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Posted 7/17/2022

Elementary Music Teacher

All employees at Prospect Ridge Academy work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. Every employee at Prospect Ridge Academy is expected to deliver exceptional customer service skills to our students, parents, and PRA community. Prospect Ridge Academy is a dynamic school, subject to changing work environments, adapting new educational principles and values, and evolving culture. Adaptability to change is essential. This job description is an overview of duties and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

The Elementary Music Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing, and delivering instruction to various ability levels. The teacher will demonstrate supplementary content knowledge and assist students in accurately listening, writing, speaking, and reading at the various student levels. The School Teacher will accomplish these duties while working with students, parents, other teachers, and staff toward achieving the goals outlined in the Prospect Ridge Academy Mission Statements.


Posted 7/17/2022

Choral Director – Summit Choral Society

The Summit Choral Society a community choir open to singers of all ages and abilities seeks a choral director to begin late September 2022. We prefer candidates with a degree in Choral Conducting or Vocal music and choral experience. Duties include: choosing repertoire, teaching and directing rehearsals and working with singers of wide ranging abilities. This is an independent contractor position and compensation is annually determined by the Board. Range: $400-$600 per month. Please Send a letter of interest with resume and references to Cathie Hill:

Posted 7/6/2022

The Alpine Chorale – Artistic Director and Conductor

The Alpine Chorale is seeking a new Artistic Director and Conductor

• Program theme/vision
• Music Selection
• Monday evening rehearsals (7:00-9:30)
• Performance Direction for Winter, Spring and Summer Concerts
• Bi-Annual Auditions and annual Fall Saturday Workshop/Retreat
• Work closely with manager, assistant director, accompanist, librarians
• Arrange collaborative concerts with established and board of directors instrumental and choral groups
• Plan for continuing member growth
• Create a sensitive, warm, humorous, and open environment that is inviting to ALL!

• Hardworking, dedicated membership
• 55-70 auditioned, volunteer singers
• Paid manager, accompanist and assistant director
• Non-profit founded 1998
• SCFD grant recipient for 20 consecutive years
• Extensive music library
• Frequent collaborative concerts

(More detailed description available on website)
• Website:
• Contact: Paula Gilbert
• Email:

• Resume and 2-3 recommendation letters
• Deadline: July 27, 2022
• Interviews will begin ASAP
• Auditions in late August or early September

Posted 6/13/2022


The Valley Symphony Association, based in Montrose and Delta, CO, is seeking a Music Director/Orchestra Conductor to begin with the 2023-2024 season. The Music Director/Orchestra Conductor reports to the VSA board of Directors and is responsible for the Artistic Leadership of the Valley Symphony Association. The Valley Symphony Association is proud to be celebrating our 50th year as a regional, all-volunteer performing arts organization composed of musicians from over 13 distinct communities.

The VSA will host three guest conductor candidates in the 2022-2023 season.
The Valley Symphony Association rehearses on Thursday evenings in Delta, CO.
In the 2022-23 season, the VSA will perform four program cycles. That number may grow to five or six concert cycles for the 2023-2024 season.

As the artistic supervisor of the VSA orchestra, the conductor:
• Exercises leadership in training and developing the total artistic quality of the orchestra.
• Ensures the effective use of all orchestra players.
• Auditions potential members, selects principal players, and determines seating within each section. Works with Concertmaster to carry out these duties with the strings as per the Concertmaster job description.
• Establishes rehearsal schedule; works with dress rehearsal schedule as contracted with venues through the music program subcommittee.
• Conducts all rehearsals and concerts as agreed by contract.
• Works with music program subcommittee chair and offers consultation for use and needs of rehearsal space.
• Works with music program subcommittee and coordinates with music librarians to allow for conductor access.
• Works as a music program subcommittee member to select music appropriate to the VSA mission, regional audience demographic, and skill set and abilities of the current regional all-volunteer musician members. Conductor shall make final determination for the music selections and themes to be performed.
• Supervises and advises the concertmaster, guest musicians, and guest conductors.
• Determines the stage setup to present the orchestra at its best acoustically and visually for all concerts, and collaborates with the performance logistics subcommittee in arranging for concert setup and any special musical needs.

As a representative of the VSA, the conductor reports directly to the president of the board of directors and serves as an artistic advisor to the board and its committees. The conductor:
Carries out all required duties in a manner consistent with the policies, procedures, goals, and objectives established by the board. Conductor will receive a copy of the bylaws, budget, and working documents from the board.
Includes the board in all communication when it impacts the entire organization.
Shows solidarity and consistency of messaging on the board’s behalf when acting or communicating as a VSA representative.
Promptly and professionally addresses and communicates all concerns, disagreements, or upsets with the board president for immediate resolution.
Strengthens the voluntary culture of the orchestra institution: work with board members, musician members, and regional schools and community music educators, to identify and recruit new members and develop collaborative working relationships with such individuals and groups in support of the VSA mission as possible.
Stays abreast of artistic activities in the orchestra field and works with music program subcommittee to identify and plan new activities that may advance the orchestra’s objectives as possible.
Attend board meetings as requested and provide reports on artistic activities as needed.
Assist in the general promotion and best interests of the VSA within reason by establishing and maintaining constructive, positive, and collaborative personal relationships with board members and others in the regional private, public, and corporate community, which are intended to increase exposure, opportunities, and funding.
Actively participates in public activities when schedule allows when concerned with the VSA’s growth and welfare (e.g., ticket campaigns, fund-raising, public relations activities, etc..
Performs other duties as requested by the board and as agreed upon by the conductor.

