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Resident Musician: Violin

Website Community MusicWorks

The Resident Musician position involves teaching individual violin and viola lessons after school hours, performing violin as a member of the MusicWorks Collective, and may include teaching additional genres and styles of music, and/or coordinating various aspects of CMW’s educational programming. The successful applicant will be joining a community of musicians who are passionate about exploring and building the connections between music and social justice, who are dedicated to continual growth and learning, who strive to build strong relationships with young musicians and their families, and who enjoy the challenges of both collaborative and individual work. While we are looking for candidates with experience in this field (five or more years of teaching experience is preferred; Suzuki or equivalent trainings are preferred), we are also interested in applicants who can offer other relevant experience.

This is a 30 hours/week position, including many weekends and evenings during the academic year, with a start date of August 21, 2023 and a completion date of mid-June 2024. The position includes health and dental benefits, and offers a salary range of $34,000-$44,000 based on experience. The position is renewable on an annual basis.

CMW is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty that reflects the neighborhoods in which we are situated. Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Priority will be given to applications received by April 14, but the position will remain open until filled.. To apply, please send the materials listed below to

Applications should include:

Resume: Please submit a resume that includes educational training, and teaching, performance, and administrative or other work experience.
Statement of interest: In a 1-2 page letter, or in a 5-7 minute video, please describe how your skills will support the mission and vision of Community MusicWorks, and how you believe your approach to music connects to concepts of social justice.
Reference list: Please include three references with contact information. List people who are familiar with your playing and teaching experience, or have worked with you in a professional context as an employer.
Performance Recording: Please submit videos of recent representative performances (including both solo and chamber music).

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