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Description: The Amarillo College Suzuki Program just celebrated its 40th Anniversary, and is a well-established program in the panhandle of Texas. We currently have close to 150 students, ages 3-18, registered in violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar, piano and harp.
Our program includes weekly private lessons, group lessons (held on Wednesday afternoons), monthly play-ins, monthly solo recitals and a yearly group workshop weekend. Classes run from late August through early May. While there is no “formal” registration or group lessons in the summer, most students continue studies and pay the teacher accordingly.
Amarillo is a town rich in arts and culture, with possibilities to perform with a professional symphony, opera, several theater outlets and numerous church and other performance venues. With a registered SAA violin teacher trainer in our program and music graduate programs at nearby West Texas A&M University, advanced training and educational opportunities are available in our area.  Please visit www.actx.edu/suzuki for more information about our program.  Additional teaching opportunities may exist within the Amarillo College Music Department, based on the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Duties: Teach private lessons, 2 group classes per week, attend all play-ins, solo recitals, workshops, concerts, etc. Attend Suzuki faculty meetings. Full studio possibility, as we have waiting lists on every instrument.

Qualifications: Completion of Suzuki Every Child Can! course, registered Suzuki training through a minimum of book 2, book 4 is preferred, with a commitment to continue training. Must be comfortable teaching beginners and adapting to common terminology and traditions of the existing program.

Must be able to pass background check.

Salary: Hourly rate part time.

Contact: Tiffany McDaniel, AC Suzuki Administrative Assistant, tljackson26@actx.edu , 806-371-5340; email preferred.

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"Perhaps it is music that will save the world."

- the great cellist, Pablo Casals, upon hearing a group of Suzuki students perform.