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1082 Music Director/Choral Conductor The Bridgewater State University Alumni Chamber Choir, Bridgewater, MA seek... more
The Bridgewater State University Alumni Chamber Choir, Bridgewater, MA seeks Choral Conductor interested in the position of Music Director of the University's Alumni Chamber Choir. The Music Director will choose repertoire, arrange for rehearsal space and concerts in conjunction with the Executive Board, direct rehearsals and prepare the choir for all performances, choose accompanist for rehearsals and concerts, call extra rehearsal time when deemed necessary, and arrange and supervise auditions as needed. The choir's season runs from September May, as per the University's calendar. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday nights, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The choir performs 2 concerts per semester and serves the University with additional on-campus and/or outreach performances as needed throughout the year. The Music Director is responsible for performing with the choir for all such events. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Music and at least 5 years' experience as a Choral Director. Applicants are requested to send a letter of interest, resume and other supplemental materials, and at least 3 but not more than 5 letters of recommendation.
NULL PT Bridgewater State University Alumni Choir Bridgewater Massachusetts Arthur Sharpe President, Bridgewater State University Alumni Chamber Choi... more
Arthur Sharpe President, Bridgewater State University Alumni Chamber Choir
carptec2@aol.com 2019-03-30 2018-12-06
1123 Choral Director/Vocal Music Teacher (grades 6-12) The Harvard Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate... more
The Harvard Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate to fill a Middle/High School (grades 6-12) Choral Director and General Music teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year. Teaching responsibilities include three academic choirs (grades 6, 7/8 combined, and high school) as well as additional middle and high school music course offerings. Candidates need to have strong piano skills. Prospective candidates should apply via schoolspring ONLY. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3067441
FT NULL The Bromfield School Harvard MA NULL NULL 2019-03-31 2019-03-18
1095 Organist and Director of Worship Ministries First Congregational Church of Hamilton seeks an Organist and Director of W... more
First Congregational Church of Hamilton seeks an Organist and Director of Worship Ministries. This position is 25 hours per week. Responsibilities include playing two services Sunday morning and accompaniment of choir rehearsals Thursday evening. The DWM works closely with the Choir Director, overseeing all aspects of the music and worship ministry including service planning, scheduling musicians, special services/events, communication, and budget oversight. Salary available upon request. Statement of Faith: https://www.fcchamilton.org/statement-of-faith. For more information, please contact Kevin Baird, Pastor of Congregational Life. info@fcchamilton.org.
NULL PT First Congregational Church Hamilton MA Kevin Baird info@fcchamilton.org 2019-04-01 2019-01-17
1115 LTS-High School Chorus The Westborough Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candi... more
The Westborough Public Schools is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate to fill in for our High School Choral Director who will be on leave from late April to mid-June (8 weeks). Responsibilities include three Academic Choirs, Piano Lab, and accompanying the Middle School Chorus. Additionally, extra-curricular responsibilities will include Chamber Singers & the Contemporary A Cappella Program for a small percentage of the stipends. Candidate need to have the appropriate piano skills to accompany the Middle School Chorus, as well as have availability for performances on April 30th (negotiable), May 9th, May 10th, May 14th, and May 31st.
FT NULL Westborough High School Westborough MA Christopher Martin Director of Fine Arts martinc@westboroughk12.org 2019-04-01 2019-03-07
1113 Music Teacher (Grades 4-8) Nashoba Brooks School seeks a part-time (20-hours) maternity leave Music Te... more
Nashoba Brooks School seeks a part-time (20-hours) maternity leave Music Teacher for the period from approximately May 1 - June 11, 2019 with the possibility of contract renewal for September through November 2019. Candidates for this position will demonstrate a passion for teaching middle school students, as well as a deep understanding of the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of Grades 4-8 girls. The successful candidate will possess the desire to work in a dynamic, student-centered school committed to continuous learning and excellence in 21st century education.Responsibilities include teaching general music classes and chorus for students in Grades 4-8 and working closely with colleagues to support and guide students in preparation for end-of-year school events such as graduation and Closing Day. Successful applicants will possess a strong knowledge of music pedagogy and instruction; a strong vocal pedagogy skills with an understanding of girls’ voices in Grades 4-8; strong choral conducting skills and ability to successfully collaborate with colleagues; and effective classroom management performance preparation skills. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Go to www.nashobabrooks.org/about/careers to view the complete position description.
