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View627After-school clarinet instructorThe Instrumental Music school of Carlisle and Concord, a public school musi...more
The Instrumental Music school of Carlisle and Concord, a public school music program, is seeking a clarinet instructor for after-school and evening one-on-one lessons with 4th grade through high school students, one afternoon/evening per week. Start date June 27, 2017. Interested and qualified applicants, please send resume to Debbie Levine, dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULLPTConcord & Carlisle public schoolsConcordMADebbie Levinedlevine@concordcarlisle.org2017-03-242017-05-31
View626Middle School StringsLong term sub - teach 6th and 7th grade orchestras, every other day. Well-...more
Long term sub - teach 6th and 7th grade orchestras, every other day. Well-established program. Application through schoolspring
NULLPTMcCall Middle SchoolWinchesterMA MassachusettsSean Walsh/Mary Costello schoolspringmcostello@winchesterps.org2017-03-202017-04-01
View625Elementary StringsLong-term sub - Teach grades 3-5 elementary group lessons in well-establish...more
Long-term sub - Teach grades 3-5 elementary group lessons in well-established program. Aplication information, etc. on Schoolspring
NULLPTWinchesterMA MassachusettsSean Walsh/Mary Costello schoolspringmcostello@winchesterps.org2017-03-202017-04-01
View624High School Band DirectorHigh School Band Director - Full Time Apply at: https://www.schoolspring.c...more
High School Band Director - Full Time Apply at: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2765016 Foxboro High School is seeking an experienced Band Director to teach: * Concert Band * Select Wind Ensemble * Two Jazz Ensembles * Marching Band * Music Theory Course. The successful candidate will: * Supervise a comprehensive advanced level HS Band program and curriculum * Possess advanced conducting skills for: Concert Band, Select Wind Ensemble, Two Jazz Ensembles, Marching Band * Have knowledge of repertoire and pedagogy appropriate for the ensembles * Supervise after school chamber group rehearsals coached by private teaching faculty * Teach all after school sectionals as needed for instrumental ensembles * Work collaboratively with a dedicated and experienced music staff * Commit to ongoing recruitment in collaboration with Middle School music staff * Have experience with the implementation of a student leadership program
FTNULLFoxboro High SchoolFoxboroMACami Tedolditedoldic@foxborough.k12.ma.us2017-03-172017-04-28
View623Director of Performing ArtsDirector of Performing Arts (K-12) REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent ...more
Director of Performing Arts (K-12) REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: The Department Head is accountable for planning, administering, and facilitating a comprehensive and multidisciplinary program which offers students a variety of opportunities to learn about and enjoy the performing arts as both practitioner and consumer. DIMENSIONS: Students: 5,000 Schools: 2 secondary 7 elementary Staff: 16 full- and part-time teachers 1 departmental assistant stipend, 1 department secretary, shared with the Art Department 1 IVEP Secretary (part-time) NATURE AND SCOPE: Curriculum coordination and development, program management as well as staff development, supervision, and evaluation are the most significant areas of responsibility for the Director of Performing Arts. He/she is responsible for the everyday functioning of the department in terms of curriculum, department meetings and culture, teaching assignments, and oversight of the performance programs. The Director serves as the most visible leader of Wellesley's art program to educators and to the community. He/she develops the K-12 department budget. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. With the faculty, plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate the curriculum development and performance programs for the K-12 program. 2. Plan, manage and evaluate courses and program offerings. 3. Plan and lead meetings and activities to build and maintain a strong professional and collaborative department culture. 4. Assign teaching responsibilities in cooperation with building principals. 5. Supervise and evaluate the staff assigned to the department including the Instrumental Vocals Extension Program. 6. Prepare and administer the budget for the K-12 program and prepare appropriate reports. 7. Prepare and develop a plan for the implementation of yearly program objectives. 8. Plan, provide, and recommend professional development for the faculty. 