Off Campus Employment Board

All opportunities posted on this page are by the poster’s request. Please contact the poster directly.

Longy does not serve as an intermediary service for any opportunities listed on this page.

Only opportunities related to the arts will be posted.  

REMINDER: International students on an F1 visa cannot take a gig or outside job without first getting approval from their studio teacher and the Student Services Office. Please reach out to Lindsay Conrad at lconrad(at)longy.edu with any questions.

Postings

January 16

Organist/Choir Director for Church

Contact Name: Emily Thompson
Contact Email: Emchris4(at)gmail.com

Phone: 978-686-4445

Opportunity Type: Job

Description of Opportunity: The Trinitarian Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) is hiring an organist/choir director. Responsibilities include creation and coordination of a quality music program for regular Sunday services in consultation with the pastor and music committee, rehearsing the choir, and performing on the organ and piano (prelude, postlude, offertory, anthem, accompaniment, etc.). Other duties include services on Christmas Eve and Maundy Thursday. 

Qualified candidates will have excellent performance skills, choir direction experience, the ability to play classical, Christian, and contemporary music. Sight reading and transposing skills are beneficial.
Opportunities exist to be paid to perform at other services such as weddings and memorial services. 

Start Date: 04/01/2018

Compensation: Salaried position; negotiable 

I Am A: Chair of the Music Committee

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January 12

Soprano Section Leader for Easter Weekend

Contact Name: Mary Jodice
Contact Email: maryjodice1(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-513-8747 

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: Soprano section leader sub for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday and Easter morning. 

Start Date: 03/25/2018

End Date: 04/01/2018

Compensation: $75-$150

I Am A: Current Longy student

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January 9

Jazz Trio needed for party

Contact Name: Jonathan Ralton
Contact Email: jonathanr(at)bluemetal.com

Phone: (617) 600-2601

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: We are having our corporate holiday party this Saturday, January 13th at Venezia (restaurant) located on the Boston Harbor waterfront in Dorchester, MA. We have a function room and will have about 100 people in attendance for a buffet sit-down dinner, and we would like some musical accompaniment! Perhaps some sort of jazz trio? It is semi-formal--not stuffy but not casual either.

We would be looking for about two hours of music plus time for a break for you to eat in between, so about 7:00-9:30 PM. You would be able to set up early if desired. There is free parking. It is possible to take the T most of the way there... We would be willing to compensate $150/hour per person (assuming three people for two hours) in addition to providing you the full buffet dinner and beverages afforded other guests.

Accepting a credit card would be preferable if possible, but we can arrange cash if necessary.

Please propose the composition of your group and nature of the music--it should be relatively upbeat and in the background but we are open to something danceable toward the end if people would enjoy it. 

Gig Date: January 13th

Gig Time: 7pm - 9:30pm

Compensation: $150/hour per person, free buffet dinner and beverages

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January 5

Piano Teacher Needed for Short-Term Lessons

Contact Name: Josh Anderson
Contact Email:  ludaisy93(at)yahoo.com

Opportunity Type: Teaching Opportunity

Description of Opportunity: Seeking piano teacher for 11 year old for a short period of time, January 15-29. Looking for about 6 classes over the course of two weeks. Please send me your rates per lesson, and the days and times you'd be available.

Start Date: January 15, 2018

End Date: June 29, 2018

Compensation: Negotiable

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January 3

Singers Needed for Church Section Leaders

Contact Name: Rev. Jung Sun Oh
Contact Email:  westonunitedmethodist(at)gmail.com

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: The Weston United Methodist Church is looking to hire an Alto/Mezzo-Soprano and Tenor Section Leaders to join the mostly volunteer choir for its weekly Sunday morning worship service starting Sunday, Jan 7, 2018

The choir performs each Sunday from September through June, with special music at Christmas and Easter. The choir does not sing during July and August.

There is one choir rehearsal per week, on Sunday morning at 9:00 am, with the service starting at 10:30 am and generally over before 12. The pay is $75 a Sunday.

If interested, contact the minister, Rev. Jung Sun Oh at westonunitedmethodist(at)gmail.com

Auditions will be scheduled as appropriate.

