The Howard University Department of Music invites applications for the position Director of Bands. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with a July 1 start date annually. Responsibilities include conducting concert, marching, and pep bands; recruiting, advising, score arranging, rehearsals, game day leadership, managing ensembles, and participating in the broader life of the University.
In addition to directing bands, the successful candidate will teach courses in the Music Education curriculum that may include Instrumental Survey and Instrumental Methods courses, applied lessons, and Instrumental Conducting. We seek a passionate, and innovative individual committed to the highest standard of music education and performance, and the development of music professionals.
Application screening will begin on April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The desired start date is July 1, 2019.