Private Music Instructor: Percussion

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7067966 (Ref.No. 1959262)
Posted: July 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jul 14, 2020
Deadline: Jul 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Saint Mary's College seeks to hire an individual to conduct private percussion lessons with a student in the traditional undergraduate program, beginning in Fall 2020.

Private Lesson Instructor: Percussion/Drum Set

The Performing Arts Department requires a part time faculty member for individual percussion lessons for students in the department.

The private lessons fall under the purview of PERFA 112-01 (Individual Music Instruction - Instrumental). The private lessons instructors are not the instructors of record for this course, but serve as one of many individuals who teach private lessons on the different instruments based on the needs of the students enrolled in the course.


Qualifications:
Ideal candidate must display current extensive and active professional experience in teaching percussion/drum set.

1. Master's Degree in Music (Performance, Education, etc.), or equivalent.

2. Minimum of ten years of successful teaching percussion/drum set (jazz or classical) at the college level, or equivalent

3. Professional music performance experience (itemized on CV, verifiable)

4. Ability to encourage, motivate, and inspire students while maintaining a high level of performance

5. Ability to maintain and recruit students.

6. Ability to teach in an online modality, such as Zoom, etc.

Recommended:

Vibrant, encouraging, and engaging personality is a plus, as well as a pro-active, program-building attitude. SMC is looking into growing and expanding our instrumental program.

The ideal candidate must display current extensive and active professional experience in performing percussion/drum set, such as being a member of a chamber music group (duo, trio, quartet, or quintet), an orchestra, or as soloist. They must be able to teach private lessons in percussion/drum set to Saint Mary's College students for a total of 10 hours of lessons staring in the Fall 2020 semester.



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