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Posted June 5, 2024

Orchestra Operations Manager
New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO)

Job Description:
New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO), a non-profit orchestra program open to all ages
and skill levels based in Summit, NJ, seeks an Orchestra Operations Manager. This position is
responsible for managing the logistical aspects of rehearsals and concerts, in addition to
managing the music library. This is a part-time, hourly, hybrid position on a small team that will
begin in August 2024.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities for this position fall into three categories: Rehearsal and personnel
management, music librarianship, and concert management.

Rehearsal and personnel management:
• Setup and takedown of rehearsal space including percussion; maintain seating layout for
each of the three orchestras
• Take attendance of orchestra members and artistic staff
• Manage conductors’ logistical and musical needs during rehearsals
• Coordinate with Administrator regarding changes to the rosters
• Hire substitute artistic staff as needed in coordination with Artistic Director
• Hire ringers for rehearsals and concerts as per budget
• Arrange for sub/ringer payment with Administrator

Music librarianship:
• Work with Artistic Director and conductors to determine music needs and availability
• Order music (within budget constraints) as needed.
• Upload music to designated site to make it available to orchestra members. Assist
members with access to music as needed
• Add bowed parts or notes as provided by conductors. Manage changes to the music and
re-upload for distribution as required
• Provide conductors and other artistic staff with printed scores
• Provide ringers/subs with their parts

Concert management:
• Prepare stage plots with assistance from stage manager
• Coordinate with guest artists, ringers, and substitutes for logistical needs
• Back of house management on day of concert

Estimated time required for position:
This is a part-time position that centers around an 8-month season (September – April) plus
preparation in August. During the season, this position requires about 10-12 hours per week,
including being at rehearsals 3:00pm-10:00pm on Thursdays. The following is an estimate of
hours and earnings but compensation will be based on actual hours spent on tasks.

Librarian and Orchestra Personnel Management duties:
September-April plus one month of summer programming. 16 hours per month. Some Librarian and Personnel activities take place
during rehearsals (not paid separately), but otherwise can be done remotely on a flexible
schedule.

Rehearsal Manager duties:
3-10pm on Thursdays (7 hours) for 28 weeks from September
through April. This is on-site in Summit, NJ.

Concert Manager duties:
11am-6pm (7 hours) for 4 concerts during the seasons (one each in
November, December, February, and April). All concerts are on Sundays. This is on-site in a
variety of locations in central/north Jersey.

Compensation:
Hourly compensation at $20/hr.
Total estimated compensation over the course of a year is $7,360 for 368 hours of work.

Required skills and strengths:
• Familiarity with orchestral/classical repertoire and orchestral traditions
• Ability to read orchestral scores
• Proactive, self-starter
• Exceptional organization skills
• Collaborative mindset
• Desire to work with amateur musicians, and confidence to hire professionals
• Able to lift and carry 30 lbs (ensemble and percussion set-up)
• Uses tact, diplomacy, and emotional intelligence to manage complex interpersonal
dynamics
• Take responsibility to opening and closing secure rehearsal site with alarm system
• Technical skills: Microsoft suite (Word, Excel), Dropbox, scanning/printing

Bonus points for:
• Familiarity with local orchestra scene/gigging musicians
• Deep knowledge of orchestral/classical repertoire
• Experience with music education
• Proficiency in music notation software
• Prior experience performing in orchestras

Reasonable accommodations can be made for applicants with disabilities during the hiring
process and on the job. Those historically excluded from the orchestral field are encouraged to
apply. NJIO is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply:
Email your resume to Allison at arusso@njio.org.
Qualified applicants will be asked to interview.

NJIO will provide reasonable accommodations during the interview/application process for
applicants with disabilities.

This position will be selected in July 2024.


Posted May 9, 2024

Director of Music Ministry/Organist – Part time

Immaculate Conception Church
1219 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
https://iccsecaucus.com/

Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, NJ is looking for a Director of Music/organist to lead the music ministry. Mass in Spanish is Sunday at 9am. Masses in English include Saturday at 5:30pm, Sunday at 10:30am, 12 pm, and 5 pm. Responsibilities include holy days, and direction of the adult and Filipino choirs.

Salary: $30k
Stipend for Weddings and Funerals: additional

Instruments: pipe organ and piano.

Please email resume to:
Fr. Sergio Nadres
iccofficemail@gmail.com
201-863-4840 PHONE
201-863-3537 FAX


CASTING CALL!

“Tea Towels” by Drew Pisarra

Production Dates: June 15th and 16th

Venue:  LGBTQIA+ Theater Festival at Theatre for a New City, NY.

Role: Male Actor (40s)

Seeking a versatile male actor in his 40s to embody the role of a witty and charming protagonist caught in the whirlwind of romantic entanglements.

Synopsis: The short play “Tea Towels,” is a farce about a love triangle that unexpectedly emerges on a gay nude cruise. Some singing required.

Contact: For inquiries or to submit for consideration, please reach out to playwright Drew Pisarra directly at dxpisarra@gmail.com


Posted April 8, 2024

Part Time Director of Music Ministries Position Available

Thursday night rehearsals & Sunday morning service

First United Methodist Church of Oakhurst
103 Monmouth Road Oakhurst, NJ 07755

Full job description on website: http://oakhurst.umcchurches.org under Notes from the pastor
Resumes may be mailed to the church or emailed to sprcoakhurst@gmail.com


Posted April, 2024

Freelance Choral Director Position Available

If you are a passionate, charismatic choral director with a knack for bringing trained and untrained adult singers alike together to form a cohesive group, we’d like to hire you for a very special event.

We are an arts organization dedicated to spreading the joy of music. Our mission is to empower individuals, regardless of their musical background, to come together and create unforgettable experiences.

