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Jobs (Calgary): Collaborative Pianist/Assistant Choir Director – Youth Singers

Collaborative Pianist/Assistant Choir Director Needed – Contract Position


The Youth Singers of Calgary’s KIDS & MUSIC Program is seeking a dynamic, energetic, talented and empathetic musician to accompany our Grade 2 program. This position has the potential to expand into a teaching role as well, for the right candidate. The successful candidate will work well as part of a dynamic and energetic team, understand that working with children means every lesson is a new adventure, and have as much fun as possible in every lesson.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 10 RCM piano or equivalent
  • Excellent sight reader
  • Strong improvisation skills
  • Experience and aptitude for working with young children
  • Comfortable singing and can model singing well – including harmonies

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accompany and support all rehearsals, workshops and concerts for the Grade 2 KIDS & MUSIC class, and accompany a Grade 3 / 4 rehearsal weekly
  • Support all four Kids & Music Groups (Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2) in our Christmas and Year-End recitals
  • Have a general knowledge of the vocal as well as the piano music assigned, so they may support the children by singing as directed
  • Be pleasant, kind, gentle, and caring around children
  • Be prepared to substitute teach a class should the Director be ill or absent

 

Contract Commitment:

  • Weekly class times: Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturdays 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Classes run until late April
  • Choreo Workshops: Saturday afternoon workshops—February 8, March 8, April 12,
  • Year End Presentation: April 26, 1pm – 4:30pm

 

All rehearsals take place at the ATCO Performing Arts Centre, 1371 Hastings Cres SE
To apply, please email a resume to hr@youthsingers.org. Hourly pay, with compensation to be decided
Applications are open until the role is filled.

About the Youth Singers of Calgary:
Our Mission: To develop lifelong skills in leadership, teamwork, perseverance, and self-confidence through high-quality performing arts instruction and experiences in a safe and supported environment, where young people are given the opportunity to grow, express themselves, and develop their potential through singing, dancing, acting, and performing.
Our Vision: To be an innovative and inclusive performing arts company that fosters personal and artistic excellence, and elevates Calgary’s cultural fabric.


Our Core Values:

  • Excellence
  • Inclusion
  • Performing
  • Community
  • Collaboration

 

Visit youthsingers.org to learn more!

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