Part-Time String (Violin/Cello) Teacher

The Harmony Garden Music Center, Inc
Hopewell Jct. NY
Posted On:
March 21, 2023


We are seeking a part time strings teacher to provide weekly violin, viola, and/or cello lessons to grade school-aged students. You can expect to teach anywhere from 2 to 20 hours per week, depending on your availability and current client demand. Lessons are taught in half hour increments. As part of our team, you will enjoy a fully equipped music classroom, including a wide and growing library of repertoire and educational activities to draw from. We provide constant training, mentoring, and career development for optimal teacher performance and growth. Our dedicated office staff handles all scheduling, billing and client communication. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in Music, Music Education, and/or those with classroom experience. We are seeking an exemplary individual who knows that music changes lives and that teaching is a journey. They value and continually seek to curate relationships with students, families, and within The Harmony Garden team. They are efficient, organized, punctual, and dependable. They are fully inclusive, accepting, and caring of others. They are passionate about the benefits that music has on the human experience, and radiate positivity and enthusiasm. They are fully present for each student: making eye contact, listening to them as they wish to be listened to, and leaving no possibility for distraction. They bring innovative approaches to students’ learning, and thrive on collaboration. They have a true team spirit, and recognize that each individual is only as strong as the collective they encompass. About The Harmony Garden: "Enriching Lives. Celebrating Individuality. Empowering Futures." Founded in 2013, The Harmony Garden is a leading music education center in the southern Dutchess County region, offering enrichment and top-quality education from birth through adulthood. We were deeply honored to be awarded Reader's Choice for Best Music School by Hudson Valley Magazine in 2020. We know that music is superfood for the mind, but even more, it is the very language of the heart and soul. Our true passion is not to create musicians: it is to create joyous, confident, creative, authentic individuals who boldly shine their brilliance forward into both a better tomorrow and a better world.


Upon hire, The Harmony Garden will provide basic training on our studio culture, mission, and systems you will engage in on a daily basis.

As a member of Team Harmony, you will:
Provide one-on-one instruction for private students, ensuring all areas of our Standards for Musicianship are met.
Prepare students for studio-wide recitals and any other adjudications or auditions they may wish to participate in, such as NYSSMA.
Opportunity to expand your teaching goals by creating and leading additional programming at The Harmony Garden.
Have the opportunity to substitute for other Harmony Garden teachers as needed.
Participate in studio-wide team training and professional development events.

Currently based in Hopewell Junction, NY, we are additionally expanding to a satellite location in the village of Wappingers Falls. This creates a prime and unique opportunity to lead the expansion of The Harmony Garden’s reach.

How to Apply

If being part of an influential team that nurtures the formative years of young children through music sounds like your dream come true, we welcome you to complete the following application:

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