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Board-Certified Music Therapist


Brookline Music School seeks a part-time music therapist to provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs and teach adapted piano lessons as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.


This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and at least another weekday (Tuesday – Thursday). The start date is September 2022 with the possibility to work over the Summer of 2022 as well.


Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development including trainings that are often eligible for CMTEs. 



The successful applicant will have current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire; experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs; excellent clinical musicianship; and well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach adapted piano lessons. 



Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.



A private, nonprofit community school for the arts offering private lessons and group classes to people of all ages and abilities, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Public Schools of Brookline, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. Today, BMS also sponsors a full schedule of community and outreach concerts and public performances by faculty and students.


Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy or conditions related to the pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected genetic information, veteran status, military service or other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.