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Piano/Violin/Cello Teacher

Location: Pompton Plains, NJ
Posting Date: New on Sep 17 2021

Description: PFSM is a school committed to progress, growth, & excellence. Our programs include student & faculty recitals, workshops, masterclasses, group classes, chamber music, & more with a emphasis on a positive and productive experience. We are next to Wayne, NJ and it is an easy bus ride from

Duties: -Teach individual and potentially group classes
-Work with parents (or guardians)
-Prepare students for recitals, masterclasses, auditions, and other performances
-Participate in occasional faculty recitals
-Attend occasional faculty meetings

Qualifications: -At least 2 years teaching experience
-Performer at a professional level
-Comfortable with beginners to advance level
-Preferably completed at least book 1 of Suzuki training
-Preferably holds a Bachelors Degree in Music
-Preferably teaches piano as second instrument (for violin & cello teacher)

Salary: Competitive hourly rate and other benefits, commensurate with professional experience, training

Contact: Ruth Tumpalan, Coordinator and Faculty

Website: Www.playitforwardschoolofmusic.com
Phone: 8627744747
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello and Flute Teachers

Location: New York, NY
Posting Date: New on Sep 2 2021

Description: The nation’s longest-running community music school, Third Street offers students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to become the best musicians that they can be. Our mission is to provide access to high-quality music education to all people, no matter their financial situation.

Duties: (separate positions for fall 2021)
Cello: Saturdays
Flute: Sundays

Teach private lessons and group classes to students of various ages, experiences, and skill levels

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in performance or education preferred. Suzuki teacher training and experience required.

Salary: Hourly rates for individual and group teaching commensurate with experience.

Contact: Please email cover letter and resume to:

Cello: Shanda Wooley, Chair of Strings Department [javascript protected email address]

Flute: Susan Friedlander, Chair of Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion Department [javascript protected email address]

Website: thirdstreetmusicschool.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin, Viola, and Cello Teachers

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posting Date: New on Aug 24 2021

Description: The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is the nation’s fastest growing community music school and the largest and most comprehensive such institution in Wisconsin. Located at the heart of Milwaukee’s East Side, the area has a thriving culture and arts scene.

Duties: Teach private lessons, assist with Suzuki group classes as needed, and attend faculty meetings. Faculty members can teach in the Conservatory Connections Program, which offers general music, strings, and other music programming in many schools throughout the Milwaukee area.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree, 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 fall and spring semesters of 16-weeks each, as per the Conservatory calendar, and a shorter, more flexible summer session. Full time is possible for the right candidate.

Contact: Rachel Fritz, Chief Operations Officer, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music via the online application portal.

Website: www.wcmusic.org/about/employment-opportunities/
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Teacher-Suzuki Strings Cello

Location: Greenville, TX
Posting Date: New on Aug 24 2021

Description: Provide students with individual lessons, group classes and performances for cello, to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth by utilizing the Suzuki Philosophy to teach mastery of a stringed instrument.

Duties: Solid and deep personal and professional commitment to the Suzuki philosophy and pedagogy
Knowledge of Suzuki curriculum and teaching practices
Ability to instruct and motivate students
Knowledge of and Commitment to the SAA’

Qualifications: Performance or Music Education degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Validated Suzuki Method training by a Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) designated teacher trainer(s)

Salary: Wage/Hour Status: ​Exempt
Pay Grade: Greenville Salary Pay Scale​​Date Revised: October 2010
Reports to:​Principal

Contact: Dr. Colleen Netterville

Website: Greenvilleisd.com
Phone: 9729224476
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin/Viola/Piano Teacher

Location: Manhasset and Syosset, NY
Posting Date: New on Aug 23 2021

Description: We are a school for strings and piano that promotes community and philanthropy. Our curriculum revolves around human potential and our goal is to help students find purpose beyond music so they can become leaders in their everyday lives. We are seeking a part time employee to provide music lessons

Duties: -Teach private and group lessons to students ages 6-17
-Familiar with NYSSMA and ABRSM requirements
-Create an encouraging, creative, and focused lesson atmosphere
-Assist with our monthly outreach concerts and annual recitals

Qualifications: -Must have High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
-Experience working with youth and/or beginners
-Experienced performer (either solo or group)
-Comfortable working in a fast paced environment with a variety of personalities

Salary: Pluckd Studio offers an hourly rate based on experience, education, expertise and availability.

Contact: Roslyn Huang

Website: www.pluckd.studio
Phone: 917-771-9556
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin/Viola and Piano Instructors

Location: North Barrington, IL
Posting Date: New on Aug 20 2021

Description: Knight Music Academy is a growing community school located in North Barrington, IL. Our goal is to provide exceptional music education and foster community through music. We provide a stimulating and creative work environment that values family, diversity, and employee initiative.