We are starting with a single live in-person New Jersey event, in hopes that this will become something that we will do on a regularly occurring basis.

If the qualities below sound like you, please apply.

  • Experience as a choral director, with some contemporary and popular music experience

  • Enthusiasm about coaching untrained and trained adult vocalists as a group (experience with older teens is good too)

  • Passionate about making music accessible to all

  • Believe in the transformative power of music and singing, especially in group settings

  • Engaging personality who can command a large group’s attention

  • Penchant for musical innovation and spontaneity

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Responsible and reliable

  • An infectious spreader of joy

Application requirements:

  • Please submit your music resume/CV and a brief email introduction that includes links to videos of you in rehearsal and/or live performances. Email address: collaborate@popchorusnj.com

  • Process will be:

    • Please submit your materials no later than April 14, 2024

    • If you are selected to move forward, we’ll reach out to schedule a Zoom interview/screening during the week of April 15

    • After that, if we think we might make a good team, we’ll ask you to participate in an in-person interview.

    • Our goal is to have a final decision made in early May.

Terms

This will be a 1099 freelance employment contract at a flat fee of $650. This is based on a rate of $40 per hour for 16 hours of total work time, which breaks down to 12 hours total preparation time between May and September 2024 and 4 hours at a live in-person event in September 2024. Contract may be adjusted if the agreed-upon scope of work changes.


Posted February 2, 2024

Trumpet Player Needed for Easter Sunday March 31, 2024

  • Prelude (Baroque sonata movement or similar. Your choice or I can supply)
  • Descants on two hymns
  • Obbligato part on choir anthem

Church is in Glen Rock, 9:30 call for a 10am service
One rehearsal TBA for Friday or Saturday, 3/29 or 3/30
$200

Please contact Janet Montroy
Janetmontroy@gmail.com
201.788.3185


Posted February 2, 2024

In Search of Director of Music/Organist at Flemington Presbyterian Church, Flemington, NJ

To begin July 1, 2024

Position:
Flemington Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Music/Organist to work creatively with the Pastor, the Associate Director of Music and
Worship Committee to ensure synergistic musical support for worship service themes and to carry forward our rich musical heritage while
embracing evolving styles of choral, organ, handbell, instrument, and youth worship music.
Ideal Candidate:

  • Accomplished organist who is excited to play and care for our fine and well-maintained Austin all-pipe organ with 3 manuals, 4
    divisions, and 39 ranks.
  • Discerning choir director with skills to evoke good sound from an all-volunteer choir, with patience and uplifting attitude.
  • Well-rounded musician with deep knowledge and capability in traditional/classical church repertoire, as well as appreciation
    for, and working familiarity with jazz/rock/folk/gospel styles of worship music in choral, handbell, small ensemble (e.g., band),
    and similar contexts.
  • Excellent reliable organizer, recruiter, and communicator, who enjoys working collaboratively.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and direct our choral music program, which comprises:
  • Chancel Choir, Youth Choir (currently inactive), and children’s choir
  • Adult, youth, and children’s Handbell Choirs (led by Associate Director) featuring 5 octaves of Malmark handbells and
    chimes
  • Volunteer soloists and ensembles
  •  FPC Band (contemporary ensemble)
  • Play organ (or piano, as occasionally appropriate) for services
  • Weekly Services
  • Special Services, e.g., Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Weddings and funerals

Direct Chancel Choir in:

  • Weekly rehearsals and services (light schedule during summer)
  • One or two major works per year
  • Special service music, e.g., Tenebrae service
  • Hire professional musicians to supplement special services or major works.
  • Coordinate music choices with Pastor, Worship Committee, and Associate Director.
  • Maintain the music library, including purchasing/licensing of printed or digital repertoire.
  • Practice sufficiently for optimum performance at the organ.

Accountability: To Senior Pastor through Worship Committee
Compensation: commensurate with education and experience. ($25,000 – $35,000/year); 20-hour work week
(pension/benefit information available through PCUSA)

Contact: Please reply to mdsearch@flemingtonpres.org with cover letter, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and other pertinent documents (i.e.,
professional certification and/or degree(s), videos, etc.)


Posted January 29, 2024

Piano teacher sought for 5 year old

My wife and I are looking for a female student instructor for our 5-year-old daughter who is currently in Kindergarten and Lacordaire Academy in Montclair. Our 5 year old is Madeline and she is very well-behaved and loves the piano. We have a baby grand piano in our home located in North Caldwell, NJ. We would prefer a Saturday morning instruction at our residence. We will adequately compensate for the students’ time and teaching.

Contact: 718-309-4308 or my wife at 718-986-4274.
We are ready to begin their employment immediately.


Posted January 24, 2024

Teacher Position at RMC Studios

RMC Studios – www.rmcstudios.com – is seeking in-home piano and voice instructors for beginner and intermediate private lessons. Qualified candidates should have a reliable means of transportation to and from the studio as well as weekday (after 3pm) availability for one or more days. We have flexible scheduling options, competitive pay, and a bright, supportive music community for our staff. 

For additional information or to apply, please contact Liz Robbins at lrobbins@rmcstudios.com


Posted November 7, 2023

Need pianist for production of Peter and the Starcatcher at Ramapo High School, Franklin Lakes, NJ. 

The role requires two accompanying songs for the students to sing with, as well as scene underscoring. There will be two student percussionists playing alongside. The role requires you to be able to drive to and from rehearsals, however, we provide a keyboard, amp, and monitor.

We are offering $400 for this role. The pianist will be asked to attend tech rehearsals from December 4th-6th (4pm-7pm) and performances from December 7th-9th (6:30 Call Time for a 7pm start), we will provide dinner during tech rehearsals. Additionally; there will be a sitzprobe in later November (date undetermined at this time).

