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Suzuki Violin Teacher, Suzuki Cello Teacher

Location: New York, NY
Posting Date: New on Mar 19 2019

Description: Silver Music seeks experienced, committed, and dynamic Suzuki violin and cello teachers to join our faculty beginning Summer 2019 or Fall 2019. Our Suzuki string program includes weekly group classes, recitals, a yearly Suzuki festival, and a chamber music and musicianship program.

Duties: Teach weekly private lessons and possible weekly group classes. Possible chamber music coaching. Optional participation in Faculty Recitals. Optional teaching in our vibrant summer camp program.

Qualifications: Suzuki training through Book 3, minimum
Minimum three years teaching experience with young beginners through older students. Availability on a weekend day is beneficial but not required.
Excellent communication skills a must, as well as eagerness to collaborate with faculty.

Salary: Competitive salary
Simple IRA, 3% match

Contact: Please send a cover letter and teaching resume to Ellen Silver at [javascript protected email address]. Candidates may be asked to send short videos demonstrating your teaching approach and/or give a demo lesson in person.

Phone: 2126000212
Email: [javascript protected email address]

CCSA Suzuki Violin Faculty/KSO Concertmaster

Location: Houghton, MI
Posting Date: New on Mar 18 2019

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

Duties: Teach CCSA students in violin and viola private lessons and group classes. Participate in performances, recitals and community events.
The successful candidate will also 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: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Suzuki duties are paid as a 9–month salaried position. There is the option to teach summer lessons at an hourly rate. Michigan Tech duties are paid hourly.

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

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello Teacher, private studio

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Posting Date: New on Mar 15 2019

Description: Fill in for studio teacher who is taking a sabbatical next year, with the possibility of continuing past June of 2020. Well-established studio, ages four through adult, beginner through major repertoire. Beautiful part of the country, university town. Good salary, and potential free-lancing.

Duties: Schedule, bill, and teach the studio, with individual lessons and Group class each week. Semester recitals and special concerts in addition.

Qualifications: A demonstrated understanding of the Suzuki philosophy and cello repertoire progression, good people skills and studio management ability, high level of performance ability.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. More discussion upon inquiry.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]
(540) 392-4544

Phone: 5403924544
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki violin and piano Teachers needed in HOUSTON TX

Location: Houston (north), TX
Posting Date: New on Mar 8 2019

Description: We need Violin, Piano, cello, voice and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in HOUSTON
We have 25 violin students ready for a new violin teacher.
Teacher will teach private lessons and one group lesson per month.

Duties: l We are looking for teachers who are willing to teach 3-4 days/ week minimum (4 hours minimum / day)
We are looking for teachers who are really organized and follow fully the Suzuki Philosophy.

Qualifications: Teachers should have a degree in music and have at least Suzuki book 1 training in their instrument.

Salary: Around $45/ hour)
This job is a Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid monthly (June to August as well)
Teachers have 3-6 weeks holidays a year and they are paid!
The salary wil be based on students registrations.
We build your program based on registrations

Contact: 832-298-9641

Phone: 8322989641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Coordinator/Instructor Suzuki String Program

Location: Fort Smith, AR
Posting Date: New on Mar 7 2019

Description: CSA is a preparatory school in Fort Smith, AR and is a thriving organization. CSA is seeking a candidate who has experience building a Suzuki string program including recruiting and teaching students from preschool through advanced level. Ability to network with community.

Duties: Recruitment and retention of students including very young children. Teaching full studio of students. Engaging parents and the public. Oversee program. Prepare high school students for college music degree.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music in violin or viola. Masters preferred. 3 years of Suzuki teaching with extensive Suzuki training. Team Builder. Highly organized. Excellent customer service/communication skills. Leadership skills. Involve community.

Salary: Full-time. 9-12 month contract options. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. Benefits included.

Contact: Send vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact info for three references to: Dr. Rosilee Russell, Executive Director. [javascript protected email address]. Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed immediately. Start date is July 1, 2019.

Phone: 4794342880
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Program Chair

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posting Date: New on Mar 1 2019

Description: The Conservatory seeks an enthusiastic, mature, and highly organized candidate for the Suzuki Program Chair at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, a thriving community musical school in southeastern Wisconsin.

