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Michigan State University is seeking a Color Guard Professional to instruct the 36-person Spartan Marching Band (300 members in band) Color Guard for the 2017 fall season. One professional instructor is already "in place" to continue with assigned color guard teaching responsibilities. This new position seeks a team member who will lead the guard program and will be required to design work, implement a “basics and fundamentals program” as already established, work with drill design staff, music staff and directors, and to oversee all nuances of the color program as it fits in the overall structure of the MSU Spartan Marching Band. Extensive work with student leader development is required for the potential successful candidate.
Review of applications can begin immediately. Serious candidates may contact Professor John Madden (), Director of the MSU Spartan Marching Band for details related to timeline, salary, further expectations, and next steps in the search process.
MSU's "State of Art" Winter Guard is a separate ensemble, and is potentially part of this hire if the candidate is interested. Additional responsibilities involve cultivating strong alumni relations with former members of the SMB Color Guard. Candidates must provide a letter of interest, resume, 3 references, and current contact information.
For more information please see attached.
Clear Springs High School in League City, Texas (south of Houston in the NASA community), has an opening for a color guard director starting summer 2017. Clear Springs is a growing program with great students and strong director, administrative, and parental support. We are looking for a highly-motivated goal-oriented individual to recruit, teach, and retain students. Please see the attached for more information.
Contact Lester Williams
United Township High School, out of East Moline, IL is looking for a colorguard instructor for the field season of 2017. Ideally we’d like the successful candidate to be available in January for some camps (monthly through May) – but this isn’t a requirement so long as they can begin rehearsing with the guard starting in summer. Starting June 7th (Wednesday), from we have our evening rehearsals and those repeat weekly until colorguard camp in mid-July.
More dates and specifics to come as we build our 2017 schedule.
The pay for this position is negotiable, upon confirmation of dates/times available, and previous experience. If interested please contact Mike Wawrzynski.