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

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Feb 6 2017

Description: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 24-year old private music school with locations 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. Initial teaching load may be less than 10 hours to start. There will be potential to grow to a full time teaching schedule.

Qualifications: 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. This position provides an opportunity to develop and teach classes in music literacy and early childhood music.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and teaching load. 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]

Faculty Violin

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posting Date: New on Feb 17 2017

Description: This position is responsible for teaching private lessons in violin to students of all ages and abilities; Suzuki training is a plus; ability to teach violin to beginning students is helpful. This Faculty member will have a history of high level professional performance experience as a violinist.

Duties: Teach private violin lessons; Faculty members are expected to teach a minimum of 38 weeks of lessons per year.
Teach Suzuki class and/or lead a string ensemble, if appropriate, as assigned.
Teach in Conservatory Connections programs, if appropriate, as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in music education or performance. At least one degree
in music education and/or 10 years of private teaching experience, and Suzuki
training preferred.

Salary: Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, hourly position and does not provide benefits.

Contact: Please send a cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three (3) relevant references, electronic submissions preferred, to:
Rachel Fritz, Chief Operations Officer
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
1584 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello and String Orchestra Teacher

Location: Bethlehem, PA
Posting Date: New on Feb 16 2017

Description: Moravian Academy is seeking an orchestra and string teacher to instruct students from kindergarten to grade 5 on viola and cello and direct the middle and upper school string orchestra. Music is a recognized core element of the Academy, stemming from our Moravian traditions.

Duties: ● Teach Suzuki cello to students in grades K-5 and traditional viola to students in grades 3-5
● Conduct a Suzuki ensemble for students in grade 1-3 and assist with orchestra for students in grades 4-5
● Instruct and conduct string orchestra for students in grades 6-8 and 9-12

Qualifications: ● Bachelor of Music degree (Masters preferred)
● Suzuki training highly recommended
● Teaching experience using Suzuki pedagogy with cello students in k-5 and traditional methodology for viola students.
● Proficiency in digital educational technologies

Salary:

Contact: To Apply:
Submit digital materials, including a letter of intent, resume and statement of educational philosophy, to [javascript protected email address]. Address letter of intent to: Ann Mindler, Assistant Head of School, Moravian Academy, 11 West Market Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Website: www.moravianacademy.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin/Viola Instructor

Location: Houghton, MI
Posting Date: New on Feb 15 2017

Description: Established in 1972, The CCSA is a thriving non-profit community music program emphasizing the Suzuki method of instruction. Houghton is on the scenic Keweenaw Peninsula of Lake Superior. The CCSA brings musical arts to the Keweenaw Peninsula in collaboration with Michigan Technological University.

Duties: Teach beginning through advanced students in violin, group lessons and coach chamber music. Participate in performances, recitals, and community events. Part-time with potential for full time

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelors in Music, graduate degree preferred and 2 years teaching experience. Suzuki-teacher training or willingness to be trained is highly desirable.

Salary: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Tim Eisle
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Website: coppercountrysuzuki.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Guitar Instructor

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posting Date: New on Feb 14 2017

Description: We have a deeply committed community of supportive parents. First year parents attend 15 hours of parent class in addition to attending the first six weeks of classes without their children, with their own instruments. All students participate in two solo recitals and two festival concerts per year.

Duties: Teach private lessons to a well-developed studio of about 15 students in volumes 1 – 7, plus group, theory & parents class, 13 – 20 hours per week, three to four days per week. Teachers are required to attend events, monthly faculty meetings, and to file student reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree or higher or equivalent, with significant private and group class teaching experience for ages 4 – 12; a friendly & engaging demeanor; thorough understanding of the Suzuki Philosophy; and experience with or an interest in learning the Music Mind Games curriculum.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health insurance is available to a teacher with 20 or more teaching hours per week.

Contact: Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is located in beautiful Park Slope, Brooklyn, and is a five-minute walk from the subway: B/Q to 7th Avenue & 2/3 Grand Army Plaza.

Website: Suzuki.BKCM.org
Phone: 9179754873
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Salaried Half-Time Violin/Viola Suzuki Teacher

Location: Wilmington, DE
Posting Date: New on Feb 9 2017

Description: The Music School of Delaware seeks a Suzuki violin/viola teacher for a part-time, possible full-time salaried position. Approximately 18-22 hours/weekly.

Duties: Violin and viola private instruction; group classes; possibly theory teaching; other teaching depending on skills and experience.

Qualifications: Minimum: Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of Suzuki teaching experience; ECC through Book 4 in Violin; Book 4 in Viola.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: For more information or to submit cover letter and resume, please contact Shelley Beard Santore, Suzuki Academy Department Head, at [javascript protected email address]. Please no phone calls.

Website: www.musicschoolofdelaware.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher – Full Time

Location: Lebanon, NH
Posting Date: New on Feb 1 2017

Description: Teaching position in thriving Suzuki String program at the Upper Valley Music Center, a non-profit community music school. The Suzuki program comprises over 120 students (violin, viola, & cello) with faculty who work in close collaboration. Performance opportunities available in the wider community.

Duties: Teach individual and group Suzuki violin lessons. Work with students of all ages and ability levels. Viola lessons and/or coaching and performing chamber music are possibilities for an experienced candidate. Close collaboration with other faculty and parents in developing the Suzuki program expected

Qualifications: Music degree and SAA registration in Violin Books 1-2 required. Registration in Books 3 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 with year-round benefits. 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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www.uvmusic.org

Website: www.uvmusic.org
Phone: 6034481642
Fax: 6034481642
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki piano teacher, part-time

Location: Wayland, MA
Posting Date: New on Jan 25 2017

Description: We are a school with a local reputation for excellence, in a town a half hour from Boston which greatly values music education. Our growing Suzuki program is the only one within convenient distance, has several Suzuki violin teachers but only one for Suzuki piano, and we need to offer more options.

Duties: Teach students all ages from beginners on up, with possibility of more advanced students and/or chamber music coaching if desired. Willingness to teach both Suzuki and non-Suzuki students a plus. Possible opportunity to teach or develop both Suzuki and non-Suzuki group classes, if desired.

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki training through book 2, higher preferred
8 -10 years teaching experience
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, “on the spot” creativity
Strong performance skills and credits
Commitment to continued growth as teacher and musician
Availability to start summer or fall 2017

Salary: Our teachers are independent contractors, and are paid an hourly rate competitive with that at other area schools of similar high quality. Premium rate for chamber music/group classes; recital attendance is also paid. Information provided on request.

Contact: Penny Wayne-Shapiro, Director, Wayland School of Music
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Website: www.waylandmusic.com
Phone: 508-358-7835
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]

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]

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

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Feb 6 2017

Description: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 24-year old private music school with locations 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. Initial teaching load may be less than 10 hours to start. There will be potential to grow to a full time teaching schedule.

Qualifications: 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. This position provides an opportunity to develop and teach classes in music literacy and early childhood music.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and teaching load. 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]