Lecturer in Voice and Opera

The University of Kentucky is seeking a Lecturer in Voice, to begin in Fall 2021. Primary responsibility will be to teach weekly applied voice to undergraduate and graduate performance and music education majors, as well as musical theatre certificate students; conduct weekly studio classes; instruct in song, opera literature, and music theatre repertoire, and engage in recruitment activities. Candidates will also be expected to participate in annual School of Music admissions auditions and end-of-semester jury exams, and collaborate with the voice faculty to provide an appropriate, well-rounded, and individualized performance curriculum. Possible secondary responsibilities in class voice, opera production, and/or other areas may be considered, depending on candidate’s expertise. Candidates with significant international/national professional experience in opera and musical theatre performance are especially encouraged to apply. All voice types considered – Tenor, Baritone or Bass preferred. All applicants should provide evidence of a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity, as well as excellence in teaching diverse student populations, including first‐generation college students.

The School of Music has 53 full-time faculty, with an enrollment of over 400 students. The School of Music offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in music performance, music education, musicology/ethnomusicology, and theory/composition, as well as a master’s degree in music therapy. The School is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information can be found at http://finearts.uky.edu/music.

When prompted in the employment system, applicants will submit the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and video link(s) of recent performances (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also include the names and contact information for three additional references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system. Applicants should be prepared to submit video(s) of teaching individual lessons of treble and TBB voices. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts

Lexington, KY

Paid Position


Misty Howard