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AMP Center for Performance & Education
Posted 4 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT

ANNOUNCES FULL-TIME JOB OPENING FOR

MUSIC CAREER ADVISOR

Full-Time, Starting at the winning candidates earliest convenience

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position The Atlanta Music Project seeks a dependable, motivated, detail-oriented individual to take on the position of Music Career Advisor. The Music Career Advisor will provide support to AMP students interested in pursuing a degree or career in music by aiding in the college/conservatory selection and application process, professional audition process, and selection of summer enrichment programs and festivals. This position reports to the Director of College and Career Services. The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance, extensive experience in/knowledge of academic and professional audition processes, understanding of both instrumental and vocal techniques, and a passion for helping students achieve their academic and professional goals, and demonstrate an unyielding commitment to the success of the AMP organization and its students.   About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP's programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series. AMP's young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org   Key Duties of the Music Career Advisor
  • Guide students through the music-specific college application process from selecting schools, tracking deadlines, managing repertoire, and submitting supporting audition materials
  • Coach students through recording auditions that reflect AMP's performance standards
  • Build relationships with students, families, and teaching faculty to begin advising students from middle school through graduation
  • Provide opportunities for all of our potential music majors to have experience auditioning and competing prior to their senior year of high school
  • Help students prepare audition skills and best practices
  • Work with Director of College and Career Services to expose students to a variety of career opportunities in music
  • Match students with scholarships and competitions that will make them a competitive applicant to colleges and universities as well as professional positions
  • Connect alumni with summer festivals and performance opportunities
  • Support the Director of College and Career Services in the execution of the Annual AMP College Fair
  • Support the Director of College and Career Services in other administrative tasks
  • Serve the students of the Atlanta Music Project to help them succeed after graduation and beyond
  Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Music Performance
  • Professional or lived experience with higher education music admissions
  • Extensive performance experience at college/conservatory and professional level
  • Extensive experience in/knowledge of academic and professional audition processes
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs
  Candidate Profile and Skills:
  • Strong research ability, especially the areas around music career development and post-secondary music institutions
  • Good understanding of instrumental and vocal techniques and repertoire
  • Ability to build authentic relationships with students and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Desire to be a part of building a comprehensive College and Career Program that propels AMP Students into successful careers
  • Intrinsic desire to execute and contribute work of outstanding quality
  • Show natural curiosity, creativity, and interest in learning and growing within the role
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and possess a high level of discretion and diplomacy
  • High integrity, dependable and self-motivated
  • Superior organization skills, both cloud-based and office-based
  • Superior time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Possesses extreme optimism and tenacity, especially in the face of challenging, high-pressure situations
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit who thrives in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment
  • Impeccable communication skills, both written and oral
  Additional Work Demands
  • Must be willing and able to work some evenings and weekends
Notes: The Music Career Advisor is a full-time position starting at the winning candidates earliest availability. Salary range is $50,000 - $70,000, commensurate with experience. Benefits include a flexible full-time schedule, company health insurance, and 401K. Background check required.   To Apply: Email the following in PDF format to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Music Career Advisor” Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three professional references
It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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AMP Center for Performance & Education, Perkerson Park Recreation Center
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Woodwinds Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as group lesson teaching artists. The Beginner Woodwinds Teaching Artist will be responsible for teaching our elementary school-aged beginner woodwinds students in a group setting. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach beginner woodwinds to AMP after-school orchestra students
  • Choose, prepare, and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for group lessons
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders in keeping track of AMP students/ attendance and musical progress
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music (main instrument must be flute or clarinet)
  • Experience teaching woodwinds in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working with elementary school-aged students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Beginner Woodwinds Teaching Artist is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Beginner Woodwinds Teaching Artist” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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AMP Center for Performance & Education, Perkerson Park Recreation Center
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Brass Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as group lesson teaching artists. The Beginner Brass Teaching Artist will be responsible for teaching our elementary school-aged beginner brass students in a group setting. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach beginner brass to AMP after-school orchestra students
  • Choose, prepare, and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for group lessons
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders in keeping track of AMP students/ attendance and musical progress
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music (main instrument must be trumpet, trombone, French horn or tuba)
  • Experience teaching brass in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working with elementary school-aged students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Beginner Brass Orchestra Teaching Artist is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Beginner Brass Orchestra Teaching Artist” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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Job Category

AMP Orchestra, AMP Preparatory School

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Brass Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please follow application instructions listed at the...

