Music Teacher Interview Preparation Guide
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Music Teacher based Frequently Asked Questions in various Music Teacher job interviews by interviewer. These professional questions are here to ensures that you offer a perfect answers posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

69 Music Teacher Questions and Answers:

1 :: Tell me who’s your favorite musician or composer?

One of my favorite interview questions. It’s a curveball and softball question rolled into one. It helps the interviewee relax since they are going to start off talking about something they probably have strong opinions about.

☛ Take note of their response. Not their words but how they deliver them.
☛ Do they seem relaxed and animated or flat and guarded?
☛ Do they seem eager to answer the question or do they seem concerned about answering it the way you want them to?
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2 :: Tell me what is a cappella?

One or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment.
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3 :: What is cantata?

Music written for chorus and orchestra. Most often religious in nature.
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4 :: What is deceptive cadence?

A chord progression that seems to lead to resolving itself on the final chord; but does not.
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5 :: What is exposition?

The first section of a movement written in sonata form, introducing the melodies and themes.
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6 :: What is glee?

Vocal composition written for three or more solo parts, usually without instrumental accompaniment.
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7 :: Do you know what is tonic?

A pitch that is the first degree of a major or minor scale and the tonal center of a piece composed in a particular key.
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8 :: What is rondo?

A musical form where the principal theme is repeated several times. The rondo was often used for the final movements of classical sonata form works.
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9 :: What is verismo?

A form of Italian opera beginning at the end of the 19th century. The setting is contemporary to the composer’s own time, and the characters are modeled after every day life.
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10 :: Explain me what qualities do you think a good teacher should have?

This is a great way of finding out if the applicant’s philosophy towards music education is in sync with your studio. It’s another way of asking “What type of teacher do you aspire to be”.
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