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Part-Time Violin Teaching Artist

The Mason Community Arts Academy at George Mason University seeks candidates for the position of part-time Violin Teaching Artist. Candidates must support the mission and educational program needs of the Academy. He or she will maintain an active studio of private students. Group class teaching experience is preferred. The candidate must have significant experience as a private teacher who understands the needs and capabilities of the developing performer at all stages of artistic development. He or she is expected to create a nurturing, yet challenging teaching and performance environment that fosters successful learning. The candidate is expected to take an active role in recruiting and retaining students. Candidates should have a strong classical background but the ability to teach other musical styles such as blues, jazz, or popular music is preferred. In an effort to maintain both credibility and visibility within the community, it is expected that the candidate will make a long-term commitment to the Academy and maintain an active performing profile, which includes participation in faculty performance series, both solo and collaborative at the Academy, and beyond. A Bachelors Degree in Performance or Education is required. A master’s degree, or performance equivalent, with substantial performance and teaching experience is required. Suzuki certification is preferred.

Please send résumé, application, three letters of reference, and a video recording that best displays your teaching style to academy@gmu.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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