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IN HARMONY Job Opportunities

Seeking a rehearsal accompanist and section leaders

The IN HARMONY choir is seeking a paid accompanist for the 2023 Spring season.

 

Purpose of the Position: 

  • Provide musical leadership by encouraging a sense of community, congeniality, and professionalism within the IN HARMONY musical family.

  • Act as an excellent role model, musically and beyond. 

  • Enable the choir to sing a more challenging repertoire.

  • Assist the Music Director in improving the musical skills and overall confidence of the singers.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accompany all Chorus rehearsals. Provide piano accompaniment for all rehearsals held  Monday afternoons from 3:30-5:00 PM, February 6 through June 12

  • Provide accompaniment for solo auditions, small group work, sectionals, and vocal demonstrations 

  • Accompany the choir in performances. 

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent musicianship: superior music reader 

  • A good understanding of vocal technique and healthy singing fundamentals.

  • A strong sense of musical leadership and responsibility to singers

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to sensitively give feedback and correction to the members of the ensemble.

  • Sight-reading

  • Broad musical repertoire and knowledge

  • Collaboration (rehearsed and on-the-spot)

  • Great ears for musical nuance (tempo, phrasing, tone, etc.)

  • Punctuality

 

General and Compensation

  • BIPOC musicians are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • The rehearsal site is in Pawtucket, RI

  • Working with students requires passing a BCI clearance, which can be obtained at your local police station.

  • $1,600 for 16 rehearsals, 1.5-hours long. If the accompanist must miss a rehearsal due to illness or other unavoidable circumstances, compensation will be reduced by $100 per missed rehearsal. 

To apply

The IN HARMONY choir is seeking paid section leaders (soprano, alto, and bass) for the 2023 Spring season. 

 

Purpose of the Position: 

  • Provide musical leadership by encouraging a sense of community, congeniality, and professionalism within the IN HARMONY musical family.

  • Act as an excellent role model, musically and beyond. 

  • Enable the choir to sing a more challenging repertoire.

  • Assist the Music Director in improving the musical skills and overall confidence of the singers.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and perform all repertoire, and solos as requested by the music director.

  • Provide musical leadership and training for your section, giving singers a strong sense of musical security, and general group leadership by setting the example for professional preparation, behavior, attendance, and punctuality.

  • Advise individual singers on technique and interpretation as needed; organize and lead sectional rehearsals within scheduled rehearsals.

  • Advise the Music Director about the status and needs of the section, and opportunities to enhance the musical experience of the singers and the audience.

  • Attend all scheduled Chorale rehearsals and performances during the season, giving priority to choir activities over other engagements.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent musicianship: superior music reader and ensemble singer with good pitch sense and vocal flexibility in a variety of styles (piano skills not required but useful).

  • A good understanding of vocal technique and healthy singing fundamentals.

  • A strong sense of musical leadership and responsibility to singers

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to sensitively give feedback and correction to the members of your section.

 

General and Compensation

  • BIPOC musicians are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • The rehearsal site is in Pawtucket, RI

  • Working with students requires passing a BCI clearance, which can be obtained at your local police station.

  • Seeking soprano and bass section leaders

  • Section leaders will receive a stipend of $1,000 for the 16-rehearsal semester.   

To apply

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