Accompanist

East of England

Job summary

Recruiter:
Bury Bach Choir
Salary:
c£30 per hour (per contracted hours)
Posted:
18/03/2021
Job Role:
Performing
Sector:
Professional
Contract Type:
Part-time
Hours:
Part Time
Expiry Date:
15/04/2021

About the job

Key responsibilities

  • To play piano accompaniment (including for vocal exercises and warm-ups) at choir rehearsals and occasional events.
  • To play for concerts as required.
  • To conduct occasional rehearsals in the absence of the Music Director.

We are looking for a talented, reliable and friendly accompanist who can contribute to the enjoyable and hardworking rehearsal atmosphere.  You will have:

  • Outstanding keyboard skills, especially at the piano (for concerts, the ability to play the organ and/or harpsichord would be an advantage)
  • Significant experience of accompanying a choir singing classical choral repertoire
  • Excellent sight-reading and vocal score reading ability (to read and play SATB parts instead of accompaniment when necessary)
  • The ability to follow the conductor
  • The ability to listen to singers and bring out voice parts where necessary
  • Good transposition skills

You'll find full details on our website, www.burybachchoir.co.uk

Application deadline:  noon on Monday 12 April

Please apply by email to chair@burybachchoir.co.uk with CV, covering letter and links to any recent performances / rehearsals.

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