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Conductor: MYSP String Orchestra Program (Part-Time)

Job Description
Powers Music School is looking to expand its orchestra offerings for the 2017-2018 year. We are seeking 2 part-time teacher/conductors for our Beginning Orchestra and Preparatory String Orchestra, part of our Massachusetts Youth Symphony Project. The MYSP Preparatory String Orchestra rehearses weekly on Saturdays and presents 3 concerts per academic year (Dec/March/May). The Beginning Orchestra rehearsal schedule is TBD based on the candidate’s availability. It is possible that both positions can be filled by the same candidate with the proper qualifications and availability.

Powers Music School is a regional community music school that draws students from all over New England. The successful candidate should have the performance and teaching experience to help strengthen that draw to prospective students. This person must be a highly skilled conductor with a background in string pedagogy. The conductor is expected to select age/skill level appropriate repertoire and fully prepare them for the performance. They will work closely with the Director of Music and the Director of MYSP in planning for the 2017-18 season. There are additional opportunities for teaching within the school including weekly private violin lessons and work with the MYSP Chamber Orchestra on occasion at sectionals and full orchestra rehearsals.

Requirements

  • Must have experience working with beginner to intermediate string students
  • Must be a highly skilled conductor/leader
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Must possess a M.M (performance or Ed) or equivalent performance/teaching experience

Salary: Hourly rate based on experience.

To Apply: Send resume and three references by email to:
Dr. Daniel Acsadi, Director of Music
dacsadi@powersmusic.org
Or mail to:
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478

 

Development Manager

The Development Manager is a full-time position responsible for leading initiatives that promote donor retention, engage the Powers community, and strengthen connections with foundations, corporations, and government organizations. This position also builds upon the volunteer program, leads fundraising events, and assists with community outreach programs. The Development Manager reports to and collaborates extensively with the Executive Director and also supervises a Development Intern. In addition, this position works closely with all staff at Powers Music School to achieve school-wide initiatives and goals.

Responsibilities:

Department Manager

  • Create the annual Development Plan and evaluate progress toward goals throughout the year. This position also tracks all departmental expenses.
  • Maintain the donor database (Bloomerang) and work with the school’s registration database (ASAP Connected) to keep data updated. Performs all data entry and writes all acknowledgement letters to donors.
  • Work with the board and staff to create a Parent Committee and support the group as needed.

Annual Fund

  • Oversee the Annual Campaign and work with the Director of Marketing to facilitate campaigns in print and online (Fall, Spring, and fiscal year-end mailings).

Grant Writing and Sponsorships

  • Responsible for writing and reporting on all grants and proposals to foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
  • Assist the Executive Director in prospect research and facilitating communications with new foundations and corporate prospects.
  • Attend award receptions and corporate events.

Fundraising and Cultivation Events

  • Lead two annual fundraising/performance events (“Music for the Holidays Festival” in December and “All-School Extravaganza!” in March).
  • Raise community interest in cultivation events such as Arts Matter Day
  • Develop a new special event/gala

Volunteer Program

  • Maintain, recruit, and supervise volunteers in ongoing tasks and one-time events.
  • Recruit and supervise the Development Intern — this is a Fall or Spring position for undergraduate or graduate students to aid in research, database maintenance, thank-you letters, community events, program evaluation, and other projects as needed.

Community Programs

  • Collaborate with the Director of Music to plan and implement two community outreach series: Neighborhood Concert Series and Musical Storytelling Program.
  • Coordinate scheduling with venues for concert dates and details, prepare invoices, and communicate with faculty and performers throughout the year.
  • Work events in alternation with the Director of Music and Performance Manager (some weekends needed).

Competitive salary, health care benefits, 403 B plan, and generous vacation package.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Arts Administration, Nonprofit Management, or similar.
  • At least 4 years experience in nonprofit fundraising, events, and database management. Music background is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, and able to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Self-starter who also works well as a member of a team.
  • Advocate for music education and passionate about the Powers Music School mission.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to the following by June 14, 2017:
Helen Clapp Stevenson, Executive and Artistic Director, hcs@powersmusic.org.
Or mail to:
Helen Clapp Stevenson
Executive and Artistic Director
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

Music Theory Instructor (Part-Time)

Powers Music School is seeking an experienced part-time music theory teacher for Fall 2017. The ideal candidate will be engaging, enthusiastic, and have the ability to work with students of all ages and levels. Teaching duties will include group classes (most likely on Saturdays) and private lessons. Powers faculty members are expected to encourage their students to participate in recitals, ensembles, and other course offerings.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with students of all ages and levels
  • Communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Master’s degree or equivalent teaching experience

Salary:
Based on experience

To Apply:
Send resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Music
Powers Music School
PO Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478

 

Voice Instructor (Part-Time)

Powers Music School is seeking an experienced part-time voice teacher for Fall 2017. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach students of all ages and experience levels with a special affinity for teaching younger students/teens. Powers faculty members are expected to encourage their students to participate in recitals, ensembles, and other course offerings.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with students of all ages, with an emphasis on younger students/teens
  • Communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Master’s degree (performance / education) or equivalent teaching experience.

Salary:
Based on experience

To Apply:
Send resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Music
Powers Music School
PO Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478

 

Guitar Instructor (Part-Time)

Powers Music School is seeking an experienced part-time guitar teacher for Saturdays and Wednesday afternoons beginning in Summer/Fall 2017. The ideal candidate will have a classical background with the ability to teach all styles, ages, and experience levels. Powers faculty members are expected to encourage their students to participate in recitals, ensembles, and other course offerings.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with students of all ages, especially young children
  • Communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Master’s degree (performance / education) or equivalent teaching experience.
  • Classical background with the ability to teach multiple musical styles

Salary:
Based on experience

To Apply:
Send resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Music
Powers Music School
PO Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478

 

Piano Instructor (Part-Time)

Powers Music School is seeking an experienced part-time piano teacher for Summer/Fall 2017. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach students of all ages and experience levels with a special affinity for teaching younger students. Powers faculty members are expected to encourage their students to participate in recitals, ensembles, and other course offerings.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with students of all ages, with an emphasis on younger students
  • Communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Master’s degree (performance / education) or equivalent teaching experience.

Salary:
Based on experience

To Apply:
Send resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Music
Powers Music School
PO Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478



 

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