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ABOLISHED 03/05/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-11A - Pianist (2865)

ABOLISHED 03/05/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-11A - Pianist

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: FL10
  • Class Code: 2865
  • Established: 1931
  • Revised: 12/07/1972
  • Title Changed: --


Under direction, in a part-time capacity, to provide piano music for regular and special occasions at a State institution; may also play an organ; and do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Accompanies and trains a chorus for religious and entertainment purposes; accompanies and assists an orchestra at rehearsals and concerts; furnishes piano accompaniment and solos for entertainment programs; assists in the planning and presentation of entertainment programs; may also play an organ.

Minimum Qualifications

Either I


Graduation from a recognize school of music with specialization in piano or organ.



One year of experience in difficult piano or organ work as an accompanist for a chorus.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Fundamentals of harmony and piano playing.


Skill in: Playing the piano as an accompanist for a chorus and as a soloist.


Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; sight-read piano music.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade; ability to play an organ as an accompanist for a chorus or as a soloist for positions in locations which require playing the organ in addition to the piano.

  Updated: 9/26/2017
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