Music Ascension is looking for an inspired, greatly skilled, organized, and enthusiastic Songwriter / Music Producer / Educator to work with campers (ages 9-14) at a highly regarded not-for-profit youth development organization called PROJECT MORRY (www.projectmorry.org) in collaboration with NY based Music Education company Music Ascension (www.musicascension.com).
Project Morry is a year-round youth development organization that features a scholarship-based sleep-away camp near Port Jervis, NY.
Music Ascension works to inspire the camp community by providing an exciting, yet consistently safe forum in which musicians/educators guide young people to discover, develop, and share their creative voice by writing and recording their own original works.
Classes to be led include Collaborative Songwriting & Recording & Collaborative Musical Games.
Music Studio Director will facilitate the creation and production of a camp album that features the music written & recorded by the campers over the course of the summer!
(Music Ascension will provide mastering engineer and graphic design.)
** Applicants must be flexible, positive-minded, and able to help cultivate a fun, educational, and inspired camp community.
MUSIC PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES
Solid songwriting experience.
Must be organized, confident yet highly cooperative
Must have strong teaching/leading experience (Experience teaching private lessons is NOT sufficient)
Must wield an efficient work flow in Pro Tools, Logic, Reason and/or Ableton.
Implement Music Ascension programming at camp
Communicate effectively with Camp leadership, Music Ascension leadership, & campers
Light troubleshoot recording equipment and musical instruments
Prepare and Send Weekly Reports to Music Ascension.
Must be willing to live at and be a member of the summer camp community.
Prior Camp experience a big plus!
Salary+ room & board provided at camp.
5-6 workshops per day
5.5 days a week
STAFF ORIENTATION BEGINS: June 16, 2017
SESSION 1: June 30 - July 22, 2017
SESSION 2: July 26, 2017- August 17, 2017
APPLICATION STEPS: Deadline for applicant submission is May 12, 2017
Please send a COVER LETTER and RESUME to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 May 12, 2017