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Suzuki Strings Teacher

Location: Hamilton, BM
Posting Date: New on Jul 14 2020

Description: The Bermuda School of Music, Bermuda charity #483, has been providing music education to the Island since 1978. It is our aim to achieve musical excellence for all by providing individual and community music programmes for students of all ages and in areas of need.

Duties: Teach individual and group lessons to students, 29 hours per week. Hold studio and group recitals. Perform in faculty concerts and at community events. Candidate must be able to start in September 2020.

Qualifications: Candidates will hold a degree in Music (violin) and have 5 years post graduate teaching experience. Applicants must have a minimum Book 4 registered Suzuki Teacher Training, the Comprehensive Suzuki Audition video and a teaching video.

Salary: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: : Mr. Kent Hayward, Executive Director, The Bermuda School of Music, Suite 436, 48 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM11 Tel: 296-5100 Fax: 292-0686 e-mail: [javascript protected email address] website:

Phone: 441-296-5100 ext. 208
Fax: 441-292-0686
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Suzuki Piano Instructor

Location: Bloomington, Peoria, IL
Posting Date: New on Jul 8 2020

Description: Seeking Suzuki Piano Instructor for a growing music studio of 15-20 students in Bloomington, IL with the option of additional students at Youth Music Illinois Suzuki School of Music in Peoria, IL. This position will be part time with potential for full time work.

Duties: Applicants must utilize key Suzuki principles in one-on-one and group learning environments. Lessons should include review of polished pieces, sight reading, rhythm, major/minor scales, regular performances in recitals/ group classes, music theory, and ear training development.

Qualifications: 2 years piano teaching experience, strong piano performance and sight reading skills, B.A. Piano Performance or B.A. Music Education with emphasis in Piano Pedagogy, Suzuki Piano training through Book 1 or willingness to pursue training.

Salary: $40—$50 per hour or commensurate with experience.

Contact: Heidi Brooks
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Phone: Laura Otto
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Full-Time Violin Teacher

Location: Hong Kong, HK
Posting Date: New on Jul 6 2020

Description: We are seeking a full-time teacher to accommodate our growing and dynamic international community. The Hong Kong Suzuki Music Institute (HKSMI) opened its doors in 2015. We currently have 4 full-time teachers and over 60 violin and cello students. We keep an active student performance schedule.

Duties: Teaching private & group classes up to 27 contact hours/week
36 teaching weeks spread over 39 or 40 weeks between mid-August & the end of June, includes 1 week of parent-teacher conferences.
Summer term is 3 weeks of teaching in July or early August
Attendance at concerts & special events

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree; All books up to & including BK4 4 registered w/ SAA or other int’l Suzuki Association, 3 years Suzuki teaching experience. English fluency in speaking, reading and writing as the language of instruction is English. Special consideration for those with a second instrument.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and training (ranges from 33K to 45K USD); medical benefits; work visa; professional development stipend for 2-year contracts. Contract starts February 15, 2021.

English is the language of instruction.

Contact: Kindly contact Dr. Osborne at [javascript protected email address] for more information and/or send your CV, links for your teaching videos (preferably Pre-Twinkle/Book 1 and a group class), contact information for three references including a teacher trainer, and a cover letter detailing your teaching philosophy.

Phone: +852 5500 1528
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Suzuki Violin Instructor (part-time)

Location: Belmont, MA
Posting Date: New on Jun 29 2020

Description: Powers Music School seeks an experienced Suzuki violin instructor to join a collaborative and growing Suzuki community teaching students age 3 ½ and up. The current string department consists of twenty-four faculty members who teach private lessons, coach chamber music, and run orchestras.

Duties:—Teach private and group classes based on dept need with the flexibility of teaching online or in-person lessons.
- Meet regularly with Suzuki faculty.
- Collaborate with Suzuki faculty for semester group classes, recitals, and special events.
- Attend annual faculty meeting and open house

Qualifications:—Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy or equivalent work experience.
- Documented successful teaching experience.
- Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues.
- Minimum Suzuki Book 4 certification required.

