Berklee City Music is a nonprofit program that provides music education to 4th through 12th graders in underserved communities.
With more than 20 years of music education programming in the Greater Boston Area, Berklee City Music Boston is the founding site of the Berklee City Music Network. City Music is an out-of-school time, student-centered organization with a holistic approach for training musicians by building leaders and fostering community.
The program offers a comprehensive popular music education by harnessing the power of contemporary music. Program participants receive theory/musicianship classes, ensembles, one-onone instruction, and the PULSE online curriculum. Berklee City Music students gain access to performance opportunities, workshops with visiting artists, master classes, and other invaluable resources on the Berklee campus. With year-round instruction, expert faculty, individualized mentoring, and a comprehensive curriculum, City Music sets up students for success.
The City Music Boston Teaching Artists will instruct in one or more of the Boston Academies or the City Music ArtsLink Program.
High School Academy:
The program is open to ninth- through 12th-grade students in the Boston area and takes place at Berklee College of Music on weekdays after school. Students are selected for the program based on their application, audition, and interview. This is a scholarship-based program
Preparatory Academy :
This program takes place throughout the school year and is open to fourth- through eighth-graders in the Boston or Greater Boston area. Students are selected for the program based on their application, audition, and interview. This is a scholarship-based program, so there is no cost to participate.
The City Music ArtsLink program, provides student enrichment and extra support to public school music programs and teachers. The initiative directly supports music teachers in building instrumental and choral groups/ensembles. This program is currently offered to students in 4th-12th grade in 13 partnering schools, annually reaching more than 1500 students.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
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External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Instructional Staff
Internal Number: R0001971
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.