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Summer Chamber Music Teaching Assistantship

The Tetra String Quartet has two summer workshops in the Phoenix area, and we are looking for 2 teaching assistants to join our chamber music faculty! Our first workshop is in Tempe from June 15-24 (excluding Sunday) and our second workshop is in Scottsdale from July 13-22 (excluding Sunday). We meet from 9am-1pm each day. We are interested in hiring one teaching assistant per camp (it is possible to apply for both). Duties will include helping chamber music groups rehearse, participating in group activities, and assisting with small organizational tasks. Compensation is $500 for the 9 days. 

When and Where

June 15-24 (excluding Sunday) from 9am-1pm
Holy Spirit Catholic Church 1800 East Libra Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283
Faculty Concert is June 20th at 7:30pm and Final concert is June 24 at 10am 

July 13-22 (excluding Sunday) from 9am-1pm
Saint Maria Goretti Church6261 North Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Faculty Concert is July 18th at 7:30pm and Final concert is July 22 at 10am 

Qualifications

  • Must be currently pursuing or have already completed a Music Education or Music Performance degree
  • Primary instrument must be violin, viola, or cello
  • Teaching experience/working with children
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility 

Application Requirements:

  • Complete and submit online application by April 1st.
  • One letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your playing, teaching experience, or previous employment. Letters must be sent from the email address of your recommender to tetrastringquartet@gmail.com by April 1st
  • Submit a video including one 3 octave scale of your choice and 2-3 minutes of a solo that best represents your playing ability (see application for instructions). 
  • Your application will not be complete until we have received all materials.