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1141 piano, guitar, voice, strings teachers POSITION: Seeking DYNAMIC Music Teachers. Candidates with additional teachi... more
POSITION: Seeking DYNAMIC Music Teachers. Candidates with additional teaching skills in a secondary instrument (e.g., piano, guitar, voice, strings, etc.) will have increased success in maintaining 10-30 hours of weekly employment. LOCATION: Westborough MA; a community vibrant in the arts, education and sports. ABOUT US: In its 15th year of business, New England Music Academy prides itself in excellence, providing instruction for students in the areas of piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, early childhood music, beginner music classes and more. We average 10 instructors whom are university trained, exceptional and dedicated individuals. Our schedule allows for faculty to take summers off or work through to secure solid year-round income. HOURS: Monday – Thursday 3:00 – 8:00pm; Friday – 3:00 – 7:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Availability to instruct at least 5-10 hours of private and group instruction. Encourage regular student performance opportunities on behalf of the academy. Participate in academy events (e.g. student recitals, student festivals, student performances, academy events, etc.). QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in Music, preferable Piano and/or Music Education with 2-3 years prior teaching experience. Skills: Role model, integrity, charisma, superb communicator, patient, encouraging, reinforcing. SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience, retention, quality of instruction, number of students and demonstrated student progress. START DATE: Immediate Openings to assume students on waiting list and Fall 2019 openings CONTACT: Send resume, three letters of recommendation, supporting credentials, philosophy on teaching to info(at)NEMusicAcademy(dot)com No phone calls please.
NULL PT New England Music Academy Westborough MA Deanna info@NEmusicAcademy.com 2019-08-31 2019-04-17
1140 Music/Band Teacher - Knowledgeable in beginning, intermediate and advanced wind/percussion lit... more
- Knowledgeable in beginning, intermediate and advanced wind/percussion literature - Able to instruct large groups of beginners with mixed brass and woodwind instruments - Experienced in planning, rehearsing and conducting concert performances - Experienced in working with jazz, marching and musical pit ensembles - Able to effectively manage a classroom of students with varying ability levels • Grade 3 General Music • Beginning Grade 4 Band • Middle School Band: Grades 5 & 6; Grades 7 & 8 • High School Concert Band • Potential for after school, extra compensatory ensembles
FT NULL Abington Public Schools Abington MA Theresa Minnehan https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3083160 NULL 2019-05-03 2019-04-16
1139 Part time music teacher We are looking for a part-time music teacher, one day/week who will share h... more
We are looking for a part-time music teacher, one day/week who will share his/her love of music. We always say it is a "song and a dance" at St. Joe's and we are looking for someone to instill a love of both in our students. Energy and enthusiasm are musts!
NULL PT St. Joseph Elementary School Needham MA Charlotte Kelly ckelly@saintjoes.com 2019-06-08 2019-04-12
1138 Middle School General Music/Chorus Coolidge Middle School is in search of a 1.0 FTE Music Teacher to help stud... more
Coolidge Middle School is in search of a 1.0 FTE Music Teacher to help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their education; to create a program of study and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to become successful individuals, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members. Music classes currently utilize instruments and have units on: African drums, Ukuleles, Digital media for music, Opportunities to develop your own 8th grade "electives". Ideas include: Musical Theater; Coolidge Radio; Learning an Instrument; and wherever else your creativity might take you! Additional responsibilities: Leading a 6th grade beginning chorus, Leading a 7/8th advanced chorus. The following additional areas are available if interested: Teaching a small adaptive music class for three students, Co-directing our winter musical (with a focus on the vocal/music direction). This is a benefits eligible position and is anticipated to begin on August 26th, 2019. https://reading.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=712
FT NULL Coolidge Middle School Reading MA Sarah Marchant NULL 2019-06-17 2019-04-11
1137 Color Guard Instructor The Auburn Rocket Marching Band is seeking Color Guard Instructors (Head In... more
The Auburn Rocket Marching Band is seeking Color Guard Instructors (Head Instructor, Visual Design/Tech) for our 2019-2020 season. The ideal candidates will be able to write routine and develop the techniques and skills necessary to perform a competitive show with a young, excited, beginning guard. The positions are approximately 6-8 hours per week and runs from August (Band Camp) through the end of October. For more information, please contact Virginia Bailey, Rocket Band Director at vbailey@auburn.k12.ma.us
NULL PT Auburn Senior High School Auburn MA Virginia Bailey vbailey@auburn.k12.ma.us 2019-05-31 2019-04-09
1136 Music Director -- Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church Position Description (modified annually upon agreement of the terms of the ... more
