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Working at Hochstein is a joy! You're surrounded by music and dance all day, so if you love students of all ages and a non-profit environment, you'll like it here. Our employment availability varies, but the latest opportunities are listed below. If you're looking for a faculty teaching position, please email your resume and interests to Director@hochstein.org.

The Hochstein School provides music and dance instruction and music, dance, and art therapy services to anyone with an interest, regardless of age, level of skill, or financial means. Each year, as many as 4,000 students from toddlers to senior citizens attend individual lessons and group classes taught by an exceptional 125-member faculty.

Job Descriptions


Job Opening - Summer 2017

Music Instructor, Arts in Action Summer Camp

The Hochstein School seeks a music instructor for summer 2017 Arts in Action camp, for children ages 4-10.  The instructor will collaborate with AIA director and other staff (movement and art) to plan and teach daily music classes to prepare students for an end-of-week performance based on a given theme.


Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 12:30pm (classes 9am-noon; ½ hour preparation/planning before and after; July 10-14, 17-21, and 24-28, 2017 (3 consecutive weeks).


Classes take place in Hochstein’s well-equipped children’s music rooms; end-of-week performances are on the stage of the Hochstein Performance Hall.


Qualifications sought: undergraduate degree in music education; successful experience teaching children.


Hourly compensation, based on qualifications and experience.


To apply, please email résumé and letter of interest to AIA Camp Director, Lisa Salvaggio Clark at lsalvag5@gmail.com.


Intern/Volunteer Position Available

The Hochstein School seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented intern or volunteer to assist the School's Assistant Director of Development with data entry and gift processing related to fundraising and friend-raising in support of the School's mission and programs. This position will provide an opportunity to learn more about the fundraising processes that support a non-profit organization, to develop proficiency in tracking donations and thanking donors, and to gain insight into Development best practices.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Help to manage, improve, and maintain donor/friend/alumni database (GiftWorks)

Schedule: Approximately 10 hours/week divided over 3-5 weekdays (Monday-Friday during business hours). Schedule can be flexible.


  • Strong computer skills in databases and high proficiency in Word and Excel; affinity for data entry and detailed database management
  • Experience with data entry work
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, and high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

Position available June 15.

To apply: please submit letter of interest and resume to:
Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Attn: Dr. Tyler Cassidy-Heacock, Assistant Director of Development
50 N. Plymouth Ave.
Rochester, NY 14614
Or via email to: tyler.cassidy-heacock@hochstein.org

The Hochstein School of Music & Dance is an equal opportunity employer.