Piano Accompanist

Organization: 

Sarah McLachlan School of Music

Deadline: 

Mar. 22, 2019

Organization Description: 

The Sarah McLachlan School of Music’s program provides an integrative mix of diverse skill sets and experience. Programs are offered for ages 0-5 years, elementary, high school and 55+. 

SoM provides high quality music education to under-served and at-risk youth, at no cost. It is our mandate to ensure that our limited program spaces are accessed by applicants whose lives would be most impacted by attending SoM.

Website: 

http://sarahschoolofmusic.com

Job Description: 

Youth Choir Accompanist: While supporting the instructor, the Accompanist will provide piano accompaniment in a voice specific group choir class that inspires creativity and confidence. Accompanists will assist in fostering an understanding of the technical, theoretical and expressive aspects of classical and contemporary music.

Responsibilities: 

While supporting the instructor, the Accompanist will provide piano accompaniment in a voice specific group choir class that inspires creativity and confidence. Accompanists will assist in fostering an understanding of the technical, theoretical and expressive aspects of classical and contemporary music.

Qualifications: 

Successful candidates will have a degree in music; excel at piano performance and a proven ability to inspire creativity in youth and children. In addition, candidates will have experience as an accompanist, advanced sight-reading and transposition skills, as well as a significant working understanding of pop, jazz, world music and folk idioms. 

Successful candidates will be contracted to accompany weekly at the Sarah McLachlan School of Music at 200 - 138 East 7th Avenue during the 2019.20 programming year, beginning April 2nd, 2019 until June 5th, 2019.

How to Apply: 

Accompanists are invited to forward a cover letter and resume to Stephen Fisk at thefisk@sarahschoolofmusic.com by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 22nd, 2019. Please indicate in the subject of your application email which position you are interested. We will review resumes as they arrive and schedule interviews when appropriate.

Remuneration: 

$30-40

Contact Name: Stephen Fisk
Contact Email: thefisk@sarahschoolofmusic.com

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