Pianist Accompanist & Instructor Assistant
Under the supervision of the violin teacher and other faculty members, the intern plays piano to accompany the children in violin and voice classes, rehearsals, and performances.
The intern must be an accomplished level pianist with sight reading skills to assist the music instructor and support the violin group and voice classes under minimal supervision. The intern must be organized and rehearse pieces in preparation for class.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English.
*Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by 2 years college level course work in music history and theory, or 2 years experience with violin/voices piano accompaniment.
*A sensitivity to an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students with disabilities.
Essential Functions and Qualifications
*Sight-read violin and vocal music scores.
*Practice and learn music to performance level.
*Assist in sectional rehearsals when the children are working in smaller groups.
*Be present and play piano accompaniment during the weekly classes/rehearsals for the violin and voice classes.
*Organize materials for the class as needed.
*Collaborate with other related duties as assigned.
Desired start date is January 2024. This is an internship, 5 hours per week (Saturdays from 12.00 am to 4.00 pm), a 4-month classified position. Stipend: $20 per hour.
To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit this online application through our website https://www.theoperaatelier.org/