Duties: Knight Music Academy is seeking a VIOLIN/VIOLA INSTRUCTOR and a PIANO INSTRUCTOR to join our faculty. S/he will serve as an integral member of our program team. Responsibilities include:
• Provide weekly private lessons for ages 5 years through adult at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels

Qualifications: • Minimum of B.A. or B.M. in performance or B.M.E. with violin/viola or piano concentration; Master’s Degree preferred
• Minimum of book 1 Suzuki training, or willingness to obtain training
• One or more years of teaching experience
• Exceptional teaching and interpersonal skills

Salary: Part-time, hourly position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. Discount on retail merchandise in our on-site boutique.

Contact: Please email cover letter and resume to Laura Knight, President at [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.knightmusicacademy.com
Phone: 847-72-MUSIC (68742)
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin Teaching Position

Location: Lone Tree, CO
Posting Date: New on Aug 12 2021

Description: The studio is a Suzuki and Alexander Technique based music academy. Currently all students who take private lessons have access to online music theory lessons guided by the teacher, Alexander Lessons and an opportunity to participate in one of the three levels of a weekly group class.

Duties: In person Violin Lessons
Availability for recitals
Monitoring and providing weekly theory assignments via the studios MusicFirst Classroom portal

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki teacher training through Unit 6 at minimum
Ability to do in person lessons
Undergrad degree in music (preferred but not required)

Salary: The studio pays teachers on a tiered system. The longer the student is with the teacher the higher percentage the teacher makes from the students tuition. Also, students that are sourced by the teacher make 80% of the students tuition automatically. Performance opportunities and bonuses available.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.a-musician-is.com
Phone: 7208407760
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Cello Teacher

Location: Lone Tree, CO
Posting Date: New on Aug 12 2021

Description: The studio is a Suzuki and Alexander Technique based music academy. Currently all students who take private lessons have access to online music theory lessons guided by the teacher, Alexander Lessons and an opportunity to participate in one of the three levels of a weekly group class.

Duties: In person cello lessons
Availability for recitals
Monitoring and providing weekly theory assignments via the studios MusicFirst Classroom portal

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki teacher training through Unit 6 at minimum
Ability to do in person lessons
Undergrad degree in music (preferred but not required)

Salary: The studio pays teachers on a tiered system. The longer the student is with the teacher the higher percentage the teacher makes from the students tuition. Also, students that are sourced by the teacher make 80% of the students tuition automatically. Performance opportunities and bonuses available.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.a-musician-is.com
Phone: 7208407760
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Chicago, IL
Posting Date: New on Aug 16 2021

Description: The Suzuki Music School of Lincoln Park will start its 43rd year in Fall, 2021. We are expanding our piano program. We are a smaller school serving approximately 50 Suzuki students and multiple Kindermusik families. The school is easily accessible by car (free parking lot) or el train (Brown Line).

Duties: Teach private lessons (mostly beginner students to start), and group classes (levels will depend on enrollment). Participate in school recitals and special events. Attend occasional staff meetings. Our two-piano studio will be available M-W-F. Groups may occur on Saturday.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music and registered SAA training, preferably through Book 2, but will consider Book 1 and commitment to continuing training. Suzuki private & group teaching experience is a plus.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and training.

Contact: Jan Janz
312-266-9587
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Website: suzukimusiclp.com/
Phone: 312-266-9587
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano teacher

Location: West Hartford, CT
Posting Date: New on Aug 3 2021

Description: Hartt Community School Suzuki Program is one of the leading Suzuki programs in the country. HCS offers Suzuki lessons on all string instruments, piano, and flute. Our Suzuki Piano program has 100+ students, ages 4 to 18. Join our group of dedicated teachers and families!

Duties: Individual Suzuki & traditional piano lessons for students of varying ages and levels. Includes monthly piano group classes (Saturdays) and 2-4 recitals per school year. Our calendar consists of 34 weeks and optional summer teaching.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Music and SAA registered training in piano, volumes 1-2 and prior teaching experience in group lessons preffered. Must love children, foster love of learning, be flexible and organized, be an excellent communicator, and share our commitment to equality.

Salary: Hourly wage determined by education and experience.There is a possibility of a full time position in the future for a candidate who shows promise and commitment.

Contact: Malgosia Lis

Website: www.hartford.edu/hartt-community-division/classes-lessons/music/privat
Phone: 860-212-1728
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki violin, viola, and cello teachers

Location: Cambridge, MA
Posting Date: New on Aug 18 2021

Description: cSSm (2014) is a small, reputable violin program, growing its string quartet faculty, and collaborating with the Wildflower Montessori schools shortly. Committed to the principles of GEMS, we are pursuing fiscal sponsorship and grassroots fundraising for an equity and diversity scholarship.