NULL PT Nashoba Brooks School Concord MA Regina Nixon, Assistant Head of Middle School music@nashobabrooks.org 2019-04-05 2019-03-06
1122 Keyboard - Drowsy Chaperone Pit Band - Amesbury High School 4/3 - 4/7 Looking for Keys 2 player for 4 performances (and one dress rehearsal) for ... more
Looking for Keys 2 player for 4 performances (and one dress rehearsal) for "The Drowsy Chaperone" at Amesbury High School. Fun show, fun people to work with. Dress Rehearsal - Wed 4/3 - 5PM Performances - Thurs 4/3 - 7PM, Fri 4/4 - 7PM, Sat 4/5 - 7PM, Sun 4/6 - 2PM
NULL PT Amesbury High School Amesbury MA Justin Knowlton kno.justin@gmail.com 2019-04-07 2019-03-18
1125 Piano Faculty Member Faculty Opening - Piano: Thursdays and Saturdays Position: Part time Pay: C... more
Faculty Opening - Piano: Thursdays and Saturdays Position: Part time Pay: Commensurate with experience, hourly Start date: Immediately Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a part-time Piano Faculty member to teach small group beginner classes and private lessons to students of all ages and abilities on Thursday afternoons and evenings (beginning as early as July 1, 2019) and Saturday mornings and afternoons (beginning as early as April 27, 2019). The position may also involve rehearsing with and then accompanying students of all ages and abilities at our studio recitals in the winter and the spring throughout the week, depending on the interest and availability of the applicant. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs and special events to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at an annual fall faculty meeting and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and must be comfortable working with students of all ages and ability/experience levels. How to apply: Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “Piano Faculty” listed in the subject line. 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. Learn more at www.indianhillmusic.org
NULL PT Indian Hill Music Littleton MA Pete Robbins probbins@indianhillmusic.org 2019-04-30 2019-03-20
1104 Lower School Full-Time Music Educator The Brimmer and May School, a co-educational Pre-K- Grade 12 day school in ... more
The Brimmer and May School, a co-educational Pre-K- Grade 12 day school in Chestnut Hill, MA is seeking a full-time Lower School music teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The position includes teaching Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Five General Music, two choruses and two beginning bands. The ideal candidate will have a BS in Music Education (Masters preferred), 5-7 years of experience, piano accompaniment skills, and Orff-Schulwerk and/or Kodály Certification. A commitment to teaching fundamental skills in music writing, reading, and composition within a context of joyful learning is essential, as is a desire to work collaboratively with the creative arts team and faculty. A passion for working with young learners, a sense of humor, and positive attitude are imperative! Please send a cover letter and resume to Joanne Clamage, Lower School Creative Arts Coordinator, at jclamage@brimmer.org.
FT NULL Brimmer and May School Chestnut Hill MA Joanne Clamage jclamage@brimmer.orf 2019-04-30 2019-02-20
1108 Music - Low String Specialist (Cello and Bass) Grades 5 - 12 Valid MA Certification in Music Preference will be given to candidates who... more
Valid MA Certification in Music Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate: *Knowledge of the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Frameworks; *Experience in teaching string group lessons, sectionals and full ensembles, with focus and skills on Cello/Bass; *Experience teaching instrumental music; *Available for after school commitments as necessary; *Itinerant position (five schools); *Successfully complete proficiency audition.
FT NULL Dartmouth Public Schools Dartmouth MA Dr. Bonny L. Gifford, Superintendent of Schools Dartmouth Public Schools kathleengenthner@dartmouthschools.org 2019-04-30 2019-03-05
1109 Music Therapist (part-time) POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced and energetic Board-Cert... more
POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced and energetic Board-Certified music therapist with outstanding abilities to work with students of all ages, especially older adults. Currently, Powers employs one music therapist offering weekly individual sessions but is seeking to expand its offerings through on and off site group instruction and sensory sensitive performances. This is an ideal opportunity for a creative, self-motivated individual to join and help grow a vibrant department. DUTIES: - In consultation with department coordinator, develop, plan, and lead group sessions (on or off-site) based on community need. - Lead individual sessions to students of all ages. - Attend annual faculty meeting & open house - Explore opportunities for enrollment growth QUALIFICATIONS - Master’s degree or equivalent work experience. - Board certification strongly preferred. - Documented work experience of at least 3-5 years preferred. - Experience and expertise working with older adult populations. - Effective communication skills with clients, families, and colleagues. - Strong proficiency in multiple instruments – voice, guitar, piano, percussion, etc. START: flexible LOCATION: A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school is also home to summer programs for strings, piano, chamber music ensembles, and young children. COMPENSATION: Competitive and based on experience and qualifications. Additionally the may be opportunities to perform in faculty recitals, Neighborhood Concert Series and Musical Storytelling events.
