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Music Therapist - Full-Time




Job Title

Music Therapist


Brief Description

We’re looking for a music therapist to join our Expressive Arts team!  The Hochstein School’s Expressive Arts Department encompasses music, art and dance movement therapy; adaptive lesson instruction; and arts-based wellness/enrichment programming.  We offer empowering and enriching individual and group sessions, which take place on-site at Hochstein as well as off-site in the community.



All applicants should have:

  • An interest in working with individuals/groups of all ages/abilities, particularly adults with I/DD
  • A desire to work collaboratively as part of a team (with faculty, caregivers, and service providers)
  • Passion for community music therapy and person-centered care
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Afternoon/evening availability
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • MT-BC credential (within 6 mos of hire date)


Starting Date




Full-time: 15+ clinical hours per week with room to grow. 


$38-$43/hour, plus mileage and travel time


Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to Expressive Arts Chair Jennifer Phillips at jennifer.phillips@hochstein.org.


January 2024


Hochstein is a vibrant organization in Rochester, NY, offering instruction in music, dance, and expressive arts (music, art, and dance therapy). Hochstein annually serves more than 3,500 students from a 12-county region surrounding Rochester. The School is active throughout the community and provides tuition assistance to more than 50% of its students. The acclaimed Hochstein Performance Hall, located within the school's historic downtown building, hosts frequent concerts and events.


The Hochstein School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal opportunities to all persons employed by or seeking employment with the School. The School prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of an employee’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, the employee’s or the employee’s dependent’s reproductive health decision-making, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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