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Suzuki Violin Teacher/ KSO Concertmaster

Location: Houghton, MI
Posting Date: New on Sep 3 2019

Description: Established in 1972, the Copper Country Suzuki Association is a thriving non-profit community music program emphasizing the Suzuki method of instruction. Michigan Tech provides private music lessons to students. The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra is a regional college-community orchestra.

Duties: Teach beginning through advanced students in violin and viola private lessons and group classes for the CCSA. Participate in performances, recitals and community events. Serve as concertmaster of the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and private violin and viola instructor at MTU.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Music or a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years teaching experience. SAA training through book 2 minimum, book 4 preferred with willingness to obtain additional training. Candidate should be a professional-level violinist.

Salary: Full time, 9-month salaried position. Benefits through Michigan Tech are included with this position. There is an option to teach summer lessons for the CCSA at an hourly rate.
Please see our website for a complete description.

Contact: Andrew Shaud, CCSA Executive Director
Michigan Tech VPA Department (Walker 209)
1400 Townsend Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931

Website: www.ccsuzuki.org/2019/05/27/new-faculty-position/
Phone: 9065235415
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Piano, Voice & Guitar Instructors

Location: Amherst, NY
Posting Date: New on Sep 9 2019

Description: ASG Music Studios at Amherst School of Guitar is expanding due to increased enrollment! Join a talented faculty in a friendly conservatory environment.

Part-time positions currently available for piano, voice and guitar.

Duties: Private and group classes to students of all ages and abilities.

Flexible schedule for afternoons and evenings.

Qualifications:—Bachelors Degree in Music preferred
- Private teaching experience
- Engaging and nurturing personality, especially with young children
- Suzuki Teacher Training

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact: Maria Jacobi, Director of Operations
Amherst School of Guitar

Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: (716) 923-3828

Website: amherstschoolofguitar.com
Phone: (716) 923-3828
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Suzuki violin, viola, cello teacher

Location: Charlevoix, MI
Posting Date: New on Aug 12 2019

Description: The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program (DGSP) provides string music education in the northwest region of Michigan. Serving an area that has no strings in the schools, the DGSP serves students in multiple locations along scenic Lake Michigan.

Duties: Coordinate the DGSP Suzuki program, teaching private and group lessons in multiple locations. Also teach classroom strings in multiple schools. Other duties based on candidate’s interests, including conducting, arranging, accompanying, etc.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in music (education or performance) and Suzuki training.

Salary: Negotiable.

Contact: Dr. David Reimer
Director, Dorothy Gerber Strings Program
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(616)828-8321
www.dorothygerberstrings.org

Website: www.dorothygerberstrings.org
Phone: (616) 828-8321
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Suzuki Cello

Location: Princeton Junction, NJ
Posting Date: New on Aug 9 2019

Description: Part-Time cello teaching position at Princeton String Academy. We offer 37 week academic year and a 8 week summer session.

Duties: 1. Teach standard Suzuki literature to students of all levels.
2. Teach group cello classes with a dynamic learning environment.
3. work with other faculty members with recitals, make up lessons, outreach programs

Qualifications: Bachelors degree required and Master’s degree preferred with minimum SAA registered training through book three.

Salary: Extremely competitive and negotiable based on experience.

Contact: Paul Manulik
Director
Princeton String Academy

Website: www.stringacademy.net
Phone: 609-751-7664
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Durham, NC
Posting Date: New on Aug 7 2019

Description: Join the teaching artists at Kidznotes, a non profit El Sistema program serving 500 youth in the triangle area. This program begins with K-2nd graders learning violin in a Suzuki based, group class that meets after school, three times a week.

Duties: Teach beginner, intermediate or advanced group classes.
Follow the Suzuki based curriculum outlined by a lead teacher (flexibility to supplement/abridge).
Create and submit lesson plans.
Collaborate with a team of teachers to foster a supportive community/orchestra/band.

Qualifications: Classroom management skills,
Demonstrates confident artistry,
Commitment to El Sistema philosophy of social change through music,
Experience in teaching beginner and intermediate students in a group setting,
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with parents, administrators and colleges.

Salary: This is a contract position paying $32.50 an hour for the first year. Teaching artists are rewarded with an increase in pay each year they remain with Kidznotes, with the potential to earn $40/hr.

Contact: Emma Dunlap
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Resumes sent to Todd Krueger, artistic director.

Website: www.kidznotes.org
Phone: 8287732590
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Suzuki Violin Teacher—Dubai

Location: Dubai, AE
Posting Date: New on Aug 5 2019

Description: Masterminds has partnered with a globally renowned institute that has been a pioneer in childhood development for over 60 years, and whose founders include Nobel prize laureates who were close collaborators with Shinichi Suzuki. We are looking for a Suzuki Violin Teacher to join our dynamic team.

Duties: Suzuki Violin is a core part of the curriculum at Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten with all children participating in Violin lessons 2 – 3 times per week. The teacher will conduct small group and individual lessons with children 2—6 years old.
Start Date: September, 2019

Qualifications: Suzuki trained teacher with at least 3 years of experience teaching young children. Suzuki Early Childhood Education (SECE) training would be a plus.
Spoken and written fluency in English is an essential requirement.

Salary: Competitive Tax Free expat salary depending on candidate profile and experience
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Initial Air Ticket to Dubai and Home Leave Ticket (every 2 years)
Relocation Allowance and Initial Hotel Stay
30 days of paid vacation, in addition to school breaks

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.masterminds.ae
Phone: +971 4 346 9210
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Suzuki Violin, Viola Instructor

Location: Pasadena (Los Angeles county), CA
Posting Date: New on Jul 15 2019

Description: The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is an independent community music school with a thriving, performance-oriented strings department.