Duties: In-person Private Lessons (10 hrs min) and weekly Group Classes, Sept 1, 2021. Collaborate in facilitating Solo Recitals and Group Performances each semester, and a week-long summer camp in August. Ongoing Parent Education. We like as few meetings as possible and always offer refreshments.

Qualifications: Suzuki Units 1—4; candidates of color, LGBTQ+ identity, and new trainees hoping for mentorship joyfully encouraged to apply.

You: thrive on collegial conversations re: best practices, embrace + fluently use technology, pursue professional excellence + development, love to play and inspire.

Salary: Hourly wage commensurate with training and experience; increases annually based on SAA Professional development courses, retention + studio growth, and quality of student performances. Profit sharing opportunities for candidates with strong entrepreneurial management skills.

Contact: Email PDF resume, cover letter, and two references’ contact information to Breana Bauman, Director of cSSm, at [javascript protected email address].

Website: cambridgesuzuki.com
Phone: 6178636282
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin/Viola instructor

Location: Princeton, NJ
Posting Date: New on Jul 26 2021

Description: One part-time teaching position at Princeton String Academy www.stringacademy.net for violin and/or viola instructor. We offer a 37 week academic year schedule of private lessons and group classes and an eight week summer program.

Duties: Instructor will teach standard Suzuki literature to students of all levels within a dynamic environment of private and group lessons

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum SAA registered training through Book 3. Seeking serious candidates only who are committed to a vision of excellence for each student and for the program. Starts September.

Salary: Extremely competitive and negotiable based on experience. Tuition reimbursement offered for ongoing SAA training.

Contact: Paul Manulik, Director
Princeton String Academy
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www.stringacademy.net

Website: www.stringacademy.net
Phone: 609-751-7664
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posting Date: New on Jul 26 2021

Description: Ottawa Suzuki Strings (OSS) is a non-profit music school in Ottawa, Canada. OSS provides a learning environment for children that encourages and supports them in their pursuit of personal excellence, fostering an inclusive sense of community grounded in a respect for diversity.

Duties: Teach group classes; participate in school events and faculty meetings; possibility to build private studio

Qualifications: Prefer Bachelor’s or Master’s in Music, Music Education or equivalent
Minimum Book 1 teacher training (or experience and a plan to get training)
Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues
Enthusiastic, encouraging and team player
Canadian Citizenship or Working Permit

Salary: Competitive; Please contact for more details

Contact: Email resume, cover letter and 2 references to [javascript protected email address]
Website: www.ottawasuzukistrings.ca
Phone: 613-369-4376

Website: www.ottawasuzukistrings.ca
Phone: 613-224-1267
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin/Viola Instructor

Location: Sandpoint, ID
Posting Date: New on Jul 15 2021

Description: Suzuki String Academy is a music institute dedicated to building a vibrant strings community in Sandpoint Idaho. Established in 2019 our rapidly growing studio has over 65 students on Violin, Cello, Piano and voice. Students participate in weekly group classes. Visit www.suzukistringacademy.com

Duties: Part time beginning Fall 2021
Provide weekly private lessons for students ages 3+
Instruct group string classes as assigned
Lead sectionals for School orchestra as assigned
Attend faculty meetings and school events
Maintain studio schedule and attendance records
Communicate with studio families

Qualifications: Suzuki training: Violin unit 1 through at least 3 training. Through book 5/6 is preferable. Viola unit 1-2 training preferred.
At least 5 years teaching experience working with all levels. Applicant should enjoy working with books 2 – 6 students ages elementary through high school.

Salary: Hourly wage determined by education and experience, with opportunities to grow. Teachers are independent contractors. The Academy has limited funds for professional development.

Contact: Ruth Klinginsmith—Owner

Website: www.suzukistringacademy.com
Phone: 2083049085
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello Teacher

Location: Concord, NH
Posting Date: New on Jul 13 2021

Description: The Concord Community Music School is a member of the National Guild of Community Arts Education, with a mission of artistic excellence and access for all. More than 50 teaching artists work with 1400 students weekly, age 6 months to 93 years, in lessons, early childhood classes and ensembles.

Duties: Private and group teaching: Number of hours/students flexible. Opportunity to teach cello students as well as coach ensembles exists for the experienced candidate.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music is required, with Master’s degree preferred. Teaching experience of at least five years at the beginner-early advanced level is required. Candidate must have strong communication skills and the willingness to work well with other faculty.

Salary: Competitive hourly rate. Upon reaching full-time status, benefits available.