This music is quite difficult, please take a look at the sheet music and see if you are able to perform. Specifically, songs #17(Swim On) and #18 (Mermaid Outta Me)

Please email Artistic Director and Producer Becca Corrado at rcorrado@rih.org

Full Piano Score: 

http://www.arnoldtheatre.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/PETER-AND-THE-STARCATCHER-FULL-SCORE.pdf


Posted October 31, 2023

Rehabilitation Specialist/Music Therapist – Inpatient Psychiatry  

Seeking a Rehabilitation Specialist/Music Therapist to provide assessments and therapeutic group therapy programming to meet individual needs and treatment goals of medically compromised and psychiatric in-patients. Work with a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to enhancing inpatient activity and programs. Collaborate with other departments and community groups to enhance programs on the unit.  

This is a full-time day shift position located at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. 

 Preferred Criteria  

  • 1-3 years’ experience working in an acute inpatient hospital setting 
  • Licensed Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT) by New York State Office of Professions 
  • Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) 

Required Criteria 

  • Registration as a Music Therapist- Board Certified (MT-BC) 
  • Proficient in modalities pertaining to specific Creative Arts Therapy Discipline (e.g. guitar, piano etc.) 
  • Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association 

Contact: dbeverle@nyp.org
Dawn Beverley, MA, OTR/L, CPRP
Manager, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Department
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Payne Whitney Clinic


Posted October 16, 2023

Part-time instrumental music teacher needed for outstanding independent school in Montclair, NJ.  Starting date: 11-1-23

  • A rotating daytime schedule varies from day to day.  A calendar is provided two months in advance.  The goal is for the candidate to accept 80% of the calendar dates.

  • Set times include 3-4pm on Monday & Thursday as well as 6:30-7:15pm on Monday evening (Upper School Jazz Band sectionals)

  • $60/hour.  Average hours per week: 13

  • Teach small group lessons

  • Lead sectional rehearsals under the guidance of Band Directors

  • Assist Band Directors with large ensemble rehearsals

  • Teach instrumental music in grades 4-12.

  • Knowledge of Jazz Band techniques and improvisation is helpful but not required.

  • Expertise in woodwinds and/or brass instruments is required.

Send a letter and resume to:

John Leister, Director of Bands
MKA Upper School
6 Lloyd Road
Montclair, New Jersey 07042
jleister@mka.org

MKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted September 20, 2023

Montclair Music Studio has Woodwind Teaching Position Available

Opportunity for a college woodwind student interested in teaching part-time at our local music school.

We are looking for someone capable of teaching Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute to beginning and intermediate-level children and adults.

The position would involve a 2-day commitment during the week between 3 and 6PM.

Starting pay is $20 per 1/2 hour private lesson.

Interested parties please contact us at musicmagic78@yahoo.com, call us at 973-783-4330.


Posted September 20, 2023

Piano Instructor to Provide One-on-one Lessons for Three to Five Students with Autism Ages 12-21
REED Academy, a school for individuals with autism in Oakland, NJ, is looking for a piano instructor to provide one-on-one lessons for three to five students with autism ages 12-21 and advise on periodic music programming for a small group of students. This is a new program that the candidate will have an opportunity to shape and possibly expand. Experience working with children with special needs is preferred, however, REED is open to candidates who have previous instruction experience, are enthusiastic, intuitive, and patient, and are open to working within the ABA structure the school provides. This position is structured as an outside contractor.
If interested, please contact Dr. Leah Farinola at leah@reedacademy.org or call 201.644.0760.

Posted September 15, 2023

Music Teacher (Vocal)
Elementary School Teaching/Music – Vocal
CICELY L. TYSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
https://www.applitrack.com/eosd/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackPostingSearch=music%20vocal&AppliTrackJobId=864&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Posted September 14, 2023

Position: Education & Community Engagement Intern

Reports to: Samuel McDonald, Education Manager
Timeframe: Up to 36 weeks between September 2023 and June 2024
Hours: Up to 10 hours per week – a combination of in-person and remote work
Stipend: $14.13 – 15.00/hr (NJ State Minimum Wage); two complimentary tickets to select Symphony concerts; eligible for mileage and parking reimbursement for assigned events outside of the Symphony’s home base in Newark.

Full job description here.

Email resume, cover letter and references by September 18, 2023 to:
Samuel McDonald
Education Manager
smcdonald@njsymphony.org

Please include “ECE Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Posted September 14, 2023

SopranoAltoTenor and Bass Section Leader Needed

St. Rose of Lima Parish
in East Hanover, NJ
312 Ridgedale Ave. East Hanover, NJ 07936

Sunday 12:15 mass (11:40 call)
Tuesday evening rehearsal 7:30 – 8:45pm
$75/call

St. Rose of Lima Parish is seeking a sopranoaltotenor and bass section leader for its adult volunteer choir. This is an active, thriving parish. The Adult Choir is made up of parish volunteers and paid section leaders.

It is important that the section leaders be comfortable singing a variety of styles/genres, sight-read well, and work well with others. In addition to regular worship and rehearsals, there are additional services (paid) on Christmas Eve, during Holy Week, and special musical occasions as planned.

Compensation is $75 per call with additional pay for services and rehearsals outside of the usual schedule.  It is an 8-month October – May  position with the possibility of work during the summer.

If interested, please email your interest along with an optional recording (no more than three selections of varying genres please) to Director of Music Samuel McDonald – samuel.mcdonald817@gmail.com.


