School of Music

Guitar Department

Graduate Assistantship in Guitar

Stipend - $9,000 (twenty hours per week) for the academic year. Summer may be additional. Nonresident assistantship applicants may be eligible for out-of-state tuition waivers if additional qualifications are met. Graduate Scholar Award stipends and remission of in-state tuition may also be available for exceptionally qualified students. All applications to the Graduate School and the School of Music must be completed by March 1 for active consideration (February 1 for international students). Earlier application submission and completion is strongly encouraged due to the competitive nature of these awards.

Responsibilities - Assistantship duties may include teaching applied guitar, group guitar classes, assisting with guitar ensembles, and assistance with jazz ensembles and jazz history classes. Other duties may be assigned depending upon qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures - Separate applications must be completed for the Graduate School and the School of Music. Applicants must audition in person. Repertoire for the audition should include at least three works in contrasting styles from the advanced solo literature. Applicants must satisfy all other entrance requirements for their proposed area of concentration in the School of Music.