Artist-in-Residence, Voice (Tenor)

The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music invites applications for an Artist-in-Residence in Voice, beginning September 1, 2024. This position is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal, full-time or part-time negotiable. Preference will be given to tenor vocalists.

The Bienen School of Music offers conservatory-level training within a top-ranked university and features a dedicated faculty, unparalleled facilities, and proximity to the vibrant music community of Chicago.  


This position will augment the Bienen School’s current voice faculty roster, provide weekly studio instruction to undergraduate and graduate-level voice majors, and participate in recruitment efforts and other activities of a School of Music within a research university. 


Required: Candidates must possess an established national and international reputation, a commitment to and proven record of successful recruitment and teaching, and a Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience. 

Preferred: Ideal candidates will possess a proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music within a university, a commitment to collaborative collegial engagement, and a doctoral degree.


Screening begins Friday, December 15, 2023, and continues until position is filled. Candidates must submit: 1) letter of application, including URLs of recent live performances; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information of three references.


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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.