9. With the Art Department, arrange temporary art exhibits throughout the system and arrange for security measures when appropriate. 10. Support the implementation of the Performing Arts program into other areas of curriculum. 11. Meet with staff to coordinate and arrange appropriate student placement, class size, teacher assignments, and student and teacher schedules (including colleges, i.e., entrance requirements and advance placement). 12. With the Performing Arts Department, manage the selection, purchase and distribution of all Performing Arts Department supplies, media materials, equipment, and furniture. 13. Maintain effective communication and public relations regarding the K-12 Performing Arts program within the school community and between the school system and the town. 14. May teach a maximum of 0.2FTE as a teaching load. 15. Keep abreast of innovative art techniques, programs, and research through participation in professional organizations and activities. 16. Monitor equipment maintenance and safety issues in art classrooms. 17. Manage the IVEP Program including registrations, room assignments and scheduling. WORK YEAR: 204 days
FTNULLWellesley Public SchoolsWellesleyMAGayle McCrackenmccrackeng@wellesleyps.org2017-03-162017-05-31
View622Grade K-8 Music Teacher for Public Montessori SchoolRiver Valley Charter School seeks an experienced and energetic Music Teache...more
River Valley Charter School seeks an experienced and energetic Music Teacher to develop and deliver a high quality general music program to our 288 K-8 students. The Music Teacher develops curricula and teaches general music classes to students in grades K through 8, and is responsible for leading all vocal ensembles. The Music Teacher also organizes the performance of two all-school seasonal concerts. Qualifications: • Teaching certification in the field of music. • At least two years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students. • Strong classroom management skills • Experience designing curriculum. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • A collaborative, positive and professional disposition. • Montessori experience a plus Required Documents: • Cover Letter • Resume • Three Written References • Statement of Educational Philosophy
FTNULLRiver Valley Charter SchoolNewburyport MAAndy Willemsenrvcs@rivervalleycharter.org2017-03-132017-05-30
View621.6 FTE Elementary String SpecialistPosition: Elementary String Specialist Teacher (.6 FTE Instrumental) G...more
Position: Elementary String Specialist Teacher (.6 FTE Instrumental) General Duties: To foster in each student an appreciation of music as well as an ability to read and notate music in order to play instruments, alone or with others, performing a varied repertoire of music. Qualifications: 1. Hold or be eligible for MA Teacher of Music Certification; 2. Bachelor's Degree or higher in Music Education, or related field preferred; 3. Evidence of competence in teaching all string instruments required; additional competency in other subjects desired; 4. Demonstrated ability to perform the responsibilities below as evidenced by course work, educational experience, school-level involvement and/or system-wide professional activities, and the interview process. Responsibilities: 1. Teach skills necessary for students to play independently and with accurate intonation, steady tempo, rhythmic accuracy, and appropriate technique; 2. Teach students to play expressively with appropriate dynamics, phrasing and articulation, and interpretation; 3. Instruct students to perform in groups, blending instrumental timbres, matching dynamic levels, and responding to the cues of a conductor; 4. Instruct students to perform independent instrumental parts while other students play contrasting parts; 5. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsal, and musical performance; 6. Evaluate each student's musical growth and performance, assessing each individual's contribution to the performances; 7. Plan, rehearse and direct students in musical programs for school and community; 8. Cooperate with the school administration in providing and leading musical programs for school/community productions; Winter, Spring, and All-Town String Concerts. 9. Participate in curriculum and program development; 10. Maintain currency in profession through relevant professional development activities; 11. Perform other duties as directed by the Superintendent of Schools or designee. Terms of Employment and Evaluation: This is a part-time (.6 FTE) teaching assignment in accordance with School Committee policy and the collective bargaining agreement. Applications for this position will only be accepted via SchoolSpring.
