Graduate String Quartet Assistantships

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The Sam Houston State University School of Music is pleased to announce openings in the newly formed graduate string quartet. Four assistantships will be awarded to two violinists, a violist and a cellist. Applications, whether as individuals or pre-formed groups, are being accepted now!


APPLICATION DEADLINE

For priority consideration of an assistantship in the Graduate String Quartet, applicants should have their Graduate School and School of Music applications complete (including the audition) by March 21, 2020. If positions are still available after that date, completed applications will be accepted through June 30, 2020.


ONLINE APPLICATION AVAILABLE AT

www.shsu.edu/academics/music/admissions/gradstudies/index.html


AWARDS

  • Four assistantships will be awarded: two violinists, a violist and a cellist
  • $9,846 each for a 9-month appointment
  • Out-of-state tuition waver


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent
  • Exceptional performance ability
  • Admission to SHSU School of Music and Graduate School
  • Recipients will be graduate students pursuing one of the following: Master of Music, Performer's Certificate, or Artist Diploma Certificate


DUTIES

  • Weekly rehearsals as a string quartet
  • Event performances
  • Assisting studio professors/orchestra conductor
  • Chamber performances representing the School of Music on and off campus


OPPORTUNITIES

  • Leadership positions in SHSU ensembles
  • Weekly coachings with music faculty