Bass Soloist/Section Leader

Supervisor: Music Director
Status: Independent Contractor

Job Overview:

Participate as a member of a professional vocal quartet that provides solo and small ensemble music; provide professional support to the Chancel Choir, our volunteer choir

Soloist/Section leaders will:
  1. attend all Chancel Choir rehearsals during the Church’s program year: Thursdays from 7:00-9:00, late August through mid-May.
  2. sing at 8:30 Sunday worship services (8:00 call) from Labor Day through the third week of June as a member of the quartet.
  3. sing at 11:00 Sunday worship services (10:30 call) from Labor Day through the third week of June as a member of the Chancel Choir.
  4. lead and provide instruction to volunteer choir members at choir rehearsals and in sectional rehearsals, when needed.
  5. sing Christmas Eve services at 9:00 (call time 8:15) and 11:00 (call time 10:30)
  6. sing Maundy Thursday service at 7:00 pm - call time 6:15
  7. participate in all Chancel Choir special concerts and rehearsals for additional compensation: Christmas Concert - Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm/6:15 call
Attendance/Absences
  1. Absences should be scheduled in advance with the music director. When scheduled to be absent, Soloist/Section Leaders are to provide a substitute.
  2. Soloist/Section Leaders are not paid for sick days or absences.
  3. Weddings, funerals and summer solos are optional. Additional compensation to be agreed upon with the soloist.
Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Music or comparable training/experience

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Audition Requirements:

Interested applicants should contact Christine Hestwood to schedule an audition, which will include the following:

  1. One Classical sacred piece
  2. One of any of the following: popular/musical theatre/contemporary Christian/gospel sight reading

An accompanist will be provided; please bring a copy of both selections for the accompanist.
Be prepared to sightread and talk with the audition panel.


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