Principal Accompanist

Classified Categories: Job Opportunities

Calgary Boys' Choir logo

Principal Accompanist

Calgary Boys’ Choir

Compensation: $50 – $60/hour, commensurate with experience


For fifty years, the Calgary Boys’ Choir has been delivering dynamic, engaging, high-quality choral instruction, performance opportunities and formative experiences designed for boys.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the artistic director, the principal accompanist’s primary duties will be to:

  • Accompany all rehearsals from September – May
  • Participate in choral workshops (2 over the course of the season)
  • Prepare and accompany 2 main stage and 2 community-based concerts per season
  • Participate in two camps per season (November/February) as outlined in the season calendar
  • Extra possible mutually agreed upon rehearsals/concerts based on availability

Additional duties:

  • Work together with and coordinate repertoire programming with the artistic director
  • Assist/conduct rehearsals and performances with the other Calgary Boys’ Choir ensembles, as required
  • Attend all classes and any extra mutually agreed upon events as outlined in the season calendar
  • Participate in fundraising events and other administrative duties as required
  • Communicate regularly and openly with the artistic and administrative staff, keeping abreast of all information as outlined in choir memos
  • Attend all artistic meetings and occasional board meetings
  • Other duties may be requested by the artistic director and will be discussed as they arise.


  • Proficiency on both piano and organ
  • Undergraduate degree in music performance
  • Music education an asset
  • Conducting/teaching experience an asset
  • Other instrumental experience an asset
  • Excellent theory and musicianship skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

Please submit resumes to

Share this page