Association of British Orchestras

Recorder professor specialising in contemporary music

Royal College of Music Grade 8, £53.72 per hour Closing date 23 September 2022
JRN: 318-22

Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our excellence was recognised by the 2022 QS World University Rankings, in which we were ranked as the global top institution for performing arts by Subject.

The RCM is seeking to engage a distinguished recorder professor to join its international team with a specialism in Contemporary repertoire. We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

• You should be a widely recognised and highly respected practitioner, either as a performer or teacher.
• You will be teaching, to an exceptionally high level of technical and musical proficiency, students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, so relevant teaching experience is required.
• You should have a global perspective and good international contacts.
• You should understand the particular demands of the music profession whilst striving to help each student reach the fullness of their own potential.

The Historical Performance Faculty consists of a team of outstanding professors, many of whom hold principal positions in period orchestras, who combine careers as eminent performers with a passion and dedication for teaching. One-to-one lessons are at the very heart of every RCM student’s learning experience, and in addition to these our students enjoy regular performance and ensemble classes, unlimited chamber coaching, contemporary and renaissance consort playing and masterclasses with distinguished international musicians.

This post is offered on a permanent, hourly-paid basis and is available from October 2022.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website.

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