Music History Assistantships

Graduate students in the Ball State School of Music are invited to apply for our music history assistantships. You do not have to be a music history major in order to qualify for these assistantships. All you need is a good knowledge of the standard Western repertory.

Full-Time Assistantships (20 hours per week)

Rewards:

  • Stipend for the academic year.
  • Remission of graduate course fee and the contingent portion of the general fee.
  • Out-of-state fee waiver.
  • Students holding an assistantship for the entire academic year are given a tuition waiver for the following summer.

Duties:

  • Teach music appreciation.
  • Assist the music history faculty with grading and other administrative and/or research work.

Half-Time Assistantships (10 hours per week)

Rewards:

  • Half-stipend for the academic year.
  • Waiver of one half of the contingent fee.
  • Students holding an assistantship for the entire academic year are given a tuition waiver for the following summer.

Duties:

  • Teach music appreciation or administrative and/or research work.

Application Guidelines

The deadline for applications is approaching, so students should indicate their interest as soon as possible. Music history assistantship applications must be received by March 1. All applicants must take the music history placement exam by March 1. Finalists for music history assistantships must prepare a teaching audition to be done on campus by early April.

For more information, contact Heather Platt at 765-285-5526 or Linda Pohly at 765-285-5407.