Start Date: January 8, 2018

End Date: June 24, 2018

Compensation: $75 / Sunday

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December 7

Violin Instructor Needed

Contact Name: Ed Antonelli
Contact Email:  namusicacademy(at)gmail.com
Contact Phone: 978-500-2619

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity: Part-time violin instructor needed for North Andover Music Academy. Teaching beginning violin, mostly on Monday late afternoons and evenings. For more information, visit https://northandovermusicacademy.com/home

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: $30/hr

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December 6

Musician Needed for Holiday/Caroling Party

Contact Name: Tim Leek
Contact Email:  trleek(at)gmail.com
Contact Phone: 857-998-2743

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: Make music at our Cookie / Caroling party! We need a musician or musicians to play (almost) any instrument. The gig is about 2 hours, of which about one hour is accompanying caroling. Fair warning: we are not the best singers but we make up for that with enthusiasm, hopefully

Gig Date and Time: 12/17/2017, 4pm-6pm

Compensation: about $150/hour

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December 4

Guitarist & Violinist Needed for Local TV spot

Contact Name:  Lorraine Seymourian

Contact Phone:  617-642-1902

Description of Gig:  Classical Guitarist and Violinist needed to round out a quartet for a short feature on local radio and TV spot. Play in a quartet for a book signing that will be broadcast on local radio and tv station. Possible interview for radio to follow.

Only 5-10 minutes of music; easy repertoire

Gig Date:  Thursday, December 7

Gig Time:  6pm-8pm

Gig Location:  New England Mobile Book Fair, Newton MA

Compensation:  None

Please contact me by: Phone 

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DECEMBER 1

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: ST. JOHN MUSIC DIRECTOR

St. John's is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries to oversee our robust music heritage made up of children, teen and adult choirs, cantors and accompanists. Proficient experience in Catholic Liturgical Worship, including norms and directives for Sacred worship, is required. Proficiency is required in organ, piano, vocals, music composition, and the direction of cantors, choirs and accompanists. The Director must have the ability to work well with children, teens, and adults, and in collaboration with the presiding clergy and pastor. Responsibilities include the planning, preparation, direction and oversight of all liturgical music, and the recruitment and training of cantors, choirs and accompanists. Applicants must have proven experience, and a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field. Full-time compensation and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to the Parish Office, ATTN Fr. Brian Mahoney, Pastor, or email to fr.brian(at)chelmsfordcatholic.org. The deadline to apply is November 30th.

• MUSIC DIRECTOR JOB SUMMARY

Basic Framework and Expectations

The Director of Music Ministries is a member of the Professional Pastoral Staff of St. John Parish and the Chelmsford Collaborative. The Staff shares the collective responsibility of working with the Pastor in providing the professional leadership for the pastoral care of the parish and collaborative. All Staff members share a common commitment and professional leadership and pastoral care.

Job Summary:

The Director of Music Ministries is a full time primary staff position with the expectation of maintaining a minimum of forty hours of onsite service inclusive of office time, rehearsals, liturgical worship, funerals, weddings, and support for all pastoral music.

Supervisor: Pastor

Responsibilities: The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for many activities. Please reach out to the contact above for more information.

Qualifications:

• Degree in music or equivalent

• Ability to transpose and arrange

• Knowledge of Catholic liturgy and Sacred Music

• Willingness to work irregular hours

• Ability to perform outlined tasks

• Able to organize time and prioritize tasks

• Accomplished musician/keyboardist

• Accomplished vocalist

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November 27

Open Position (January 2018): Support Teaching Artist (CELLO)

Supervisor: Laura Messina, Program Manager

Morning Commitment: Two weekdays (specific days TBD), 7:45-9:30AM

Afternoon Commitment: Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30PM

Spring 2017: January 8th – June 15th (no classes Feb. 19-23 and Apr. 16-20)

Compensation: Part-time salary (no benefits), exact amount is dependent upon experience

Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, and ensemble-based music instruction to teach children social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 175 students in eight ensembles, including six string orchestras of various levels (beginner to advanced). All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit www.jqop.org.

