NEW MEMBER NIGHT | Wednesday September 7 @ 6:00 PM
If you love to sing and want to become a member of Lansing’s distinguished women’s chorus, join us for New Member Night for a brief voice/part check followed by regular chorus rehearsal from 7:00-9:00 PM. See our Audition FAQ for more information.
Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus
Posted June 2022, open till filled, Review begins July 5, 2022
Part-time Position: Piano Accompanist
Location: Lansing, MI
Start Date: September 2022
Terms of Employment: 32-35 weeks/year
Once weekly evening rehearsal (Wednesday 7-9 pm), sectionals, and one Saturday retreat each semester, various small public performances, two concert performances each semester
Hourly Rate: $30 per rehearsal hour and $150 for each performance
Optional mileage reimbursement if over 30 miles
Registration and lodging for national festivals
Application Process: Submit resume and cover letter to Artistic Director, Meghan Eldred-Woolsey via email: email@example.com
Under the direction of Sistrum’s Artistic Director, to provide accompaniment for the chorus at its weekly rehearsals, twice yearly retreats, and performances. In addition, this position will be responsible for facilitating section rehearsals during each semester, winter and spring.
Advanced accompanying skills
Ability to sight-read difficult choral music
Ability to follow a high-paced rehearsal atmosphere
Commitment to assisting the chorus to fulfill its mission as described in HERstory
Strong interpersonal skills
Accompany chorus during evening weekly rehearsals and one Saturday retreat each semester
Accompany chorus during performances each semester
Conduct section rehearsals prior to weekly rehearsals
Work closely with other accompanists during dress rehearsals and performances each semester
Accompaniment will occur on various types of pianos including grands and possible keyboards. Regular rehearsals are played on a Baldwin baby grand piano. Work is performed in a variety of situations for rehearsals, sectionals, and concert performances. Involves sitting and standing. Requires the use of email, Google Calendar, and private Facebook group. Does require driving and traveling to different locations.
It is the policy of Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender/sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, height, weight, or marital status in its work, services or activities.