BACC Seeks Accompanist

BACC Seeks Accompanist

Job Description

Overview

The Bel Air Community Chorus (BACC), a non-auditioned community choir in Bel Air, Maryland, seeks an experienced and dynamic Accompanist. The Accompanist is hired by the Board of Directors in consultation with the Artistic Director and serves for a term of one fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) and is subject to an annual renewal or reconsideration.  The Board will be responsible for contracting an accompanist for each fiscal year. The Accompanist may also serve as the Assistant Artistic Director.

In consultation with the Artistic Director and the Board of Directors, the accompanist’s duties and responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the duties and responsibilities listed below.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides accompaniment for the Chorus at all rehearsals as prescribed on the ensemble calendar. 
  • Provides accompaniment for the Chorus at all performances as prescribed on the ensemble calendar provided at the beginning of each concert season (September for Fall and January for Spring).
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Artistic Director or the Board of Directors

Qualifications:

This is a paid position, commensurate with experience. Ideal applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Piano and at least one year of experience as a rehearsal pianist or accompanist in a choral setting. Experience working with adult choirs is preferred but not necessary.

Applying:

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to info@belaircommunitychorus.org with the subject line “Accompanist Application.” Auditions will be scheduled pending the start of our fall season. 

Formed in 2006, the Bel Air Community Chorus celebrates the power and joy of music by engaging singers and the community to share the beauty of the human experience. We strive to foster growth in individual musicians, our membership, and community support through artistic excellence, civic and cultural engagement, and collaboration. Learn more at belaircommunitychorus.org

Author: Sandra Files

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