Position Description: Support Teaching Artists (TAs) assist with set up, tuning instruments, helping students during rehearsals, and leading instrument sectionals and small-group lessons. JQOP needs a Support Cello Teaching Artist for its most advanced ensemble, Zimmer Orchestra, and for the Chamber Music program. Students in these ensembles are in 4th-7th grade and have been playing string instruments for 5-6 years. The TA will work in collaboration with the Program Manager and ensemble directors to facilitate both ensemble learning and individual student progress. TAs will teach in alignment with JQOP’s curriculum and the El Sistema’s philosophy of musical excellence and social inclusion. All staff will ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students, support each child holistically, and be an active member of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program community.

Responsibilities

• Lead sectionals and small-group lessons two mornings per week for the Zimmer Orchestra; work with students on repertoire, sight-reading, ear-training, and cello technique

• Lead Chamber Music rehearsals and cello sectionals on Wednesday afternoons, working in collaboration with the Zimmer Orchestra Director and other Support Teaching Artists

• Attend all staff meetings and Zimmer team planning meetings

• Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble

 

Qualifications

• Experience working with young string players, preferably in group settings

• Knowledge of string pedagogy, repertoire, technique, as well as classroom management skills

• Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction

• Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students

• Flexibility and the capacity to work under frequent observation

• Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills

 

If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Laura Messina at lmessina.jqop(at)gmail.com

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November 27

Open Position (January 2018): Mozart Orchestra Support Teaching Artist

Supervisor: Laura Messina, Program Manager

Commitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts

Spring 2017: January 8th – June 15th (no classes Feb. 19-23 and Apr. 16-20)

Compensation: Part-time salary (no benefits), exact amount is dependent upon experience

Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, and ensemble-based music instruction to teach children social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP serves 175 students in eight ensembles, including five string orchestras of various levels (beginner to advanced). All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit www.jqop.org.

Position Description: The Mozart Orchestra Support Teaching Artist will team-teach two groups of students in kindergarten and first grade. Each group will receive general music instruction twice per week and string orchestra instruction twice per week on alternate days. Both groups come together on Fridays with all Mozart faculty assisting. The Mozart TA will support the Mozart Orchestra Director and assist with selecting songs/dances, leading daily lessons, preparing for concerts, and ensuring that all students learn appropriate strings technique, music notation, and orchestra culture. Additionally, as JQOP equally supports social development and musical growth, the Mozart TA will help to ensure that social-emotional skills are developed within the fabric of lessons, including, but not limited to, leadership, kindness, self-control, and patience. The Mozart TA will work with all JQOP staff and teachers to ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students.

Responsibilities

• Team-teach general music and string orchestra to two groups of 18-20 students in K2/1st grade, under the guidance of the Mozart Orchestra Director. Activities/lessons will consist of singing, rhythm, movement/dance, introduction to string instruments, and social/emotional development (i.e. kindness, patience)

• Collaborate with other members of the Mozart Orchestra Team, as well as administrative staff and Teaching Artists to create a shared curriculum and performance goals for the ensemble

• Attend all staff meetings and professional development opportunities offered through the program

• Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble

 

Qualifications

• Experience teaching group music classes and/or working with young students (ages 5-8)

• Knowledge of basic teaching and classroom management skills

• Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction

• Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students

• Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills

• Ideal candidate will have strong cello and/or bass teaching skills

 

If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Laura Messina at lmessina.jqop(at)gmail.com.

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Nov 15

Accompanist Needed

Contact Name: Ken Pierce
Contact Email: kpierce(at)mit.edu

Opportunity Type: Gig / Job

Description: Maire Clement, a faculty colleague from the Integrarte studios in JP (integrarteusa.com), will be participating in a showcase performance at the studio, 85 Seaverns Ave, on Saturday December 9th at 6:30pm.  She's looking to hire a pianist to accompany her.   

Gig Date: December 9

Pay: Contact Ken Pierce (kpierce(at)mit.edu)

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Nov 15

Musical Director for "King and I"

Contact Name: David Rothauser
Contact Email: drothauser(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-332-5014

Opportunity Type: Gig / Job

Description of Opportunity: Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture is seeking a Musical Director for their upcoming production of "King and I" hip-hop version. Perfect for a grad student looking for experience in musical theater and directing. Piano skills needed, as is some previous experience in musical theater.