NULLPTPembroke Public SchoolsPembrokeMANatalie Vandermolen, Director of Human Resourcesnatalie.vandermolen@pembrokek12.org2017-03-082017-03-24
View620Piano AccompanistThe Needham Fine & performing Arts Department is in needed of an added pian...more
The Needham Fine & performing Arts Department is in needed of an added piano accompanist immediately. Hours vary by day, but will total between 10 and 13 hours per week plus concerts and added recitals in the spring. Candidates should have excellent piano performance and sight reading skills, preferably successful previous experience with choral accompanying, and be able to pass CORI and other personnel requirements. Candidate must also have a vehicle for transportation between schools. For more information email David_neves@needham.k12.ma.us
NULLPTNeedham Public SchoolsNeedhamMassachusettsDavid Nevesdavid_neves@needham.k12.ma.us2017-03-082017-03-24
View619MS/HS Band Director The Weston Public Schools has an opening for a Full Time MS/HS Band Directo...more
The Weston Public Schools has an opening for a Full Time MS/HS Band Director (the MS/HS are connected) for the 17-18 school year. Teaching responsibilities include: 6th Grade Band (Team taught) 7th Grade Band (Team taught) 8th Grade Band M.S. Jazz Band (7th/8th grade) H.S. Concert Band 2 H.S. Jazz Bands AP Musc Theory Funky Bunch (stipend) Chamber Music The Weston Public Schools is a nationally recognized school system, comprised of dedicated and talented teachers and staff, involved parents, a supportive community, and fine schools in bucolic settings. There is a strong tradition of educational excellence, and among the administration, faculty, and instructional staff an enduring commitment to the teaching/learning process. To apply, please use SchoolSpring: http://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/job.cfm?jid=2760231&status
FTNULLWeston MS/HSWestonMAChristopher Memolimemolic@weston.org2017-03-062017-04-23
View618Beginning String TeacherThe Belmont Public Schools have a full-time opening for a Beginning Strings...more
The Belmont Public Schools have a full-time opening for a Beginning Strings Teacher, Grades 4-5. This position includes teaching 4th grade group lessons in each of our four elementary schools, as well as 5th grade lessons and orchestra at Chenery Middle School. We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging educator to lead beginning instruction for our high-achieving string program. The Chenery Middle School and Belmont High School orchestras have long been considered to be among the very best school orchestras in the state. We are looking for a highly-skilled candidate to provide excellent fundamental instruction to our beginners, while also providing a positive, encouraging and fun experience that promotes retention in the string program. To apply online, visit http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/Home/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities. For more information, visit our http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/fpa/Music or e-mail aasadoorian@belmont.k12.ma.us.
FTNULLBelmont Public SchoolsBelmontMassachusettsArto Asadoorian, Director of Visual and Performing Artsaasadoorian@belmont.k12.ma.us2017-03-062017-05-31
View617Middle School Chorus Director (Grades 5-8)The Belmont Public Schools have a full-time opening for a Middle School Cho...more
The Belmont Public Schools have a full-time opening for a Middle School Chorus Director, Grades 5-8. This position also includes some General Music teaching. We are seeking a vibrant and enthusiastic director to lead our thriving choral program at Chenery Middle School. Belmont is one of NAMM's "Best Communities for Music Education" thanks in large part to the strength of our middle school music program, which boasts grade level choruses each with over 100 singers. To apply online, visit http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/Home/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities. For more information, visit our http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/fpa/Music or e-mail aasadoorian@belmont.k12.ma.us.
FTNULLChenery Middle SchoolBelmontMAArto Asadoorian, Director of Visual and Performing Artsaasadoorian@belmont.k12.ma.us2017-03-062017-05-31
View616Long Term Sub: 5-8 ChoralThe Mendon-Upton Public Schools is looking for a Long Term Sub for grades 5...more
The Mendon-Upton Public Schools is looking for a Long Term Sub for grades 5-8 Chorus. Approximate start and end dates would be 4/1/17-5/26/17. Responsibilities would be to prepare students for their spring performances.
