The Peabody Preparatory is seeking applications for a part-time collaborative pianist to work with the Peabody Children's Chorus.
Since its establishment in 1990, the Chorus has grown from 30 to over 450 singers in 9 rehearsing ensembles and four preparatory classes.
As well as touring in Italy, France, Germany, Austria, England, Scotland, and Hawaii, the Chorus has performed with many local ensembles, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Concert Artists of Baltimore, and Lyric Opera.
The Peabody Children's Chorus values the highest artistic standards in all dimensions of our program, including choice of repertoire, tone of concerts, sound of ensembles, musicology, and performance practice; we believe in a philosophy of education that fosters self-growth and discipline through the pursuit of excellence, beauty, and concrete musical skills.
Artistic Responsibilities (2-5 hours per week)
The collaborative pianist will work closely with the Director and Assistant Directors of the Peabody Children's Chorus. Duties will include:
Playing for chorus rehearsals
Running sectional choral rehearsals
Assisting at chorus concerts
Bachelor of Arts (required) in music from an accredited institution
Demonstrated success as a collaborative artist, coaching and playing for classical singers
Strong sight-reading ability
Demonstrated understanding of vocal health and how to work supportively with singers of all levels
Travel to Towson and/or Columbia, MD.
Recording of collaborative performance with Chorus and/or solo vocalist.
Internal Number: A-108570-1
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