Duties: Individual instruction utilizing the Suzuki method for students ages 4 and above. Emphasis is on working with young beginners, Assist with and/or teach weekly group lessons. Participation in departmental activities for students and faculty members.

Qualifications: Bachelors in Music or higher, Suzuki registered training Book Four or higher preferred. Minimum of two years Suzuki teaching experience. Comfortable educating Suzuki philosophy to parents.

Salary: $48-$60/hour, part-time.
Eligible for benefits of/when position increases to full-time.

Contact: Email a resume, a sample video of a private lesson (Suzuki book 1-3) and a troup class teaching video to [javascript protected email address]
The postition remains open until filled. Qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview.

Website: pasadenaconservatory.org
Phone: 6266833355
Fax: 6266833303
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Norfolk, VA
Posting Date: New on Jun 25 2019

Description: The Academy of Music (AOM) is a non-profit community music school established in 1991, based in Norfolk, VA and serving Hampton Roads. Area supports professional symphony, opera and major arts festival. Suzuki community provides annual workshop, performance and touring opportunities.

Duties: Join established, growing program with wait list. Teacher needed for expanding program plus new & transferring students. AOM offers 2 semesters of 17 lessons plus summer session. Program includes weekly private lessons, group classes, recitals, parent education, early childhood, book grad, outreach.

Qualifications: Minimum bachelor’s degree in music and SAA registration through Book 1 with expectation of continuing Suzuki training. Preference given to advanced training (Book 5+), education and teaching experience. Must have strong commitment to Suzuki philosophy. Teaching and character references required.

Salary: Please see website for details. This is a part-time, W-2 position with semester pay based on studio size, number of group classes taught and outreach.

Contact: John Dixon, Executive Director
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Website: aomva.org
Phone: 7576270967
Fax: 7576270535
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher- Western MA

Location: Greenfield, MA
Posting Date: New on Jul 1 2019

Description: Artspace Community Arts Center provides music and art education to the community in and around Greenfield, Massachusetts. Artspace also partners with the Greenfield Public Schools to provide weekly violin and cello group classes to students grade 3 and up, through the Strings for Kids program.

Duties: Position involves taking over current violin private lessons, adding students as needed, and teaching violin classes in the Strings for Kids program, as well as an option to lead the school group weekly ensembles. Two 16-week semesters, two week-long summer intensives, and summer lessons as desired.

Qualifications: Suzuki Training and Suzuki teaching experience, as well as a commitment to Suzuki Philosophy and the flexibility and creativity to adapt it to a public school setting, are a must.

Salary: Hourly rate competitive for area and based on type of class taught.

Contact: Please send resume, cover letter and references to
Julie Carew, Director- Strings for Kids
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Artspace Community Arts Center
15 Mill St Greenfield, MA 01301

Website: www.artspacegreenfield.com
Phone: 617-997-5827
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Shenandoah Valley Preparatory Music Program Administrative Director

Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posting Date: New on Jun 28 2019

Description: Administrative Director for the Preparatory Music Program, with faculty status in the Department of Music. This is a three-quarter to full-time continuing position that combines administrative and teaching responsibilities.

Duties: Three-quarters of the responsibilities of this position involve the year-round administrative oversight of EMU’s Preparatory Music Program and teaching within the program.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in music required; evidence of successful arts administrative experience; strings instruction (all ages), and/or an affinity for the Suzuki Method characterized by ongoing scholarship and/or musical performance; a robust background in public school music education strongly preferred.

Salary: Twelve-month contract. Salary determined by education and experience.

For more information on the job posting visit https://emu.edu/hr/openings.

Contact: Dr. Suzanne Cockley, Dean of the School of Theology, Humanities, &
Performing Arts
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Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Website: emu.edu/hr/openings
Phone: 540-432-4261
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Suzuki Violin Teacher/ KSO Concertmaster

Location: Houghton, MI
Posting Date: New on Sep 3 2019

Description: Established in 1972, the Copper Country Suzuki Association is a thriving non-profit community music program emphasizing the Suzuki method of instruction. Michigan Tech provides private music lessons to students. The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra is a regional college-community orchestra.

Duties: Teach beginning through advanced students in violin and viola private lessons and group classes for the CCSA. Participate in performances, recitals and community events. Serve as concertmaster of the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and private violin and viola instructor at MTU.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Music or a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years teaching experience. SAA training through book 2 minimum, book 4 preferred with willingness to obtain additional training. Candidate should be a professional-level violinist.

Salary: Full time, 9-month salaried position. Benefits through Michigan Tech are included with this position. There is an option to teach summer lessons for the CCSA at an hourly rate.
Please see our website for a complete description.

Contact: Andrew Shaud, CCSA Executive Director
Michigan Tech VPA Department (Walker 209)
1400 Townsend Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931

Website: www.ccsuzuki.org/2019/05/27/new-faculty-position/
Phone: 9065235415
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full-Time Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Wilmington, DE
Posting Date: New on May 31 2019

Description: The Music School of Delaware seeks a Suzuki piano teacher for a full-time salaried position.

Duties: Position includes private, group and musicianship instruction; Suzuki group and solo recital accompanying; and administrative hours.

Qualifications: Minimum: Bachelor of Music degree with 2-3 years of Suzuki teaching experience; ECC through Book 4 in piano.

Salary: Based on experience.

Contact: Send resume with cover letter ATTN: Shelley Beard Santore, Suzuki Academy Department Head, The Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington Street, Wilmington, DE 19802 or email [javascript protected email address].

Website: www.musicschoolofdelaware.org
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