Posted September 1, 2023

Teacher of Music- Vocal (Orange School District)

JobID: 3159
Position Type: Elementary School Teaching/Music – Vocal
Location: Lincoln Elementary, Orange School District
Date Available: 09/01/2023
Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Description/Summary: Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences and supervision of assigned students in a supportive and positive classroom climate that develops in each student the skills, attitudes, and knowledge to meet and exceed the State Core Curriculum Content Standards, following the approved curricula and directives of the school. In addition, secondary teachers will strive to meet the highly effective criteria for the preparation of lesson plans, the use of data to drive instruction, the delivering of quality instruction, addressing the needs of diverse learners through differentiation, classroom environment, leadership, and professionalism. Achieving academic excellence requires that the Secondary Teacher work collaboratively with other members of the school staff and with parents.

Applicant must be able to teach Piano, Pro Tools, and Music Theory (preferred).

Please see document below for full description.

More info Vocal Teaching Position 


Posted August 24, 2023

Choral Bass position in Plainfield

Who: baritone, bass-baritone, or bass to anchor the bass section in a mostly volunteer church choir. (Actually, you will be the only bass.) You must be rhythmically secure and able to sing confidently without accompaniment in simple SATB settings.

Where: Crescent Ave. Presbyterian Church in Plainfield. A beautiful and majestic sanctuary with great
acoustics. Historic church with a distinguished musical tradition. A landmark in Plainfield which is active
in public service.

When: Sunday mornings from 9:30 to 12:45 or 1 pm (possibly slightly longer before Christmas and Holy
Week). Rehearsal of the day’s music in the sanctuary at 9:30, service at 10:30, rehearsal afterward. You
must be available on Christmas Eve, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday!

Dates: September 17, 2023 through June 9 or 16, 2024 (some flexibility here)

Details: Pay is $100/wk., paid monthly. Additional services extra and there will be occasional opportunities for solos, also for extra pay. Music is not generally difficult. I am happy to make study recordings of your part. It is extremely important that you be well-prepared for each rehearsal so that rehearsal time can focus on the volunteers and musical details. The choir is a friendly, welcoming group and your experience should be enjoyable and musically satisfying. Musical selections are eclectic. An
occasional Sunday off can be accommodated if advance notice is given; obviously, this will not be possible at Christmas and Holy Week.

Contact me, if interested, at 908-397-3944, or suzcaldwell@comcast.net.
Susan Caldwell Nelson
Director of music and organist, Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
Former opera faculty and vocal coach, Mannes College of Music and assistant conductor, NY City Opera
DMA, University of Michigan


Posted August 9, 2023

Music Teachers: Piano, Voice, Guitar, Violin

Bergen Academy of Music and Art is seeking talented and friendly instructors for in-person, private instruction at our studio in Oradell, 1 or 2 days per week beginning in September for the start of our Fall Semester, as well as for future openings.
Studio Hours are weekdays 3:30-8:30pm, Saturdays 9am-2pm

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree completed, Masters Degree preferred
  • Experience teaching very young students, enthusiastic with young learners
  • Voice teacher applicants must demonstrate piano proficiency
  • Upbeat and engaging, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Multi-instrument teaching ability is a plus
  • Saturday morning availability is a plus
  • Reliable transportation

PAY: $35 – $40 per hour, W-2 (1099 Contractor comparable pay: $38-$43). Guaranteed minimum pay of 2 hours per day, full pay when students cancel.

To Apply: Please email resume to hello@bergenacademy.com. Please include in your email your days/times of teaching availability. Audio and video recordings are also welcomed. Thank you!

Posted August 3, 2023

Worship Music Director (Part-time)

Pompton Reformed Church has a heart for serving Pompton Lakes and the surrounding community by hosting free monthly meals, offering our building to community organizations for events, and partnering with local and regional non-profits. We also deeply value building relationships by offering meetings and ministries for people inside and outside our church. Our liturgical worship services focus on spiritual depth and are accessible to people whether they have little exposure to Christianity or are long-time Christians. Currently, the primary songs are hymns played on piano or organ and we are also open to being led by other styles and instruments. We gather for worship at 10am on Sundays with about 70-80 people and hold 2-3 additional holiday services per year.

Position Description: The Worship Director plans and leads the worship services in music and singing. They work with the pastor to choose songs and elements of worship that enhance the worship experience. Additionally, they can lead the choir as they see fit. The time required can range from 6-10 hours per week.

More Info

To apply, please send resume and video or audio recording to:
Rev. John Burden
jburden@pomptonreformed.org


Posted July 18, 2023

Elementary Music Teacher, Plainfield, NJ

There is a position that just became available.

The principal, Aurora Hill, can be reached at (908) 731-4220 or ahill@plainfield.k12.nj.us.


Posted on June 1, 2023

Looking for a piano teacher to provide IN-PERSON lessons

Job Description

Looking for a piano teacher to provide IN-PERSON lessons beginning September 2023. This job serves Union & Essex Counties in NJ. Most of our clients are in the Cranford and surrounding areas.

Ideal Candidate Meets the Following:

  • Availability at least 2 days/week
  • At least one day must be during after school hours
  • Comfortable commuting to and teaching in student’s home
  • Must have own car as commutes are sometimes less than 15 minutes between students
  • Comfortable teaching as young as 5 years old
  • Bonus points if you can teach beginning voice (not required)
  • Bonus points if you can teach up to advanced piano (not required)

Initial interview will be conducted via video call

Our clients are typically mothers who tend to prefer female private instructors

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $50.00 – $58.00 per hour

Bachelor’s Degree NOT required

If interested, contact Alexa Teebo
at Alexa Teebo Voice Studio
alexateebo@gmail.com
908-858-3595

Posted on April 17, 2023

Choir Director Position at St. Rose of Lima Parish

Position Summary
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, and dedicated choir director to provide guidance to the Parish Adult Choir during the choir season September – May. The responsibilities include scheduling rehearsals, teaching vocal control and choral techniques, and choosing appropriate liturgical repertoire in a variety of styles. The choir director will also help guide members in attaining the correct tone, rhythm, pitch, tempo, and harmony. The choir director will work directly with the priest, office staff, and staff musicians to lead the parish Adult Choir.

