Work Place:  Valley Chamber Chorale
Location:   Stillwater, MN
Post Date:  07/06/2021
Deadline:  Until Filled

Collaborative Pianist/Accompanist

The Valley Chamber Chorale (VCC) is a non-profit, auditioned community choir based in beautiful Stillwater, MN. Our mission is to embrace the challenge of performing diverse and compelling music to stir emotions and delight our patrons.

Job Description

The VCC seeks a talented collaborative pianist/accompanist to join its artistic team for the upcoming 2021-2022 season and beyond. Rehearsals and performances take place September – May and are held on Monday evenings from 7-9:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, Stillwater, MN. Dress rehearsals precede each concert unless otherwise noted by the Artistic Director.

Concerts are as follows:

~ 1 in October
~ 4 in December (one weekend)
~ 1 in early March
~ 2 in late April or early May (one weekend)

The pianist will be expected to prepare music prior to each rehearsal and will work closely with the Artistic Director, Daryl Timmer. The pianist will assist throughout rehearsals and may occasionally be called upon to lead sectionals.

Compensation:

Salaried position paid over a 12-month period.

Qualifications

Bachelor and/or Masters degree in Piano, Music and/or Piano Performance/Accompanying is desired.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate/possess:

~ a strong interest in accompanying a choral ensemble
~ excellent sight-reading skills including open score (4-8 part)
~ the ability to proficiently play varied styles/genres of music
~ the ability to lead sectionals and warm-ups
~ the ability to work closely with the Artistic Director, ensemble members, and other professional musicians
~ excellent interpersonal skills and a warm and collaborative nature

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Daryl Timmer at dltmosc@gmail.com. Including recordings and/or videos demonstrating your work is strongly encouraged. This position will remain open until filled. Candidates being considered for this position should expect to complete an in person audition as well.

Please visit http://www.valleychamberchorale.org or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/stcroixvcc to learn more about our organization.

The VCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion or sexual orientation.

Website:  http://valleychamberchorale.org

Contact Person:  Daryl Timmer

Contact Phone:  (612) 812-5330

Send Resume To:  dltmosc@gmail.com