STAFF ACCOMPANIST/TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE, College of Fine Arts, School of Music (1331/D2414*)
Support the academic functions of the School of Music by coaching and providing musical accompaniment for School of Music performance students (mainly focusing on string students) for recitals, auditions, lessons, competitions and instrumental examinations.Required Skills
B.A./B.S., Masters Degree preferred, versatile ability at piano, ability to sight read and improvise music when necessary, knowledge of and experience with standard repertoire for violin, viola, cello and string bass, ability to interpolate, improvise and enhance the accompaniment when necessary, ability to learn technically challenging works quickly, including avante garde music, dependability in following the musician as he/she may vary music., technical and musical dependability in lesson, performance, and audition situations, demonstrate ease and dependability in communication with students and teachers (in person and via phone, voice mail, email, and text message), ability to work effectively with a wide range of student levels and a variety of faculty teaching styles, professional, positive presence in all lesson, performance, audition, and competition settings and five to eight years of experience. This is a nine month position for the academic year (September through May) with a reasonable assurance of rehire each year based on job performance.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.