Position Description (modified annually upon agreement of the terms of the parties involved (Music Director, Pastor, and SPRC Chair/Co-chairs): Part-time position (approximately 10-12 hours/week – 44 weeks [Sept through June] per church calendar year) paid bi-weekly over 52 weeks, with additional compensation for accompanist/directing during summer services, reporting to the Pastor and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. The Music Director is responsible for building and maintaining a creative and enthusiastic ministry of music at CMUMC which both complements the liturgical message and encourages both active and passive participation by parishioners and worshippers of all ages and music levels. Coordinating his/her music selections with the Pastor, the Music Director is responsible for directing and leading both traditional groups (Chancel Choir, Hand Bell Choir, Children’s Music Program), and special music groups. Required Knowledge Training and Skills: Experience with worship planning; A practice of theological reflection; Experience leading worship in a church; Experience directing choirs, preferably amateur and youth; Working knowledge of current choral literature, preferably in a church setting; Proficiency in directing a variety of musical styles; Knowledge of United Methodist liturgy; Works to build a collaborative environment; Effective and clear communicator; Punctual and reliable; Effective at building relationships. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of 3 references to crawfordumc@verizon.net. Please include Music Director in the subject line.
NULL PT Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church Winchester MA Colin Simson crawfordumc@verizon.net 2019-06-03 2019-04-06
1135 Elementary Music LTS We are accepting applications for an Elementary Music Long Term Substitute ... more
We are accepting applications for an Elementary Music Long Term Substitute Teacher. Position starts on April 22nd and concludes on June 18th. Please apply online at https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3076706 May also send resume to QuintanaS@LynnSchools.org
FT NULL Lynn Public Schools Lynn MA Director of Music QuintanaS@LynnSchools.org 2019-05-03 2019-04-04
1134 Faculty Opening - Early Childhood, Saturdays Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a ... more
Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a part-time Early Childhood faculty member to teach group classes in our Music for Aardvarks (ages 1-4) and Drum Buddies (ages 4-6) classes on Saturday mornings. Other group classes as well as private lesson instruction on ukulele and/or guitar is also a possibility. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs and special events to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at an annual fall faculty meeting and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and must be comfortable working with very young children and their caretakers. Guitar and/or ukulele as well as basic percussion proficiency is required, as is an ability to sing proficiently and learn the Music for Aardvarks songbook. (Recordings and lead sheets, as well as initial training, will be provided.) How to apply: Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “Early Childhood Faculty” listed in the subject line. Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies. Learn more at www.indianhillmusic.org
NULL PT Indian Hill Music Littleton MA Pete Robbins probbins@indianhillmusic.org 2019-04-30 2019-04-03
1133 Music Director JourneySongs Job Description: Music Director OVERVIEW: JourneySongs is an... more
JourneySongs Job Description: Music Director OVERVIEW: JourneySongs is an interfaith hospice choir located in Newton, Massachusetts. Committed to singing at bedside for the comfort of people on their final journey, we sing in private homes, local nursing homes, hospitals, hospice facilities and local memorial services. We sing for the terminally ill, those with serious illness, and for caregivers and loved ones.  We believe in the healing power of music and the importance of community presence during life’s transitions, choosing songs that are meaningful to the patient and their family. Our repertoire of songs is drawn from many different faith and world traditions; it includes chants, rounds, spirituals, hymns, and classical music. JourneySongs invites applications for the position of Music Director, who guides in bedside sings, and the group’s musical practice in rehearsal. We seek a Music Director who fuses our mission of music and spiritual depth with enthusiasm, proficiency, and humble curiosity. Reports to: Steering Committee Chair Mentors and Coordinates: Team Leaders Benefits: None Hours: 3-5 hours per week (rehearsals 2x per month and planning) Period: August 1 - June 1 Stipend: $2,200 Responsibilities Lead rehearsals twice per month on Sunday afternoons (3:30 - 5 p.m.) in Newton Lead bedside “sings” in a number of contexts: hospice facilities, private homes, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Coordinate performances at memorial services and outreach singing Create a nurturing, supportive, and empathic learning environment with high musical expectations Actively participate with the Steering Committee to strategize in the areas of membership, marketing, budget, and space needs Collaborate with Team Leaders to streamline the learning and polishing of music Proactively communicate internally and externally about bedside sings and performances Share strategies for singing without books, from heart not head REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Music (voice, music education, or related field) Demonstrated ability and interest in adult and “aging” vocal pedagogy, choral techniques, and diverse instructional strategies Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work as a member of a team Sensitivity to spiritual aspects of music-making and an empathic approach to bedside singing Humble curiosity and compassion PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Music (choral conducting, music education, or related field) Familiarity with music education methods such as Kodály and Orff Schulwerk 2 years of successful experience in a community choral setting Experience in music-making outside the concert hall To submit an application, please send a cover letter, resumé, and list of three references to Roberta Rosenberg at roberta.r.rosenberg@gmail.com. For more information on JourneySongs, please visit www.journeysongs.org.
