Music Assistantships


Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Composition, Conducting, Double Bass, Ethnomusicology, Euphonium, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Horn, Oboe, Musicology, Music History & Literature, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice


  • Performing in large and chamber ensembles
  • Teaching private lessons and /or classes
  • Studio and departmental responsibilities relevant to individual experience and abilities

Choral Conducting


  • Assist with administration & operation of the five-choir UWM Choral program
  • Assist ensemble directors with sectionals
  • Rehearsals of other UWM choral ensembles as assigned and other duties on a per-need basis

Orchestral/Wind Conducting


  • Assist with all administrative aspects of a large university band/orchestra program
  • Serve as assistant/cover conductor (Orchestral Conducting)
  • Serve as principal conductor (Wind Conducting)
  • Students receive frequent opportunities to conduct the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and the Youth Wind Ensembles (Wind Conducting)

More Information
Tim Noonan
Graduate Coordinator