Sessional Lecturer: EMU330Y1 Choral Music Education

University of Toronto

Date Posted: June 4, 2023

Req ID: 31686

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Music

Department: Music Education

Campus: St. George

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Faculty of Music

University of Toronto

CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Job Posting

Posting Date: June 6, 2024

Course Number and Name: EMU330Y1 Choral Music Education

Course Description: The study and practice of choral music with an emphasis on teaching and learning in school and community choral settings. The course will focus on conducting, programming and score study with an emphasis on rehearsal pedagogy.

Class Schedule: Thursdays 1-3pm and Wednesdays 12-1pm

September 2024 – April 2025

Salary: $18,915.79

Estimated Course Enrollment: 28

TA support: Yes 

Qualifications: Graduate degree in music education with preference for completed PhD. Experience as a choral conductor for a variety of choir types, at various levels, and with a wide range of repertoire, including contemporary choral music. Extensive knowledge of choral conducting pedagogy and choral methods. Professional experience as a choral arranger and/or choral composer is preferred. Demonstrated teaching excellence at the university level.

Duties: Define course objectives and materials; provide clear guidelines on course requirements and regulations; teach classes as scheduled; administer and evaluate student assignments; prepare and submit final grade in accordance with policy. Maintain reasonable hours of student consultation outside scheduled class hours.

Closing Date: June 28, 2024

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Professor Robin Elliott

Acting Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs

Faculty of Music

University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Closing Date: 06/28/2024

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