Vocal Coach

Songbird Studios

Vocal Coach

San Francisco, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

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    SONGBIRD STUDIOS (SONGBIRDSF.COM) - San Francisco's premier vocal coaching studio is looking for dynamic, well-qualified singers and teachers to join our team of talented vocal coaches as we grow our studios in San Francisco - locations in Nob Hill, Noe Valley, and the Inner Sunset. WHO WE ARE: We are a professional vocal coaching studio serving a rapidly growing community of amazing students of all ages and skill sets. Our instructors are versed in a variety of vocal genres (including pop/top40, singer-songwriter, musical theater, classical, etc) with a focus on contemporary music styling. We provide instruction in a warm and supportive environment through one-on-one lessons, performance showcases, group classes, workshops, and summer camps. We are incredibly passionate about sharing the beauty of music with everyone, and working with a variety of students to achieve their musical dreams! WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT: We are more than your average music studio - and we treat out Vocal Coaches with the respect, benefits and long term career opportunities they deserve, including: - Regular Teacher Education Meetings & Special Events including visits from outside experts and medical professionals - Paid Time Off including Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave - Retirement Investment Matching Program - Annual Studio Retreat for Team Building, Development, and Fun! - Payment in Full for Cancelled/Rescheduled/No Show Lessons EACH OF OUR EXCEPTIONAL STUDIO ROOMS INCLUDE: - 88 Key fully weighted electric pianos - Both an iPad and iPod, fully equipped with subscriptions to relevant apps - PA speaker for audio playback - Shure SM58 microphone & stand - White boards, paper, writing utensils and shared printer WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: We are seeking experienced singing teachers and vocal coaches who are passionate, knowledgeable, and open minded - with the versatility to teach a variety of musical stylings and healthy vocal fundamentals. EXPERIENCE & TALENT REQUIREMENTS: - Experience teaching one-on-one voice lessons (minimum one year) - Music/singing experience, and completion of a music certificate, degree, or training program - Basic understanding of vocal tract physiology and function - Able to quickly assess vocal issues and provide constructive, healthy solutions - Fundamental knowledge of vocal styling and vocal improvisation - Basic piano skills: ability to comfortably and confidently play a variety of scales/exercises on the piano - Ability to sing consistently and comfortably in front of others - Understanding of music theory THE VOCAL COACH WILL: - Coach individual lessons guided by our standard vocal exercises and techniques - Coach in a supportive and encouraging manner to help build student confidence and trust - Assist in a variety of studio events including Performance Showcases, Workshops and Open Mics - Regularly attend our training and continuing education sessions for our Vocal Coaches - Go the extra mile to work in a team environment to make singing awesome for our students!

    DESIRED ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE & TALENTS (A PLUS): - Songwriting ability and experience - Current/recent live stage performance experience - Comfortable teaching group classes, workshops, piano or guitar - Have a basic understanding of voice science THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE: - Self motivated and energetic - Dedicated to their own vocal technique and ability - Able to work effectively with children, teenagers and adults - Flexible with time and availability - Able to keep a consistent weekly schedule - A team player who wants be a strong part of a talented team of vocal coaches - Reliable and on-time POSITIONS AVAILABLE: - Hourly Part-Time Vocal Coaching Position (10-20 hours per week) - Substitute Vocal Coaching Position (on call position, hours vary) Compensation: Hourly based on experience. These are part time employment positions. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS. DROP-IN APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.