Rehearsals start next week, and we'll be looking for the musical director to start in the next couple weeks. Please reach out to David Rothauser (drothhauser(at)gmail.com, 617-332-5014) if interested.

Start Date: ASAP

Performance Dates: 2/2/2018 and 2/3/2018

Pay: Stipend Available

ABOUT SHOWA:

Established in 1988 as a satellite campus for English majors from Showa Women’s University in Tokyo, Japan, Showa Boston is a Japanese language and culture center located in the beautiful Moss Hill neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Over seven hundred students study in Boston annually.

Since its founding, Showa Boston has taken on the role as a bridge between America and Japan, promoting global awareness, international understanding, and intercultural dialogue within and beyond the Boston community.

More info at http://showaboston.org/

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Nov 15

Part-Time Cello Teacher

Contact Name: Elizabeth Moulthrop

Contact Email: Elizabeth.Moulthrop(at)whartonarts.org

Contact Phone Number: 973-341-7959

Description of Opportunity:

Paterson Music Project (PMP), an El Sistema-inspired after school music program in Paterson, NJ, is seeking a Cello Teaching Artist for the 2017-18 academic year to beginner-intermediate group classes to elementary-middle school age children.
PMP provides students intense musical immersion for six hours each week after school. Students study a primary instrument and participate in ensemble practice. Students also study music theory, music history, aural training, and singing, and perform frequently for the school and community. Over 300 students in grades 1-8 participate in PMP at 3 different sites across Paterson. Days and hours vary by position.


Qualifications and Special Requirements:
 Demonstrate excellent musicianship and artistry as a teacher/performer.
 Bachelor’s degree in music performance or music education required.
 Strong interest in the El Sistema philosophy of social change through music.
 Strong knowledge and experience teaching young beginners cello in a group setting.
 Suzuki training a plus.
 Flexibility and creativity to adapt to curriculum goals and ability to work collaboratively.
 Strong classroom management skills.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
 Ability to work during program hours as well as additional hours for planning meetings, professional development and scheduled concerts.
 Interest and ability to be a role model to students and parents as a citizen, artist, teacher and scholar and to encourage students to develop holistically.
 Ability to work under frequent observation.
 Sense of humor a must!

For more information or to apply, contact Program Director Elizabeth Moulthrop at
Elizabeth.moulthrop(at)whartonarts.org or call 973 341 7959

Location and Times: Mondays and Wednesdays after school from 4:15-5:45PM; Community Charter School of Paterson (75 Spruce St., Paterson, NJ

Start Date: Immediately

End Date: June 1, 2018

Compensation: Hourly, based on experience

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Nov 7

School Site Director

Contact Name: Elizabeth Moulthrop

Contact Email: Elizabeth.moulthrop(at)whartonarts.org

Contact Phone Number: (973) 341-7959

Description of Opportunity: 

Program Summary:

Based in Paterson, New Jersey, the Paterson Music Project (PMP) is an El Sistema-inspired program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts that uses music as a vehicle for social change by empowering and inspiring children through the community experience of ensemble learning and playing. PMP provides intensive, low-tuition musical training to students throughout Paterson after school. Students study a primary instrument (violin, cello, viola, bass, clarinet, flute, trumpet, or percussion) and participate in ensemble practice and instrumental sectionals. Students perform frequently for the school and community. PMP also offers a Saturday Community Music Program which includes a city-wide orchestra, intergenerational choir, and an Afro-Fusion percussion ensemble. PMP now serves 300 students in grades 1-8 from five Paterson Public Schools including the Community Charter School of Paterson, School 1, School 26, School 15, and Norman S. Weir Elementary School.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Program Director, the School 1 Site Director is responsible for all on-site operations of an El Sistema-inspired program in partnership with Paterson Public School 1. The School 1 Site Director will be responsible for daily programming, record keeping, parent and school communication, staff management, behavior management, inventory, and program development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Daily Programming, Record-Keeping and Communication, Staff Management, Behavior Management, Inventory and Maintenance, Program Development and Leadership

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; musical knowledge required.

