University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory

Position: Graduate Assistant in Jazz Studies

Preference given to a lead trumpet. Previous jazz teaching experience is desirable but not required. 

 

DEGREE PROGRAMS

Master of Arts with an area of concentration in jazz

DUTIES

Play lead trumpet in the Conservatory Concert Jazz Band and the 11 O’Clock Jazz Band.
Other duties depending on the quali cations of the individual may include directing a jazz combo and assisting with the administrative duties of the program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Auditions must be performed by March 2, 2018

All application materials must be received (not postmarked) by December 15, 2017. All interested applicants must audition and in- terview in person. Non-jazz majors must also schedule and audition for the trumpet studio.

• UMKC application
• Conservatory supplemental application • Transcripts of all prior college work
• Letters of recommendation
• GTA/GA application

AWARD

$4700.00 per year
6 hours of tuition waiver (9 hours is full time) per semester

Questions?

Dan Thomas 816-235-6078 thomasdanb@umkc.edu

Bobby Watson 816-235-6078 watsonr@umkc.edu

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