Contact: Kathryn Southworth, Dean of Students & Faculty
23 Wall Street, Concord, NH 03301
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Website: www.ccmusicschool.org
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Suzuki Teacher in the Schools

Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Posting Date: New on Jul 13 2021

Description: Sioux Falls Lutheran School is seeking a part time string instructor for a Suzuki-based school program.
SF and area offers the SDSO & Sioux City SO for performance opportunities as well as independent chamber groups. The SF area is also in immediate need of private studio string instructors.

Duties: Duties include, but are not limited to:
*bi-weekly small group violin/small group instruction; beginning orchestra (vln/vla/cello); individual lessons during school day (vln/vla/cello)
*assisting in coordinating and executing concerts; solo recitals; chapel music; instrument/music inventory

Qualifications: Registered training in Suzuki Books 1-2+ is preferred.

Salary: Please contact Sioux Falls Lutheran for salary details.

Contact: Brenda Bernard
605-335-1923
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Website: www.siouxfallslutheran.com/
Phone: 605-335-1923
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano and Violin Teachers

Location: Saint Paul, MN
Posting Date: New on Jul 9 2021

Description: The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music (SPCM) offers private and partnered lessons in a variety of instruments, taught by professional musicians who are also inspiring teachers. SPCM is home to a vibrant and growing Suzuki program.

Duties: -Provide weekly private lessons for students ages 3+
-Instruct group classes as assigned
-Attend faculty meetings & school events
-Maintain studio schedule & attendance records
-Communicate with SPCM admin team & with studio families
-Possible daytime outreach performance & teaching opportunities

Qualifications: Registered SAA books 1-4 and minimum 3 years teaching experience. Teachers should be performers at a professional level and skilled in teaching young beginners through advancing levels.

Salary: Please contact for details.

Contact: Mary Larew, Executive Director. To apply, email cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to [javascript protected email address], subject line “Suzuki Piano Teacher” or “Suzuki Violin Teacher”. Screening begins immediately and continues until positions are filled.

Website: thespcm.org
Phone: 651-224-2205
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello, Violin, and SECE (Early Childhood Education) Teachers

Location: Weston, MA
Posting Date: New on Jul 8 2021

Description: The Rivers School Conservatory is a community music school with over 900 students. Our musicians participate in workshops, master classes, recitals, and concerts as they develop, strengthen, and refine their talents.

Our rapidly growing Suzuki Programs currently serve 40 violinists and guitarists.

Duties: Cello/Violin Faculty: Instruct individual and group Suzuki lessons. Prepare students for recitals and concerts. Maintain open communication with families, faculty and staff. Possibly teach additional classes and ensembles.
SECE Faculty: Instruct SECE Classes.

Qualifications:—Seasoned teachers holding a B. Mus or similar
- Sunday Availability Strongly Preferred

Cello Faculty: SAA Training through Unit 2
Violin Faculty: SAA Training through Unit 4
SECE Faculty: SAA Training through SECE Stage 1

Salary: Hourly wage determined by education and experience, with opportunities to grow.

Contact: Email resume, cover letter, and two references to Gabriella Sanna, Director of The Rivers School Conservatory, at [javascript protected email address]. No phone calls, please.

The Rivers School is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. The Rivers School selects the best qualified for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, age, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran’s status or any other status protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color to apply.

The Rivers School Conservatory
333 Winter Street
Weston, MA 02493
www.riversschoolconservatory.org

Website: www.riversschoolconservatory.org
Phone: 781-235-6840
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Omaha Conservatory of Music is seeking a Violin Artist-Faculty

Location: Omaha, NE
Posting Date: New on Jul 6 2021

Description: Omaha Conservatory of Music is looking for a full-time violin Artist-Faculty member. Omaha Conservatory is a non-profit 501(c)(3) school that builds musical community through education and performance to enrich lives. To learn more about our organization, please visit omahacm.org

Duties: -Provide weekly private lessons for students ages 3+
-Instruct group strings classes as assigned
-Attend faculty meetings and school events
-Maintain studio schedule and attendance records
-Communicate with studio families
-Possible String Sprouts teaching opportunities

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance or Music Education and 3 years of experience; Master’s Degree or DMA and Suzuki Training through unit 6 or beyond preferred. Proficiency in viola is a bonus. Availability to teach a variety of weeknights 3-9pm and weekends is required for this position.

Salary: Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits available for qualified full-time applicants.

Contact: Dan Rooney, Director of Finance and Administration
E-mail cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to [javascript protected email address], subject line “Violin Artist-Faculty”. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the United States. We do not sponsor H1B Visa applicants.

Website: omahacm.org
Phone: 4029324978
Email: [javascript protected email address]