 Strong organizational and administrative skills a must. Ability to meet deadlines.

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

 Ability to multi-task, problem solve calmly, and to handle emergencies effectively.

 Ability to handle multiple interruptions and adjustments to priorities throughout the day.

 Spanish language ability is a plus.

 Experience working with children in a group setting, and behavior management skills, with elementary age preferred.

• Successful experience in the organization and implementation of small and large-scale events or concerts.

 Availability to work on site from 2:30-6:30 and complete the remainder of the hours at the PMP Office. Also availability to attend concerts and other program events to be determined in the evenings and on weekends.

 A car; will need to drive between PMP office and PMP sites.

 Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a team-oriented environment.

 Strong computer skills and a competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher software required.

 Strong writing skills, ability to draft emails, letters, announcements, and flyers.

 Strong leadership qualities and ability to make decisions on the job.

 Strong commitment to the philosophy of social change through music.

 Sense of humor a must!

To Apply:

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume (MS Word or PDF format) to the Program Director, Elizabeth Moulthrop at Elizabeth.moulthrop(at)whartonarts.org.. The position will remain open until it is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Contact the PMP office for more information: 973 341 7959.

Start Date: December 11, 2017

Compensation: Salary w/benefits available

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Nov 7

Piano Needs a Temporary Home

Contact Name: Jacqueline Schwab

Contact Email: jaspianist(at)gmail.com

Contact Phone Number: (617) 775-7553

Description of Opportunity: Seeking a place in Arlington or Cambridge (or easily accessible by public transportation from Arlington) to temporarily house my 1917 Steinway B piano. Priority given to first floor homes and homes where I might practice, teach or both. I'm in the Boston area approximately ten days a month  (generally Mon.-Wed.), and I teach about 15-20 hours a month on those days. I'm a professional pianist, heard on Ken Burns' documentaries Civil War, Baseball and more. I perform a wide range of vintage (historical) American music, traditional Celtic music, classical music, vintage Latin American music and more. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in piano improvisation from New England Conservatory. If I found a home for my piano, it would be available for the host to use for practice. I would also be happy to teach lessons in improvisation to the host! Many thanks if you can help! (My web site: jacquelineschwab.com)

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Not sure, but at least through summer, 2018

Compensation: N/A

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Oct 31

Music Teaching Artist

Contact Name: Lucy Joan Sollogub

Contact Email: schooloutreach(at)cmcb.org

Opportunity Type: Job

Description of Opportunity: 

The teaching-artist will provide an engaging and challenging vocal and instrumental music program for students in grades 5-12 for our innovative outreach program with a Boston charter school. Class content will be determined by grade level and will include choral, guitar and percussion work and music literacy and appreciation. Students will be seen on a quarterly or semester basis.  This position is an immediate opening through the end of the school year in June 2018. Instructors must be available Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-3:30 PM to teach five classes per day. 

The music educator selected for this position will be an experienced, strong educator and artist who is able to adapt the goals and curriculum of our program to best utilize their own skill specialties, as well as engage the interests and abilities of the students.  Applicants should possess a firm command of classroom management skills and the ability to work effectively and enthusiastically with inner-city student populations.  

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute weekly lesson plans that engage students with diverse age-appropriate content in a creative manner.
  • Provide challenging, accessible, and motivating repertoire via multiple teaching modalities.
  • Conduct teaching in a manner that reflects the partner school’s philosophy and expectations.
  • Manage student behaviors consistently in a proactive manner that mirrors school protocols.
  • Communicate and coordinate with a team of teaching professionals to create a comprehensive classroom experience for students.
  • Present 1-2 culminating performances during the school year.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Music, Performing Arts, Education or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with the arts education, and teaching middle school and high school students
  • Experience teaching vocal and instrumental music in a classroom setting
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and success working with middle and high school students.
  • Energetic, reliable, independent, and flexible
  • Possesses excellent inter-personal communication skills & the ability to create positive workplace relationships
  • Able to work collaboratively with supervisors, colleagues and school staff
  • Must have a passion for both arts education & working with diverse urban students

