Job Description: ACCOMPANIST
Supervised by: Artistic Director
Purpose of Position: To provide piano accompaniment for chorus rehearsals and concerts
Time Commitment: Weekly 2-hour rehearsals take place from late August through April with breaks for certain holidays; other time commitments include a semesterly choir retreat, dress rehearsal, and concert; Music is selected and prepared by Artistic Director - personal practice/preparation time will vary by performer
Location: Christ Church Easton, 111 S Harrison St., Easton, Maryland, 21601
Compensation: $9,000 per year
In addition: Easton Choral Arts is providing free Air BNB lodging on Tuesday nights or whenever needed during performance week to anyone traveling from a distance to our rehearsals and performances.
Chorus Mission: The Mission of the Easton Choral Arts Society is to promote appreciation of fine choral singing, encourage excellence in vocal performance, further musical education, and provide personal opportunities for artistic expression.
The Accompanist of the Easton Choral Arts Society is responsible for the following duties:
Bachelor’s degree in music and/or significant accompanying experience. Strong keyboard skills. Ability to prepare, prior to rehearsal, piano accompaniments and choral scores. Ability to play a wide range of music and musical styles. Ability to confidently run a choral sectional during a regular rehearsal preferred but not required.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and any digital media/samples of your playing to email@example.com with “Accompanist Job Application” in the subject line.