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Early Years Music Instructor
San Diego Children's Choir

San Diego, CA

The Early Years music instructor is responsible for 7–15 children per class for Early Years I (age 4–5 years) and Early Years II (age 5-6 years) at a school or community location in once-weekly, 45-minute long classes. Sessions are eight weeks long and occur three times throughout the year. The music instructor will educate and inspire the children, teaching songs along with basic theory techniques (beat vs. rhythm, dynamics, etc.), basic sight-reading skills, proper vocal technique and performance etiquette. Early Years I is an introductory, non-performing choral-based music education experience for the four and five year-old child. Group and independent singing is introduced through purposeful play and interactive music making, incorporating games, dancing, and rhythm instruments. Early Years II is a non-performing, choral-based music education experience for five and six year-old child.

The music instructor should have experience in level 1 Orff and Kodaly along with music literacy and vocal skills to develop the healthy, young child voice. Spanish speaking ability is a plus.

Application Procedure: Please send an email with the subject “Music Instructor, Early Years Program” including a cover letter and CV with three references, to the contact information provided. Links to video of teaching and/or performances may be included, if available.

Contact:Michele Tondreau
Address: 123 Camino de la Reina, Ste. 202 South

Deadline: 02-11-2018

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