FTNULLMiscoe Hill Middle SchoolMendonMAAnn Meyerameyer@mursd.org2017-03-012017-03-11
View615Middle School Brass or Woodwind Teaching Artist (Part Time)Beaver Country Day School seeks an experienced, student-centered music inst...more
Beaver Country Day School seeks an experienced, student-centered music instructor to teach three group beginner/intermediate brass (trumpet, trombone, tuba) or woodwind (flute, clarinet) classes weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:55-11:40). Ideally this position would begin on March 27th. This position is part of a team including choral, percussion, and string teachers who collaborate to develop a shared curriculum, pedagogy, and culture for the instrumental music program as well as produce concerts together. Competitive candidates should demonstrate expertise in more than one brass or woodwind instrument, excellent musicianship and artistry as a performer and teacher, knowledge of brass or woodwind repertoire, curriculum and pedagogy, and experience teaching young, beginner students in a group setting. Strong classroom management skills, ability to connect with the middle school students, and the ability to differentiate instruction based on the skill level and learning styles of the students is essential to this role. Candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include MS Music, in the subject line.
NULLPTBeaver Country Day SchoolChestnut HillMassachusettsLinda Feeleybcdsresumes@bcdschool.org2017-03-012017-05-15
View614MUSIC TEACHER WITH EMPHASIS IN STRING ORCHESTRA INSTRUCTION 2017-2018 SCHO...more
MUSIC TEACHER WITH EMPHASIS IN STRING ORCHESTRA INSTRUCTION 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS ABOUT THE SCHOOL - Bridge Boston Charter School is a comprehensive, full-service public school that opened in the fall of 2011 with 72 children in K1 and K2. Next year, the school will hold grades K1-6 with 312 students. We are chartered to expand by a grade each year until we serve 335 students in grades K1-8. Bridge Boston Charter School’s mission is to help our students thrive in a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child. Through full-service programming, Bridge Boston Charter School works to remove the health and social obstacles that hinder student learning. This year we are serving students who are 39% ELL, 21% SPED, and 20% who have been or are currently homeless. To serve our students and fulfill our mission, the school is chartered to run an extended year and extended day program. ABOUT THE MUSIC PROGRAM - The El Sistema-inspired music program is central to the community at Bridge Boston. As the school pursues high academic standards, it also maintains a commitment to allow students to experience the arts, beauty, and joy. The music program strives to expose children in such ways. Starting in first grade, every Bridge Boston students participates in our instrumental music program, not just those students perceived to have musical talent or interest. Through daily ensemble-based rehearsals, students learn not only how to play, listen to, and appreciate music; they also learn how to persevere through challenges, to hold themselves to high standards, and to achieve in ways that they may not have expected. To view clips from our 2015 Winter Concert, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdK4Cp1SkdQ. To view a recent short documentary of our music program, please see https://vimeo.com/178506700. ABOUT THE POSITION - This position is full-time, reports to the Music Director, and will work directly with the Music Director and Lead Sectional Teachers. The Music Teacher will teach classes of 18-20 students. Salary is based on the level of experience and education. Qualifications • Must have completed MTEL by the end of their first year with Bridge Boston or have MA teacher certification • Proficiency in a string instrument and a master’s degree in music education strongly preferred • At least 3 to 4 years’ experience teaching music in an elementary or middle school • Excellent organizational skills, personal skills and the willingness to be a team player • Superior written and verbal communication skills • Real commitment to life-long learning • Demonstrated cultural competence and sensitivity; believes in the value of diversity • CPR and First-Aid certification or a willingness to obtain them Responsibilities • Developing and implementing a string orchestra-centered music curriculum and musical repertoire • Delivering dynamic and creative instruction • Identifying students who are not meeting benchmarks and planning appropriate interventions • Assisting in planning three school-wide music concerts • Serving as an advisor for a group of students • Collaborating with other teachers and administrators • Accepting other duties as assigned • Representing Bridge Boston in the local and national El Sistema network More information about the school is available at www.bridgebostoncharterschool.org. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Julie Davis, Music Director; please title subject heading as: Music Teacher and send to hr@bridgebostoncs.org and jdavis@bridgebostoncs.org. Bridge Boston Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity, homelessness or sexual orientation. Inquiries concerning Bridge Boston’s compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws may be directed to the Executive Director, 2 McLellan Street, Dorchester, MA 02121, phone: 857-229-1601.
