Adjunct Voice Instructor

McNally Smith College of Music and the Voice Department seeks Adjunct (Part-time) Voice Instructor for its BM/AAS Voice Performance Degree Program.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years working as a professional vocalist in the field of popular music
  • 3+ years of music/voice teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during normal business hours (9 AM – 5 PM)
  • Positive attitude

TECHNICAL ABILITY:

  • Mastery of contemporary vocal technique
  • Mastery of music theory and ear training
  • Mastery of musical interpretation and styles
  • Ability to notate music
  • Ability to read music
  • Ability to accompany students in private lessons
  • Basic music production skills (audio and MIDI) (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Songwriting/composition/arranging skills (preferred but not mandatory)

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music (preferred but not mandatory)

ACCOLADES:

  • Industry recognition in the form of any awards or notable performances (preferred but not mandatory)

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