NULL PT NULL Newton MA Roberta Rosenberg roberta.r.rosenberg@gmail.com 2019-05-01 2019-03-31
1132 Choral Director 2019-2020 Beaver Country Day School seeks an innovative, engaging, experienced Choral... more
Beaver Country Day School seeks an innovative, engaging, experienced Choral Director. Responsibilities include teaching choral classes in both the middle and upper schools and acting as the music director for the annual middle school and upper school musicals. Current upper school classes include A Cappella and Select Singers Honors Chorus. In the middle school, this position will be part of a team including woodwind, percussion, brass, and string teachers who will collaborate to develop a shared curriculum, pedagogy, and culture for the music program. Our ideal candidate will hold students to high performance standards as well as inspire and challenge students with engaging curricula and a diverse repertoire. This position will work with the Performing Arts Head to maintain the growth and strength of the current program by recruiting students, creating new courses, and developing master classes and trips. Competitive candidates should demonstrate excellent musicianship and artistry as a performer and teacher, knowledge of middle and high school choral repertoire, curriculum and pedagogy, experience leading groups of young children, including an understanding of classroom management techniques, and the vision and drive to build a dynamic choral program. Strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills are essential to the role. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of four references to bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include Choral in the subject line.
FT NULL Beaver Country Day School Chestnut Hill MA NULL NULL 2019-05-18 2019-03-27
1131 Middle School Instrumental/General Music Teacher This middle school position provides an opportunity for an energetic and hi... more
This middle school position provides an opportunity for an energetic and highly organized teacher of general music/instrumental music to teach a variety of middle school instrumental ensembles and general music classes. General music instruction includes but is not limited to basic guitar, music appreciation & history, Garage Band, composition and note reading. Instrumental Music includes 6th grade concert band, combined 7th/8th grade concert band, combined 6th – 8th grade orchestra, elective jazz band. Minimum of evening winter concert(s) and end of year concert(s) annually. Start date – August 26, 2019. Apply online at www.newton.k12.ma.us Job # 3353
FT NULL F.A. Day Middle School Newton MA Richard King, Fine Arts Curriculum Coordinator K-8 richard_king@newton.k12.ma.us 2019-06-15 2019-03-26
1130 Director/Conductor of the Powers Youth Orchestra POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced conductor and educator ... more
POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced conductor and educator with superior musical, administrative, and interpersonal skills to lead and cultivate its premiere large ensemble. Founded in 2013 as the Massachusetts Youth Symphony Project, the orchestra is comprised of approximately 30 students from Belmont and surrounding communities. Now re-branded as Powers Youth Orchestra, we seek a conductor who shares our vision of providing an exceptional environment for students to learn standard orchestral repertoire while building the musical, communicative, and interpersonal skills that are vital for performing with others. DUTIES: Reporting to the Director of Education and Community Programs, The PYO Director: - Conducts weekly rehearsals from 3:00-5:00 pm each Saturday. - Prepares the group for annual concerts in December and May. - Holds auditions 3-4 days per year - currently in early June. - Works with the Conductor of Powers’ String Orchestra and Chamber Program Director on concerts, audition scheduling, ensemble policies. - Expands recruiting efforts by strengthening relationships with public and private school band and orchestra directors. - Attend the school’s annual faculty meeting in September and the annual piano concerto competition in February. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred in orchestral conducting, music education, or music performance. Three years professional conducting experience required, some of which preferably with youth in an educational setting. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of appropriate orchestral repertoire for young musicians and demonstrate effective rehearsal techniques. START: June 2019 ORGANIZATION: A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school is also home to summer programs for strings, chamber music ensembles, and young children. COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience.