FTNULLBridge Boston Charter SchoolBostonMAJulie Davisjdavis@bridgebostoncs.org2017-02-282017-06-30
View613Faculty Opening: New Horizons Band Director (concert band)Indian Hill Music School, a large and thriving community music school in Li...more
Indian Hill Music School, a large and thriving community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of professional teaching artists, has a part-time opening for the fall of 2017 for a New Horizons Band Director (concert band). New Horizons Music programs provide entry points to music making for adults, including those with no musical experience at all and those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long time. You can see a documentary about New Horizons here and a short trailer here, The position and the program are subject to student enrollment. The New Horizons Band Director may have the opportunity to run other programs and add private students to his/her teaching load if scheduling and student enrollments allow, and if the instructor’s performance meet or exceeds expectations. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) teaching at a high technical level; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Ideal candidates should have a Masters degree in music or equivalent, at least three years of experience conducting a concert band, and be comfortable working with beginner- and intermediate-level adult students on all woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. Send resume and any other accompanying materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “New Horizons Band” indicated in the subject line. Position: Part time Pay: Commensurate with experience Start date: Early Fall 2017 Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies. ABOUT INDIAN HILL MUSIC Indian Hill Music shares the transformative power of music, through teaching and performing, and giving music generously when there is need. The non-profit music education and performance center is located west of Boston, in Littleton, Massachusetts. Indian Hill’s professional performance series features symphonic concerts by the critically-acclaimed Orchestra of Indian Hill, led by Artistic Director Bruce Hangen, plus chamber music, jazz, and family events. Serving 1,100 students of all ages and abilities with an international faculty of over 60 college and conservatory-trained teaching artists and 21 state-of-the-art studios, the Music School offers private instruction, group lessons and ensembles for all instruments and voice in a variety of genres, including classical, jazz, folk, rock, Irish, and musical theater. Indian Hill’s Community Engagement initiative brings performances and educational programs to public schools and community events, provides free concerts for seniors, and awards some $65,000 in need-based scholarships. It was the first community music school in the country to offer bedside singing for healing through its Threshold Singers. Last year its outreach activities served over 6,600 people in its service area. Indian Hill Music relies on the generosity of individuals, families, businesses, and foundations to support our many community programs. Please contact us to make a tax-deductible contribution or bequest. To learn more, call (978) 486-9524 or visit www.indianhillmusic.org.
NULLPTIndian Hill Music SchoolLittletonMAPete Robbins, Director of Educationprobbins@indianhillmusic.org2017-02-232017-05-31
View612Summer Rock Band Camp Vocal InstructorThe Waltham Public Schools Summer Rock Band Camp is seeking an experienced ...more
The Waltham Public Schools Summer Rock Band Camp is seeking an experienced vocal instructor for our camp this summer. Applicants should have prior teaching experience with middle school and high school vocal students specializing in the pop/rock/motown styles . Strong keyboard skills are required for this fast paced day camp teaching lead and back up vocal techniques and methods to camp students. The dates of instruction are June 26th thru July 26th. It is 4 days a week Mon-thursday 9am-1pm. Contact Kevin Burke at kevinburke@k12.waltham.ma.us for more details.
NULLPTWalthamWalthamMAKevin Burkekevinburke@k12.waltham.ma.us2017-02-222017-03-24
View611OrganistFirst Church in Pembroke (UCC) is seeking an organist for our music program...more
First Church in Pembroke (UCC) is seeking an organist for our music program. Primary duties would include playing the organ or occasionally the piano at Sunday services and Thursday night rehearsals. The choir meets at 9:30 A.M. prior to the 10:00 A.M. service and also at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday for an hour and a half rehearsal. The organist would play two anthems and typical worship service music (hymns, Doxology, prelude, etc.) for the weekly service and potential special services. The organist would be offered special occasion music such as weddings, funerals, etc. We have a strong background in traditional music of worship and we are introducing more contemporary music as well. Salary is negotiable and would be based on four to five hours per week.