They are teachers, parents, neighbors, students. They have jobs. They have children. They have homes and schedules and commitments. They teach at local colleges, high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools. They work in business, the arts, agriculture, law enforcement, and health care. Some are retired. Some are military veterans. They represent the Uncompahgre, Grand, and North Fork Valleys and live in Montrose, Ouray, Hotchkiss, Eckert, Olathe, Palisade, Paonia, Delta, Ridgway, Austin, Cedaredge, and Grand Junction. Some of them are snowbirds. Some of them are teenagers. And they are all VSA musicians. This season we have more than 100 performers who bring their skill, passion, and talent to the stage.

Since 1970, the Valley Symphony Association has culturally enriched the community and its members by bringing together some of the best volunteer musicians from the Uncompahgre, North Fork, and Grand Valleys to discover and present works of great composers, past and present. Performances range from classical orchestral to upbeat pop, from purely instrumental to purely choral, to a combination of both.
Our goal is to ensure that future generations will enjoy the legacy of live orchestral and choral music that so magnificently celebrates the human spirit.
Celebrating our 51st season as a regional, all-volunteer performing arts organization composed of musicians who live and work in our midst.

The VSA pays its Music Director/Orchestra Conductor $2450 per concert cycle.
VSA will also reimburse mileage at the rate of $0.50 per mile, up to a maximum of $200 per round trip.

Interested conductors should submit the following materials by July 1, 2022
Cover Letter
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references
Links to video excerpts of the applicant conducting
Video links to YouTube with three (3) examples of your recent conducting work in a variety of music styles and from multiple genres
Applications can be emailed to


Posted 6/6/2022

K-5 Kodály Music Teacher

Position: Lower School K-5 Kodály Music Teacher
Location: Thomas MacLaren School, Colorado Springs, CO
Reports To: Head of Lower School
Pay: Full-time salary position
Job starts: 7/25/2022

General Purpose: To impart knowledge and learning skills to the children in his/her assigned class in a manner that meets professional standards while participating in the community of learners that is Thomas MacLaren School.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

School Philosophy and Goals

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Mission and Vision of Thomas MacLaren School
  • Believes that all human beings, and thus all students, can know truth, create beauty and practice goodness
  • Manifests the sense of wonder and depth of inquiry that he/she is asked to inspire and direct in the students
  • Plans and implements instructional programs and activities that further the school’s goals
  • Contributes to the growth of Thomas MacLaren’s community of learners
  • Understands and supports the culture of the school

Professional Responsibility

  • Strives for continued improvement and professional growth, in the context of the community of learners
  • Confers with parents, Head of Lower School, and other staff members as necessary regarding student progress
  • Uses oral and written English skillfully and correctly
  • Communicates clearly, collegially, and regularly with co-workers and the Head of Lower School
  • Maintains accurate records of attendance and punctuality
  • Maintains accurate records of students’ academic achievement
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School


Posted 5/31/2022

Music Director (PT) – Central Presbyterian Church

Position: Music Director – Part-Time Position
Location: Denver, Colorado
Reports To: Senior Pastor
Pay: P/T Salary Position; $16,000-$19,000/year
(Higher salary available for candidates with pipe organ experience.)

Deadline to apply Position open until filled.

Overview and Responsibilities:
Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Denver seeks a Music Director (PT) for choral direction (Wednesday rehearsal) and music leadership in our traditional worship service (Sunday morning) featuring a broad range of musical styles. The Director will also supervise the bell choir director, choral section leaders, and a multimedia assistant. Choral direction and piano skill required; pipe organ experience a plus. Competitive, part-time pay, (approximately 10 hours/week) in an outstanding established program.

Equal Opportunity Employer
CPC embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. CPC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need.


Please submit cover letter, resume and references via email to:

Ron Covey, Search Committee Member

Central Presbyterian Church – – 1660 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203

Posted 5/27/2022

Elementary Music Teacher – Prospect Ridge Academy

The Elementary Music Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing, and delivering instruction to various ability levels. The teacher will demonstrate supplementary content knowledge and assist students in accurately listening, writing, speaking, and reading at the various student levels. The School Teacher will accomplish these duties while working with students, parents, other teachers, and staff toward achieving the goals outlined in the Prospect Ridge Academy Mission Statements.

A Music Teacher at PRA will:
Be responsible for conducting an organized and professional classroom:
Plan and implement the approved curriculum for specific content area
Demonstrate exceptional instructional delivery
Model and foster independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning
Show empathy and understanding for students
Communicate consistently and effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
Develops a cooperative partnership based on mutual respect and objectivity with parents and students
Assesses student performance frequently and objectively
Facilitate resolution of problems that might arise with students and parents
Promote accountability for students
Execute effective classroom management through clear expectations and positive relationships
Instructional and technological competency
Knowledge of and adherence to approved communication pathways
Actively pursues professional development opportunities in the specific content area.
Participate in and contributes to programs and activities that enhance Prospect Ridge Academy outside of instructional hours
Follow policies established by the Prospect Ridge Academy Board of Directors, Adams 12 School District, and Colorado State-mandated school guidelines, except where PRA has received waivers.