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Vocal Coach with Piano Proficiency Job Description

New England Music Camp seeks a Vocal Coach with Piano Proficiency for the summer of 2023.  This position will be open until filled

The successful candidate will work with junior high and high school age singers of varying abilities.  The candidate must possess:

  1. a strong knowledge of the vocal mechanism and a good working knowledge of various vocal techniques and qualities appropriate to musical style (Musical Theater, Western Classical, Pop, Rock, etc.).
  2. a fine working knowledge of age-appropriate singing repertoire in a variety of styles (Western Classical, Musical Theater, Folk, etc., including diction) so as to be able to offer constructive criticism and commentary on a one-on-one basis outside of the student’s lesson.
  3. excellent piano skills (including confident sight reading).
  4. the ability to work easily and comfortably with the student population.  

The candidate will work in consultation with other members of the vocal/choral department so as to encourage the students’ success in private lessons, informal and formal performance situations, and rehearsals.

The candidate will accompany students on recital.  

The candidate will assist with the Musical Theater Workshop.

The candidate may be asked to assist with other classes (Music Theory, etc.) as needed.

The applicant must be available to work from 22 June to 23 July, 2023.

Pay for this position is $2,400 plus room and board and a $300 travel stipend.

To apply, please include the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé (one page)
  3. Three References
  4. A video of your teaching/coaching/accompanying.

Please send all materials electronically to

Founded in 1937, New England Music Camp is a summer camp for music students ages 11–18, located on 200 acres in Sidney, Maine, on the eastern shore of Messalonskee Lake in the Belgrade Lakes region. It follows a balanced structure of musical training (in the morning) and standard recreational activities (in the afternoon) such as sailing, kayaking, archery, tennis, softball, soccer, volleyball, badminton etc. There are numerous concerts offered free to the public during its four-week season on site at the Bowl-in-the-Pines or Alumni Hall (respectively, the camp's outdoor and indoor performance venues). 

New England Music Camp is committed in policy, principle, and practice to maintaining an environment which prohibits discriminatory behavior and provides equal opportunity for all persons. NEMC affirms its commitment to provide a welcoming and respectful work and educational environment, in which all individuals within the camp community may benefit from each other’s experiences and foster mutual respect and appreciation of divergent views. 

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