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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 teacher violin and cello

Location: Rabun Gap, GA
Posting Date: New on Apr 27 2020

Description: Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a boarding and day school of 600 PK-12 students in the mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a Lower School Strings teacher for a full-time, exempt (10 months) position beginning in August 2020. Rabun Gap offers a robust performing arts program!

Duties: Teach strings to Lower School students through Suzuki methodology.
Organize and present a student showcase at both Christmas and the end of the year.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree
Classroom teaching experience (preferred).
Possess a sound understanding of the developmental stages of lower school students.
Ability and willingness to facilitate differentiated, student-centered best practices.
Willingness to collaborate with a variety of specialized providers

Salary: Competitive

Contact: Renee Rogers
Head of Lower School
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Phone: 7067467735
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Suzuki Strings Teacher

Location: Hamilton, BM
Posting Date: New on Apr 16 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 Lesson Instructor

Location: Neenah, WI
Posting Date: New on Apr 14 2020

Description: The NJSD Suzuki Program is an extension of the Neenah Joint School District (NJSD). Classes and Lessons are free for students and families and are offered after school from 3:30-8:00 p.m.. Roughly twenty hours a week with paid performances in addition to lessons and prep time. Starting Fall 2020

Duties: Duties: Teach semi-private paired lessons on Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Monday-Friday, with group classes on Thursday evenings. Must schedule lesson times and effectively communicate with all stakeholders. Must communicate group class lessons and deliver instruction as decided by the Suzuki team.

Qualifications: Suzuki registered training through Book 2 on one instrument (minimum). Experience with other string instruments preferred. Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in music performance or music education with string instrument required.
3—5 years teaching experience preferred

Salary: Hourly rate: $40 an hour with $10 hour paid meetings, prep, and clerical work. Financial assistance provided for professional growth and attendance at Suzuki workshops in the summer to advance training.
e-mail with any questions and apply here.

Contact: Philip Smyth—
Betsy Jacobsen Holtz—

Phone: 7157812518
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Director/Instructor of Suzuki String Program

Location: Fort Smith, AR
Posting Date: New on Apr 14 2020

Description: Community School of the Arts is a non-profit arts organization serving children and youth in the visual and performing arts. The Director/Instructor of the Suzuki string program will develop and coordinate a full-scale Suzuki string program and teach. Creativity and passion are key.

Duties: Responsible to recruit, teach, and retain students. Parent engagement is key. Teach private lessons to all ages. Develop and lead ensembles. Engage personally with the public. Develop summer programs and camps. Build a studio of 40-50 students. Involved in the community and a leader at CSA.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree minimum with emphasis in violin or viola. Minimum of 3 years Suzuki teaching with extensive Suzuki training. Dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills. Active recruiter. Collaborative. Fiddle playing and interest in pop genres a plus.

Salary: 12 month contract based on experience and qualifications. Possible benefits package.
Position is open until filled. Preference to those who can begin in August. Send vita, and contact info for 3 references.

Contact: Send info to [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 4794342880
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Violin/Viola Teacher

Location: Manhattan, KS
Posting Date: New on Mar 30 2020

Description: The Community School for the Performing Arts (CSPA) seeks to add a violin/viola teacher for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters with an option to teach in the summer. CSPA Strings division offers traditional private lessons, a Suzuki program, and a chamber music program on the campus of K-State.

Duties: Teach traditional and Suzuki private lessons; prepare students for ongoing performing events; coach chamber music as desired; potential to teach Suzuki and traditional group violin classes.

This is a one-year position with opportunity for renewal. Expected instructional load is 25-28 contact hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; at least 2 years teaching experience required; Masters or Doctorate preferred; SAA registration in Books 1-2 required or willingness to complete registration during appointment. Must be an effective communicator.

Salary: $30,000-$33,000 with the potential for additional pay for increased enrollment and summer teaching.

Contact: To apply, please email the following to Laura Eakman, Chair of Strings Division, at [javascript protected email address]:

  1. Cover letter that addresses teaching philosophy
  2. Current Resume or CV
  3. Contact information of at least three references
  4. Link to a video of candidate in solo performance
  5. Link to a video of candidate teaching a private or group lesson (given the current situation, please let us know if this is not possible)

Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin on April 17.

Phone: 8152892010
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Violin Teacher

Location: Quincy, IL
Posting Date: New on Feb 26 2020

Description: Violin teacher for our growing Javaux Music School in Quincy, IL. Part-time position, starting with approx 8 or more students. Can arrange teaching schedule to accommodate commuting to Quincy to teach. JMS will recruit students and provide group classes and performance opportunities.

Duties: Weekly lessons, attendance at 1 solo recital and 1 all school concert.
Position begins August 2020.

Qualifications: Suzuki trained through at least book 4, with the agreement to complete one additional unit of training per year until all violin training units have been completed. Experience in upper violin books appreciated.

Salary: Contact school for further information.

Contact: Stephanie Javaux (Javaux Music School Director and violin instructor)

Phone: 309-235-2454
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Denver, CO
Posting Date: New on Feb 24 2020

Description: Suzuki Strings of Denver is a flourishing studio of wonderful Violin, Viola, and SECE families located on the east side of Denver in sunny Colorado!

Duties: With a full waiting list, we are seeking a qualified, experienced, organized, and passionate violin teacher to teach private and group lessons, lead concerts, and to collaborate on parent education and community outreach.
Opportunities exist for teaching weekly SECE classes as well!

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or Violin Performance. SAA registered violin training through Book 4 required, and through Book 8 preferred. 3+ years of post-graduate teaching experience highly preferred, and SAA active membership required. SECE training would be an added bonus.

Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: Please send an email with your cover letter, resume, and 2 teaching videos to Vanessa Vari, or phone her with any questions.

Phone: 7165364612
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