NULL PT Powers Music School Belmont MA Dr. Daniel Acsadi, Director of Education & Community Programs dacsadi@powersmusic.org 2019-05-20 2019-03-25
1129 After-school Percussion Instructor IMSCC, the after-school music lessons program in the Concord and Carlisle ... more
IMSCC, the after-school music lessons program in the Concord and Carlisle schools, is seeking an instructor for percussion students grades 4 through 12. Candidates must have a strong background with drum set; experience with concert percussion instruments is also required. One to two afternoon/evenings per week starting September 2019; optional summer session one day per week. Qualified candidates please send resume to dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULL PT Concord and Carlisle Schools Concord MA Debbie Levine dlevine@concordcarlisle.org 2019-06-22 2019-03-22
1127 Alto section Leader/Cantor St Ann's by the Sea church in Marshfield Ma. is looking for an Alto section... more
St Ann's by the Sea church in Marshfield Ma. is looking for an Alto section leader/cantor for our church choir. The candidate should possess strong sight reading skills and can lead and mentor non-paid choir section members. You will work under the direction of our choir director. We rehearse Wednesday nights about 7- 8:30 PM and sing at the Sunday 10 AM Mass. Additional opportunities to cantor are also available. Please contact our music director Joe Kodzis at JoeKmusic@gmail.com for details.
NULL PT St Ann's by the Sea church Marshfield Ma Joe Kodzis joekmusic@gmail.com 2019-07-01 2019-03-21
1126 String Teacher/Orchestra Director Dracut Public Schools is seeking a String Teacher/Orchestra Conductor who c... more
Dracut Public Schools is seeking a String Teacher/Orchestra Conductor who can teach group violin, viola, cello and bass lessons at the elementary level, and conduct string orchestras at the middle and high school levels. This energetic teacher will inspire and motivate students to develop their fullest potential as musicians. Travel between schools is required.
FT NULL Dracut Public Schools Dracut MA Dr. Carolyn Cardella ccardella@dracutps.org 2019-06-07 2019-03-20
1125 Piano Faculty Member Faculty Opening - Piano: Thursdays and Saturdays Position: Part time Pay: C... more
Faculty Opening - Piano: Thursdays and Saturdays Position: Part time Pay: Commensurate with experience, hourly Start date: Immediately Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a part-time Piano Faculty member to teach small group beginner classes and private lessons to students of all ages and abilities on Thursday afternoons and evenings (beginning as early as July 1, 2019) and Saturday mornings and afternoons (beginning as early as April 27, 2019). The position may also involve rehearsing with and then accompanying students of all ages and abilities at our studio recitals in the winter and the spring throughout the week, depending on the interest and availability of the applicant. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs and special events to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at an annual fall faculty meeting and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and must be comfortable working with students of all ages and ability/experience levels. How to apply: Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “Piano Faculty” listed in the subject line. Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies. Learn more at www.indianhillmusic.org
NULL PT Indian Hill Music Littleton MA Pete Robbins probbins@indianhillmusic.org 2019-04-30 2019-03-20
1124 String Ensemble Conductor Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras is hiring a 2019-2020 Concert Seas... more
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras is hiring a 2019-2020 Concert Season Conductor for one of its two String Ensembles. We seek an exceptional musician with an engaging, warm personality who truly enjoys working with young musicians and their families. This is a stipend/contractor position reporting to NMYO’s Music Director and String Director. The successful candidate will conduct either the Prelude or the Overture String Ensemble depending on where the Music Director believes the candidate will best fit. The Prelude Ensemble has musicians ranging in age/grade from K through 6th or 7th grade with a skill level of end of Suzuki Book 1 through Book 2. The Overture Ensemble musicians range in age/grade from mid to upper elementary school through middle school with a skill level at the end of Suzuki Book 2 through Book 3. Membership is by audition. Duties: • Prepare and lead all of the Ensemble’s rehearsals held on Mondays from 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm, September into May, at Masconomet Regional High School in Boxford, MA • Conduct 4 Concerts each season • Attend and conduct two Saturday rehearsals; Dress Rehearsal in December and Enrichment Day in February • Determine the Ensembles’ repertoire in consultation with the String Director and/or Music Director • Adjudicate auditions for the two string ensembles, this year held on Saturday, June 8, and as needed throughout the year • Determine the Ensembles’ seating • Participate in recruiting young players for NMYO • Work cooperatively with all of the NMYO administrative and conducting staff • Communicate with the Executive Director in a timely manner the ensembles needs: repertoire to be purchased, equipment needs for rehearsals and concerts, homework assignments to be sent to musicians via email, etc. • Communicate effectively with NMYO musicians, parents, and staff • Meet with the artistic staff and Executive Director as needed, generally once each year Education/Experience Requirements: • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Music