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University of Rochester Piano Instructor - Eastman Community Music School - 233453 in Rochester, New York

Piano Instructor - Eastman Community Music School Job ID 233453

Location Eastman School Music Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 ESM Eastman Community Music Sc



The Eastman Community Music School (ECMS), a division of the renowned Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester, offers music lessons, ensembles, and classes to community members of all ages and abilities. ECMS serves approximately 1,600 students during the school year and hundreds more each summer. From pre-school and early childhood programs, to college prep and diploma programs, to adult ensembles and classes, ECMS nurtures and inspires students at all levels.


  • Teach individual piano lessons and piano class

  • Provide leadership in areas of repertoire and technology

  • Prepare students for ECMS recitals and juries

  • Mentor new ECMS piano interns

  • Prepare students for college auditions, competitions, festivals etc.

  • Attend all Senior Leadership meetings and participate in subcommittees as required

    Other duties may include (depending upon the interest and expertise of the instructor):

  • Coach chamber music

  • Teach piano technique and piano history courses

  • Teach improvisation skills class


  • Proven record as an outstanding teacher and performer

  • Expertise in starting new students and teaching children through adults

  • MM or DMA degree, or equivalent professional experience preferred

  • Strong desire to recruit students and grow the ECMS piano studio

  • Involvement in national professional organizations (MTNA, CMS, ACM/NGPT)


    To be negotiated with ECMS Associate Dean and Director - yearly contract

    Growth Opportunity: This is a Senior Instructor Position (20+ hours per week) with full time UR benefits including pension and health care.


    Please provide curriculum vitae, 3 references, teaching philosophy (one page), link to one live performance video and link to teaching video (different age and level students preferred)

    Applicants must apply online. Please upload all documents in a single PDF file. Job ID #233453

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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