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Staff Accompanist

Amherst College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Staff Accompanist

Amherst Campus
Part Time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Staff Accompanist position. The Staff Accompanist is a part-time, casual position, without benefits, starting at $50.00/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Staff Accompanist supports students in music lesson courses. Duties include performing alongside a diverse group of students for end-of-semester recitals; honors recitals; master classes; etc.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Support three to four one-hour "all-studio" performance recitals each semester
  • Support roughly ten individual studio recitals each semester
  • Occasional, limited drop-ins to lessons
  • Master class accompanying (Music at Amherst series, etc.) or use by faculty (composition, etc.) 8-12 hours/semester


  • Degree in collaborative piano, piano performance or similar
  • Advanced piano and sight-reading skills

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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