More details here

To apply for this position, please submit via email the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • 2 professional references, including contact information.
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Please direct the application to: Kelly Robertazzi
Email: krobertazzi@stroseoflimachurch.org


Posted on April 10, 2023

PRIVATE INSTRUCTORS WANTED: PIANO, VOCAL, AND VIOLIN PLEASE THE PAY IS 32.00 AN HR

MOSTLY BEGINNERS. PLEASE CONTACT
Schmeeds Music
Pete Schmiedhauser
Owner

phone:973-585-7777

Posted on March 15, 2023

Private Instrumental Instructors: Violin, Suzuki certified preferred, but not required; Piano

A program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts 

Reports to: Deb Joyal, Director of Performing Arts School
Manages: Private instruction for students
Hours/Schedule: Flexible Schedule
Compensation: $47 per hour 

Organization Summary: The Wharton Arts mission is to provide the highest quality performing arts education to a wide range of students in a supportive and inclusive environment, where striving for personal excellence inspires and connects those we teach to the communities we serve. The Performing Arts School (PAS) is a program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts which provides private lessons and group classes to over 400 students each week, ensuring that there is something for students of all ages and levels. In addition to instruction in all instruments and voice, PAS offers classes in music theory, early childhood music, musical theater, drama, and dance. Offerings include a range of musical genres, including classical, rock, jazz, and blues. As New Jersey’s largest nonprofit community performing arts education provider, PAS serves students in Union, Morris, Essex, Somerset, and other surrounding counties. 

Position Summary & Requirements: The Wharton Performing Ars school is seeking private instrumental instructors to join our faculty. Interested candidates should have a minimum Bachelor of Music degree in performance or music education. This position will provide private instrumental instruction for fall and spring semesters with opportunities for in school and after school community partnerships, and summer camps. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be assigned by Student Services to provide private instrumental instruction to Wharton Arts students. Schedule is flexible based on student needs and instructor availability. All instruction is given at our Berkeley Heights facility. We teach students of all ages, including adults. 

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume via email to jobs@WhartonArts.org 

Desired Starting Date: Immediately 

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts commits to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Posted on March 7, 2023

One-Time Wedding Gig

A New Jersey couple is seeking a string trio to play an hour-long set at their Saturday, October 14 wedding at Valley Rock Inn in Sloatsburg, NY, about 30 mins from campus. The couple is seeking classical ambient music, and the musicians would need to arrive for 3:30; there is free parking a the site or it is steps from public transportation as well, located right off the Sloatsburg train station. The set would be for cocktail hour, so from 4 to 5 PM. The trio would be done after that cocktail hour.

Status: Freelance gig
Compensation: Fee to be discussed, the couple is open to hearing rates

TO APPLY
Email a string music sample to williamjude92@gmail.com and include String Trio Wedding in the subject line


Posted on February 28, 2023

Part-Time Patron Services Representative

The New Jersey Symphony, the state’s largest performing arts organization, seeks a part-time Patron Services Representative. The Symphony performs subscription concerts in five locations throughout New Jersey including its magnificent home, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

Status: Part-Time, non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Patron Services
Compensation: Hourly, $18 per hour

More info: https://www.njsymphony.org/about/careers/administrative-positions/patron-services-representative

TO APPLY
Email resume and cover letter to:
Julia Escueta-Acosta, Director of Patron Services 
jescueta@njsymphony.org  (include “Patron Services Representative” in the subject line)

Only complete applications will be reviewed and only qualified applicants will be contacted.

The New Jersey Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.


Posted on February 27, 2023

Teacher Position at RMC Studios
RMC Studios is looking for teachers interested in joining our staff of energetic, creative staff! We teach private music lessons on every instrument, offer flexible schedules, and do multiple performances throughout the year to bring all of our students and teachers together. All lessons are taught out of our studio in Garwood on the weekdays and weekends.
For more information contact: Liz Robbins (770) 710-9166, RMC Studios

Posted February 6, 2023

Student Teachers Needed

The Anselmo Academy of Music and the Arts is looking for a piano teacher and a voice teacher for students in Essex County. Lessons are one-on-one in students’ homes. Weekday afternoons/evenings needed. Reliable transportation is a must! Compensation is $45 per hour.

Contact Alecia McClintock for information at aleciaanselmoacademy@gmail.com


Posted January 20, 2023

Dixieland/Brass band Needed for Tuesday 2/21

We also have openings every Friday and Saturday evening from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM for live lobby music and would entertain most genres.
We also have availability in our nightclub for a modern/upbeat DJ, Friday and Saturday night from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

For more information contact:
Andrew Rubin
Director of Food and Beverage
973-329-5533


Posted December 16, 2022

Private Voice Teacher Position at Broadway Bound in Lyndhurst

The position consists of teaching students from 9 years old to 15 years old beginner singing lessons. Lessons are 30 minutes long and the teachers pay is $20 per lesson.

Link for the studio http://broadwayboundnj.com

Please email broadwayboundnj@yahoo.com or Allyson Latini allysonlatini@gmail.com


Posted December 16, 2022

Paid – Gospel Music Pianist/Keyboardist (one Sunday morning per month)

Bethany Church in West Orange, NJ is seeking a pianist/keyboard player who is skilled in contemporary and traditional gospel music.

