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Employers: We post Baltimore & D.C. area job, internship, and performance opportunity notices that we deem of interest to Peabody students on this site, as well as on the Handshake app. If you have an opportunity you’d like to share with Peabody students and recent alumni, or would like to hire Peabody performers for an upcoming event, please visit the Performer Referral/Job Posting Request page. Thanks for your interest in working with us!


UMBC Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity in the Arts

Posted: August 4, 2020 | TEACHING

The University of Maryland Baltimore County Department of Music invites applications for the inaugural cohort of the UMBC Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity in the Arts. UMBC is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, inclusive, scholarly environment that encourages outstanding individuals to enter the academic profession. The purpose of the Program is to support promising creative practitioners and scholars who are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in the academy and to prepare them for possible tenure-track appointments at UMBC. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are members of groups that historically have been underrepresented in the professoriate. The Department of Music welcomes applicants with expertise in string or brass performance, jazz, orchestral conducting, choral music education, composition, or musicology (especially contemporary popular genres). Candidates with an interest in social justice or community engaged scholarship/ teaching are encouraged to apply.

UMBC will appoint Fellows for a two-year term in-residence fellowship beginning July 1, 2021. Fellows receive a starting stipend of $50,000 per year, health benefits, and $5,500 for professional travel, preparation of creative or scholarly work, and technology needs. Fellows are also provided with office space and library and other privileges at the University. During the two-year fellowship, fellows are provided teaching and research mentors and specialized professional development opportunities. In addition to pursuing their research and/or creative practice fellows teach one course a year in the host department (Dance, Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts).

Teaching Artist Project

Posted: August 4, 2020 | REMOTE | TEACHING

This year, TAP is focusing on support for working teaching artists. A working teaching artist has some experience in the classroom, is actively teaching (whether virtually or in-person), and has thorough experience planning, teaching, and reflecting as an arts educator, and is committed to intentionally breaking open their teaching practice in order to take the next steps in becoming a high quality arts educator. Artists of all disciplines are eligible including creative writers, dancers, musicians, theater and performance artists, visual artists and media artists. Queer/Trans/People of Color (QTPOC) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Remote Sound Designer, Mixer @ Nurture Digital/Everpost

Posted: August 4, 2020 | REMOTE

We are seeking highly skilled Sound Designers/Mixers who will work remotely (home-based), have a reliable internet connection, and years of experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Highly proficient in any sound design software like Audition, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase, Studio One, etc
  • Proven experience in sound editing, designing, mixing, and/or composition, and ability to read scripts/storyboards to understand sound design requirements.
  • Ability to work both as a part of the team and independently.
  • A diploma/degree in music production or in filmmaking preferred.

Adjunct Violin Teacher @ Peabody Preparatory

Posted: August 4, 2020 | TEACHING

Violinist to teach in the Suzuki/Rolland-based Young People’s String Program (YPSP) and String Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Teach violin in the Young People’s String Program for beginners through Suzuki Book 7 and students through advanced levels in the String Department.

Manager of Online Publications @ RIPM

Posted: Aug, 3 2020 | ARTS ADMIN

RIPM is seeking a full-time staff member to oversee the production of our principal publications: the RIPM Retrospective Index, RIPM Retrospective Index with Full Text, RIPM European and North American Music Periodicals and RIPM Jazz Periodicals.

Responsibilities include ensuring continual production for multiple online databases and full text collections through two publication channels, overseeing quality control for publications, pursuing necessary bibliographic research, creating supporting data (e.g. KBART and MARC records), and analyzing current systems for efficiency and simplification of procedures. This position oversees a team of digitization and publication assistants. As a small and flexible organization, this position can grow with the individual’s talents.

Full time (35 hours per week). Located in Baltimore, although during pandemic, telework may be required. To apply, click on the header of this posting, and follow the link for more info.

Director of Liturgical Music @ St. Ignatius Loyola Church

Posted: June 17, 2020 | CHURCH

St. Ignatius Loyola, located in Ijamsville, MD, is seeking candidates for a full-time Director of Liturgical Music. The Director of Liturgical Music (DLM) is responsible for the effective planning, coordination, and execution of sacred music in the liturgical celebrations and devotions of the Parish. The DLM continuously strives to develop a prayerful singing assembly, ensuring that sacred music “assists the assembled believers to express and share the gift of faith that is within them, and strengthens their interior commitment of faith” (Music in Catholic Worship, #23).

Virtual Music Instructor @ Garrett Music Academy

Posted: June 16, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

In search of a dynamic Virtual Music Instructor to serve our students. Help students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include playing of instruments and listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.