AMP Center for Performance & Education
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Youth Orchestras Woodwinds Coach $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as Youth Orchestras Woodwinds Coach. The Youth Orchestras Woodwinds Coach will be responsible for leading rehearsals for the woodwinds section of the AMP Youth Orchestras. Rehearsals take place on Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Lead rehearsals of the woodwinds sections of the AMP Youth Orchestras
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders and fellow teaching artists to prepare percussion students for concert
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music in flute, clarinet, oboe or bassoon
  • Extensive performance experience in symphony orchestras
  • Extensive knowledge of standard orchestral repertoire
  • Experience coaching youth orchestras, middle or high school ensembles
  • Experience working with middle or high school students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle to empower youth
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor teenagers
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Youth Orchestras Woodwinds Coach is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Job Features

Job Category

AMP Orchestra

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Youth Orchestras Woodwinds Coach $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please follow application instructions listed at t...

AMP Center for Performance & Education
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach. The Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach will be responsible for leading rehearsals for the percussion section of the AMP Youth Orchestras. Rehearsals take place on Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Lead rehearsals for the percussion sections of the AMP Youth Orchestras
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders and fellow teaching artists to prepare percussion students for concert
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music in percussion
  • Extensive performance experience in symphony orchestras
  • Extensive knowledge of standard orchestral repertoire
  • Experience teaching percussion in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working middle or high school students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle to empower youth
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor teenagers
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Youth Orchestras Percussion Coach” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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AMP Center for Performance & Education, Atlanta, Perkerson Park Recreation Center, South Bend Wind Ensemble Site
Posted 10 months ago
 

POSITION AVAILABLE: Substitute Teaching Artist

  Statement of Job: The Atlanta Music Project Substitute Teaching Artist is a qualified teaching artist that will be contacted by AMP in the event that a substitute teaching artist in their area of expertise is needed. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor of Music (completed or in progress) Notes:
  • All Instruments including: voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion
  • Also accepted are applications for general music, music theory
  • All approved substitute must pass a police background and perform a teaching audition
  • Pay rate is $50-55/hour

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Atlanta
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT

ANNOUNCES SEVERAL PART-TIME JOB OPENINGS FOR

Site Assistant

$15.75/hour, Starting August 2023

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the AMP Site Assistant will assist AMP program leaders and faculty with administrative and musical tasks at various AMP band, orchestra and choir site. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. These positions report to the relevant Program Manager or Associate.  The Site Assistant position is ideal for recent college graduates who studied music, as well as current music majors. 

About the Atlanta Music Project

Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP's programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series. AMP's young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities/Opportunities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Complete administrative tasks such as attendance, photocopies, class/rehearsal set up and take down, social media, preparing flyers/announcements, communication with parents/guardians
  • Perform stagehand duties at selected AMP concerts
  • Other administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist program leaders and faculty as needed
  • Occasionally teach and/or mentor AMP students
  • Form effective work relationship with other AMP Site Assistants
  • Attend peer exchange/training workshops throughout the year

Ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, education, social work or related field; OR be a current undergraduate or graduate student 
  • Possess some proficiency on one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, voice
  • Be extremely reliable
  • Be always punctual        
  • Possess a passion for music as a tool for positive social change
  • Possess the ability to inspire, work with, and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Possess excellent proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Possess excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Possess ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Site Assistant is a part-time, hourly ($15.75/hour) position starting in August 2023. This position requires a car. Background check required. AMP program sites are located throughout the 30310, and south of Interstate 20 generally. Rehearsals take place weekday afternoons/evenings, and Saturdays. Interviews will take place at the AMP Center for Performance & Education 883 Dill Ave SW Atlanta, GA 30310.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Site Assistant” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Percussion Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as group lesson teaching artists. The Beginner Percussion Teaching Artist will be responsible for teaching our elementary school-aged beginner percussion students in a group setting. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach beginner percussion to AMP after-school orchestra students
  • Choose, prepare, and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for group lessons
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders in keeping track of AMP students/ attendance and musical progress
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music
  • Experience teaching percussion in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working with elementary school-aged students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Beginner Percussion Orchestra Teaching Artist is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Beginner Percussion Orchestra Teaching Artist” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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Job Category

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THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Percussion Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please follow application instructions listed a...

