Piano Faculty - Chicago


  • To provide piano instruction to students of all ages and ability levels. 
  • To attend recitals and master classes in support of students. 
  • To attend faculty meetings and complete student evaluations and other paperwork as required by the administration. 


  • Musician with master’s degree in music-related field 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a piano instructor. 


  • Ability to provide clear instruction to piano students. 
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with staff and faculty     


  • Flexible and adaptable style 
  • Positive energy and spirit 
  • Good sense of humor 




St. James Cathedral 

65 East Huron Street, Chicago 


Gratz Center 

Fourth Presbyterian Church 

126 East Chestnut Street, Chicago 

All in-person employees of the Music Institute of Chicago must be fully vaccinated for Covid 19. 
To Apply: 
We welcome candidate inquiries and referrals. Please send cover letter and resume toEmily Abraham, Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs.  


Salary and benefits are market competitive and offered commensurate with experience. 


Statement of Non-Discrimination
The Music Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We adopt employment policies that advance our vision of a workplace culture where employees are valued for their unique perspectives and participation in the activities and operations of the institution.

The Music Institute of Chicago makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business, artistic, and pedagogical needs at the time, and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, age, or disability. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, transfer, and other privileges of employment.


About the Music Institute of Chicago
For 90 years, the Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) has been transforming lives through quality, accessible music education. As one of the largest and most respected community music schools in the nation, we are dedicated to sharing our love of music with the next generation and to cultivating musical ability and appreciation in people of all levels, backgrounds, and interests.

MIC harnesses the power of music to educate and inspire through its Community Music School, which provides comprehensive private and group music education to 2,000+ children and adults annually; the Academy, a nationally recognized training center for pre-college pianists and string players; Nichols Concert Hall, a state-of-the-art 550-seat performance space hosting 15,000 individuals annually for workshops and master classes, and performances; and community engagement programs and Music as Service, which create equitable access to music education for under-resourced communities.