Virtual Music Guest @ Calvary UMC Annapolis

Posted: June 16, 2020 | CHURCH | REMOTE | PERFORMANCE

Each week, our services feature vibrant and diverse vocal and instrumental musical offerings across a broad range of styles, and during the summer months, we feature guest musician-artists in our worship services. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Ferguson, Director of Music, at

Song Prompt Challenge @ Songathon

Posted: June 2, 2020 | PERFORMANCE | REMOTE

Twenty (20) commissioned composers will receive the following resources: a short commission of 3 to 5 minutes for $3,000; a performance of their work by either JACK Quartet, full string quartet, or members from the National Sawdust Ensemble in either a solo, duo, or trio combination (Miranda Cuckson, violin, Jeffrey Zeigler, cello, Ian Rosenbaum, marimba, Allison Loggins-Hull, flute, Chris Grymes, clarinet, and Stephen Gosling, piano); mentorship with the judging panel, and musicians; online premieres of the new works at; a recording/film of the live performance; and professional development sessions with the musicians. Neither letters of recommendation nor application fees are required.

Summer Internships @ Boulanger Initiative

Posted: May 20, 2020 | ARTS ADMIN

The deadline for summer 2020 internship applications is May 25, 2020, 5:00pm ET.
Boulanger Initiative is seeking Marketing, Research, Development, and Business Management interns for the summer session (June 1 – August 31, 2020). The positions include a flexible schedule (5-10 hours/week) and offers great experience for those interested in entering fields related to arts administration, music, historical and performing arts research, non-profit development, and social justice.

Music Teacher @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel School

Posted: May 20, 2020 | TEACHING

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, located in Middle River, MD, has an opening for a Part Time Music Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The successful candidate must have a musical background and have experience working with Elementary school students. This is a two day a week position, schedule will be provided by the Principal.

Director of Music Ministry @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Posted: May 20, 2020 | CHURCH

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a large suburban parish of 3000 families, a parish school of 465 students, an active Religious Education program for both English and Spanish speakers and a large RCIA program in both languages, seeks a Director of Music (“DOM”). The DOM reports to the Pastor and maintains responsibility for enabling parishioners to encounter Jesus Christ through music within the liturgical celebrations and worship experiences of the Parish. The DOM is tasked with ensuring that the liturgical music assists all believers to express the gift of faith that is within them and to bring a spirit of unity through music into the celebration. Primary Duties fall within four major areas of competency: administration, worship, education/formation, and pastoral service.

Piano and Voice Instructor @ International School of Music

Posted: May 19, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

The International School of Music is looking for part-time Voice and Piano teachers. Be part of our fast-growing music program and enjoy following benefits: teach private lessons in the comfort of a professional studio environment, set your own personalized curriculum, set the long-term musical goals for each student, ability to prepare students for recitals, auditions and other community performances, have students participate in Musical Ladder that awards students with wristbands, trophies and certificates promoting practicing and retention, focus only on teaching as our administrators do all the invoicing, billing and recital planning, and give your students amazing performance opportunities such as Carnegie Hall, Strathmore, and Kennedy Center benefit from quick growth of your studio.

Adjunct Lecturer of Music Theory @ The College of New Jersey

Posted: May 11, 2020 | TEACHING

The Department of Music at The College of New Jersey is seeking applications for a part-time, adjunct lecturer of Music Theory. Responsibilities include teaching in our musicianship studies curriculum, a four-semester sequence combining music theory and aural skills for undergraduate music majors, as well as select music minors, collaborating with keyboard skills and music history faculty as regards overlapping and supporting content, and the possibility of mentoring Independent Study experiences in orchestration, advanced counterpoint, and/or composition. Please submit a letter of application that discusses qualifications for this position and a concise statement of teaching philosophy; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three professional references.

Remote Music Teachers @ Music & Arts

Posted: April 17, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

Music & Arts is looking for qualified music teachers to join us in our new online lessons program. More details about the program can be found at Feel free to reach out me by email at and we can set up some time to chat over the phone.

Music Composition Instructors @ Composition Online

Posted: April 17, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

Composition Online has launched the first worldwide online community providing continuing education of educated composers. The company has created a live classroom in the cloud, with small groups led by some of the leading composers of our time in classical, media, film, and other venues. We are looking for skilled composers to join our team of instructors, build your own following, and work under our brand.

Remote Piano/Violin Instructors @ Metropolitan Elite Education

Posted: April 17, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

Metropolitan Elite Education is a fast-growing education institution offering music classes online for high school students. We make it easy for students to access great instructors in the comfort of their homes. We are in need of passionate, experienced piano and violin instructors. The program is online only. You will have the flexibility to choose your own work hours, and we will take care of the scheduling, invoicing and payments.

