Instrumental Conducting Assistantships

Instrumental conducting assistantships are available with a stipend of $10,500 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 300-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.

Orchestral Conducting Assistantships

TBA

For additional information regarding wind conducting assitantships, please contact: 

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