Children's Choir Director & Guitar/Percussion Instructor

INTEMPO Organization - Stamford, Connecticut

Job Category: Teaching Artist

Job Type: Paid

Job Term: Full Time

Post Date: October 03, 2019

Job Summary

Passionate about Music and Creative Youth Development? Want to make music and cultures relevant, accessible, and inclusive? Apply to become a candidate for the Choir Director & Guitar/Percussion Instructor at an award-winning Stamford-based organization!


Job responsibilities:

-To lead three levels of children’s choir in a large group setting and incorporate percussion elements during weekly rehearsals (October-May)

- To teach beginner and intermediate guitar classes to a group setting at a Title 1 school (24 weeks, November- May)


-Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5PM

-Cross-cultural repertoire and programming for Spring 2020 symphonic concert and more

- Valuable professional development is offered through partnership with Carnegie Hall PlayUSA program


* Job Type: Contract

* Stipend: $45.00 to $65.00 / hour

* Education: Bachelor's Degree (Required)

* Experience: 2 years teaching experience (Minimum)


-Bachelor of Music in voice, piano and/or guitar/percussion (or Music Education)

-Bilingual experience would be a plus

-Experience working at inner-city schools


Founded in 2011, INTEMPO is a Stamford, CT-based non-profit arts education and youth-development organization whose mission is to make music education relevant, accessible, and inclusive through the use of classical and cross-cultural instruments and repertoire. INTEMPO aims to close the opportunity gap for opportunity youth and create a more inclusive community through the arts and youth-leadership.

The organization's recent accomplishments include receiving the 2019 Adolf Busch Award and being named a finalist in the 2016 and 2017 National Youth Arts and Humanities Program awards by the President's Committee of Arts and Humanities. The organization was also selected by Carnegie Hall as the first investment in Connecticut through its PlayUSA grant.

How to Apply

-Please send cover letter and resume to SUBJECT LINE: Choir/Guitar Instructor Candidate