AMP Academy Double Bass Teaching Artist

AMP Center for Performance & Education
Posted 6 months ago




Hourly Position

Starting September 2019

Statement of Job:

In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the AMP Academy Double Bass Teaching Artist will be responsible for the individual teaching and development of AMP double bass students. The AMP Academy provides advanced musical training to AMP’s most talented and dedicated students. AMP Academy students receive a weekly private lesson from an AMP Teaching Artist, perform three recitals per year, perform in masterclasses and complete an annual performance adjudication.


  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Teach private double bass lessons to advanced AMP Academy double bassists
  • Choose, prepare and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for private double bass lessons
  • Teach private double bass lessons as part of the AMP Academy
  • Liaise with parents/families of AMP Academy double bass students
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the AMP Academy Program Associate in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and musical progress
  • Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teaching artists through planning and co-teaching
  • Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor and/or Master of Music in double bass
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Exemplary double bass teaching ability, including middle school and high school students
  • Exemplary music performance ability/experience on double bass
  • Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth is a plus
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Notes: Pay rate is $50/hour. Background check required. Teaching schedule is flexible with lessons being taught at the Atlanta Music Project Center for Performance & Education located at 883 Dill Ave SW Atlanta, GA 30310.

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to with subject “AMP Academy Double Bass Teaching Artist” no later than Sunday August 18, 2019. Teaching auditions and interviews will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline.

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