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Suzuki Violin Teacher, Full Time

Location: Durango, CO
Posting Date: New on Jan 10 2017

Description: Join a collaborative and supportive musical community in Durango, Colorado (home to “Music in the Mountains” and Fort Lewis College). Opportunities to participate in: The San Juan Symphony, 3rd Avenue Arts Productions, Four Corners Music Teacher’s Association events, Yearly Bach Festival.

Duties: Establish an Independent Violin (Viola a bonus!) Studio teaching weekly private lessons to all current int-adv local Suzuki students with the desire to expand to beginners, offering group classes every other week, host enthusiastic fall and spring studio recitals, participate in local music events.

Qualifications: Bachelors in Music required, Master’s preferred, 5yrs of Suzuki teaching experience preferred, SAA registered teacher training—book 8 preferred with ability to teach through book 10 and desire to continue teacher training. Committed to Suzuki philosophy, nurturing, passionate, strong work ethic.

Salary: Commensurate dependent on experience and education. Typical hourly rates for private lessons range from $45—$60. Rates for participation with local music organizations/performances/camps etc. will need to be negotiated independently with each organization.

Contact: Send cover letter, resume, 3 reference letters, and video sample of individual lesson or group lesson teaching to: [javascript protected email address],
please CC to: [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 970-769-9030(Etoile Hening), 9
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Austin, TX
Posting Date: New on Jan 16 2017

Description: Teach in Austin, Texas, the live music capital of the world! Located in a Southwest suburb of the city, Monarch Suzuki Academy has eight teachers on faculty and offers violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar, Early Childhood, & Music Mind Games. Many local performing opportunities, as well!

Duties: Private lessons and group classes for a studio of 15 piano students ranging in age from 3-12 years and in level from Pre-Twinkle to Book 3, with the possibility of studio growth from our waiting list. Additional opportunities include accompanying, and teaching Early Childhood and/or Music Mind Games

Qualifications: Suzuki Book 1 training required
Up to/Beyond Suzuki Book 4 training preferred

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience, please inquire.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.monarchsuzukiacademy.com
Phone: (512) 608-7211
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki/Traditional Violin Instructor

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posting Date: New on Jan 12 2017

Description: Teach pre-college applied elementary, intermediate, and advanced Suzuki and traditional violin as well as Suzuki group classes. This is a full time position.

Duties: Teach pre-college (ages 4 -18) applied beginning to advanced Suzuki and traditional violin as well as weekly Suzuki group classes. Have ability and desire to recruit and maintain a full studio of violin students. Participate in activities such as departmental student auditions and recitals.

Qualifications: SAA-registered long-term Suzuki Teacher Training through Book 8 required; through Book 10 preferred. Master’s degree or higher in Music, proven performance ability and a minimum of five years teaching experience required. Conducting experience preferred.

Salary: Depends on experience

Contact: Apply at:

https://colburn.simplehire.com

Website: www.colburnschool.edu
Phone: 2136211071
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin, Piano and Guitar teachers needed

Location: North Houston, TX
Posting Date: New on Jan 9 2017

Description: We need Violin, Piano and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in Houston.
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month for each students.

Duties: 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 the Suzuki Philosophy.

Qualifications: Teachers must have a degree in music and have at least Suzuki book 1,2 training in their instrument.

Salary: $45/ hour
Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid during the summer
Teachers have up to 6- 8 weeks holidays a year

Contact: Contact Armand at 832-298-9641

Website: www.samusichsouton@yahoo.com
Phone: 832-298-9641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Instructor

Location: Columbia, SC
Posting Date: New on Dec 15 2016

Description: Suzuki Strings at USC is a thriving program in its seventh year with 130 students involved in violin, viola, cello, and classical guitar. Located in downtown Columbia at the USC School of Music, we offer private lessons, group classes, theory classes, and chamber music.

