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. 



Master of Arts with an area of concentration in jazz


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.


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


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


Dan Thomas 816-235-6078

Bobby Watson 816-235-6078

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