The Department of Music at Bridgewater State University provides a solid foundation in music history, theory and performance within a liberal arts context leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. This program prepares students to pursue a variety of academic and professional interests, including graduate study in music and Massachusetts Teacher Certification. Private instruction is available in piano, guitar, voice, and orchestral and band instruments.
The Department of Music offers a Bachelor of Arts in Music, a Master of Arts in Teaching (Music) and a minor for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, courses are offered to satisfy the university's Core Curriculum requirements. Scholarships are available to both incoming and currently enrolled students. Undergraduate music majors may choose to add the Music Education concentration, which leads to Massachusetts Initial Licensure to teach K-12 in public schools.
Students have opportunities to perform in various ensembles. For a list of ensembles please visit the ensemble page. The Department of Music sponsors several performances annually and organizes other events such as an annual World Music Festival and Jazz Festival.
Teach applied guitar lessons to music majors and non-majors.
Master’s Degree or equivalent
University teaching experience
Classical and jazz guitar performing experience
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 15208
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.