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Voice Teaching Assistantships

Voice Teaching Assistantships

  1. The deadline for submitting Teaching Fellowship Application materials for both current and prospective students will be December 31.  Materials must include:
    • A current resume.
    • A 750 - 900 word teaching philosophy.
    • A 30’ video recording of a lesson, including both vocal exercises and the coaching of repertoire.
  2. Applicants are strongly encouraged to work with an advanced high school senior or first or second-year undergraduate student for their sample lesson. 
  3. Faculty will individually choose their top five applicants, ranking them 1-5, with 1 being the best score. Rankings will be turned in to the Division Chair by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday following the last audition day.
  4. Within one week of the last audition date, the voice faculty will meet to discuss the results of the ranking and choose those who will be awarded a TF.
  5. DMA applicants who are awarded a TF will be eligible to retain the fellowship for a maximum of the first three years* of their doctoral study. 
  6. Current DMA students who are awarded a TF, will be eligible to retain the fellowship up through their third year* of doctoral study, i.e., one or two years.

    *It is assumed these will be consecutive years.