NULLNULLPembrokeMAErnie Evansegevans@verizon.net2017-02-222017-04-30
View610Director of Music MinistriesGENERAL UNDERSTANDINGS: Music is a vital part of the life of this congre...more
GENERAL UNDERSTANDINGS: Music is a vital part of the life of this congregation.  In coordination with the pastor, the Music Director exercises an important ministry that reaches out to all members of the congregation and the community.  To this end: -The Music Director must possess proficiency in piano and keyboard. -The Music Director agrees to recognize and facilitate the pastoral dimension   of this position by serving as a leader, educator, and principal musician of   this congregation. -The Music Director and the Pastor agree to meet regularly to plan and discuss   the ministry of music. HOURS OF WORK: 8-10 hours per week—including Sunday mornings and Thursday night rehearsals, and other hours as required (worship planning meetings, other music programs). COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Compensation is salaried and in the range of $8,000-10,000/year, paid monthly, based upon experience. There are two weeks of paid vacation included. Sick days are to be negotiated with the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. There is not health insurance with this position. Both the Music Director and First UMC North Andover may terminate employment at will, but recognize that 30 days of advance written notice is preferable. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: -Support the mission and ministry of our intergenerational, multi-cultural, LGBTQ-welcoming and affirming congregation. -Provide music for weekly worship services and special occasions in the life of the church. Must have an understanding of Christian worship and a wide musical repertoire (traditional hymnody, gospel, folk, jazz, world, classical, contemporary worship music, etc.) -Work as a team with the pastor, and other staff to coordinate, plan and integrate music into the life of the church. -Facilitate and encourage participation of church members in the musical life of the church; for example, congregational singing, musical groupings and soloist/instrumentalists. -Bring in guest musicians as needed. Assist in finding a substitute when necessary. -Submit newsletter announcements. Represent the music program at worship committee meetings, as requested. Please submit a resume and reference list to Judy Birtles at firstunitedmethodist@comcast.net Application deadline: March 1st, 2017
NULLPTNorth AndoverMAJudy Birtlesfirstunitedmethodist@comcast.net2017-02-202017-03-03
View609Director of Music Ministry, FCC MelroseFirst Congregational Church of Melrose welcomes applicants for the recently...more
First Congregational Church of Melrose welcomes applicants for the recently updated position of Music Ministry Director. Duties and qualifications of the ideal candidate are described below, and the anticipated start is July of 2017. To express interest, submit a resume and cover letter to fccmusicdirectorsearch@gmail.com no later than March 18th, 2017. Interviews will begin in April. Position title: Director of Music Ministry Congregation: First Congregational Church, Melrose Position type: Part Time Salary range: $1600-$1800/month Position summary First Congregational Church of Melrose seeks a Director of Music Ministry whose innovation, enthusiasm and skill will encourage parishioners to explore their faith through music. The person in this position will serve as a member of the church staff, reporting directly to the Minister. She/he will work closely and cooperatively with the Minister in general planning and leadership of worship services and the music program. Please note the schedule for this position: the church year runs from the Sunday after Labor Day in September to the last Sunday in June, with July and August off except for the two union services held at FCC (dates are usually scheduled by April). Duties and responsibilities The primary responsibility of the Music Ministry Director is to coordinate the planning and implementation of a comprehensive music ministry which will advance the spiritual life of the congregation, including: understanding the overall goals the congregation has set for itself and how these goals relate to its current music programs; thinking innovatively and collaboratively about how these goals might be carried out; and serving as a communication link between the church leadership, music groups, and congregation. Within this responsibility are the following duties, and other duties as applicable: Work with members of the church community to enhance current programming and develop new opportunities for musical participation in service. Provide music and direct singers and musicians on Sunday mornings and at other special services. Regular special services include Thanksgiving Interfaith, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Maundy Thursday. Other special services include funerals and weddings held at the church. If unable to to play for a wedding or funeral, the Director of Music Ministry will assist with securing a substitute. Payment will be provided through the funeral home or the wedding family. Additional special services may arise on