Would like someone who is available 1-2 Sunday mornings per month.  Please send resume to dokingdom302021@yahoo.com


Posted November 18, 2022

Job Description
St. Francis of Assisi ANCC is looking for a pianist / keyboard player for our Christmas Eve, December 24th at 10pm and December 25th at 11am Masses.   Those interested who can sing as well are preferred but not required.

Date/Time:  Dec 24 at 10pm and Dec 25 at 11am
Location:  St. Francis of Assisi ANCC, 195 Ridgewood Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Compensation: $150 / mass (negotiable)

If you are interested and have any questions, please contact Fr. Geety Reyes at greyes@anccmail.org or by calling (202) 374-4921.


Posted October 27, 2022

Part-Time Organist and Choir Director St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 

St. Paul’s Church, a parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, is located in Morris Plains, Morris County, NJ. The strength of the parish is founded upon its diversity. St. Paul’s Church is an openly inclusive, family centered parish. Everyone is welcome, regardless of where you are on your spiritual journey. 

General Expectations: 

The Organist and Choir Director is a permanent part-time employee of St. Paul’s and: 

1. Meets with and reports to the clergy 4-5 times a year for seasonal planning of liturgy and music. 

2. Plans the music and plays the organ and piano for regular and occasional worship services. 

3. Recruits, rehearses and leads other musicians and the choir within St. Paul’s worship program. 

4. Oversees any monies budgeted for the music program. 

5. Maintains a library of parish owned music and orders additional music as budget permits. 

More Information Here

If you are interested, please send your resume to rectorstpaulsmp@optonline.net 

References upon request 


Posted October 26, 2022

Our school, Anahid Syourapian Piano School, is growing and in a need of not just a teacher, but a musician who wants to be a part of our team.

Requirements are:

1) Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance/Music Ed or higher

2) must have experience with young children

3) a creative and innovative teacher

4) teaching means more to you than just making a living

5) punctual, easygoing, trustworthy and reliable

7) Must have a car to offer in-home lessons

8) Must be comfortable teaching with the mask on if requested

9) Must be able to teach in Montclair and surrounding areas

Our teachers exhibit professionalism and courtesy to both parents and students. We have a great team of musicians and we are looking for few more with a similar philosophy!

Job Type: Part-time
Location:  Montclair and surrounding areas
Required experience: 1 year of teaching
Required education: Bachelor’s
Starting salary: $40 for 30min lessons and up

To be considered for the position, please send a resume to anahids@yahoo.com


Posted September 30, 2022

Church of the Atonement in Tenafly NJ in Search of a Part-time Alto/Mezzo soprano Soloist

Church of the Atonement in Tenafly, NJ is seeking a part-time alto/mezzo soprano soloist to assume a leadership role in the alto section of an otherwise volunteer but active choir of approximately 12 members with 4 paid soloists.

The position is to begin immediately. The successful candidate will be required to participate one day a week at the Sunday 10 a.m. service with a 9 a.m. warm-up rehearsal from September until mid-June, as well as extra services on Christmas Eve, Advent Candlelight and Carols, Lenten Meditations and Easter Saturday Vigil. She/he will also have the opportunity to sing solos and in ensembles during services and occasional choral concerts throughout the year. Pay is $100 per call. Church of the Atonement is a small but vibrant and active Episcopal congregation of about 250 members in suburban New Jersey with a highly developed and serious music program. Music encompasses all periods and styles, from plainchant through contemporary, from anthems to oratorios. Further information on the church can be accessed from their website http://www.atonement-tenafly.org/.

For further information on the position or to submit a resume please email
Brian Schober, Music Director, at music.director@atonement-tenafly.org.

 

Posted September 27, 2022

Maternity Leave Replacement – Elementary Music Teacher
WESTWOOD REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY

Position Type: Elementary School Teaching/Music – Vocal
Location:K-5 Elementary Schools
Position: Immediate Opening, 2022-2023 School Year
Maternity Leave Replacement
Location: Berkeley/Brookside Schools
Available: 09/01/2022

For immediate consideration, apply at www.applitrack.com/westwood/onlineapp


Church of the Atonement
97 Highwood Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670
ALTO SOLOIST

Church of the Atonement in Tenafly, NJ is seeking a part-time alto/mezzo soprano soloist to
assume a leadership role in the alto section of an otherwise volunteer but active choir of
approximately 12 members with 4 paid soloists. The position is to begin immediately. The
successful candidate will be required to participate one day a week at the Sunday 10 a.m.
service with a 9 a.m. warm-up rehearsal from September until mid-June, as well as extra
services on Christmas Eve, Advent Candlelight and Carols, Lenten Meditations and Easter
Saturday Vigil. She/he will also have the opportunity to sing solos and in ensembles during
services and occasional choral concerts throughout the year. Pay is $100 per call.
Church of the Atonement is a small but vibrant and active Episcopal congregation of about
250 members in suburban New Jersey with a highly developed and serious music program.
Music encompasses all periods and styles, from plainchant through contemporary, from
anthems to oratorios. Further information on the church can be accessed from their website
http://www.atonement-tenafly.org/.
For further information on the position or to submit a resume please email Brian Schober,
Music Director, at music.director@atonement-tenafly.org.

 

Posted September 27, 2022

Trinity Episcopal Church, Asbury Park is Seeking a BASS to complete the Professional Quartet within Trinity’s Adult Choir

Also seeking singers of all voice types interested in being considered for occasional sub work.

Necessary qualifications:

  • Excellent sight reader
  • Warm, clear tone, with excellent intonation
  • Experienced in choral/ensemble singing –
  • Attentive and responsive to balance
  • Responsive to director’s approach to diction and line shaping
  • Discrete vibrato, flexible and adaptable to variety of styles
  • Temperament given to becoming an integral part of a talented, warm community, committed their church, to each other, and to making music with increasing skill. (Happily, a diva-free zone!) J

Schedule norm: 9AM – 1PM, Sundays
(For a complete breakdown of calendar and remuneration, including the occasional dates beyond Sunday blocks, click here.)

