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

Teaching Artist(s)

Location: Chicago
Opens: Accepting resumes/CVs year-round
Desired starting date: Candidates considered for 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" in the subject line of your email.