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The Amarillo College Suzuki Program is accepting applications, cover letters, and resumes for instructors to teach private lessons, group lessons and other related content.

The Amarillo College Suzuki Program recently 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. 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 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.

Qualified candidates will:  Provide instruction in their trained instrument, while committing to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methods and effective use of the Suzuki teaching method.  Teach private lessons, 2 group classes per week, attend all play ins, solo recitals, workshops, concerts, fundraising and community outreach events. Attend Suzuki faculty meetings. Full studio possibility, as we have waiting lists on every instrument. Must be committed to the Suzuki philosophy and AC Suzuki program teaching environment.



Trained in the Suzuki Method, with instrument proficiency. Must be comfortable teaching beginners and adapting to common terminology and traditions of the existing program. Must be able to pass background check.


Bachelor’s Degree required, Completion of Suzuki Every Child Can! course, Registered Suzuki training through a minimum of Book 1 is required, with commitment to continue training.


Registered Suzuki training levels 1-4 or beyond.

Official Transcripts Must Be Submitted With Your Application


Hourly part time rate


This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill adjunct/part time assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or divisions will refer to the pool of applications on file to fill assignments as needs arise. Applicants will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview.  Applications are valid for one year, at which time applicants with a desire to remain the applicant pool must reapply.

Contact: Tiffany McDaniel, AC Suzuki Administrative Assistant, , 806-371-5340; email preferred, for application instructions

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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.