Remuneration for weekly block: $125

What successful candidates can expect from a Trinity Church position:

  • Active soloists who are interested in solo work can expect to have occasional opportunity for such.
  • Respect, kindness and challenge, from a supportive musical family that enjoys sharing a broad variety of musical styles.
  • Opportunity to contribute to liturgically based worship through the modern lens of Gospel-based social activism. (aka You’ll be happy at Trinity!)

To request an audition, please write to:
Dr. Deborah Simpkin King, Director of Music and Arts
Deborah@TrinityNJ.com

Trinity Episcopal Church TrinityNJ.com
503 Asbury Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 DeborahSKing.com


Posted September 7, 2022

New Jersey Symphony Paid Internship

The New Jersey Symphony seeks a highly motivated intern for the Education & Community Engagement department. The intern will help lend administrative support for the New Jersey Symphony’s suite of education and community engagement programs that promote meaningfully, lifelong engagement with live music and serve more than 45,000 New Jerseyans every season.

Position: Education & Community Engagement Intern
Reports to: Samuel McDonald, Education Manager
Timeframe: Up to 32 weeks between September 2022 and May 2023
Hours: 10–15 hours per week – combination of in-person and remote work
Stipend: $13 per hour up to $6,240; two complimentary tickets to select Symphony concerts; mileage and parking reimbursement for assigned events

More information here


Posted August 31, 2022
Glen Ridge Church
Paid Position Available for Soprano
Church Choir Section Leader
  • The choir is comprised of very good volunteers and four professionals.  Repertoire includes challenging music of all styles and periods. Worship is traditional.
  • Prospective candidates should be good sight readers, with pleasing tone, very good pitch sense and the ability to be an ensemble singer and leader. Looking for team players who are fun and possess a sense of humor.
  • There are generally two calls per week from September through the end of May. Additional services & events include an annual All Saints’Requiem, a Christmas Concert, services for Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday & Holy Week, as well as a Spring Concert featuring a major work with orchestra.
  • Remuneration is $75 per call, on a per-call basis, with added premiums for concerts.
  • Weekly rehearsals are Thursdays 8–10 pm. Sunday call is 9:00 am for a 10:00 am service.
  • A solo and sight singing audition is required.

Please send your resume, recordings, and inquiries to tom.mustachio@glenridgecong.org 


Posted August 18, 2022
Seeking Section Leaders (All Voice Parts) 
The Parish Community of Saint Helen in Westfield NJ is seeking section leaders (all voice parts) for its Festival Chorale for this upcoming season. Weekly rehearsals on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-9pm beginning on September 27th with a weekend liturgy on SATURDAY at 5pm (4:15pm call). Fall/Winter season culminates with a Christmas concert on December 16th and liturgy on Christmas Eve at 9pm, takes a short break, then begins up again in mid January to last til mid June. Tentative schedule is available for perusal. Seeking versatile choral and solo singers who are able to blend and guide their section with love and humility. $50 stipend per call. email Adrian Soltys at asoltys@sainthelen.org to express interest.
The Parish Community of Saint Helen in Westfield NJ is seeking vocalists with a contemporary sound (pop/Christian praise style with little vibrato and a full, rich tone) for Sunday evening liturgies at 6pm (5:00pm call). $50 Stipend per call. email Adrian Soltys at asoltys@sainthelen.org to express interest.

Posted August 18, 2022

Music Teachers Wanted
Bergen Academy of Music & Art in Oradell, NJ is currently seeking music teachers for part-time, private instruction at our studio beginning SEPTEMBER 2022:
VIOLIN TEACHER: We’re seeking availability of at least 3hrs/day, preferably on 2 of the following days: Mon/Tue between 3:30-8pm, Sat between 9am-1pm.
VOICE + PIANO TEACHER: We’re seeking availability of at least 3hrs/day, preferably on 1 or 2 of the following days: Thu/Fri between 3:30-8pm, Sat between 9am-1pm.
We’re also accepting ongoing applications for future openings: Piano, Guitar, Woodwinds
Responsibilities:
  • Teach weekly private lessons to students of all ages and levels, typically young beginners
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (performance/education) in your instrument
  • Teaching experience with children as young as 5 years old through adult
  • Positive attitude, reliable, good interpersonal skills, good with children
  • Must have reliable transportation. If you are not local, please consider commuting distance/time before applying
Salary:
  • Minimum starting pay of $35/hr (W2 employment, not 1099 independent contractor – you’ll have higher take-home pay)
  • Guaranteed minimum of 2hrs of pay each teaching day, even if you’re not actively teaching for 2 hours
  • Full pay when students cancel. Additional pay for makeup lessons
If interested, please send resume and professional bio to hello@bergenacademy.com.

Posted August 11, 2022

The New Jersey Symphony is looking for a passionate team player to fill the position of Community Liaison. This position is a critical part of the Education & Community Engagement Team, coordinating signature programs and championing the Symphony as a resource for youth, families and communities statewide.

Department: Education & Community Engagement
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
Supervises: N/A
Salary Range:$42,000–$47,000
App Deadline: August 17, 2022

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

The New Jersey Symphony will redefine what it means to be a nationally leading, relevant orchestra in the 21st century.

