Collaborative Pianist, Children's Chorus (part-time)

Johns Hopkins University

Job Description
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 Education requirementBachelor of Arts (required) in music from an accredited institutionSpecific Qualifications+ 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. Please submit:+ Cover letter+ CV + Recording of collaborative performance with Chorus and/or solo vocalist.+ References Job Type: Part Time Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the Universitys goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.