Piano Faculty (Stamford, CT)

Date Posted: 
June 14, 2022
Organization Name: 
Concordia Conservatory
Salary Range: 
Hourly rate/compensation is commensurate with experience
Job Description: 

Concordia Conservatory, an independent community music school in Stamford, CT, is currently searching for an experienced piano faculty to teach private lessons and coach chamber music. 



The position includes a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 30 hours a week of teaching private piano and chamber music coaching per week, and would require teaching days in one or both locations. The position will begin in fall 2022 for the 2022-23 academic year. 


Monday, Tuesday or Thursday



Private Piano instruction and Chamber Music Coach for students ranging in ages four through adults.



  • Exemplify the philosophy of Concordia Conservatory’s mission statement and values in all aspects of day-to-day duties and responsibilities assigned to this position

  • Effectively communicate with kindness, understanding and helpfulness when interacting with students, staff, parents, faculty and the general public 

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships 

  • Exhibit a cheerful, positive, loyal, team-member attitude toward the purposes, programs, policies and goals of the Conservatory

  • Constantly strive to improve performance



  • Critical evaluation—identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyze information skillfully 

  • Oral communication—speak clearly and politely and, demonstrate group presentation skills when speaking on behalf of Concordia Conservatory

  • Written Communication—edit work for spelling and grammar, maintain professional tone, and accuracy in written communication

  • Adaptability—adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and be able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

  • Dependability—be consistent to work on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance



  • Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field, Master’s or Doctorate preferred. 

  • Minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience in an academic or community music school environment. 

  • Ability to represent the Conservatory in a professional manner.

  • Work well with multiple constituencies.

  • Ability to work with confidential information and exercise discretion.

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively solve problems.

  • Goal and detail oriented.

  • Effective at managing multiple priorities.



Reports to Executive Director Kathleen Suss and Piano Department Head Jacob DeHoyos.



Regular contact with students, Faculty, Staff and third parties requiring courtesy, discretion, professional appearance, and sound judgment.  



Hourly rate/compensation is commensurate with experience 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Kathleen Suss, Executive Director of Concordia Conservatory ksuss@concordiaconservatory.org  by July 15, 2022.

Concordia Conservatory’s mission is to inspire, instruct and enrich lives through music and the arts, offering excellence in education and performance.  Concordia Conservatory is committed to bringing the arts to all people regardless of age, ability, ethnic origin or financial situation, and serves as a music education resource for the Fairfield County community.

Concordia Conservatory does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.