Performance, Conducting, or Music Education, with at least 2 years’ experience leading a string or orchestral ensemble with young students • String musician required • Possess and maintain current knowledge of youth orchestra best practices and standards • Willingness to embrace NMYO’s mission and vision To Apply: • Submit a cover letter and resume to Terri L. Murphy, NMYO Executive Director at terri.murphy@nmyo.org • Applications will be reviewed by NMYO’s Music Director and String Director who will make an appointment to meet with the candidate and observe their conducting in their current setting • It is NMYO’s intent to have the successful candidate in place by NMYO’s spring audition day, Saturday, June 8, 2019 ABOUT: NMYO provides youth musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for personal growth through musical performance and community service. Led by Music Director Gerald J. Dolan Jr., with an accomplished team of music professionals, NMYO’s 180 musicians come from more than 50 towns throughout northeast Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire and participate in one of seven ensembles offered by the program. The regular rehearsal and concert schedule is supplemented with master classes, enrichment days, chamber music coaching, community service outreach concerts to underserved populations, and a composer in residence program. VISION: EXCEL THROUGH MUSIC! By training a diverse group of young people to love and understand music as performers and audience members, we inspire the next generation of leaders and thinkers. MISSION: The mission of the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. is to provide young musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for personal growth through musical performance and community service. NMYO is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization nmyo.org · info@nmyo.org · 978-309-9833
NULL PT Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. Boxford MA Terri L. Murphy, Executive Director Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestr... more
Terri L. Murphy, Executive Director Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc.
terri.murphy@nmyo.org 2019-05-15 2019-03-19
1123 Choral Director/Vocal Music Teacher (grades 6-12) The Harvard Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate... more
The Harvard Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate to fill a Middle/High School (grades 6-12) Choral Director and General Music teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year. Teaching responsibilities include three academic choirs (grades 6, 7/8 combined, and high school) as well as additional middle and high school music course offerings. Candidates need to have strong piano skills. Prospective candidates should apply via schoolspring ONLY. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3067441
FT NULL The Bromfield School Harvard MA NULL NULL 2019-03-31 2019-03-18
1122 Keyboard - Drowsy Chaperone Pit Band - Amesbury High School 4/3 - 4/7 Looking for Keys 2 player for 4 performances (and one dress rehearsal) for ... more
Looking for Keys 2 player for 4 performances (and one dress rehearsal) for "The Drowsy Chaperone" at Amesbury High School. Fun show, fun people to work with. Dress Rehearsal - Wed 4/3 - 5PM Performances - Thurs 4/3 - 7PM, Fri 4/4 - 7PM, Sat 4/5 - 7PM, Sun 4/6 - 2PM
NULL PT Amesbury High School Amesbury MA Justin Knowlton kno.justin@gmail.com 2019-04-07 2019-03-18
1121 TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Art... more
TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in GUITAR with versatility in styles on acoustic, classical, and electric guitar, and familiarity with repertoire, techniques, and concepts from classical, jazz, blues, funk, pop, rock, and folk traditions. Applicants must be comfortable teaching private students of varied abilities, experience levels, and goals, ranging in age from 6 years to adult. Teaching takes place at our main Kennard House location and at select Brookline Public School locations. Ability and willingness to teach beginning ukulele is appreciated, but not required to apply. QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have a proven record teaching a range of ages and levels, and will be passionate about growing a studio through solid pedagogy, diligent lesson planning, and encouraging students toward performance opportunities and musical experiences beyond private lessons (recitals, ensembles, workshops). Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential to representing the school to our students and their families. An undergraduate degree in guitar performance is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent—demonstrated through teaching and performing experience—is preferred. The ideal candidate will have availability to begin teaching in June 2019 and to continue into the following school year and beyond. BMS seeks a minimum 2-year commitment to the faculty. TO APPLY Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and list of references with email and phone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the subject line: “Teaching Artist, Guitar”. References should include at least two current or recent students (or parents thereof). Candidates should be prepared to give a teaching demonstration with one or two BMS students, and to perform one or two short solo selections (4-8 minutes total) of the applicant’s choosing. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately. ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year. A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.
NULL PT Brookline Music School Brookline Ma info@bmsmusic.org info@bmsmusic.org 2019-05-11 2019-03-16