Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations seeks to hire an Instructor of Oboe at Interlochen Arts Academy.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Teach Oboe & secondary theory or piano classes to Academy students
Teach reed making classes
Motivate and Inspire students
Recruit and build a strong studio of students
Coach and conduct chamber music, and conduct studio classes and Oboe sectionals for orchestra and band
Also requires classroom teaching in secondary area of musical expertise, such as ear training, music theory or class piano, depending on studio load
Provide appropriate evaluation, grading, attendance and evaluations of student progress as required by the music department
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and administration
Repertoire, methods and student course of study is at the teacher’s discretion
Teach one-on-one lessons in the studio and weekly studio class
Aid students in college audition preparation, and will have the resources available to guide students through the college application process
Interlochen Center for the Arts values a collegial atmosphere, and the ability to work well within the music department is essential. All faculty are expected to participate in a variety of student and campus activities as well as other work appropriate to the ICA mission
Master of Music degree or performance equivalent in Oboe
A teacher of national reputation with extensive experience teaching Oboe
An understanding of repertoire and audition preparation for students to enter college or conservatory
An experienced and highly qualified Oboe performer, with experience performing in a variety of styles
A thorough understanding of the repertoire and an ability to match repertoire to developing students
Interlochen expects its performance faculty to establish and maintain national visibility and credibility for themselves and their studios through frequent performance on and off campus
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); mor...e than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.
Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.