Tutor Vacancy: Saturday Programme Accompanist/Repetiteur: I Can Sing! Music Theatre
HMDT Music seeks an experienced Accompanist/Repetiteur to join the team of its I Can Sing! Music Theatre School for its 2019-20 Season, starting January 2020. I Can Sing! Performing Arts is part of HMDT Music’s Saturday Programme, which enriches the lives of young people through high quality, exciting music making opportunities. I Can Sing! offers students the opportunity to experience the joy of music theatre and opera performance, with classes in dance, drama/stagecraft and singing, as well as classes that combine all these disciplines together. Repertoire includes HMDT Music’s own opera and music theatre commissions as well as music from the Broadway tradition.
The Accompanist/Repetiteur’s role is to accompany and rehearse students (ages 9-15) in music theatre and opera excerpts, leading to showings and performances in collaboration with HMDT Music’s Creative Director and a team of Conductor, Stage Director and Choreographer. You should have experience of and enjoy working with young people ideally in a music theatre or opera context and be an excellent pianist, able to arrange, improvise and transpose music if required. The role might also include piano lessons and aural preparation for ABRSM exams.
The role involves working on Saturdays from 9:00am, for approximately 5.25 hours, for 30 weeks each academic year (20 weeks between 11 January – 11 July 2020 for the remainder of this academic year), in Hackney.
Details on how to apply can be found on the Company’s website: www.hmdt.org.uk. Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form outlining your suitability for the post, along with your CV and covering letter, References and Monitoring Form. Any enquiries should be addressed to: email@example.com.
PLEASE ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO:
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN
Fee: From £4,410.00 per academic year, (£2,940 pro rata for the Spring and Summer Terms) dependent upon hours (on a self-employed basis).
Closing date for applications is 10:00am Friday 29 November 2019.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 December 2019.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to do an audition with students at the Saturday Programme, in Hackney, on Saturday 7 December 2019.
We are also often looking for workshop musicians, particularly if you play an unusual instrument, for our Early Years Programme, the Music Box, and tutors for our Music Lessons For You private lessons scheme.
For further information, and to apply as a Music Box musician, CLICK HERE.
Any enquiries can be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please address your letter to:
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN
HMDT Music, twice winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education is a leader in developing inspiring arts projects, which support other areas of learning. Working with world class musicians and other leading artists, HMDT Music increases access to high quality musical experiences through new commissions, training and performance opportunities.
The Saturday Programme, includes The Music Box family learning programme, Fledglings Foundation Course, I Can Sing! Music Theatre School, CYMH Instrumental School, Music Treehouse SEN/D project and the Julian Joseph Jazz Academy. HMDT Music’s work also includes creating cross-curricular school projects (e.g. Trench Brothers, a First World War Primary School project commemorating the achievements and contributions made by ethnic minority forces, and Shadowball, a jazz opera celebrating black Baseball players of the 1930s-40s and their jazz compatriots). In addition to this, HMDT Music also runs bespoke projects, after school clubs and One Spirit, a rehabilitation and mentoring programme for young offenders at HMYOI Feltham.