Loads for Teaching and Administrating Music Ensembles | Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Handbook | Kent State University

Loads for Teaching and Administrating Music Ensembles

The Director may assign course and administrative loads on a semester basis up to the maximum levels noted below:

 

Position

Course load

Administrative load

Total

Director of Orchestra

3

1-3

up to 6

Director of Bands

   MUS 45223/5/7 Wind Ensemble

  

 

3

 

 

1-3

--

 

up to 6

 

Director of Athletic Bands

   MUS 45222/5 Marching Band

   MUS 45224 Flasher Brass

  

MUS 45221/5 Concert Band    MUS 45225 University Band

 

 

3

3 per year

3

0-2

 3

 9-14

Director of Choirs

   MUS 45141/5/7 KSU Chorale

   MUS 45121/5 Kent Chorus

   MUS 45142/5 Men’s Chorus (supervisor)

   MUS 45143/5 Women’s Chorus (supervisor)

 

3

3

--

--

 

1-3

--

--

--

 

up to 6

3

Director of Opera

   MUS 45131/5/7 Opera, Singer Actor Technique

3

1-2 fall sem

1-3 spring sem

up to 5

up to 6

Director of Jazz Ensembles

   MUS 45131/5/7 Jazz Ensemble

 

3

 

1-3

 

up to 6

Other Ensemble Directors

   MUS 25312/5 World Music Ensemble

   MUS 45141/5 University Choir

   MUS 45142/5 Men’s Chorus

   MUS 45143/5 Women’s Chorus

   MUS 45151/5 Gospel Choir

 

1

3

3

3

2

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

1

3

3

3

2

Chamber Music Directors/Coaches

   MUS 45251/5/7 Percussion Ensemble

   MUS 45241/5 Trombone Ensemble

   MUS 45261/5 Bassoon Ensemble

   MUS 45271/5/7 New Music Ensemble

   MUS 45281/5 Flute Ensemble 

 

1-3

1

1

3

1

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

1-3

1

1

3

1

MUS 45311/5/7 Chamber Music

The maximum load for chamber music coaching is 3.

Load credit for chamber music coaching beyond 3 hours is subject to approval by the Director based on sufficient registration. 

1 per ensemble

--

1-3

 Not all faculty members contribute to the School in the same manner. A faculty member whose primary responsibilities are undergraduate teaching and undergraduate programs may teach and serve in a greater diversity of courses than a faculty member who is also a member of the graduate faculty. Most of the School faculty members will be either a full or associate member of the graduate faculty. All Faculty members are expected to be involved in significant scholarly and/or creative activity, serve on graduate student committees, and direct graduate student research.

 

In the interest of maintaining a high standard of teaching and the desirability of faculty involvement in scholarly and service activities, overload assignments are strongly discouraged. Overload assignments (i.e., workload assignments that total more than twenty-four (24) credit hours per academic year for tenured and tenure-track faculty and that total more than thirty (30) credit hours for full-time non-tenure-track faculty) will be made only in unusual circumstances. Such assignments require the agreement of the faculty member, and the approval of the Director and the Dean.