As we look toward celebrating our centennial, we are renewing our deeply rooted commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion by championing new, and often local, artists; engaging audiences for whom the inspiring depth and breadth of classical music will be new; and incorporating the broadest possible representation in all aspects of our organization—all to better reflect and serve our vibrant communities.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Community Liaison focuses efforts on two critical areas of activity: 1) managing the Symphony’s partnerships with schools and school districts, ensuring the widest possible participation in its school-time concerts and introductory program for preschoolers; and 2) raising awareness—primarily in the areas surrounding its mainstage performance halls—of the Symphony’s wide-ranging community programs, education resources and special ticket offers. To accomplish this, the Community Liaison collaborates closely with the ECE team as well as with colleagues in the marketing, operations and development departments. More information here

NOTE: Currently, all New Jersey Symphony employees work on a hybrid basis splitting work from the office and work from home. There is a required minimum of two days of in-office work per week for this position, and routine on-site evenings and weekends will be required.

The New Jersey Symphony celebrates the cultural vibrancy of our communities and builds meaningful relationships that elevate and strengthen them. We seek to create a culture of inclusion and a work environment that values hard work, professionalism and creativity. We are committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome to apply for open positions.

TO APPLY

Please email resume, cover letter and three professional references (including contact info) to:

Marshell Jones Kumahor, Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
mjkumahor@njsymphony.org (include “Community Liaison” in the subject line)

The New Jersey Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.


Posted August 8, 2022
Music Teacher Wanted

About Us

Verdi Music Academy is a premier music academy in North New Jersey (fairview, New
Jersey), founded in 2004. We have been serving students young and old ever since. Verdi’s mission remains the same
to expose students young and old to the beauty of music through high quality, affordable,
and most of all enjoyable music lessons. Verdi Music Academy is the number one music
academy in the area for a variety of reasons.

Full Description

  1. Verdi Music Academy is currently seeking music instructors in piano, voice, guitar and
    drum for mostly beginner children.
  2. Applicants must have teaching experience, with bachelor’s degrees in music
    performance/education.
  3. The position is a part-time employment, hours are between Monday through Friday
    3:30-7:30 pm and Saturday 9-3pm.
  4. Lessons are 30 min, 45 min and 60 min in private (salary: $25.00/hour)
  5. We handle all the scheduling of students at the counter, so teachers could
    concentrate only on teaching.

To send a resume or get more information for any current or future openings contact:

Frank Cha, Director
verdimusicnj@gmail.com
201-941-0402
Verdi Music Academy
378 Bergen Blvd.
Fairview, NJ 07022
http://www.verdimusicacademy.com/


Posted August 8, 2022
Instructors to Teach Private Piano and Voice Lessons Wanted
Backstage Performing Arts Center, located in Rutherford, NJ is looking to hire instructors to teach private piano and voice lessons for children 5+ years old. Candidates should email resume to info@backstagepac.com.

Posted July 18, 2022
Music Teacher-The Phoenix Center

Provide a music education/therapy program, both vocal and instrumental, to meet the needs of the individual students in grades K-12. To provide a vehicle wherein individual talents can be displayed: assembly programs, entertainment for parents’; meetings, etc.

Provide:

  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of the diverse learners of the school.
  • Group instruction for rhythm, vocal, and instrumental aspects of music.
  • Individual instrumental instruction to students as schedule permits, focusing on embouchure, fine motor skills and notation.
  • Collaborate with art and dance staff in order to organize semi-annual student performance groups.
  • Incorporate standards-based performing arts goals and objectives into students IEP’s as needed
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and
    methods of instruction as needed.
  • Model, structure, and teach socially acceptable behavior to the students.
  • Utilize musical activities or tasks to help students develop knowledge skills or behaviors needed for adaptation.
  • Review and implement the student’s individualized behavior management/support plan.

Requirements

  • B.A. in Music
  • New Jersey State Certificate –Music Teacher
  • Educational and/or practical experience in Special Education or allied area is preferred.

To send a resume or get more information for any current or future openings contact:

Deborah Brandell
Human Resources Manager
Email: dbrandell@thephoenixcenternj.org
Fax: 973-542-0687
Mail: 16 Monsignor Owens Place, Nutley, NJ 07110

Your resume will be retained in active status for one school year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview. The Phoenix Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted July 14, 2022

Sisu Music School

Music Teachers Wanted

Sisu Music School provides music lessons and music therapy services in-home and online with live professionals.

Core Responsibilities: You will be responsible for creating your own teaching schedule and repertoire for students to use. You will have access to our teacher portal which will assist you in alerting you of available teaching time slots, student information, and more. Some job opportunities may require travel, which you will receive compensation for. However, these opportunities are optional as we are primarily an online teaching group.

Department: Music Department
Status: Full Time, Part Time
Reports to: Owner Aislyn Magrys
Salary range: Based on experience level
Contact: sisumusicnj@gmail.com


Posted July 14, 2022

Music Teacher Wanted

Brett’s In-Home Music is a premier provider of private, in-home music lessons in Northern NJ. All teachers working with Brett’s In-Home Music are wonderful musicians and educators who have been performing, teaching and playing for years! The pay is $60/hour and Brett is super flexible especially with busy schedules that you might have! If you are interested you can reply to my email @ heathermusic137@gmail.com

Website Info:https://www.brettsinhomemusic.com/


Posted July 5, 2022

New Jersey Symphony
Social & Digital Content Coordinator

The New Jersey Symphony is seeking a skilled content creator to fill the position of Social & Digital Content Coordinator. This position is responsible for promoting the Symphony through various forms of media by creating contents and posts of the organization’s concerts and events through social media and digital video content.

Core Responsibilities: Oversee the scheduling and content fulfillment for New Jersey Symphony’s social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Tik Tok. Assist with the Symphony’s digital productions and manage the organization’s digital assets.

Department: Marketing & External Affairs Department
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Digital Media Content Manager
Salary range: $38,000–$42,000

Full details and application instructions: https://www.njsymphony.org/about/careers/administrative-positions/social-digital-content-coordinator