Position – Principal Timpani (tenure-track position), beginning the 2020 season Audition Dates – Monday, January 13th, 2020 through Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 Audition Location – Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043 Application Deadline – All applications must be received by Glimmerglass no later than December 9th, 2019 by 11:59pm EST.
Resumes – One page only – attached by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to:
The Glimmerglass Festival
P.O. Box 191
Cooperstown, NY 13326
All auditions are by invitation only.
Candidates must use the provided timpani. Specific information about the make and model will be forthcoming.
Bartok, B.: Concerto for Orchestra; 4th Mvmt./ m. 42
Beethoven, L: Symphony No. 9; 1st Mvmt, m. 513 to end
Brahms, J.: Symphony No. 1; 4th Mvmt, m. 375 – end
Mahler, G.: Symphony No. 5; 1st Mvmt, 6 m. before #15
The Glimmerglass Festival will mail copies of the excerpts to any accepted candidate who requests them.
Principal Timpani Position Information
Compensation – All amounts listed below are for the 2020 season. Wages – $200.58/service – guaranteed minimum weekly wage of $1103.19, but weekly wage is usually higher. Number of services – 60-70 approximate Living Allowance – $40.50/day inclusive, paid in bi-weekly amounts in advance, only if the winning candidate’s permanent address is more than 80 miles from The Glimmerglass Festival Travel – up to 2000 round-trip miles (for one trip), paid at the current IRS rate to non-local players as above. Musicians living less than 80 miles from The Glimmerglass Festival are paid commuting mileage, at the current IRS rate. Pension – 4.75% of wages. Season – The season traditionally runs from the middle of June through late August (8-10 weeks).
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