Duties:—Teach 10 -12 hours per week (private lessons and group classes) to start
(additional students maybe be added Spring 2018)
- We are planning to begin a viola class in the Fall of 2017 so many beginners
may be viola students
- Assist at Suzuki Strings at USC concerts and events

Qualifications:—Master of Music Degree required
- Registered at least through Suzuki Violin Repertoire Level Bk 5
- Experience & willingness to teach Viola a plus
- Excellent communication skills
- Cooperative and collaborative attitude
- Must be comfortable with Pre-Twinkle AND teens!

Salary:—Commensurate with experience but will range from $40-$45 hourly to start
- Allowance for parking charges

Contact: If interested, please send resume AND sample teaching video to:
Dr. Samara Humbert-Hughes
813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29208

or email to: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/music/community/community_music_scho
Phone: 803-777-6006
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello and Violin Instructors

Location: Hong Kong, HK
Posting Date: New on Dec 15 2016

Description: KinderU Suzuki Music Academy (KSMA) is looking for dynamic Suzuki cello and violin teachers to join our wonderful faculty. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, KSMA is a vibrant community of learners; approximately 150 families and 8 faculty study cello, piano, viola, violin and early childhood music.

Duties: Teach private and group classes on primary instrument. Depending upon qualifications and experience, possibility of coaching chamber music, conducting orchestra and/or teaching early childhood classes. Weekly faculty meetings focus on philosophy and pedagogy. Faculty collaborate on school events.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music required, Master of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy or long-term training apprenticeship preferred. Minimum registry with SAA: ECC—Unit 6. Strong communication skills. Commitment to continued learning and desire to gain further insights into Suzuki philosophy and pedagogy.

Salary: Salary and relocation allowance commensurate with training and experience. Includes health insurance and annual professional development stipend.
4-weeks paid annual leave in addition to school holidays. MPF contribution.

Contact: Please submit letter of interest, CV and three references to
Diane Slone, Director
KinderU Suzuki Music Academy
25/F Times Media Centre
133 Wanchai Rd
Wanchai, Hong Kong

Deadline: Positions will stay open until most appropriate candidate is found.

Teaching videos may be requested at a later date.

Website: www.suzukihk.org
Phone: +852 2581 3008
Fax: +852 2581 3009
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Guitar instructor

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Dec 9 2016

Description: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 22-year old private music school with locations in Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Wexford and Fox Chapel.

Duties: Teach students in private lessons and group classes. Candidates must be comfortable teaching classical, popular and jazz music styles, and be comfortable and proficient on classical and steel string guitar. Perform regularly for the school and in the community.

Qualifications: A Bachelor of Music degree is required. Candidates with Suzuki training experience and a Master of Music degree are preferred. Candidates with experience in developing music literacy skills and leading such classes are preferred. A minimum of 3 years teaching experience required.

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 or email [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.youngmusicians.org
Phone: 724-935-0505
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Senior Artist Teacher and Director of the Suzuki Program

Location: Nashville, TN
Posting Date: New on Dec 6 2016

Description: The Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Senior Artist Teacher and Director of the Suzuki Program, beginning September 2017. This is a full-time faculty position, with appropriate salary and benefits.

Duties: Primary responsibilities of the Senior Artist Teacher include teaching precollege Suzuki violin students and collegiate violin pedagogy students, and serving as coordinator of the Suzuki violin and cello program.

Qualifications: Applicants should possess a distinguished record of teaching precollege Suzuki violin students, undergraduate violin pedagogy students, and strong interpersonal skills. Suzuki teacher training registration is preferred, but not required. Minimum of Master’s degree or equivalent required.

Salary: This is a full-time Vanderbilt University faculty position, with appropriate salary and benefits.

Contact: Pam Schneller
Associate Dean, Precollege and Adult Program
Blair School of Music
2400 Blakemore Av.
Nashville, TN 37212

Website: blair.vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-5614
Fax: 615-343-0324
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Instructor

Location: Lincoln, NE
Posting Date: New on Nov 23 2016

Description: Seeking DYNAMIC, motivated instructor for Harris Academy of the Arts, located in Lincoln, NE. In its 12th year of business, we provide instruction for 450+ students of all ages: piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, Kindermusik, Children, Music Academy and more. 15+ instructors.

