Come work with us!

Here at Kids' Orchestra, we are committed to building a community of creative, confident, and socially engaged students through music education. We give Kindergarten through 5th grade students across East Baton Rouge Parish the opportunity to study music, learn an instrument, and perform in an ensemble.




KO is hiring teaching artists for private lessons, group lessons, and to join the KO sublist for: 

  • General music classes (kinder and 1st grade) or for Instrument Explorers (2nd grade) 

  • Flute

  • Clarinet

  • Trumpet

  • Trombone

  • Percussion

  • All Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass)

KO team members get:

  • Professional development ($ paid events!)

  • Onsite, in-person, or virtual coaching sessions

  • KO teaching resources 

  • Opportunities to perform, network, and share your craft in the community  

Info on application and scheduling:

  • KO is hiring teachers to start Fall 2022 and continue through Spring 2023 

  • Application period is ongoing until positions are filled 

  • KO group lesson site operations are M/W or T/Th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm 

  • KO group lessons start in August/September (pending school and district COVID19 updates

  • Private lesson scheduling is flexible to fit your schedule! 

  • Pay starts at $25.00 per half-hour private lesson and $50.00 per group lesson

Next steps for interested candidates:

  • If you are interested in interviewing for a teaching artist position, please CLICK HERE and fill out our pre-interview survey. We will reach out to you to confirm an interview time.

  • Interviews can be hosted in-person or on Zoom

Other KO Initiatives and opportunities:

  • Starting this year, KO is introducing social-emotional learning lessons at all of our group lesson sites! 

  • Family engagement and community engagement opportunities 

  • Community performances for students and teaching artists 

  • If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity, please CLICK HERE to fill out our volunteer interest form. We will reach out to you as new volunteer opportunities arise!

Questions?: Please email Education Director Sam Trevathan at strevathan@kidsorchestra.org or reach him at his office number (225) 922-4656 ext. 103. 

Kids’ Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or qualified disability. Thank you for your interest in working with Kids' Orchestra! 

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