NULL PT Powers Music School Belmont MA Dr. Daniel Acsadi dacsadi@powersmusic.org 2019-04-30 2019-03-05
1102 Adjunct Music Teacher - Choral Group Grades 9-12 We are seeking candidates for an adjunct music teacher to teach Chorus to G... more
We are seeking candidates for an adjunct music teacher to teach Chorus to Grades 9-12. The adjunct music teacher will teach two 45-minute periods per week to a combined group of students in Grades 9-12. The candidate will also be asked to meet weekly with a mentor, as well as write brief student reports at trimester intervals. Job responsibilities include preparing lessons, upholding classroom discipline, and organizing and preparing students for musical performances. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a background in teaching music to high school students of mixed ages in a group setting. A demonstrated background in music instruction is desired.
NULL PT The Hartsbrook School Hadley MA Frances Cameron employment@hartsbrook.org 2019-04-30 2019-02-07
1134 Faculty Opening - Early Childhood, Saturdays Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a ... more
Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a part-time Early Childhood faculty member to teach group classes in our Music for Aardvarks (ages 1-4) and Drum Buddies (ages 4-6) classes on Saturday mornings. Other group classes as well as private lesson instruction on ukulele and/or guitar is also a possibility. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs and special events to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at an annual fall faculty meeting and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and must be comfortable working with very young children and their caretakers. Guitar and/or ukulele as well as basic percussion proficiency is required, as is an ability to sing proficiently and learn the Music for Aardvarks songbook. (Recordings and lead sheets, as well as initial training, will be provided.) How to apply: Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “Early Childhood Faculty” listed in the subject line. 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. Learn more at www.indianhillmusic.org
NULL PT Indian Hill Music Littleton MA Pete Robbins probbins@indianhillmusic.org 2019-04-30 2019-04-03
1133 Music Director JourneySongs Job Description: Music Director OVERVIEW: JourneySongs is an... more
JourneySongs Job Description: Music Director OVERVIEW: JourneySongs is an interfaith hospice choir located in Newton, Massachusetts. Committed to singing at bedside for the comfort of people on their final journey, we sing in private homes, local nursing homes, hospitals, hospice facilities and local memorial services. We sing for the terminally ill, those with serious illness, and for caregivers and loved ones.  We believe in the healing power of music and the importance of community presence during life’s transitions, choosing songs that are meaningful to the patient and their family. Our repertoire of songs is drawn from many different faith and world traditions; it includes chants, rounds, spirituals, hymns, and classical music. JourneySongs invites applications for the position of Music Director, who guides in bedside sings, and the group’s musical practice in rehearsal. We seek a Music Director who fuses our mission of music and spiritual depth with enthusiasm, proficiency, and humble curiosity. Reports to: Steering Committee Chair Mentors and Coordinates: Team Leaders Benefits: None Hours: 3-5 hours per week (rehearsals 2x per month and planning) Period: August 1 - June 1 Stipend: $2,200 Responsibilities Lead rehearsals twice per month on Sunday afternoons (3:30 - 5 p.m.) in Newton Lead bedside “sings” in a number of contexts: hospice facilities, private homes, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Coordinate performances at memorial services and outreach singing Create a nurturing, supportive, and empathic learning environment with high musical expectations Actively participate with the Steering Committee to strategize in the areas of membership, marketing, budget, and space needs Collaborate with Team Leaders to streamline the learning and polishing of music Proactively communicate internally and externally about bedside sings and performances Share strategies for singing without books, from heart not head REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Music (voice, music education, or related field) Demonstrated ability and interest in adult and “aging” vocal pedagogy, choral techniques, and diverse instructional strategies Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work as a member of a team Sensitivity to spiritual aspects of music-making and an empathic approach to bedside singing Humble curiosity and compassion PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Music (choral conducting, music education, or related field) Familiarity with music education methods such as Kodály and Orff Schulwerk 2 years of successful experience in a community choral setting Experience in music-making outside the concert hall To submit an application, please send a cover letter, resumé, and list of three references to Roberta Rosenberg at roberta.r.rosenberg@gmail.com. For more information on JourneySongs, please visit www.journeysongs.org.
