The RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School seeks a string teaching artist to be a part of our community initiatives. This full-time, non-exempt position includes teaching in the Victoria’s Dream Project, an afterschool string-music education initiative at the Agnes Little Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI.
The RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School’s mission is to enrich and transform Rhode Island and our region through live symphonic performances and music education opportunities.To further this mission, we seek to provide performances and education programs that areof exceptional quality, relevant and accessible to all.
Bachelor’s in Music (Education or Performance) or similar degree
3+ years of teaching experience
Experience with Suzuki and Traditional string instruction
Experience as a working musician (performance, both in classical and/or a non-traditional setting)
Provides own transportation to and from Agnes Little site in Pawtucket and our Music School in East Providence.
Dependable; as a small team working closely together, we rely on each other’s consistency
Spanish or Portuguese language skills are a plus
Fully vaccinated by start date
About Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School
Our Mission: To enrich and transform Rhode Island and our region through great music performance and education.
Founded in 1944, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School is the oldest performing arts organization in the State. The merger of the Orchestra and Music School in 2001 resulted in the most comprehensive education programs of any professional orchestra. RIPO&MS’s Link Up Education program, youth ensembles, 1,500 Music School students, and vast community engagement programs reach nearly 25,000 youth throughout the region. In total, RIPO&MS has served as many as 175,000 audience members and students in a single year. By prioritizing artistry and education equally and furthering values of quality, access, diversity and collaboration, The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School is defining the arts organization of the 21st Century.