Duties:—Manage Suzuki Program
- Supervise, mentor, and evaluate Suzuki faculty
- Provide Suzuki instruction
- Oversee Suzuki Recruitment
- Represent WCM at the state and national levels
- Provide ongoing professional development for Suzuki faculty
- Lead Suzuki performances

Qualifications:—Master’s degree or equivalent pedagogical training
- A minimum of 5 years as a Suzuki instructor with extensive Suzuki training
- A minimum 3-5 years office/administrative experience
- Commitment to supporting access to high quality music programming in all communities

Salary:—Paid vacation, sick, and personal days
- Health, dental, and vision benefits
- 403b plan with 3% match
- 50% off all Conservatory lessons, classes, and ensembles
- Complimentary ticket to Conservatory concerts

Contact: To apply:

Phone: 414-276-5760
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin Teacher Fellowship Position

Location: Lebanon, NH
Posting Date: New on Feb 27 2019

Description: The Suzuki Violin Fellowship is a full time teaching position designed for teachers
who have completed book training (minimum Violin Books 1—4) and would like to work as part of a team and receive additional support and mentorship during their first two years of teaching.

Duties: Duties include teaching individual lessons and team teaching group classes. Support is provided through weekly mentorship meetings with the Suzuki Program Coordinator and the opportunity to observe and collaborate with other teachers. The Fellowship is a two year position.

Qualifications: Music degree and SAA registration in Violin Books 1-4 required. Registration in
Books 5 and above highly desirable and/or Viola Books. Candidate must be committed to Suzuki philosophy, with well developed nurturing and communication skills. Chamber music performance and coaching experience desirable

Salary: Full time salaried position during school year.
Competitive hourly rate over the summer.

Contact: Please email letter of interest and resume with 3 references to:
Alicia Casey
Suzuki Program Coordinator
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Phone: (603) 448 1642
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki ECE, Violin/Viola, Cello Instructors—Sioux Falls Suzuki Academy (SFSA)

Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Posting Date: New on Feb 27 2019

Description: Join us in establishing a top-notch Suzuki Academy in Sioux Falls, a vibrant & growing city with an equally vibrant & growing music/arts scene. SFSA opens this summer to meet the area’s expressed need for quality Suzuki education, supported by many of the area’s top music & business professionals.

Duties: We will work with you to help you build your studio in the Academy. Potential for FT (25+ hrs/wk) very quickly. Teach private lessons & group classes. Work within a teaching team. Other opportunities: coach chamber music, assist with admin or other staff duties, help develop satellite locations.

Qualifications: BMus req, MMus pref. SAA Unit 1 req, pref Unit 4+. SPA & Practicum pref. Willing to continue annual SAA training. Min 1yr postgrad Suzuki private & group teaching, 3+yrs pref. Team player committed to Suzuki excellence, strong work ethic, unquestionable integrity, exceptional interpersonal skills.

Salary: Salary commensurate with training & experience. Possibility of stipend for continuing education and other benefits as the Academy grows. Opportunity to audition for South Dakota Symphony Orchestra ( and other nearby ensembles.

Contact: Please send cover letter, resume/CV, and 5 references by email to:
Sharon Neufeld, Artistic & Academic Director
Sioux Falls Suzuki Academy (SFSA)
No phone calls please.

References should include:
- current/most recent employer
- 2 current/most recent studio parents
- professional colleague in performance
- professional colleague in teaching

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full-time Suzuki cello teacher

Location: Guelph, ON
Posting Date: New on Feb 21 2019

Description: Suzuki String School of Guelph offers violin, viola, cello and bass. Private and groups lessons are taught at the Guelph Youth Music Centre, . Guelph has a vibrant musical life including a symphony, chamber music, choirs, and is within 75 km of Toronto, Hamilton and Kitchener-Waterloo

Duties: To teach Suzuki private and group lessons to cellists from beginner level to post-Suzuki repertoire. Coordinate the cello program and communicate with cello faculty about group classes, concerts and tours. Possibility of directing and teaching a long-term cello teacher training program.

Qualifications: Masters of Music degree and Suzuki training and experience at all levels is required. Teacher trainers will be given priority. Candidates must have a demonstrated strong commitment to the Suzuki philosophy and a love of working with children. Previous leadership experience is considered an asset.

Salary: 2018-19 salary is $57.56 CAD/hr, plus extended health, short-term and long-term disability benefits. Salaries are negotiated yearly.

Contact: Paule Barsalou, artistic director, Suzuki String School of Guelph, 75 Cardigan Street, Guelph, Ontario, CANADA, N1H 3Z7; 519-836-3798; [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 519-836-3798
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello Teacher

Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posting Date: New on Feb 5 2019

Description: The Shenandoah Valley Preparatory Music Program is an integral part of Eastern Mennonite University’s Music Department. The program has over 300 students of all ages and ability levels from 5 counties and West Virginia. It is the primary source for Suzuki string education in the region.

Duties: Teach private and group Suzuki cello lessons at all levels, August through May. Participate in student recitals, concerts and outreach performances. A qualified candidate may also be hired to teach University cello students. Summer teaching is optional. Position is available as early as July 2019.

