All teaching positions with Lead Guitar are paid positions for highly-qualified teaching artists, usually with at least a Master’s degree in Classical Guitar or Music Education.

That said, we are interested in any talented candidate who is passionate about outreach; please do apply and describe your qualifications and experiences in your cover letter. Teaching positions may become available throughout the year, but they typically open in spring (for training) to start teaching in the following fall. Non-teaching positions may open throughout the year.

Current Openings

Director of Development and External Relations

Location: Tucson (Hybrid) or Phoenix (Remote with regular meetings in Tucson)
Opens: January 13, 2023
Desired starting date: Open immediately

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To apply for this position, Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. We also request a sample of something from a previous position that you are especially proud of—an event invitation, an appeal letter, or other piece that represents your work. Please send these as a single PDF to and include “Lead Guitar – Director of Development” in the subject line. We appreciate your interest.
Teaching Artist(s)

Location: Denver; Los Angeles
Opens: Accepting resumes/CVs year-round
Desired starting date: Candidates considered for Spring 2023 with teaching to begin in Fall 2023

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To apply for this position, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to, and use "Teaching Artist Position" in the subject line of your email.