Job Board

(Updated November 2nd, 2015)

Welcome to PMEA’s Internet Job Bank. This page contains a listing of jobs of interest to PMEA members. If there is a job in your district, please e-mail an announcement to Joshua Gibson. Be sure to include contact information and deadlines. Allow a couple of days for updates to appear.

Pine Grove UMC has an exciting part-time opportunity for a Choir Director to direct on Sunday Mornings and lead weekly rehearsals. Strong leadership skills required. Interested in someone who is passionate in helping develop people’s musical gifts. Background in choir direction encouraged and classical piano skills required. Find out more at www.pinegroveumc.comand/or calling the office at (717) 741-2586.

Second Presbyterian Church in Carlisle (PCUSA) seeks a highly qualified, passionate, and gifted leader for our music ministries.  This person’s primary responsibilities will include providing vision and supervision for our music ministries, directing adult choirs, serving as organist, administering all aspects of the church’s music activities, and supervising a team of volunteer directors, accompanists, other musicians, and a part-time Assistant Director of Music Ministries.  This is a salaried, part-time, position. For more information, please open the attached description. 

Music Ministries Director

The School District of Philadelphia is hiring. Please click on the link below to be redirected for further job description and to apply. You may also guide yourself from there to other opportunities within the district on the left side of the webpage.—general-and-vocal#gT56Yx0Y_irgDlQc8lwwXw 

The Germantown Academy is looking to fill the open position of Private Music Lesson Instructor-Violin and Viola.  Please find the advertisement attached. All qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Rachel Elwood, Director of Human Resources

Violin Viola Private Music Lesson Instructor – Job Description and Qualifications

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BYC seeks a qualified Choral Director to assume the duties of Director of Chorale and a qualified Choral Director to assume the duties of Director of MasterSingers. Applicants may apply for one or both positions.

Founded in 1992, Berks Youth Chorus is recognized as an outstanding choral education organization working annually with 100 auditioned singers, grades 3 – 12, throughout the year, and with 40 non-auditioned singers, grades 3 – 5, in summer camps. Auditioned singers are placed into one of three choir levels: Training Chorus [treble voices, grades 3 – 4], Chorale [treble voices, grades 5 – 8], and MasterSingers [SATB, young women in grades 9 – 12 and young men with changed voices through grade 12]. Each year, BYC produces several concerts a year

These positions involve weekly rehearsals and various concerts throughout the academic year, summer educational camps, and routine staff and board meetings throughout the year.

The Director(s) will interface with the Executive Director and the Director of Training Chorus. For detailed information about the chorus, visit

The qualified candidates for these part-time, salaried positions will hold a master’s degree in choral conducting, voice, or appropriate related field; be currently enrolled in a graduate program in the field; or have appropriate conducting experience. Highly desirable skills include a solid understanding of the young voice, good conducting skills, good interpersonal skills, and a broad knowledge of the choral repertoire. Formal Kodály training is highly desirable.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience within the salary guidelines of Berks Youth Chorus. These are part-time positions.

Resumes and cover letters may be sent to  Please do NOT SEND CDs or videos with initial inquiries. Deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 2016. Applicants should indicate for which position they are applying or if applying for both positions. Finalists will be invited to interview with the Search Committee and will participate in a conducting audition. Job(s) begin May 2016.

201 Washington Street, Suite 529, Reading, PA • 610-898-6774

Fax 610-898-7864 • E-mail: • Web site:

Berks Youth Chorus is a registered 501(c)3, non-profit, charitable organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information of Berks Youth Chorus may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


Director of Instrumental Music and Assistant Professor of Music

Posted: 10-15-15

Full-time Tenure-track beginning Fall Term 2016

The Moravian College Music Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in instrumental music to begin Fall 2016. The successful candidate will demonstrate artistic leadership and excellence as a conductor of wind ensembles, and hold high standards in performance as evidenced by peer recognition and invitations to conduct. A collaborative approach and ability to work in a closely knit faculty team to support student achievement is highly desired.  Additionally, candidates should demonstrate commitment to the liberal arts in the context of the music curriculum. The successful candidate will be the face of the instrumental program at Moravian College, and as such will be expected to be visible in the instrumental music community locally and nationally, and represent the program in professional organizations.

Primary duties include: providing artistic and administrative leadership to the instrumental music program; conducting the Moravian College Wind Ensemble (spring semester only); working closely with wind, brass, percussion, and string instructors; supporting recruitment efforts for the music department; and teaching various music and general education courses.

Other responsibilities may vary according to the candidate’s individual strengths. These may include but are not limited to:

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must have at least 3 years of successful wind ensemble leadership at the collegiate level and hold an appropriate doctorate degree. ABD will be considered.  In addition, the successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine desire to participate fully in a liberal arts environment and be committed first to teaching and next to scholarship and service.

Application Instructions:

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference in PDF format Materials not available in Word format should be sent to Dr. Paula Zerkle, Music Department, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Applications must also include a high quality video of the candidate conducting a concert band or wind ensemble (15-20 minutes), recorded with the camera facing the conductor. Please provide a URL where the video can be viewed online. Finalist candidates will be invited to campus to lead a wind ensemble rehearsal and teach a class.

Complete applications will be considered beginning November 1, 2015 and continue until an appointment is made. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Questions about the position may be directed to (610) 861-1650.

This position is eligible for full benefits.

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The music department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and currently has 82 majors and 6 full-time faculty.For more information about the Music Departmet visit this link.

Moravian College is a private liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,750 students in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate day program, a center for graduate, professional, and evening studies, and Moravian Theological Seminary, an ecumenical learning community preparing men and women for Christian leadership.

As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with Lehigh and DeSales Universities, Cedar Crest, Lafayette, and Muhlenberg Colleges.

Moravian College value diversity and encourage individuals from under-represented populations to apply.EOE

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