Percussion Jobs and Employment Opportunities

Availability of a Marching Percussion TA Starting Fall 2107

  • 1.  Availability of a Marching Percussion TA Starting Fall 2107

    Posted 10-11-2016 12:38

    Announcing Graduate Teaching Assistantship

    DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 15, 2017; 2017-18 Academic Year

    SALARY: $15,000 stipend over 9 months; tuition remission

    FTE: 50% (20 hours per week)

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as a member of the Band Staff including working closely with the 320-member UW Marching and Varsity Bands, assist with administrative responsibilities of the band program, perform in a large ensemble offered by the UW Band program, assist band conducting faculty. Responsibilities may also include conducting one of the School of Music’s three non-major ensembles, University



    • Bachelor’s degree

    • Marching band teaching and/or performing experience

    • Acceptance to University of Wisconsin graduate program in the area of

    conducting, performance, or music education by start date

    • Principal instrument in brass, percussion, or woodwind


    • Public school teaching experience

    • Proficient with Finale notation software

    • Proficient with drill design software

    RELATED INFORMATION: Contingent on a satisfactory annual performance review as a student and as an instructor, Teaching Assistants generally are eligible to receive two years of support while pursuing a Master’s degree and three years of support while pursuing a Doctorate.

    TO APPLY: A letter of application and resume must be submitted to James Doing ( In the letter, please state your qualifications and interest in the position. Percussionists will also be required to submit a writing sample (i.e. cadence or show excerpt). Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2017.