Overview

Education interns work directly with the Education & Community Engagement Manager to create, implement, market, and evaluate A2SO Education programs both in the schools and in the community. This is an unpaid internship.

Education interns will spend 60% of their time in the office:
-Creating and writing supporting educational materials for concerts and programs based on Music Education standards and benchmarks
-Assisting with management and implementation of the symphony’s fourteen education and community engagement programs and initiatives
-Updating and maintaining department data systems (Theatre Manager, Access Database)
-Assist in generating reports and departmental statistics
-Assist in the planning and implementation of Education & Community mailings (letters, postcards, brochures)
-Research trends in orchestra education (content determined by staff assignment or interest of intern)

Education interns will spend 40% of their time in the community:
Assisting with the organization, set up and staffing of community events including but not limited to:
-Instrument petting zoos
-Classroom concerts
-Community chamber concerts
-KinderConcerts.

Requirements:
Students pursuing a degree or having recently completed a degree in Music Education or another field of Music are preferred.

Applicants should:
-Have the ability to read music and an interest in music education for people of all ages
-Have excellent writing and communication skills
-Be able to work with children
-Have good organization skills and attention to detail
-Be able to provide their own transportation to the A2 SO offices in downtown Ann Arbor and to events throughout Southeast Michigan
-Be able to work at least 8 hours/week plus be available for events outside of their usual office hours
-Be available for Intern Orientation at the start of the internship

Please submit a resumé and brief letter of interest to Kira Woodfield Leeper at kira@a2so.com.
No phone calls.

About Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is passionately committed to enriching the culture of Southeast Michigan. We foster a growing appreciation for orchestral music through imaginative programming and community engagement and strive to inspire and excite a diverse audience.