Application Instructions:

Please email your resume to schooloutreach(at)cmcb.org

If also attaching a cover letter, please direct to Lucy Joan Sollogub, Director of School Outreach and Jennifer Rathbun, Community Engagement and Partnership Manager.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Start Date: immediate opening

End Date: June 30, 2018

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Oct 31

Music Technology/Internet Help

Contact Name: Alfred Watson
Contact Email: alwatsonpianist(at)aol.com

Phone: 978-486-0184

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: 

I am looking for someone who could assist me in the use of internet as it relates to iTunes, soundcloud, mp3, Youtube in the sharing of my compositions. Should also be familiar with Sibelius s/w program.

The person must come to my home:
14 Beaver Brook Rd.
Littleton, Ma. 01460

Compensation: $30/hour

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Oct 11

Holiday Music wanted for party

Contact Name: Cory Shea
Contact Email: cshea(at)cambridgeart.org

Phone: 617-876-0246

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: The Cambridge Art Association is looking for musical element for our upcoming holiday party on Wednesday, December 6th from 7-9pm. We're hoping for upbeat, energetic, fun holiday mix. If you're interested please email me your website: cshea(at)cambridgeart.org

Start Date: 12/6/2017

End Date: 12/6/2017

Compensation: Yes

I Am A: Art Administratory at the Cambridge Art Association

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Oct 7

Suzuki Violin Practice Buddy

Contact Name: Rose Starkman
Contact Email: shelbyandi(at)earthlink.net

Phone: 617-285-7000 

Opportunity Type: Gig

Description of Opportunity: Looking for a violinist who would like to make some extra money practicing the violin with my 4th grade daughter. She does Suzuki violin and is at the end of Book 2. 

Start Date: 10/08/17

End Date: 12/17/2017

Compensation: $20 for 30 minutes

I Am A: Parent

Additional comments: Need help ASAP with a fiddle piece called On The Road to Boston.

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Oct 4

Director of Music/Organist

Name: Robert Hicks
Email: westonunitedmethodist(at)gmail.com
Phone: 781-893-9595
Opportunity Type: Director of Music / Organist
Description of Opportunity: The Weston United Methodist Church seeks a Director of Music / Organist, starting in November 2017. Music is an integral part of our worship service. The successful candidate must be an accomplished musician. Experience leading volunteer choirs or singing groups is preferred.

Responsibilities:
§ Support the worship experience with musical accompaniment on organ and piano
§ Select, with the assistance of the Pastor, the music to be used during Sunday worship for choir and congregational singing each week
§ Rehearse and direct the volunteer adult choir, including once weekly rehearsals and Sunday morning rehearsals and performances
§ Provide organ and/or piano accompaniment for congregational and choir singing
§ Prepare and perform a prelude and postlude each Sunday as part of the worship service
§ Select, direct and accompany special seasonal performances by the Adult Choir.

Approximately 3 hours on Sunday mornings, and 4 hours of preparation is assumed each week.

Ability to play multiple instruments a plus

Working to develop a youth and/or children’s choir is also possible, as an optional paid additional activity, if interest exists within the congregation.

A yearly contract is anticipated, with three weeks of leave each summer. Performance on Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday is assumed.

Please submit emails or letters of interest with resume to Rev. Oh, - westonunitedmethodist(at)gmail.com
Please note Music Director in the subject line.

Robert C. Hicks
on behalf of the Staff Pastor Relations Committee
Weston United Methodist Church
377 North Avenue
Weston, MA 02193
781-893-9595
westonunitedmethodist(at)gmail.com
http://www.westonunitedmethodist.org
Start Date: 11/05/2017
End Date: 06/24/2018
Compensation: TBD based on experience  
I am a: Representative of the Staff Parish Relations Committee - Weston United Methodist Church

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Oct 4

Cantor/Cantorial Soloist at Beth El Temple Center

Contact Name: Amy Tananbaum
Contact Email: atananbaum(at)comcast.net 

Opportunity Type: Job

Description of Opportunity: 

Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, MA is searching for a part-time cantorial presence (Cantor or Cantorial Soloist) to join our vibrant congregation and be an integral part of our clergy team.