Music Instructor/Drum Teacher @ Soundcheck Rock Academy

Posted: April 17, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

Soundcheck Rock Academy ( is experiencing some positive growth and are in need of additional staff to help expand our vision of making music fun and exciting. We are looking for a committed person to help our students excel. The selected candidate to teach drums/percussion, multi instrumentalist, and be a band manager to children, teens, and adults. Temporary remote work is possible due to COVID-19.

Director/Pianist @ Gary Memorial United Methodist Church

Posted: April 13, 2020 | CHURCH

Gary Memorial UMC in Ellicott City, MD, seeks a pianist/music director who will be responsible for the development and promotion of the music program. In cooperation with the pastor, the selected candidate will plan, rehearse and perform music that will reinforce the themes of worship and facilitate an atmosphere in which God is worshipped and glorified. They will rehearse and direct a small adult choir to sing weekly, as well as for special services, between September and June.

Online Music Teachers @ Lone Star School of Music

Posted: April 10, 2020 | TEACHING | REMOTE

The Lone Star School of Music is Central Texas’ largest music school, offering private, group and summer camps all year round specialize in areas ranging from voice and piano to DJ and music production. Currently the school is looking to hire artists affected by the coronavirus to teach online lessons in voice, piano, violin, guitar, drums and other instruments.

Harp @ U.S. Navy Concert/Ceremonial Band

Posted: March 18, 2020 | PERFORMANCE

The United States Navy Band has an immediate opening for the position of harp instrumentalist in the Concert/Ceremonial Band. Starting salary is $64,409-$67,469, plus benefits. Auditions will be held on June 8-9, 2020, with resumes/recordings due by May 3, 2020. Applicants must be aged **18 to 39** and otherwise qualified for service in the U.S. Navy.

Organist @ Elkton United Methodist Church

Posted: March 2, 2020 | CHURCH

Hamilton Park United Church of Christ, Lancaster Township, PA, is a warm and friendly congregation, ready for growth and vitality, seeking to hire a Director of Music and an Organist. Both positions are permanent part-time, for a 9:30 AM Sunday service and Thursday evening choir rehearsal from 7 to 8:30 PM. We would consider employing 2 separate individuals, or just one individual, who is willing and has the necessary expertise to handle both positions. Successful candidate must be able to provide encouraging, enthusiastic, and supportive leadership for the church music ministry, which presently includes an adult choir and possible future development of a children’s choir and inter-generational choir. Applicant must have an appreciation for both contemporary and traditional church music and be proficient in the position of their choice. Bachelor of Music, or related degree, is preferred, along with prior leadership experience in music ministry.

Creative Mentors @ Ascend Through Music

Posted: January 9, 2020 | TEACHING |

Ascend through Music is a Living Classrooms program operating at our UA House at Fayette community center located within the Baltimore Target Investment Zone (TIZ). The program provides musical opportunities for kids, teens, and adults living within the TIZ, to incorporate music into their lives. Their experience within the program fosters leadership, creativity, and self-expression which empowers them to succeed. We are seeking volunteer creative mentors for the spring 2020 term of our Pulse mentorship initiative. Come once a week to work one-on-one with a youth, developing their skills in the creative specialty of your expertise. Past experience working with youth is not required. If interested in mentoring, complete the online form here. For more information about Ascend Through Music and the Living Classroom, visit this link.

Lecturer or Professor of the Practice in Music Technology @ University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Posted: October 30, 2019 | TEACHING

The Department of Music at UMBC seeks a well-qualified Lecturer or Professor of the Practice (Full-time) in Music Technology, to begin August 23, 2020. The successful applicant will have experience in commercial recording and in creative applications of music technology that could include contemporary composition, sound design, contemporary media including commercial composition. This position will be responsible for all first year courses for the music technology major (audio recording and editing), mentoring upper level required senior projects, and supervising internships. Individual must demonstrate required skills and aptitude for maintenance of music technology teaching spaces and recording studios. This position will have the opportunity to design new courses to broaden the curriculum, contributing to the growth of the major. Applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion by way of teaching, performing, publishing, or volunteer experiences are urged to submit an application.

LAUNCH Community Performance Opportunities

Posted: August 14, 2019 | PERFORMANCE

The Breakthrough Curriculum provides curated opportunities for qualified Peabody students seeking deeper immersion in community-based projects. These short- and long-term residencies and fellowships carry stipends and require a competitive application process. Applications are due by Sept. 9 for fall and Feb. 3 for spring. For details about available opportunities and to apply, please visit the Community Based Learning page.

Solo/Ensemble Musicians @ Willow Valley Communities

Posted: June 25, 2019 | PERFORMANCE

Looking for performers for Willow Valley, a 55+ living community in Lancaster PA. We book entertainment every week of the year. Our residents have a particular interest in high level classical music, but all genres of music are welcome. Stage, piano, and sound provided. Can also provide meals and accommodations, along with performance fee. Applications accepted on a rolling basis via Handshake.


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