The University of Delaware School of Music is now accepting applications for Graduate Marching Band Assistantship for Percussion for Fall 2023.
Duties include: assisting the directors with all teaching and administrative aspects of the Fightin’ Blue Hen Marching Band, Basketball Pep Band, and Symphonic Band. Additional responsibilities such as music arranging and show design are contingent upon the applicant’s qualifications.
The 300-member University of Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hen Marching Band focuses on being a visually innovative musical performance ensemble. Our halftime productions are corps-style, incorporating contemporary show design as well as entertainment value.
Recipients of the Marching Band Assistantship will receive a stipend of $22,000 over nine months plus 100% tuition assistance. Assistantships may be renewed for a second year upon faculty approval. Appointments for the Marching Band Assistantship begin on August 14, 2023, and are contingent upon admission to the University and acceptance of contract.
Master of Music
The University of Delaware offers a Master of Music degree, with concentrations in Performance, Teaching (directed toward music educators), Conducting (Wind Band, Orchestra, and Choral), and Composition.
To be considered for graduate funding, application for admission to the University of Delaware must be submitted online by January 15, 2023. The application will require a music audition (see audition requirements), in addition to three letters of recommendation. One of the three letters must be from an undergraduate college marching band director, and another must be from an academic professor. Applicants under consideration for the assistantship will be contacted for an interview with Professor James P. Ancona.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
Audition Days January 25-28, 2023| Audition Requirements
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