Immediate need for Outreach Music Instructor


Lyric Arts Education has an immediate need for a passionate and qualified instructor to teach Music, Acting, and Performance in one of our upcoming school outreach programs. The instructor’s responsibility would be to teach 3 groups of various-age students (grades 1–8) twice a week for 2 hours, September–December of 2021, culminating in an end-of-the-semester program.

We are specifically looking for teachers who can provide careful and intentional music and performance curriculum to students to grow their musical knowledge. This position will be during the regular work week in the morning.

The mission of the Lyric Arts Education program is to provide access to fun and exciting creative experiences in a professional theater setting. We offer a safe and supportive environment that welcomes people of all ages, cultures, and level of experience—an artistic home that nurtures students toward a more creative and compassionate community.


  • Will format music instruction that helps the student meet goals as a group while helping them grow as musicians and performers

  • They will instruct students in vocal technique, singing as a group, music theory, basic hand instruments, and formatting an end of semester program

  • Will be expected to have piano skill, knowledge of music structure, and basic theory

  • Will guide students through lessons and exercises that improve their music vocabulary and ability to be comfortable performing in front of an audience

  • Will act as a mentor to provide constructive critiques and help them learn how to bring music to life


Lyric Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in hiring. Lyric Arts prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.


  • Teach bi-weekly classes for various age groups

  • Arrive on Time

  • Respect Student Boundaries

  • Work with the Education Program Manager on schedule, lesson planning, and curriculum 

  • Plan and execute an end-of-the-semester program.

  • Be available during weekday morning, two days per week

  • Plan lessons outside of class.


Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00–11:00a.m. (Four 30-minute sessions each day)

  • September: 7, 10, 15, 17, 21, 24, 28, 30

  • October: 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 26, 28

  • November: 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 30

  • December: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16

Total: 54 hours of instruction


  • Tuesdays: General Music Instructor (Hand instruments, Musical Concepts, Music Theory)

  • Thursday: Performance, Acting Instructor (Bring the song to life, creating your own work, exploring)


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in related field (Musical Theater, Music, Education, Music Performance Etc.)

  • 2 years of teaching experience (2 years of classroom experience preferred).

  • Must clear a routine background check, no criminal record.

  • Must adhere to wearing a mask when asked and be vaccinated.

  • Teach in-person.

Lyric Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in hiring. We strongly encourage BIPOC artists, artists of all genders, and artists from underrepresented groups to apply.


Teaching Artist will be paid a stipend of $1,890. This covers in class instruction, out of class prep time, and the end of semester programming.

Please submit teaching resume, cover letter, and a list of three references by email to Education Program Manager Kayli McIntyre.

Contact information

Lyric Arts Company of Anoka, Inc.
Kayli McIntyre, Education Program Manager
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Posted August 13