NULL PT NULL Newton MA Roberta Rosenberg roberta.r.rosenberg@gmail.com 2019-05-01 2019-03-31
1140 Music/Band Teacher - Knowledgeable in beginning, intermediate and advanced wind/percussion lit... more
- Knowledgeable in beginning, intermediate and advanced wind/percussion literature - Able to instruct large groups of beginners with mixed brass and woodwind instruments - Experienced in planning, rehearsing and conducting concert performances - Experienced in working with jazz, marching and musical pit ensembles - Able to effectively manage a classroom of students with varying ability levels • Grade 3 General Music • Beginning Grade 4 Band • Middle School Band: Grades 5 & 6; Grades 7 & 8 • High School Concert Band • Potential for after school, extra compensatory ensembles
FT NULL Abington Public Schools Abington MA Theresa Minnehan https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3083160 NULL 2019-05-03 2019-04-16
1135 Elementary Music LTS We are accepting applications for an Elementary Music Long Term Substitute ... more
We are accepting applications for an Elementary Music Long Term Substitute Teacher. Position starts on April 22nd and concludes on June 18th. Please apply online at https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3076706 May also send resume to QuintanaS@LynnSchools.org
FT NULL Lynn Public Schools Lynn MA Director of Music QuintanaS@LynnSchools.org 2019-05-03 2019-04-04
1142 Chorus Teacher Grades 5-8 The Miscoe Hill School is looking for a full-time (1.0 FTE) dynamic, fun, a... more
The Miscoe Hill School is looking for a full-time (1.0 FTE) dynamic, fun, and confident Chorus Teacher. The ideal candidate should have high musical standards and an understanding of the importance of building relationships with students through the joy of singing. The Miscoe Chorus program has well over 200 hundred students participating each school year, with room for growth. Numerous students from this program have been accepted into the Central District Junior Festival as well as the All-State Treble Choir. Teaching responsibilities include: four chorus groups grades 5-8 with 2-4 performances each year depending on the grade level, a stipend auditioned A Cappella group that meets before school, district and all-state audition preparation, performing at festivals/competitions, assisting with the Spring Musical, and teaching some 5th and 6th grade music exploration classes. Applicants should be well-versed in the changing voice and vocal pedagogy, as well as have appropriate piano skills to run rehearsals and provide basic accompaniment. Prospective applicants should apply via schoolspring ONLY. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Simon Harding at sharding@mursd.org.
FT NULL Miscoe Hill Middle School Mendon Ma Simon Harding sharding@mursd.org 2019-05-03 2019-04-22
1151 Elementary School Teaching/Music A Teacher in the Nashua School District is highly qualified for the deliver... more
A Teacher in the Nashua School District is highly qualified for the delivery of specified course content, uses effective strategies for differentiation, interacts positively, professionally, showing respect with students and parents, expects students to learn and not fail, actively engages students in lessons that are planned around grade level expectations and enhance critical thinking skills. Teachers implement instructional strategies that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. The effective teacher inspires and empowers students in their own learning and collaborates with their peers regularly to align curriculum and enhance the instructional environment towards gains in student performance goals. Professional obligations of teachers are met through continuous pursuit of new understanding of teaching and learning, reflection on their own practices and beliefs and through efficient work habits for planning lessons, meeting deadlines and honoring schedules. This notice should not be construed to imply that this is the exclusive list of job functions associated with this position. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested Applicants should apply online at www.nashua.edu and include a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, copy of NH certification or letter of eligibility. The Nashua Board of Education reaffirms its position of compliance with applicable State and Federal laws of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information and age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in the services, programs and activities of the Nashua School District.
FT NULL Sunset Heights Street Elementary School Nashua NH Marie Alsup, Principal AlsupM@nashua.edu 2019-05-10 2019-05-07
1152 Elementary School Teaching/Music QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching applicants must be NH certified to teach Musi... more
QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching applicants must be NH certified to teach Music. Alternative candidates cannot be accepted for a Title 1 school. SUMMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: A Teacher in the Nashua School District is highly qualified for the delivery of specified course content, uses effective strategies for differentiation, interacts positively, professionally, showing respect with students and parents, expects students to learn and not fail, actively engages students in lessons that are planned around grade level expectations and enhance critical thinking skills. Teachers implement instructional strategies that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. The effective teacher inspires and empowers students in their own learning and collaborates with their peers regularly to align curriculum and enhance the instructional environment towards gains in student performance goals. Professional obligations of teachers are met through continuous pursuit of new understanding of teaching and learning, reflection on their own practices and beliefs and through efficient work habits for planning lessons, meeting deadlines and honoring schedules. This notice should not be construed to imply that this is the exclusive list of job functions associated with this position. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested Applicants should apply online at www.nashua.edu and include a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, copy of NH certification or letter of eligibility. The Nashua Board of Education reaffirms its position of compliance with applicable State and Federal laws of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information and age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in the services, programs and activities of the Nashua School District.
