Instrumental Conducting Assistantships

Instrumental conducting assistantships are available with a stipend of $11,500 per academic year. Additional funding may be available for wind conducting assistantships for pre-fall semester band camp and other athletic band activities. 

Wind Conducting Assistantships

Qualifications: Admission to the Master of Music in Performance program is required. Successful public school teaching experience is desirable.

Duties: Assist in the planning, administration and rehearsal of the 275-member Marching Mountaineers; Direct and supervise the 75-member Basketball Band; Assist in the direction, organization and administration of the university band program; Shared conducting responsibilities with the University Bands including the Appalachian Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and the Concert Band.

For additional information regarding wind conducting assitantships, please contact: 

Dr. John Stanley Ross, Director of Bands
828-262-6454- office
828-262-6446- fax