AMP Center for Performance & Education, Perkerson Park Recreation Center
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner OboeTeaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as group lesson teaching artists. The Beginner Oboe Teaching Artist will be responsible for teaching our elementary school-aged beginner double bass students in a group setting. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach beginner oboe to AMP after-school orchestra students
  • Choose, prepare, and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for group lessons
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders in keeping track of AMP students/ attendance and musical progress
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music
  • Experience teaching oboe in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working with elementary school-aged students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Beginner Oboe Orchestra Teaching Artist is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Beginner Oboe Orchestra Teaching Artist” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Job Features

Job Category

AMP Orchestra, AMP Preparatory School

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner OboeTeaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please follow application instructions listed at the e...

AMP Center for Performance & Education, Perkerson Park Recreation Center
Posted 10 months ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Double Bass Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Please follow application instructions listed at the end of this job description

Summary of Position

The Atlanta Music Project seeks trained musicians and music educators to join our faculty as group lesson teaching artists. The Beginner Double Bass Teaching Artist will be responsible for teaching our elementary school-aged beginner double bass students in a group setting. The successful candidate will possess an unyielding commitment to empowering youth to realize their possibilities through music. This position reports to the relevant program leader. About the Atlanta Music Project Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides world-class music training supporting youth growth and development. Operating in under-resourced communities, AMP’s mission is to empower youth to realize their possibilities through music. In addition to after-school learning sites providing band, orchestra and choir instruction, AMP’s programs include: the AMP Academy, providing advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students; the AMP Preparatory School for elementary school-aged musicians; the AMP Summer Series, a music festival and school; and the AMP Youth Orchestras and Choirs. AMP also has a college and career program supporting AMP alumni. With a projected 2023-20224 annual operating budget of $2.9MM, AMP will serve over 500 young musicians. AMP music ensembles perform more than 50 concerts annually, performing in venues all across Atlanta, from community centers to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. AMP music ensembles have performed alongside international stars such as the Harlem Quartet, electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, cellist Sterling Elliott, operatic baritone Ed Parks, rapper Lecrae, R&B singer Monica, and The Imani Winds. AMP musicians can be seen performing with rapper T.I. on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. AMP’s young musicians have successfully auditioned for Georgia All-State ensembles, the Atlanta Opera, and have concertized as far away as Los Angeles, Aspen, Mexico City and Scotland. AMP is a 2019 winner of ArtsATL’s Luminary Award for Arts Education and a 2018 winner of Emory University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. In 2016 and 2017, the White House named AMP one of the top 50 youth arts programs in the nation. AMP’s existence is a direct result of the 2009 TED Prize, which was awarded to Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela’s El Sistema. AMP’s co-founders were members of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. AMP’s current and past funders include Carnegie Hall, PwC, Bank of America, the Chick-fil-A Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, Mailchimp, The Zeist Foundation, the Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation, the Harland Charitable Foundation, the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Music Foundation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. AMP’s partners and collaborators include the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Public Schools, Clayton State University, and the Chestnut Family Foundation. AMP is a member of “El Sistema USA,” the National Alliance of El Sistema Inspired Programs. For more information visit http://www.atlantamusicproject.org

Responsibilities:

  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach beginner double class to AMP after-school orchestra students
  • Choose, prepare, and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for group lessons
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the program leaders in keeping track of AMP students/ attendance and musical progress
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor of Music
  • Experience teaching strings in a classroom or group setting
  • Experience working with elementary school-aged students
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Exemplary teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
Notes: The Beginner Double Bass Orchestra Teaching Artist is a part-time, hourly ($50 to $65/hour commensurate with experience) position starting in August 2023. Background check required. . 

To Apply

Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Beginner Double Bass Orchestra Teaching Artist” no later than August 18, 2023. Interviews and teaching auditions will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Job Features

Job Category

AMP Orchestra, AMP Preparatory School

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT ANNOUNCES PART-TIME JOB OPENING FOR Beginner Double Bass Teaching Artist $50-$65/hour, Starting Immediately NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please follow application instructions listed ...

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