Next Sunday. January 26th, is the deadline to apply for the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium’s new part-time position of “K-8 Guest Artist Program Coordinator.” This position will lead the Consortium’s efforts to design and conduct a program that brings local professional jazz musicians into our community’s elementary and middle schools to work with music teachers.
The Consortium’s Guest Artist Program may include artist residencies, teacher mentoring, performances with student ensembles, etc., with program design and delivery involving consultation with music teachers in the host schools, the participating jazz musicians, the Madison district’s Fine Arts Coordinator, and Nick Moran, the Consortium’s Program Coordinator for Musician-Led Projects. This new program will be piloted in 1-2 schools in the Madison district this Spring, with plans to expand it to more schools in the Fall.
The description for the K-8 Guest Artist Program Coordinator position and application instructions are in the 12/18/13 post on the Jazz Consortium’s website. The application deadline is day’s end Sunday, January 26th.
To get into the applicant pool, you need only submit a resume and 1-2 page narrative that describes your skills and experiences in relation to the qualifications of the position. Please help us spread the word to anyone you know who might be a good fit for this important position. Thanks!