Qualifications: Unit 1 Suzuki teacher training is required before starting to teach. Suzuki training through Unit 3 is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Music and teaching experience is preferred. References (3) should include 1 from a student’s parent.

Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive with the area and are based on experience and training. Continued teacher education will be expected and will be at least partially compensated.

Contact: Sharon Miller, Prep. Music Administrative Director; Eastern Mennonite University; Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Ph: 540-432-4220; FAX: 540-432-4622;
e-mail [javascript protected email address].

Phone: 540-432-4220
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posting Date: New on Feb 5 2019

Description: Celebrating 50 years of musical excellence, Buffalo Suzuki Strings is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit music program with 250 violin, viola, cello, piano, classical guitar, and harp students. Early Childhood Education, Repertory and Enrichment classes are a part of our curriculum.

Duties: Private and group lessons for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Two, 16-week terms plus 8-week summer session.

Qualifications: Bachelors in performance or music education required. SAA registered teacher training preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health benefits.

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Mary Cay Neal, 4 Webster Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, (716) 743-8728, email- [javascript protected email address], website-

Phone: 7167438728
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Guitar, Voice Instructors

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Jan 22 2019

Description: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 25-year old private music school with four locations in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Duties: Teach students privately and in small ensembles. Perform occasionally for the school and in the community. Teaching load may be lesson than 10 hours to start. There will be potential to grow to a full time teaching schedule.

Qualifications: Teaching experience required. A Master of Music is preferred. Preference is given to candidates with a pedagogy background or who have registered at least two Suzuki books with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. There is also the possibility to teach early childhood music classes.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience. Faculty meetings, recitals and special events are also paid. Company benefits, including health, life and disability, and a company retirement plan, are available.

Contact: Please mail resume to Center for Young Musicians, Instructor Search, 120 Lake Drive, Wexford, PA 15090. Also visit our website at, or send via email to [javascript protected email address].

Phone: 7249350505
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Barnstable/Falmouth, MA
Posting Date: New on Jan 16 2019

Description: The Cape Conservatory seeks an experienced Violin- Teaching Artist for both our Barnstable and Falmouth locations. We believe that the Arts are the heartbeat of life. Through music, dance, and art, we thrive individually and collectively.

Duties: Teach private lessons, group classes, “Intro to Violin” (Suzuki-based) classes in preschool M W F (ages 3 – 5); experience with other string instruments a plus.
May teach both Suzuki and traditional students.
Possibility of advanced students, youth orchestra sectional work

Qualifications: Suzuki registered training through Book 2 (minimum)
3—5 years teaching experience (minimum)
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
Strong performance ability and resume
Commitment to continued growth as teacher and musician

Salary: Hourly rate: Private lessons $56, youth orchestra sectional coaching $45, group classes $55. Recitals and events also paid. Attendance/makeup policies are enforced by the Conservatory, and promote/support teachers’ time and professionalism. Position open until filled.

Contact: Stephanie Weaver, D.M.A.
Executive Director

Phone: 508-362-2772
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Part-time Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Newton, MA
Posting Date: New on Jan 14 2019

Description: The Suzuki School of Newton is seeking a part-time Suzuki piano teacher to cover a four-month maternity leave in March-June 2019. This long-term sub position could lead to a permanent position as the school continues to expand in the Fall 2019 semester.

Duties: Teaching schedule: Mondays 3:30-7:00pm, Wednesdays 4:00-6:30pm, Thursdays 2:30-7:00pm, and Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm. Includes individual lessons and group classes.

Qualifications: Must have a Masters Degree in Piano Performance and knowledge of Suzuki pedagogy. Serious teaching background and experience with both individual and group lessons a must.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Send resume and cover letter with suggested 3 references Sachiko Isihara, Executive Director to [javascript protected email address]. Candidates will be interviewed, expected to perform/demonstrate pianistic skills, and teach a small group of students. No phone calls please.

Phone: 617-964-4522
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Ridgefield, CT
Posting Date: New on Jan 14 2019

Description: Ridgefield Suzuki School offers violin, viola, cello and piano lessons and group classes in the Suzuki Method, as well as early childhood classes to Ridgefield, CT and the surrounding communities. Due to growth in the school, we have an immediate opening for a piano teacher.

Duties: Teach private lessons and group classes to students age 3.5 and up. Help facilitate recitals, concerts, and other community events. Recruit new students to continue to build the piano studio.

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki training through book 1. Higher preferred. Bachelors or higher degree in Music.

Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Bonus compensation for growing the piano studio. Position is part time to start with the hopes of quickly becoming full time.

Contact: Application deadline: February 1, 2019
Send cover letter, resume and three references to [javascript protected email address]

Phone: (203) 403-2667
Email: [javascript protected email address]