About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LBGTQ community, and people with disabilities.

About You

  • Your voice is warm, pleasant and engaging.  It is a delight to listen to you and sing with you.
  • You share our vision “to engage in joyful, participatory, musical and spiritually meaningful worship.”
  • You enjoy building meaningful relationships with congregants and communities.
  • Joyful, welcoming, spiritual, flexible, reliable, and of course, musical are just a sample of words that come to mind to describe you.
  • You would enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, but dynamic synagogue staff.

About the Role/Opportunity

  • Provide musical leadership for Shabbat (with or without b’nai mitzvah), festivals, and the High Holidays
  • Work closely with our Rabbi (who has been with us for 20+ years) to create and lead meaningful worship services
  • Share your enthusiasm for and knowledge of Jewish music
  • Contribute to and participate in our temple community  

Additional duties, such as pastoral care, life cycle event support, and teaching may be negotiated based on your experience and our needs. 

Please send your resume to cantor-search(at)betheltemplecenter.org

I Am A: member of the Cantorial Search Committee

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Sept 22

UCC Church Music Director

Contact Name: Max Olmstead
Contact Email: max(at)thedoverchurch.org

Phone: 508-982-0422 

Opportunity Type: Gig/Job

Description of Opportunity: 

The Dover Church, a progressive United Church of Christ in the southwest suburbs of Boston, is looking for an outstanding Music Director who will be responsible for planning and administering the music ministry of the church. We presently have one adult choir and want to become a singing church, with choirs for children, teens, and adults. Our church is home to a beautiful, C.B. Fisk, Opus 107, and our congregation appreciates a full complement of instrumental accompaniment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Approximately 15 hours per week: Sunday mornings, weekly weekday staff meeting, after school program, and a weeknight rehearsal.
  • A warm personality who connects easily with others, as well as stage presence in front of a congregation.
  • An enthusiasm for building a choral community.
  • A love of music of all genres and an inquisitiveness for finding messages of love and holiness, comfort and inspiration, in music within and outside of the traditional sacred cannon.
  • A passion for imparting the love of singing to people of all ages, from small children through teens, to adults of all ages.
  • Expand our choral programs or add new music programs based on the growth of the church. 

Experience Required:

  • A musician able to work with, direct and integrate instrumentalists into worship. 
  • Proficient in playing both organ and piano.
  • An ease with teamwork and collaboration on a staff leadership team.
  • Involvement in successful choral program building is essential. 

Start Date: 01/01/2018

End Date: Unknown

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience 

I Am A: Pastor of the Church

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Sept 20

Short-term Organist/Choir Director

Contact Name: Heather Korkconnell
Contact Email: music(at)gracenewton.org

Phone: 239-290-4204 

Opportunity Type: Gig/Job

Description of Opportunity: 

Short-term leave substitute needed, Organist/Choir Director. The successful candidate will have strong keyboard skills and experience leading a choir of amateurs with four paid section leaders. Start date is flexible, ideally position will run 12/24 to 2/11 

http://www.gracenewton.org/

Start Date: 12/24/2017

End Date: 02/11/2018

Compensation: $200-$300 weekly, based on services and rehearsals

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Sept 20

Cello Teacher for Group Lessons

Contact Name: Andrew Koutroubas
Contact Email: andrew.koutroubas(at)longy.edu

Phone: 603-933-1180

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity: 

Cello teacher needed for group cello lessons (4 students) and private lessons 3-4 hours per week. Please email andrew.koutroubas(at)longy.edu if you are interested!

Compensation: $45 per hour

I Am A: Current Longy Student

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August 22

Musical Companion Needed

Contact Name: Sheila Butler
Contact Email: butlersheila(at)verizon.net

Phone Number: 617-491-4387

Opportunity Type: Other

Description of Opportunity: 

Seeking roommate for lovely Radcliffe graduate (’52, Choral Society) with Alzheimer’s. Housing in exchange for keeping an eye on her a few hours daily and overnight. Quiet, neighborly Harvard Square locale. Please contact butlersheila(at)verizon.net

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: Negotiable

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