Paid Gig for a Jazz or Contemporary Pianist or Keyboardist
Our contemporary worship ensemble at St. Peter is looking for a versatile musician to join a rhythm section in our church worship band. The group consists of multiple singers, electric & acoustic guitars, piano/keyboard, bass, drums, trumpet and other various instruments. This is a paid position for an experienced jazz pianist/keyboardist as we need someone with this skill set. Many UW musicians who have played here have been in top jazz ensembles. The environment exposes one to a variety of styles and promotes group arranging.
Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:15pm. (Paid)
The gig is every Sunday morning at 11am -sound check prior.
Below is a brief description of what is needed for the job.
· Ability to read sheet music and interpret chord symbols in an appropriate style
· Improvise or transcribe phrases, parts or create original musical ideas
· A musical score will be provided for each song, but it may work better with ensemble arrangement to use chord symbols.
· Degree in music, masters or doctoral student or candidate preferred
· A car for transportation (only 15 minutes from Campus)
· Collaborate with other talented musicians
· Band/live stage experience
· Live sound/recording opportunities
· New sound system and excellent keyboard on hand
· Extra income for playing music!
Please send an email of interest with your musical background or resume to Andrew Kem to firstname.lastname@example.org.