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Sing Out with Strings – 2 Part time positions

The Irish Chamber Orchestra invite applications for part time work on its Sing Out with Strings programme.

Sing Out with Strings is the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s flagship community engagement programme, providing weekly tuition in singing, song-writing and string instruments (violin, cello, viola and bass) to 300 Limerick children citywide.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a dedicated team of creative, teaching musicians within the rich and vibrant communities of the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Limerick’s inner city schools.

There are two part-time positions available:

Song writing / Singing facilitator

Applicants for this post should have some experience in facilitating song-writing workshops, ideally working with children of national school age. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to lead singing classes with age appropriate material of varying genre and style. Knowledge of the Kodály method and other pedagogical practices are desirable but not essential. Previous experience working within a school environment would be desirable.

Strings Facilitator (Applicants can specialise in upper and/or lower strings)

Applicants for this position should be able to demonstrate a standard of instrumental performance equivalent to that of a third level qualification. A working knowledge of pedagogical methodologies (Kodaly, Orf, Dalcroze, Suzuki etc.), appropriate repertoire, experience of team-teaching, leading groups and individual children would be desirable. The ability to improvise, harmonise and arrange simple melodies would be preferable.

Please send an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter to Kathrine Barnecutt, Education and Outreach Manager, ICO Studio, University of Limerick or email to kbarnecuttsos@gmail.com.

Closing date for receipt of Applications is Monday, 15 August, 2016.

Interviews will be take place at the ICO Studio, University of Limerick on Friday, 26 August.

Please note that all successful applicants will be subject to Garda vetting procedures

 
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