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University of Rochester Instructor in Harp - 221581 in Rochester, New York

Instructor in Harp

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Eastman School Music

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Time as Reported Grade 000 ESM Eastman Community Music School


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 backgrounds. ECMS serves approximately 1,700 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 private harp lessons

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

  • Prepare students for ECMS recitals and juries

  • Coach Chamber Music, Bridges: Harp Class, and Harp Ensembles as needed

  • Attend departmental and full faculty meetings, serve on annual juries, communicate effectively and in a timely manner with staff and faculty


  • Proven record as an outstanding teacher and performer

  • Expertise in starting new students and teaching children through adults

  • MM or DMA degree preferred

  • Strong desire to recruit students and support the strong ECMS harp studio

  • Involvement in local and national professional organizations

  • Additional areas of expertise or interest: Early Childhood, Administrative skills

COMPENSATION: To be negotiated by Associate ECMS Dean- yearly contract

Growth Opportunity: This is a Time-as-Reported Instructor Position with space to grow.


  • Please provide curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (one page), link to one live performance video, and link to one teaching video.

  • Applicants must apply online to Job ID #221581. Please upload all documents in a single PDF file.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled