• 19 September 2023
  • Vacaturenummer lv-93499
Zuyd Hogeschool Logo Conservatorium Maastricht is an international conservatoire, firmly rooted in the region while connecting to all parts of the world. We believe in collectivity, in the will to challenge each other and create together. To move and add value, in and with music.

We empower the moving musician to reach their own ambitions within diverse musical fields. To touch, move, and excite while doing this. We bring the best out of the students through our passion for development. We believe in the strength of our community, consisting of students, teachers, and the professional field. Teamwork is essential: the best education comes from a team effort.

We offer a study program that prepares our students for a career in the ever-changing professional field. It enables students to make the most of their talents. This is achieved through one-to-one artistic development, active interplay, theoretical integration, professional practice experience, cross-departmental activities, electives, and developing entrepreneurial and research skills. Guided by our teams, the students shape their own study path and are guided throughout their journey, becoming their version of a moving musician.
With effect from 1 September 2024, we are looking for a:


(around 0.1-0.2 fte)

Who are we looking for?
The Classical Oboe department of the Conservatorium Maastricht is looking to appoint an inspiring and informed musician to join the oboe department. We will appoint a candidate who has an established and excellent artistic career and reputation in guiding young musicians of tomorrow towards realizing their musical aspirations.

We are seeking to appoint a professional English Horn (EH) and oboe player with an international reputation as a performer and teacher. Essential is a proven track record of having taught highly skilled EH/Oboe students as they prepare to enter the music profession and international competitions. Our ideal candidate will also have teaching experience in higher music education and will have demonstrated expertise in delivering a detailed technical foundation in their instruction. We are looking for an experienced and professional musician with a specialty on the EH and oboe, a skilled communicator across cultures, and a driven personality who takes initiative, thinks creatively, and is solution-oriented.

Excellent English skills in listening/comprehension, speaking, and writing are a must, as the Conservatorium is a fully international institution.

This is part of your work:
  • Teaching individual English Horn/Oboe/reedmaking/excerpt lessons to Junior, Bachelor, and Master students.
  • Actively recruiting students.
  • Involvement in the further development of the educational program.
  • Working together in a team within the oboe department, to offer the broadest and highest level of education to our students.
  • Experienced (international) performer on a high professional level.
  • Teaching experience at a high level is preferred.
  • Team player.
  • Open-minded to innovation, research, and entrepreneurship.
  • Proactive, cooperative, and willing to collaborate.
  • Fluency in English.
Terms and conditions of employment:
An appointment of around 0,1-0,2 fte (depending on the number of students) for a duration of 1 year with the Stichting Zuyd Hogeschool, with the prospect of a permanent appointment. A salary, depending on academic background and professional experience, of a maximum scale of 11 according to the CAO-HBO, the collective agreement for universities of applied sciences. A contract based on ZZP (self-employment) isn’t possible.

Are you interested and need more information?
You can request further information from Mette Laugs ([email protected]), Head of Programme Classical at Conservatorium Maastricht.

You can apply before October 13, 2023 by uploading your motivation letter, CV, and video link(s) of most recent performances (optional) via www.werkenbijzuyd.nl

Applications sent directly to the contact person or in any other way will not be processed.