ELGIN MASTER CHORALE

JOB DESCRIPTION – EMC CHILDREN’S CHORUS ACCOMPANIST

Reports to: EMC Children’s Chorus Director

Summary:

Provide keyboard accompaniment for Children’s Chorus rehearsals and performances.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide piano accompaniment for all scheduled Children’s Chorus rehearsals.
  2. Provide keyboard accompaniment and/or attend concert dress rehearsals as assigned by the Chorus Director.
  3. Lead sectional rehearsals either from the keyboard or the podium as assigned by the Chorus Director.
  4. Assist the Chorus Director in singer and soloist auditions.
  5. Assist the Chorus Director and/or Chorus Coordinator in finding a substitute for regular rehearsal, dress rehearsal or concert schedule conflicts.
  6. May serve as rehearsal conductor if the Chorus Director is unable.
  7. Work effectively with staff to ensure safe practices.

Qualifications and skills

  1. Piano keyboard proficiency sufficient to provide rehearsal and concert accompaniment is required.
  2. Conducting proficiency sufficient to lead rehearsal from the podium or keyboard
  3. Organ Keyboard proficiency is preferred.
  4. Schedule flexibility in order to attend a majority of rehearsals.
  5. Must pass background check.

More information on the EMC Children's Chorus is available at emcchildrenschorus.org

Please send resumes and cover letters to info@elginmasterchorale.org.