Open Positions (as of 5/1/18):


Djembe Instructor (part-time)

POSITION: Powers seeks an experienced and versatile djembe instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages. The ideal candidate will have experience leading groups of both children and adults as well as teaching individual lessons. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated person to join Powers during an exciting time of transition and expansion of its world and folk music offerings.


  • Documented successful teaching experience
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Expertise in additional afro-cuban drumming traditions is a plus (Kpanlogo, Ewe, Cuban, Brazilian etc.)
  • Master’s degree in performance, or pedagogy preferred, but equivalent work experience may be substituted for an advanced degree


Fiddle Instructor (part-time)

POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced fiddle instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages. Instructor will work with current fiddle teacher to expand the department, build a common, diverse repertoire from a variety of fiddle traditions for the fiddle students at Powers, and offer and run group classes and workshops throughout the year. The current string department is comprised of twenty-two faculty members who teach private lessons, coach chamber music, and run orchestra sectionals.


  • Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy or equivalent work experience
  • Documented successful teaching experience
  • Ability to teach multiple styles (Americana, bluegrass, jazz, international traditions) preferred
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues


For all open positions...

LOCATION: A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school also offers summer programs for strings, chamber music ensembles, and young children.


  • Teach private lessons
  • Teach group classes based on department need
  • Attend annual faculty meeting and open house
  • Explore opportunities for enrollment growth
  • Potential opportunities to work with the school’s community and summer programs

START: Fall 2018

COMPENSATION: Based on experience and qualifications.

To apply for any of the positions listed:
Send cover letter, 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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