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The mission of the ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.

Accompanist for Milwaukee Children's Choir

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Accompanist Job Description:
  • Prepare music and rehearse weekly with assigned choir.
  • Accompany all performances and dress rehearsals.
  • Rehearse and perform with MCC ensembles and/or soloists as needed.
  • Assist directors as needed, including working with sections, soloists, and instrumentalists.
  • Report to respective choir directors, MCC Artistic Director (artistic matters) and MCC Executive Director (administrative matters).
  • Participate in special events whenever possible.
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times.
 
Job Qualifications:
  • BM or advanced degree in music
  • Organ playing abilities preferred but not required
  • Must possess exceptional piano and sight reading skills
  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and the general public.
 
General expectations for all MCC staff:
 
Internal Relations: All MCC staff members are expected to foster team building throughout the organization, ensuring effective relationships and open, ongoing and effective communications among internal constituencies.
 
External Relations: All MCC staff members are expected to develop and maintain ongoing and effective relationships in the community and beyond, e.g.: serving as a spokesperson and advocate for MCC; ensuring effective relationships and open, ongoing and effective communication among MCC, performing/educational arts peers, the greater Milwaukee community, and the media; helping to increase awareness of the MCC and enhancing its image within the greater Milwaukee community. All MCC staff members interact with youth and are expected to be good role models and mentors.
 
Background Checks: All MCC staff members go through thorough background checks, including fingerprinting, prior to employment.
 
Milwaukee Children’s Choir is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including marital status, race/ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, religion, ancestry, veteran status or disability.
 
To Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter by email or mail to:
Marco Antonio Melendez, Artistic Director
Milwaukee Children's Choir
158 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-221-7040
mmelendez@milwaukeechildrenschoir.org