Graduate Assistantship in Violin

Graduate Assistantship Available for the 2018–19 Academic Year

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The School of Music at Western Illinois University is pleased to announce a graduate assistantship in violin available for the 2018–19 academic year.

Applicants for the Master of Music degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education are eligible for assistantships with responsibilities in

  • performing as second violin in the Julstrom String Quartet
  • performing in ensembles as needed
  • administrative duties as assigned

Assistantship Benefits

Assistantships include a full tuition waiver for all graduate credits (not including fees), a tuition waiver for summer courses, and a stipend of $5032 per academic year.

  • Full tuition waiver for all graduate credits
  • Tuition waiver for summer courses
  • $5032 yearly stipend
  • Total financial benefit: $10,743.58 for domestic students and $16,419.16 per year for international students


  • BM or BA degree in music
  • Evidence of strong performance skills as determined by live or video audition with supporting materials
  • Enrollment as a full-time, degree-seeking student in a WIU School of Music graduate program

For application information, please visit:


Audition and application materials must be completed as soon as possible to receive full consideration. For additional information, please contact Dr. Julieta Mihai at

For more information, contact:

Julieta Mihai, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Violin
Western Illinois University School of Music
103 Sallee Hall, 1st University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 331-3835