FT NULL Ledge Street Elementary School Nashua New Hampshire Chas Miller, Principal millerc@nashua.edu 2019-05-10 2019-05-07
1121 TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Art... more
TEACHING ARTIST, GUITAR Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in GUITAR with versatility in styles on acoustic, classical, and electric guitar, and familiarity with repertoire, techniques, and concepts from classical, jazz, blues, funk, pop, rock, and folk traditions. Applicants must be comfortable teaching private students of varied abilities, experience levels, and goals, ranging in age from 6 years to adult. Teaching takes place at our main Kennard House location and at select Brookline Public School locations. Ability and willingness to teach beginning ukulele is appreciated, but not required to apply. QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have a proven record teaching a range of ages and levels, and will be passionate about growing a studio through solid pedagogy, diligent lesson planning, and encouraging students toward performance opportunities and musical experiences beyond private lessons (recitals, ensembles, workshops). Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential to representing the school to our students and their families. An undergraduate degree in guitar performance is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent—demonstrated through teaching and performing experience—is preferred. The ideal candidate will have availability to begin teaching in June 2019 and to continue into the following school year and beyond. BMS seeks a minimum 2-year commitment to the faculty. TO APPLY Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and list of references with email and phone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the subject line: “Teaching Artist, Guitar”. References should include at least two current or recent students (or parents thereof). Candidates should be prepared to give a teaching demonstration with one or two BMS students, and to perform one or two short solo selections (4-8 minutes total) of the applicant’s choosing. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately. ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year. A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.
NULL PT Brookline Music School Brookline Ma info@bmsmusic.org info@bmsmusic.org 2019-05-11 2019-03-16
1124 String Ensemble Conductor Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras is hiring a 2019-2020 Concert Seas... more
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras is hiring a 2019-2020 Concert Season Conductor for one of its two String Ensembles. We seek an exceptional musician with an engaging, warm personality who truly enjoys working with young musicians and their families. This is a stipend/contractor position reporting to NMYO’s Music Director and String Director. The successful candidate will conduct either the Prelude or the Overture String Ensemble depending on where the Music Director believes the candidate will best fit. The Prelude Ensemble has musicians ranging in age/grade from K through 6th or 7th grade with a skill level of end of Suzuki Book 1 through Book 2. The Overture Ensemble musicians range in age/grade from mid to upper elementary school through middle school with a skill level at the end of Suzuki Book 2 through Book 3. Membership is by audition. Duties: • Prepare and lead all of the Ensemble’s rehearsals held on Mondays from 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm, September into May, at Masconomet Regional High School in Boxford, MA • Conduct 4 Concerts each season • Attend and conduct two Saturday rehearsals; Dress Rehearsal in December and Enrichment Day in February • Determine the Ensembles’ repertoire in consultation with the String Director and/or Music Director • Adjudicate auditions for the two string ensembles, this year held on Saturday, June 8, and as needed throughout the year • Determine the Ensembles’ seating • Participate in recruiting young players for NMYO • Work cooperatively with all of the NMYO administrative and conducting staff • Communicate with the Executive Director in a timely manner the ensembles needs: repertoire to be purchased, equipment needs for rehearsals and concerts, homework assignments to be sent to musicians via email, etc. • Communicate effectively with NMYO musicians, parents, and staff • Meet with the artistic staff and Executive Director as needed, generally once each year Education/Experience Requirements: • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Music Performance, Conducting, or Music Education, with at least 2 years’ experience leading a string or orchestral ensemble with young students • String musician required • Possess and maintain current knowledge of youth orchestra best practices and standards • Willingness to embrace NMYO’s mission and vision To Apply: • Submit a cover letter and resume to Terri L. Murphy, NMYO Executive Director at terri.murphy@nmyo.org • Applications will be reviewed by NMYO’s Music Director and String Director who will make an appointment to meet with the candidate and observe their conducting in their current setting • It is NMYO’s intent to have the successful candidate in place by NMYO’s spring audition day, Saturday, June 8, 2019 ABOUT: NMYO provides youth musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for personal growth through musical performance and community service. Led by Music Director Gerald J. Dolan Jr., with an accomplished team of music professionals, NMYO’s 180 musicians come from more than 50 towns throughout northeast Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire and participate in one of seven ensembles offered by the program. The regular rehearsal and concert schedule is supplemented with master classes, enrichment days, chamber music coaching, community service outreach concerts to underserved populations, and a composer in residence program. VISION: EXCEL THROUGH MUSIC! By training a diverse group of young people to love and understand music as performers and audience members, we inspire the next generation of leaders and thinkers. MISSION: The mission of the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. is to provide young musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for personal growth through musical performance and community service. NMYO is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization nmyo.org · info@nmyo.org · 978-309-9833
NULL PT Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc. Boxford MA Terri L. Murphy, Executive Director Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestr... more
Terri L. Murphy, Executive Director Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras, Inc.
terri.murphy@nmyo.org 2019-05-15 2019-03-19