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Music Therapist - Part Time Position (Afternoon/Evening)


Job Title

Music Therapist


Brief Description

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. Most of our individual sessions take place at Hochstein and run between 30-60 min whereas most of our groups take place out in the community (at group homes, residences, long-term care facilities, and day habilitation programs) and usually run for 60 min. These groups typically meet weekly or bi-monthly, though some meet twice weekly.



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




Part-time hours: 2-5 hrs/wk (after 3:00 pm, primarily Wed/Thurs) with room to grow

Hourly compensation commensurate with experience


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


September 2022


Hochstein is a diverse community of teachers and learners and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.


The Hochstein School is a vibrant organization in Rochester, NY, offering high-quality instruction in music, dance, and expressive arts (music, art, and dance therapy). Established in 1920 to commemorate the artistry, life, and service of David Hochstein – a prodigious violinist who died serving in World War I – the School welcomes students of all ages, abilities, proficiency levels, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds in an inclusive and accessible environment that provides artistic opportunities for all. More than 100 years after its founding, Hochstein annually serves more than 3,000 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 concerts and events throughout the year.