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Synonyms for accompanist

a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)

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The choir's most recent accompanist, Chris Pulleyn, joined in 2011 and left in September this year.
With this in mind, I ventured into the choral world to ask eight conductors in my community about their expectations of choral accompanists in rehearsals at the high school, collegiate, church and community choir levels.
Teachers are expected to be more positive than they currently are (statement 19) and accompanists to display more professionalism (statements 42 and 43), while both of them--the teacher and the accompanist--are expected to be more innovative (statements 32 and 43).
He is also an accompanist, singer, organ and piano teacher and composer and been an official accompanist for the Llangollen International Eisteddfod since 2006.
In January, Maria Martinez, a cellist from Spain, and Mia Elezovic, a Croatian piano accompanist, delighted a State Department audience with their classical selections of the Cassado Sonata in A minor by Gaspari Cassado I Moreu and Adagio and Allegro by Robert Schumann.
With extensive experience of playing with professional opera groups, choirs, musical theatre, dance schools and solo singers, he has gained a reputation as a talented accompanist.
Today sees the opening round of the eighth Birmingham Accompanist of the Year competition in the Adrian Boult Hall at Birmingham Conservatoire.
Graham Johnson's collection of lectures is engaging reading for singers, accompanists, and Britten enthusiasts.
Accompanists earn, on average, $15 to $20 per hour.
Recently, we spoke with five of Canada's foremost accompanists about their views on their profession.
U3A ladies choir member Shirley Ward described Margaret as "one of the most sympathetic accompanists I have known" while fellow choir member Susan Whitwam said: "She is the most versatile pianist of her age in this town.
The violinist Francesco Geminiani's treatise of 1755 warns of accompanists who don't pay close attention to their partners.
PIANISTS Eirian Owen and Ron a Jones and organist Christopher Enston are acting as accompanists during the eisteddfod.
Pianist Martin Katz, who has worked with von Stade for more than 20 years, is not only one of the busiest and best accompanists in the world, but also one of the most versatile.
Good accompanists are sensitive to the lead of a conductor and to the needs of the singers.