Accompanist Cover Letter

Accompanist Cover Letter

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What to include in a Cover Letter
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Company Address
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Salutation
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Compelling Details
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Respectful Closing

How to Write the Accompanist Cover Letter

45372 Joshua Creek
Felipefurt, OH 71534-3628
Dear Corey Kemmer,

In response to your job posting for accompanist, I am including this letter and my resume for your review.

Previously, I was responsible for musical accompaniment for dance classes by improvising on piano, or playing from memory.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current practices in the musical profession and experience performing contemporary, experimental, popular and classical repertoires
  • Thorough interpersonal communication skills and abilities to work well with students
  • Thorough organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of terminology used in performance classes
  • Proven professional skills and previous experience accompanying a wide range of musical styles
  • Experience improvising on piano
  • Experience sight-reading and/or improvising on piano for acting classes
  • Experience composing music for instant use

Thank you for taking your time to review my application.

Sincerely,

Riley O'Kon

Responsibilities for Accompanist Cover Letter

Accompanist responsible for musical accompaniment for dance classes, and individual performers during practice sessions and performances.

Instrumental proficiency, at a level sufficient to accompany dance technique classes
Previous experience accompanying dance technique classes
Proficiency in two or more instruments
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word and Excel) and Google Drive
Knowledge of classical repertory
Knowledge of terminology used in technique classes
Thorough technical musical skills and proficiency and demonstrated expertise, including strong skills in improvising and transposing music

Accompanist Examples

Example #1

Example of Accompanist Cover Letter

78332 Rippin Wall
West Jarodmouth, TN 76642-3306
Dear Dylan Wisoky,

In response to your job posting for accompanist, I am including this letter and my resume for your review.

In the previous role, I was responsible for musical accompaniment for dance classes by improvising on Hand drums, or playing from memory.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Experience playing for singers and knowledge of musical theatre
  • Minimal improvisational skills are necessary to play brief introductions for each exercise and cadences when music ends early (training can be provide regarding details)
  • Experience improvising on piano or percussion for modern dance
  • Experience sight-reading and/or improvising on piano for ballet classes
  • Experience improvising on piano for ballet classes
  • Broad familiarity with the repertoire in the selected area of concentration
  • Understanding of musical styles
  • For pianists working with Music Theater singers

Thank you for taking your time to review my application.

Sincerely,

Justice Jast

Example #2

Example of Accompanist Cover Letter

3414 Bennie Village
South Omar, WY 05165-6634
Dear Riley Lynch,

I am excited to be applying for the position of accompanist. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

In my previous role, I was responsible for musical accompaniment for dance classes, choral groups and/or individual performances.

My experience is an excellent fit for the list of requirements in this job:

  • Accompany choir, ensembles, and soloists
  • Provide music during prelude, offertory, postlude, special services
  • Be part of the music ministry team under the leadership of the Music Director
  • Advanced piano and collaborative ensemble skills
  • Advanced sight reading skills
  • A credential from a school of music or similar institution
  • Flexible schedule and willing to in a changing environment
  • Advanced classical piano technique

Thank you for taking your time to review my application.

Sincerely,

Haven Haag

Example #3

Example of Accompanist Cover Letter

3718 Harry Pass
South Oscar, SC 75472
Dear Briar Walker,

Please consider me for the accompanist opportunity. I am including my resume that lists my qualifications and experience.

In the previous role, I was responsible for musically interesting aural accompaniment for weekly dance technique classes.

Please consider my qualifications and experience:

  • Sensitivity to the needs of singers or instrumentalists
  • Possess a collaborative approach to music making
  • Bachelor’s in Music Performance
  • Previous experience as an accompanist strongly preferred
  • Advanced piano skills
  • Broad familiarity with college level choral and vocal literature
  • Strong sight-reading skills
  • Excellent piano/accompanying and vocal coaching skills

I really appreciate you taking the time to review my application for the position of accompanist.

Sincerely,

Tatum Glover

Example #4

Example of Accompanist Cover Letter

4677 Kiara Roads
Lake Alfred, WI 90163
Dear Finley Kuvalis,

I am excited to be applying for the position of accompanist. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

Previously, I was responsible for appropriate organ/piano music for the 11:00 traditional Sunday service, generally including but not limited to: Gathering Music, Prelude, Hymns (selected by the Pastors).

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • High level of communication skills necessary
  • Authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
  • Love and respect for all people
  • Attested musical skills on the organ and piano
  • Strong team player with the rest of the staff and congregation
  • Committed to the church's vision, mission, leadership, and people
  • The Organist/Accompanist shall report to the Director of Music concerning the condition and maintenance needs of the organ and pianos, including tunings, repairs
  • Accompany congregational singing in worship services

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.

Sincerely,

Onyx Cummings

Example #5

Example of Accompanist Cover Letter

486 Timmy Streets
New Samual, IA 98675-7396
Dear Briar Bernhard,

Please consider me for the accompanist opportunity. I am including my resume that lists my qualifications and experience.

In the previous role, I was responsible for piano accompaniment for college music activities to include choirs/instrumental/solo rehearsals and performances, assists students to read the assigned music with the right tempo, rhythm, pitch, diction and style.

Please consider my experience and qualifications for this position:

  • Advanced skill in arranging music for vocalists
  • Basic improvisational technique but a preference will be given to those with advanced improvisational skills in classical and other styles
  • Basic improvisational technique
  • Experience arranging music for vocalists
  • Experience composing new work for dance at the collegiate or professional level
  • Experience mentoring new musicians
  • Demonstrated knowledge of musical repertoire
  • Experience in following musical direction

I really appreciate you taking the time to review my application for the position of accompanist.

Sincerely,

Landry Wisozk

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