Salary: Based on experience and qualifications.

Contact: To apply:
Send cover letter, resume and 3 references by email to [javascript protected email address]

Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Education & Community Programs
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478

Phone: 6174844696
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Location: New York, NY
Posting Date: New on Jun 26 2020

Description: The School for Strings’ Teacher Training Program offers Suzuki-based pedagogy Seminars in violin, cello and piano. Seminars are organized as two-year courses.
No previous teaching experience is necessary for admission.
Application Deadline: September 1, 2020

Duties: First year Seminars meet for two hours a week for an in-depth discussion of the Suzuki philosophy. In the second year, Seminar members become faculty in The School for Strings’ Start-Up Program where they give lessons and rotate leading group-playing classes. Learn More:

Qualifications: Candidates for The School for Strings’ Teacher Training Program must attend an Orientation Meeting and an interview/audition. At the interview/audition, candidates will be asked to perform a piece from the standard literature for their instrument. Learn more:

Salary: N/A

Contact: Alexander Yudkovsky
Executive Director

Phone: (212) 315-0915
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Suzuki Violin / Viola and Cello Teachers

Location: Vienna, VA
Posting Date: New on Jun 23 2020

Description: Harmonia School of Music & Art is seeking Suzuki trained teachers for their growing Suzuki program. Immediate openings.

Duties: Teach students using Suzuki method in private and group settings 1-5 days a week. School will accommodate the teaching days per teacher’s availabilities between Monday—Saturday during the school year and Monday -Friday during summer.

Qualifications:—Music degree in their discipline required.
—Have Book 1 or higher Suzuki training.
—Teaching experience a must.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and training. Hourly rates for private and group lessons.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 7039387301
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Suzuki Violin/Viola Teacher

Location: Barrington, IL
Posting Date: New on Jun 22 2020

Description: The Barrington Music Academy is the fast growing community music school in the Northwest Suburb of Chicago. Located at the heart of Barrington, IL

Duties: Planning and preparing lessons in relation to individual pupils’ needs.
Preparation and entering students for competitions, examinations and public performances.
Teaching music theory in addition to violin instructions
Work closely to contribute to a cohesive, high quality & positive Suzuki culture

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance, teaching experience, and registered Suzuki training. Teacher should also be a performer at a professional level and skilled in teaching young beginners through advancing levels.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Teachers are in session for four 10-week sessions, and a shorter, more flexible summer session.

Contact: Marian Fadrowski

Phone: 847-334-9800
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Location: Washington, DC
Posting Date: New on Jun 26 2020

Description: Levine Music is pleased to announce a part-time teaching position in the Suzuki Piano Department. We are looking for applicants prepared to join a team of mutually supportive and collaborative teachers committed to teaching at the highest level with a diversity of pedagogical approaches. Levine Music is currently teaching virtual private lessons and group classes; because we anticipate the demand for online instruction to continue, highly qualified applicants living outside the DC area are also encouraged to apply.

Duties: Applicants should be experienced teaching students with a broad range of abilities and backgrounds. The weekly teaching schedule includes a minimum of three weekdays and Saturday mornings. Applicants should be available to teach group classes on 5 Saturday afternoons per academic year.

Performance opportunities may also be possible for successful candidates with strong performance backgrounds. Compensation will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in piano performance and/or piano pedagogy required.
• Master’s degree in piano performance or piano pedagogy preferred
• Dedication to and understanding of the Suzuki philosophy
• Suzuki Teacher Training SAA Certification through Book 2 required; Book 4 preferred
• Minimum of three years teaching experience

Salary: Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Contact: Applicants materials for this position should include a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, recent performance/recital programs for applicant and students. This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit application materials via email to:

A. Maria Williams
Director Human Resources
Levine Music
2801 Upton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
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Phone: 2026868000
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Violin Instructor

Location: Concord, IL
Posting Date: New on Apr 21 2020

Description: Violin Individual Instruction faculty are responsible for providing excellent music instruction to Concord Conservatory of Music Students. The teacher is responsible for music instruction, studio management, and participation in the work of the strings department and the Concord Conservatory.

