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Eastern CT Symphony Chorus Rehearsal Accompanist

Location: New London, Connecticut, USA
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus is seeking a rehearsal accompanist beginning in September of 2014. The accompanist is contracted for a weekly rehearsal and one concert per year. Salary is commensurate with experience.
 
Specific Duties
 
The ECSC Rehearsal Accompanist shall:
 
  • Accompany the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus.
  • Be primarily responsible to the ECSC Board of Directors and Chorus Director.
  • Provide a three (3) week notice to the ECSC Chorus Director and ECSC President of expected absences.
  • Ensure a substitute accompanist has been engaged when necessary.
  • Collaborate with the ECSC Chorus Director with regard to the rehearsal plan or any other rehearsal-based issues.
  • Perform other duties as deemed appropriate by the ECSC Board of Directors to ensure the smooth operation of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus.
 
Candidate Requirements
 
  • Strong technical and artistic abilities.
  • High level of responsibility and professionalism.
  • Excellent open-score sight-reading skills.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance or an equivalent degree program.
  • At least five years as a choral accompanist.
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Choral conducting experience.
  • Basic understanding of the voice and choral techniques.
 
To Apply
 
Send Resume/CV, a sample of rehearsal or performance, and list of three references to wade.melanie@gmail.com by March 20th, 2014. At least one reference must be a conductor with whom you have held an accompanist position. Please include both a phone number and email address for references. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an audition by March 27th, 2014.