Residential Staff/Counselor/Chamber Music Coach

Residential Staff/Counselor/Chamber Music Coach

New York State Summer School of the Arts: School of Orchestral Studies
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted On:
January 31, 2019


The New York State Summer School of the Arts\' School of Orchestral Studies is hiring Residential Staff for its 2019 program (July 17-August 18) at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Specifically, we are looking for applicants who specialize in HORN, LOW BRASS, or STRINGS. Job Description: - Provide chamber ensemble & sectional coachings for students. - Assist Artistic Faculty (including Philadelphia Orchestra musicians) in both musical & logistical roles during rehearsals, sectionals, and coachings. - Provide supervision of students in dormitories, on campus, and during scheduled program activities. - Provide advanced pedagogical assistance to students. - Enforce program rules & regulations. - Plan, organize, and supervise recreational activities for students. The NYSSSA School of Orchestral Studies is a a selective, residential, and intensive program gives elite high school students of New York State the opportunity to rehearse and study for a month with the world-class musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Program highlights include rehearsing and performing in large and small ensembles and attending nightly performances by the Philadelphia Orchestra at the prestigious Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC).


An ideal applicant is a current graduate student, undergraduate senior, or recent college grad who possesses the following qualifications:
- Valid Driver’s License
- 21 years old or older at start of session
- Currently enrolled in a music degree program at the collegiate level or hold a degree in music.
- Residential life, counseling, or teaching experience.

How to Apply

Please send an e-mail with the subject “NYSSSA SOS ResLife 2019” and the following documents to
• Application found online at
• Letter of Intent
• Resume with three references

Questions? Please contact John Fatuzzo (Director of Administration) at