Show Pianist / Jazz Pianist
Creede Repertory Theatre is looking to hire a Pianist for our 2016 summer season. The ideal candidate is a trained pianist, an excellent sight-reader with the ability to conduct a 4-piece band from the keyboard, and work well within a jazz ensemble.
Submit resumes and cover letters to Jessica Jackson, Artistic Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. We may ask you for a sample of your playing after reviewing your resume.
Dates on site: ASAP – August 14, 2016
Compensation: $300/wk + housing/utilities provided + travel
Direct supervisor: Music Director (through June 24)
Artistic Director (June 25 – August 14)
o Pianist in pit band (keys, trumpet, bass, drums) for musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
o Rehearsal and performance pianist for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
o Help maintain the quality of the music over the entire run of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Work with Production Stage Manager to determine the need for brush-up rehearsals.
o Pianist in jazz ensemble (our pit band is also the jazz ensemble)
o “Jazz Club” performances: There will be three Jazz ensemble performances in the Mainstage Lobby after select performances of Kind of Red.
o The band also plays several special events over the course of the summer:
o Lake City Party Concert (selections from Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) June 26
o CRT Gala (repertoire TBD) July 17
o The band also creates recordings of the backing tracks for the 2016 Young Audience Outreach Tour in conjunction with the composer and sound department.
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