Florida State University

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Assistantships include: Full out-of-state tuition waiver for MM and DM degrees (9 hrs/semester/MM, 12 hrs/semester/DM) plus a stipend of $5,900.00 - $7,860.00 a year (fees are not covered). Assistantships may be renewed for a second year for outstanding Master's students. For Doctoral students, a third year is possible.

Duties Include: Teaching applied trumpet lessons to Music Majors, coaching undergraduate chamber music ensembles, performing in major ensembles as assigned, assisting with trumpet studio operations as needed, or other duties as assigned. For Fall 2018, there will likely be 4-5 trumpet graduate assistantships available. The FSU trumpet studio typically has 30-35 students whose majors include: performance, music education, bachelor of arts, music therapy, and commercial music.

The Trumpet Studio at Florida State University has a strong tradition of excellence in its education and performance programs. Graduates and attendees of FSU have gone on to be employed in the field, either in Military Bands, Orchestras, and/or as University professors. Please visit the FSU Trumpet Studio Webpage, http://www.fsutrumpetstudio.com/ to see achievements of many of our recent graduates and additional information about the studio overall.

For application information please see the FSU College of Music Admissions webpage at: https://www.music.fsu.edu/admissions

Audition details can be found at: https://www.music.fsu.edu/admissions/auditionrequirements

December 1 is the priority deadline to begin the application process. Applicants applying after the December 1 deadline cannot be assured an audition slot. There is no “Pre-screen” requirement, but if applicants want to be assured of their competitiveness for admission to the program, they may submit an inquiry and recordings to Professor Moore at crmoore@fsu.edu. Any questions regarding the program and assistantships may also be addressed to Professor Moore.

The FSU College of Music:

Nationally distinguished as one of the most comprehensive schools of its kind among public institutions, The Florida State University College of Music has offered a high level of professional education in music for more than 80 years. If you expect to become a professional musician, you will gain creative and personal growth in programs designed to create composers, performers, scholars, and teachers. The College of Music is headquarters to a variety of campus orchestras, bands, choral ensembles, jazz bands, and early music and baroque ensembles; 9 world music ensembles; and numerous chamber groups, as well as the Florida State Opera and the Music Theater Program. Each year the College of Music offers some 350 concerts and productions and regularly hosts national conventions, workshops, and festivals, such as the biennial Festival of New Music. Our rich heritage is important in providing us a certain perspective about quality and an incentive to strive for continuing excellence. But the real test of our future is what we do for you, the future students who will grace our rehearsal halls, classrooms, and studios. We seek students, at all levels, who are dedicated to achieving the best for themselves in their professional preparation. We seek students who will contribute to the rich and diverse musical environment at Florida State. And we want students who will appreciate the warm and friendly personality of our school.

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