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Open Positions

Tutoring Positions in the Music Learning Center

Tutors will assist students registered for undergraduate or graduate music theory and ear training courses learn course material. Tutors will NOT do or correct homework assignments for students.

Tutors are paid $8.00-10.00 per hour for their services. These positions are not Graduate Assistantships; therefore, they do not carry a tuition waiver or stipend.

Students interested in becoming tutors should:

  • Undergraduate Students: Have passed Theory I-IV and Ear Training I-IV with a B or better.
  • Graduate Students: Have passed the Theory and Ear Training Diagnostic Exams.
  • Interview with the theory faculty.

Please contact Dr. Barbara Murphy ( or Dr. Brendan McConville ( if you are interested in becoming a tutor.

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