Duties:—Maintain high standards of teaching excellence.
- Create and prepare appropriate lesson and class materials
- Promptly return phone calls and messages to the students, families and CCM administration
- Attend faculty meeting (s)
- Two afternoons of teaching, with room for growth

Qualifications: • Teachers must have experience, intuition, and enthusiasm for working with young children as well as exceptional skills communicating with parents, and the more advanced students of all ages.
• Suzuki training of at least ECC, unit 1 and 2. M.A in music with an emphasis on pedagogy or performance

Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and training.

Contact: Kate Yoder, Executive Director and Founder

Phone: 978-369-0010
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Suzuki Violin, Cello & Piano Instructors

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posting Date: New on Jun 5 2020

Description: The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music seeks part time instructors (3-10 hrs/wk) in each piano, cello and violin. Private lessons and/or group and theory classes for children age 3.5 and up. Join our close-knit team of teachers and a supportive Suzuki parent community in beautiful Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Duties: Attend paid faculty meetings and communicate regularly with colleagues
Plan and prepare curriculum and materials
Submit timesheet data on a weekly basis
Flexibility and creativity to teach different students effectively
Prepare students for and attend two recitals and two festivals annually

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree or similar; min Units 1 – 4. Preference for additional units, SPA and Practicum. Experience teaching music theory; Music Mind Games curriculum a plus. Must have friendly & engaging demeanor, and be skillful with group classes and the youngest children.

Salary: Will be discussed in interview.

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Phone: 9179754873
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Suzuki-in-the-Schools Violin/Viola Teacher

Location: Greenville, TX
Posting Date: New on Jun 2 2020

Description: Greenville TX offers small town life an hour NE of Dallas. Greenville Ind. School District’s Suzuki Strings program serves violin, viola and cello students from K through High School. With support from the community, this 18 year old Suzuki program provides instruments at no charge to students.

Duties: Work collaboratively with GISD’s two Suzuki teachers to plan and supervise the continued development of our Suzuki-in-the-Schools program. Teach individual and group lessons to violin/viola students from beginners to advanced students.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music/Music Education, SAA registered teacher training with Suzuki teaching experience, personal and professional commitment to Suzuki philosophy. Must demonstrate skill in violin/viola performance.

Salary: Full time. Funding is available for additional Suzuki training. Contact Dr. Colleen Netterville, Chief Human Resources Officer. Send resume to Sharon Boothe, Suzuki Hiring Manager, 4004 Moulton St., Greenville TX 75401. Provide 3 professional references, a video of performance and teaching ability.

Contact: Applicants may go to (1) (2) Departments, (3) Human Resources, (4) Job Opportunities, (5) Certified, to see the listing.

Phone: 903-457-2500
Fax: 903-457-2575
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Suzuki Violin/Viola Teacher for conservatory program (public school teaching experience preferred)

Location: Columbia, SC
Posting Date: New on May 27 2020

Description: The Midlands Arts Conservatory (MAC) is a free public charter school for the arts. MAC is currently enrolling 6th-9th grade students interested in music, dance, theater, or the visual arts. In addition to a strong core of academics, students spend half the day exploring their passion for the arts.

Duties: Teach the upper string technique classes (violin and viola), lessons, chamber music and chamber orchestra for MAC

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree minimum with emphasis in violin or viola; Suzuki training through book 3 preferred; dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills.

Salary: Please contact for more information.

Contact: Brad Tillman, Head of School, Midlands Arts Conservatory (MAC), 3806 North Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203

Phone: (803) 799-9388
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