Artist in Residence, Piano

The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University invites nominations and applications for an Artist in Residence in Piano to hold the Joel Estes Tate Endowed Chair beginning August 1, 2023. The successful candidate will possess a distinguished and international reputation as both an artist and teacher of piano and demonstrate a record of attracting exceptional piano performance majors, primarily at the graduate level.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant and collaborative partner in contributing to our programs, including

1) performances on campus, either solo or collaborative, 2) recruiting nationally and internationally, and 3) connecting to the arts community in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

REQUIRED: Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience; ten years professional performance/academic experience. PREFERRED: Proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music within a university setting. 

Submit: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names/contact information of three references; 4) a document including hyperlinks/URLs of recent live performances and rehearsals using Interfolio at the following link: To ensure full consideration for the position the application must be received by November 18, 2022, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

The Division of Music in the Meadows School of the Arts is a professional, comprehensive educational institution devoted to the advancement of music performance and scholarship, to the preparation of the next generation of music professionals, and to service in the artistic life of our community, our nation, and the world. The Division is host of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition. Visit us at

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