occasion. Rehearse the Morning Star Voices (adult choir) one evening weekly and Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. The schedule and frequency of these rehearsals are negotiable. Rehearse the Soloist on Sunday mornings (at mutually agreed upon times). Rehearse any other performers, including individuals and small ensembles. Facilitate performance time in worship for other music groups in the church: Jubilate Ringers Handbell Choir Treblemakers New Day String Band Praise Band Attend staff meetings. Provide information to the church office in time for the Church Secretary’s publication deadlines. Items for the Sunday bulletin (anthems, hymns, prelude, postlude, etc.) should be provided to the Church Secretary on the Thursday before that Sunday. Items for the weekly Messenger, which is sent both in paper and electronically mid-week, should be provided to the Church Secretary on the Friday of the week prior. Work in coordination with the Minister and the Trustees of Finance to maintain Music Ministry budget and plan for any projects. Ensure that purchase, performances and recordings all fall within appropriate rights and regulations, including copyright law. Maintain the music library; purchase new music as necessary, in consultation with the Minister and the Trustees of Finance. Notify Minister regarding equipment needs or repairs (e.g., piano tuning, organ maintenance, etc.). Basic qualifications High level of proficiency in piano or organ; other instruments a plus Ability to conduct Ability to sing in order to demonstrate by example Prior experience leading musical groups Ability to serve as a connector and network builder within the congregation community Ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages and musical backgrounds Ability to build excitement around music programming Interest in supporting the evolution of music offerings Willingness to experiment with new ideas and think outside the box Desire to support a wide variety of programming Strong organizational skills Flexibility, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor Additional qualifications Prior experience working in a faith-based setting a plus Prior experience teaching About First Congregational Church of Melrose First Congregational Church is a member of the Metropolitan Boston Association in the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. Ours is a church where you are welcome as you are for who you are and for who can become. Here you will find judgement left at the door as we celebrate the diversity of God's creation in the many paths that intersect in our sanctuary each Sunday morning. First Congregational Church is a congregation of over 275 members and we take seriously our call to bring the richness of our Protestant tradition to modern times through innovation and creativity. We are an Open and Affirming Church. All applicants are welcome regardless of gender identification or sexual orientation. Read more about FCC Melrose at: http://www.fccmelrose.org
NULLPTFirst Congregational ChurchMelroseMAJaime McAllister-Grande - Member, Search Committeefccmusicdirectorsearch@gmail.com2017-02-152017-03-18
View606Instrumental Music Teacher, Full Time (Grades 5-12)Instrumental Music Teacher, Full-Time (Grades 5-12) Maret School seeks ...more
Instrumental Music Teacher, Full-Time (Grades 5-12) Maret School seeks a dynamic Instrumental Music Teacher to join its Performing Arts Faculty in the fall of 2017. Teaching responsibilities include four curricular instrumental ensembles and two co-curricular jazz bands (grades 5-12). Additional responsibilities include supporting school-wide instrumental music activities, planning yearly trips and festival experiences, and advising students. We welcome and support study of all instruments in our ensembles, so the programming is eclectic and non-traditional. The repertoire is chosen to incorporate the wide variety of instruments involved. Although we currently lean much more heavily in the "band" direction of instrumentation, there is interest in fostering more opportunities for strings. The ideal candidate will be an inspired musician/teacher with a high level of expertise in middle and high school repertoire/programming. The ability to model and teach on all instruments, a degree in music, and a minimum of three years of successful teaching in an instrumental music program are strongly preferred. The Performing Arts are an integral part of Maret School’s culture, which deeply values connectedness, creativity, joy, and diversity. A collaborative spirit and a desire to work in concert with the mission of the Performing Arts Department and Maret School as a whole are essential. Founded in 1911, Maret School is an independent, coeducational, K-12, college preparatory day school located on a single campus in Washington, D.C.. To learn more about Maret, please visit our website at www.maret.org. To apply, please send cover letter and resume by email to Will Breytspraak, Performing Arts Chair, at wbreytspraak@maret.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
FTNULLMaret SchoolWashingtonD.C.Will Breytspraak, Chair of Performing Artswbreytspraak@maret.org2017-02-082017-04-01
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