Choral Accompanist

Organization:
MSD North Posey County
Location:
North Posey Jr.-Sr. High School, Poseyville, IN
Salary:
$25/hr (100-200 hrs/year depending on availability)
Category:
Posted On:
July 20, 2018

Description

We are looking to hire a collaborative pianist who can occasionally accompany selected choir rehearsals and performances throughout the year in Poseyville, IN. Minimum – 100 hours; Maximum – 200 hours (annually) paid as a non-certified school employee. We will set the rehearsal schedule together based on availability. We have two major ensembles: Jr. High Concert Choir (~30, meets daily, 10:45-11:30 am) and High School Concert Choir (~30, meets daily, 12:30-1:15 pm). Both ensembles are intermediate-advanced groups with excellent capabilities and behavior. We have 5-7 concerts and events throughout the year, including a spring musical. Approximately half of the students participate in small ensembles or after-school voice lessons to prepare for ISSMA Solo & Ensemble.

• accompany selected rehearsals & performances for two major choral ensembles
• accompany selected rehearsals & performances for spring musical
• accompany selected rehearsals & performances for soloists and small ensembles
• work with the director to create rehearsal calendar (we are very flexible)
• lead occasional sectional rehearsals
• some afternoon/evening and Saturday availability is necessary for select rehearsals & performances

Requirements

• background check processed from MSD North Posey • strong sight-reading skills including open-score reading • ability to play comfortably/appropriately in various genres • proficiency with scales in all keys • familiarity with choral rehearsal format/techniques • improvisation ability NOT required, but recommended • IN teaching certificate NOT required, but substitute ability/certification suggested

How to Apply

Please send inquiry/materials to Ryan Knight, Director of Vocal Music & Theatre, North Posey Jr.-Sr. High School, rknight@northposey.k12.in.us