Choir Accompanist 

Employment Status: Temporary

Reports to: Choir Director

Compensation: TBA

Work Schedule: Approx. 3 hours a week plus additional performances

Position Summary: 

The Choir Accompanist will provide piano accompaniment while working with the Path with Art Singers and Choir Director during all rehearsals and performances.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accompany Path with Art Singers at rehearsals and performances on piano

    • Classes are Mondays, weekly from September 11th-December 18th  from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

    • There will be a few sporadic performances throughout this term that require accompaniment as well

  • Offer a supportive role to the Choir and the Choir Director as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous piano accompaniment, performance, and/or directing experience

  • Some jazz and/or rock improvisational skills or experience

  • A deep knowledge of rock, jazz, soul, and/or pop music with the ability to come up with thematic songs on the spot from these backgrounds is helpful

  • The ability to invent chord progressions for another’s melody as well as being able to play melodies on the piano by ear is helpful

  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Patience and generosity of spirit with individuals of all abilities/in all life situations.

  • A belief system aligned with Path with Art’s values, vision, and mission

Path with Art is an equal opportunity employer.

 

To apply, please send a letter for interest and your resume to Kate@pathwithart.org.