Musical America Jobs Center
A regularly updated catalog of job opportunities in the fields of music and the arts.
Women Band Directors International
Women Band Directors International will again be offering 5 scholarships for collegiate women planning to pursue a career as a band director. These are open to all college students who identify as a woman and are enrolled in a music program with the intent to become a band director.
Applications are open now, and can be completed here: https://womenbanddirectors.org/scholarships
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020.
Ford Musicians Awards
Applications for the 2021 Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service are open!
Now in its fifth year, the awards program, made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, celebrates and honors professional orchestra musicians who are devoting increased personal resources to community engagement and educational activities that extend far beyond the concert hall – and pivoting in new and creative ways to deliver this work virtually during the pandemic.
The League of American Orchestras welcomes applications directly from musicians of all backgrounds, as well as the nomination of musicians by orchestra administration.
About the Awards:
• Five musicians will be selected.
• Each musician winner will receive a cash award of $2,500.
• The winning musician’s orchestra will receive a grant of $2,500 to support professional development for its roster of musicians.
To learn more about the Awards and to apply or nominate a musician, please visit our website.
Deadline: February 8, 2021
International Women’s Brass Conference
IWBC exists to educate, develop, support, and inspire all women brass musicians. For over 20 years, IWBC has successfully worked towards its mission by:
• Hosting seven international conferences
• Supporting outstanding musicians through the Susan
Slaughter Solo Competition, many of whom have
moved on to successful careers in the music field.
• Commissioning new pieces for brass
• Publishing NoteWorthy, the biannual newsletter
of the IWBC
Maud Powell Society
The MPS has announced that the four-volume Maud Powell Favorites collection of Violin transcriptions, Brahms Concerto Cadenza, Music Analyses and Editions, and Music Dedicated to, Commissioned by or Associated with violinist Maud Powell is available to all SAI chapters, school libraries, and string teachers at a discounted price of $95.
The Music Teachers National Association
The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) offers numerous composition, performance, and chamber music competitions, with age requirements ranging from elementary school through adult. Entrants must study with a MTNA member teacher or pay a non-member fee, as well as be a US citizen or hold a US Visa or resident card.