Performer-educator (at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor)
Department of Music, Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS),
New York University, New York, NY
The FAS Department of Music at New York University invites applications for a
performer-educator to expand our multifaceted approach to the study of music, sound,
and listening. The ideal candidate will be an active performer who can demonstrate a
history of artistic excellence, a creative approach to teaching, and robust ties to a
number of musical scenes. Candidates must have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher
at the time of appointment; prior college-level teaching experience is valued but not
required. We are especially interested in candidates whose musical practices increase
the diversity of perspectives available to our students. The appointment will begin
September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approval.
This full-time position is a three-year renewable clinical assistant professorship oriented
toward undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Professional responsibilities
include: teaching undergraduate lecture courses and advanced seminars on specific
music traditions or theoretical concepts; leading one or more ensembles; and presenting
performances, master classes, and other musical activities in the Department.
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university
that spans the globe. We seek educators of the highest caliber, who embody the
diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly
encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals
who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and
national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected
basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build
the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS
commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please
A complete application should include: (1) a letter detailing relevant experience and
teaching interests; (2) a CV or résumé; (3) names and e-mail addresses of three
references; and (4) no more than three links to representative performances. Review of
applications will commence on December 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should be uploaded through Interfolio at the following link:
The League of Composers/ISCM will sponsor its annual composers' competition. The prize: $750 and a New York City performance, possible nomination to the next World Music Days. More details coming soon!
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:30 PM
The Orchestra of the League of Composers Performs U.S. and New York Premieres
The League of Composers/ISCM — the nation’s oldest organization devoted to contemporary music — joins the NY PHIL BIENNIAL to present the Orchestra of the League of Composers performing a New York Premiere by Huck Hodge (United States, b. 1977), a U.S. Premiere by Felipe Lara (Brazil, b. 1979), and works by Pulitzer Prize–winning composers Charles Wuorinen (United States, b. 1938) and Paul Moravec (United States, b. 1957). The program, taking place at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre, will be conducted by Orchestra of the League of Composers music director Louis Karchin, and will feature pianist Anne-Marie McDermott as soloist.
Alêtheia (New York Premiere)
Fringes (U.S. Premiere)
Flying to Kahani for piano and chamber orchestra
Louis Karchin, music director
Charles Wuorinen, conductor
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Orchestra of the League of Composers
Miller Theatre at Columbia University:
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Tickets will be available at the door or online and can be purchased for $25 general admission or $15 for students and seniors.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:00 PM
New Music from France:
The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM
The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM present a concert of new works by French composers who are not well known in the US. We are very pleased to bring four excellent works – curated by a team of French and American composers – to the US because their contrasting style and approach demonstrate the diversity within the French new music scene.
The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM
La Maison Française at New York University:
16 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003
Friday, February 19, 2016 8:00 PM
Connections: New Music from the West/Midwest
5 new works written for ensemble mise-en by West Coast and Midwest composers. Featured composers:
Carl W. Schimmel
Stephen Andrew Taylor
338 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011
Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased for $20 general admission or $15 for students and seniors. Your ticket will also include a complimentary drink.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:00 PM
The Traps: Reich, Wolfe, and Brooke
Talujon presents a program of works for multiples of individual instruments featuring two landmark works for percussion and the New York premiere of Nick Brooke’s The Traps.
Six Marimbas (1986)
Dark Full Ride (2002)*
The Traps (2014)*
*Written for Talujon
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music Cary Hall:
450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased for $10 general admission or $5 for students and seniors.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:00 PM
Season Finale: The Orchestra of the League of Composers
Louis Karchin and Scott Voyles will conduct the Orchestra of the League of Composers in our final concert of the season. Our enthusiastic commitment to the performance of new orchestral music culminates in the performance of our commissioned work A League of Notions, by Morris Rosenzweig, and other exciting premieres and compositions by David Felder, Irving Fine, and Kaaija Saariaho.
Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux (Excerpts) (2013) NY Premiere
Notturno for Strings and Harp (in honor of the composer’s
A League of Notions (2015) World Premiere,
Leino Songs (2008) NY Premiere
Heather Buck, soprano; Ethan Herschenfeld, bass;
Louis Karchin, Scott Voyles, conductors.
Miller Theatre at Columbia University, New York City
Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:00 PM
Slam Creek Buzz:
Mivos Quartet plays New American Music
A thing is a hole in a thing it is not (2014 Kanter prize winner)
String Quartet #2, “Space-Time” (Fromm Commission premiere)
Four Pieces (premiere)
slam creak buzz (premiere)
Dimenna Center, New York City
Sunday, May 10, 2015 5:00 PM
Lois Martin: New Music for Viola
Violist Lois Martin brings together some of New York’s finest musicians to collaborate on world premieres by Neil Kirkwood, Richard Festinger, Sheree Clement, and Diego Tedesco.
Viola Trio, world premiere, commissioned by Lois Martin
Edward T. Cone
Ostinato, Cadenza & Finale for viola, cello and piano
Recueil for viola and percussion
Récit for solo viola, world premiere, written for Lois Martin
Three Boppisms and Four Thinking Songs for viola and marimba,
world premiere, written for Lois Martin
Divertimento, world premiere, written for
Lois Martin, viola
Tenri Cultural Institute
Friday, February 13, 2015 8:00 PM
Silent Beats: The Music of Akira Miyoshi
Rolf Schulte (violin) and Kumi Ogano (piano) present a program celebrating the life and legacy of the late composer Akira Miyoshi (1933-2013), one of Japan’s leading voices of the past century. Miyoshi’s rich palette combines a noticeable influence of French post-impressionism with melodic and rhythmic expressions from his native Japanese heritage. Miyoshi’s works are complemented on the program by Maurice Ravel’s 1897 Sonata for Violin and Piano and Donald Martino’s 1962 Fantasy-Variations for solo violin.
Sonata Posthumous (1897)
En Vers (1980)
Pour le Piano-Mouvement Circulaire et Croisé
(Part I 1995/Part II 1998)
Tenri Cultural Institute
Rolf Schulte, violin; Kumi Ogano, piano.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:30 PM
Elegiac Arabesques: New Music for Oboe, Clarinet, and Contrabassoon
Marianne Gythfeldt, Jacqueline Leclair and Brad Balliett present two world premieres and exciting masterpieces from the woodwind repertoire- free admission!
Epithalamium (1997) for oboe and clarinet
Incantations (1981) for oboe alone
Elegiac Arabesques (1991) for English horn and clarinet
Variations for oboe and contra-bassoon (2011) world premiere
Figure-Ground for clarinet and electronics (2014) w premiere
Ave Maris Stella (1972/2002) for oboe, clarinet, and piano
Marianne Gythfeldt, Jacqueline Leclair and Brad Balliett
Brooklyn College of Music