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Main subject double bass

preferably in combination with electric bass


Who are we?

Conservatorium Maastricht is an international conservatoire, firmly rooted in the region, while connecting to all parts of the world. We believe in collectivity, in the will to challenge each other and create together. To move and add value, in and with music.

We empower the moving musician to reach their own ambitions within diverse musical fields. To touch, move and excite while doing this. We bring the best out of the students through our passion for development. We believe in the strength of our community consisting of students, teachers and the professional field. Teamwork is essential, and the best education also comes from a team effort.

We offer a study programme that prepares our students for a career in the ever changing professional field. It enables students to make the most of their talents. This is achieved through one to one artistic development, active interplay, theoretical integration, professional practice experience, cross departmental activities, electives, and developing entrepreneurial and research skills. Guided by our teams, the students shape their own study path, and are guided throughout their journey becoming their version of a moving musician.

With effect from January 1st 2024 we are looking for a new colleague:

Main subject double bass
(preferably in combination with electric bass)

Who are we looking for?

The Jazz Department of the Conservatorium Maastricht is looking to appoint an inspiring and experienced teacher who has an established and excellent artistic career, a musician with an international reputation as a performer and teacher.
The candidate should possess teaching experience in higher music education and is regularly working with other internationally acclaimed musicians as a leader or sideman.
Aside from his/her own artistic profile he/she should have a broad background in various styles of Jazz and popular music.
We are looking for a skilled communicator across cultures and driven personality who takes initiative, ownership and thinks creatively and solution-oriented.

Excellent English skills in listening/comprehension, speaking and writing are a must as the Conservatorium is an international institution

This is part of your work
• Teach individual lessons and associated subject specific courses
• Actively recruit students
• Involvement in the further development of the educational program
• Optional education and artistic activities

• Experienced (international) performer on a high professional level
• Teaching experience on a high level is preferred
• Fluency in English
• Open minded to innovation, research and entrepreneurship
• Proactive, cooperative and willing to collaborate

Terms and conditions of employment

An appointment of approximately 0,1 fte ( depending of the number of students) for a duration of 1 year with the Stichting Zuyd Hogeschool, with the prospect of a permanent appointment.
A salary depending on academic background and professional experience, of maximum scale 11, max €5.936,77 based on a fulltime job according to the CAO-HBO, the collective agreement for universities of applied sciences. Topped with an 8% vacation allowance, a year-end bonus of 8.3%, vacation days, professionalization and employability hours, and a complete vitality offer. A contract based on ZZP (self-employment) isn’t possible


You can apply before November 25, 2023 by uploading your motivation letter and CV on this website.

Video link(s) of most recent performances (optional): copy/paste them in a Word or Pdf file and send in to werken@zuyd.nl

Applications sent directly to the contact person or in any other way will not be processed. A trail lesson is part of the procedure.
The job interviews in combination with the trial lessons will be held in week 49.

If needed, you can request further information from Irja Zeper, Head of Programme Jazz at Conservatorium Maastricht, under irja.zeper@zuyd.nl or telephone number +31 6 28343636

Conservatorium Maastricht

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