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Music Intern

January 10, 2019

Camp Mummichog

Damariscotta River Association’s (DRA) Camp Mummichog is looking for an Music Intern for 2 weeks – July 22 through August 2, 2019 to assist with our River Beats program. This program merges science, nature and music composition for children ages 9 to 14.

Salary: $1,000.00 for the 2 weeks. Daily hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, weekdays. Some evening hours to complete work (music transcription) maybe requested. Housing may be available. The position is available for a music teacher or an undergrad majoring in music education.

Requirements:

– Has experience teaching children and loves doing so;

– Has experience with music transcription;

– Has experience playing an instrument or writing music, preferably at a professional level;

– Has a positive attitude;

– Is able to keep supplies, schedules and tasks in order;

– Understands music notation and basic string techniques;

– Willing to help with all camp duties of supporting children as they learn and play (most of it outdoors), including playing games with them;

– Work with Camp Director, Sarah Gladu and Music Educator, Will Healy of the NY Philharmonics Very Young Composers Program and ShoutHouse!   http://willhealymusic.com/ ) to manage program.

This program is a merging of nature, science, outdoor experiences and music composition (for string quartet who provides a public concert of the campers music the second Friday afternoon of the program at DRA’s Darrows Barn, Damariscotta. We spend one day on an island exploring and writing music. We also go kayaking during the program. To see camp description: http://www.damariscottariver.org/events-programs/camp-mummichog/  – Find “River Beats” session for specifics.

If you are interested please email Sarah R. Gladu, Director of Education and Environmental Monitoring at dra@damariscottariver.org, the following: a short letter about yourself and why you would like this position as well as three references (at least one of whom has seen you work with children) that can be called.

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