Position: Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Trumpet

Mizzou Brass is a quarter-time appointment with an anticipated stipend of approximately $8,193.90. This amount is paid to students over the nine months of the academic year. In addition, tuition for coursework required for the degree is waived during the appointment period. This waiver covers both Missouri residents and non-residents at all levels. The latest information on tuition and fees may be found at cashiers.missouri.edu/ costs/index.html 

Quarter-time assistantships also come with a 50% allowance for health insurance.  

Duties include Rehearsing and performing as a member of the Mizzou Brass quintet (faculty ensemble) and assisting in the Brass Area as needed. 

Eligibility: Applicants for the MM in trumpet performance 

Contact Dr. Iskander Akhmadullin, Professor of Trumpet 

[email protected] 

Start Date: August 2020  

Learn about the application process at music.missouri.edu/grad


University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Position: Trumpet Teaching Assistant (Two Positions)

The University of Arkansas Department of Music announces two openings in trumpet graduate study for fall 2020 as follows:

  1. A highly motivated, mature, and dedicated performer/teacher is sought as the graduate assistant in the trumpet studio at the University of Arkansas. Duties include performing as second trumpet in the Arkansas Brassworks (UA faculty brass quintet), teaching undergraduate applied trumpet students, assisting with the UA Trumpet Ensemble, and other departmental duties as needed. The compensation for the assistantship is a full tuition waiver worth up to approximately $20,800 (including non-resident tuition waiver) and $12,000 per year stipend. This is a tremendous opportunity for a young person to gain valuable professional teaching and performance experience during Master’s level study.

  2. In addition, graduate level trumpet scholarships are available with $10,000 per year in total support from the music department and UA Bands. Responsibilities include performing in the UA Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Multiple awards are possible depending on the quality of auditions and availability of funding.

The University of Arkansas Trumpet Studio is nationally prominent, regularly winning competitions of the International Trumpet Guild and Music Teachers National Association. After graduation, students have gone on to professional positions in academia and performance, and to doctoral study at premier music schools.

The University of Arkansas is located in Northwest Arkansas at Fayetteville in the beautiful Boston Mountain Region of the Ozarks. The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and offers a rigorous curriculum of study, quality student ensembles, and a dedicated professional faculty. The Master of Music degree is offered with emphases in Performance, Composition, Music Theory, Music History, Conducting, and Music Education. In addition, there is a Performance Certificate for post MM study.

More information on all programs and the University of Arkansas can be found at http://music.uark.edu/ and http://www.uark.edu/home/. Information on applying to the UA Graduate School can be found at http://grad.uark.edu/.

To apply please send a letter of application, a resume with a minimum of three references, and a recent (within 9 months) CD or digital MP3 recording to the address below. Materials will be evaluated when received and highly qualified applicants will be invited to campus to audition in person. The positions will remain open until filled.

For additional information, please contact: Richard J. Rulli, DMA
Professor of Trumpet
201 Music Building

University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 575-6383 [email protected]

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