Duties: Instruct at Ieast 22.5 hours of private and group instruction. Instructors with secondary instrument skills increase employment opportunities. Encourage student participation in recitals, performances, festivals, etc. Provide progress reports bi-annually per student.

Qualifications: University trained; SAA registered teacher training through Book 3; 3-5 yrs Suzuki teaching experience preferred; desire to continue teacher training. Committed to Suzuki philosophy, nurturing, passionate, strong work ethic. Integrity, team player, strong relations, exceptional communicator.

Salary: Dependent upon training/experience. Additionally, performing instructors have opportunity to serve as professional musician for weddings, corporate events, parties, fund-raisers. Our services are hired for 150-200 events each year. String gigs account for approximately 70% of our performances.

Contact: Vicki Harris; 2935 Pine Lake Rd., Ste. C., Lincoln, NE 68516; 402.423.7121; [javascript protected email address]

Website: harrisacademyofthearts.com
Phone: 402.423.7121
Fax: 402.423.0700
Email: [javascript protected email address]

French speaking violin teacher (and cello)

Location: Quebec city, QC
Posting Date: New on Oct 31 2016

Description: Suzuki program initiated 15 years ago, looking for flexible and creative violin teacher for beginners to advanced students.
Enthusiastic, open and involved community.
The leader has a vision and creates a pleasant environment to learn, so the students (80) are very motivated and highly qualified.

Duties: Group classes, chamber music, private lessons, possibility also for cello teaching and early childhood education.
Administrative duties and meetings with communitie’s other teachers.

Qualifications: A minimum of training from books 1 to 4, or the engagement of completing training within a year.
Teaching experience (and passion !) required.

Salary: To be discussed.

Contact: Mélanie Grenier

Website: www.jeuxdarchetssuzuki.com
Phone: 418-841-0247
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Partner

Location: Weston, FL
Posting Date: New on Oct 24 2016

Description: Former owner of School/Store seeks associate with “Suzuki Soul”
Music and Business Talent.
Developement of outstanding opportunity in South Florida

Duties: Marketing Schools- all levels including pre school

Help develop a program for formal Suzuki Instrument Instruction
Little Mozart Early Music (piano orientation)

Hire Teachers for Group Instrucion

Qualifications: Minimum 5 years teaching experience
Registered Suzuki training required.
Education and work history helpful.
Financially Responsible

Salary: Profit Share

Contact: Suzuki Ensemble, Inc
Weston, Fl. 33326
email: [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 9546168900
Fax: 9546168900
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher, Full Time

Location: Durango, CO
Posting Date: New on Jan 10 2017

Description: Join a collaborative and supportive musical community in Durango, Colorado (home to “Music in the Mountains” and Fort Lewis College). Opportunities to participate in: The San Juan Symphony, 3rd Avenue Arts Productions, Four Corners Music Teacher’s Association events, Yearly Bach Festival.

Duties: Establish an Independent Violin (Viola a bonus!) Studio teaching weekly private lessons to all current int-adv local Suzuki students with the desire to expand to beginners, offering group classes every other week, host enthusiastic fall and spring studio recitals, participate in local music events.

Qualifications: Bachelors in Music required, Master’s preferred, 5yrs of Suzuki teaching experience preferred, SAA registered teacher training—book 8 preferred with ability to teach through book 10 and desire to continue teacher training. Committed to Suzuki philosophy, nurturing, passionate, strong work ethic.

Salary: Commensurate dependent on experience and education. Typical hourly rates for private lessons range from $45—$60. Rates for participation with local music organizations/performances/camps etc. will need to be negotiated independently with each organization.

Contact: Send cover letter, resume, 3 reference letters, and video sample of individual lesson or group lesson teaching to: [javascript protected email address],
please CC to: [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address]

Phone: 970-769-9030(Etoile Hening), 9
Email: [javascript protected email address]