Music Ascension is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher to facilitate our Songwriting & Recording workshops as well as lead a Bucket Drumming Class during an After-School Program in the East Village of NYC.  Must have skills required to help students write, record, and produce their own music.



Experience with songwriting and music technology, including ProTools and/or Logic and/or Ableton and/or Reason
Communicate with After-School Program leadership, Music Ascension leadership and students effectively.
Know how to operate and light troubleshoot recording equipment/software
Send Weekly Reports.
Must be organized, confident yet highly cooperative, have strong teaching/leading experience, and wield an efficient work flow in Pro Tools, Logic, Reason and/or Ableton.

Program Details: 

Length of Residency: 15 weeks

Start Date: Feb, 9, 2017, Short Presentation to Students FEB 6

Day of Week: THURSDAYS

Number of Classes per day: 2

Class Size: 20-25 students

School Staff Support: 2 aides each class

Class Times: 2:50-3:50pm, 4:15-5:15pm

Student Age: Grades2 (Bucket Drumming)

                                        Grades 3 and 5 (Songwriting & Music Production)

                                        ** Performance Date: June 2, 2017 1:30pm and 5:00pm

                                        ** CD Release Celebration: date TBD, June 15?


$65 per workshop x 2 workshops per day =$130 per day + $15 per day equipment cartage


Contracted Dates: 15 days

PROGRAM DATES: 2/9/17, 2/16/17, 3/2/17, 3/9/17, 3/16/17, 3/30/17, 4/6/17, 4/20/17, 4/27/17, 5/4/17, 5/11/17, 5/18/17, 5/25/17, 6/1/17, 6/8/17           

APPLICATION STEPS: Deadline for applicant submission is January 29, 2017



Please send a cover letter and resume to

If available, feel free to also send link(s) or an attachment of a song you wrote and/or produced. 


Please fill out the on-line application below.  Deadline for applicant submission is January 29, 2017