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 (ə-kŭm′pə-nĭst, ə-kŭmp′nĭst)
A performer who plays or sings a musical accompaniment.


(əˈkʌmpənɪst; əˈkʌmpnɪst) or


(Classical Music) a person who plays a musical accompaniment for another performer, esp a pianist accompanying a singer


(əˈkʌm pə nɪst, əˈkʌmp nɪst)

also ac•com•pa•ny•ist

(-pə ni ɪst)

a performer of musical accompaniments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accompanist - a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)accompanist - a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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[əˈkʌmpənɪst] N (Mus) → acompañante/a m/f


[əˈkʌmpənɪst] naccompagnateur/trice m/f


nBegleiter(in) m(f)


[əˈkʌmpnɪst] n (Mus) → accompagnatore/trice


(əˈkampəni) verb
1. to go with (someone or something). He accompanied her to the door.
2. to play a musical instrument to go along with (a singer etc). He accompanied her on the piano.
acˈcompaniment noun
something that accompanies. I'll play the piano accompaniment while you sing.
acˈcompanist noun
a person who plays a musical accompaniment.
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Past accompanists include Barry Russell, Jane Robertson and Sue Ogden.
The goal of this article is to identify and address the strengths that specifically pertain to choral accompanists so piano instructors can better train students in the private piano lesson setting.
The subtopic "Expectations of the teacher" reflects students' expectations of vocal pedagogues and accompanists in the learning process.
In 2009 he joined the accompanists team at the National Eisteddfod for the first time.
He has been an official accompanist for the Llangollen International Eisteddfod since 2006, and two years ago joined the accompanists team at the National Eisteddfod for the first time.
Harris' accompanists included Paul Beaudry on bass, Alan Grubner on violin and Dan Kaufman on keyboard.
The event, at St John's Methodist Church, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, on February 16, features the Felling Band and Felling Male Voice Choir with accompanists Tracy Dixon and Phillip Chapman
He is also one of the accompanists for Sing Live UK.
Held every two years, BAYA attracts advanced students and young professional accompanists from all over the world to compete for a cash prize of pounds 1,500 and the prestigious accolade.
The concert series was devised by Johnson, a renowned accompanist who is also Senior Professor of Accompaniment for the Guildhall, in order to immerse his student accompanists into the music of Benjamin Britten, one of Britain's premier composers, who was equally notable as a pianist and accompanist.
At one point in this '02 documentary on the jazz crooner, an old friend describes how Scott's habit of singing ``out of time'' would annoy his accompanists - but by the end of the tune, Scott would be back where he was supposed to be.
DANCE MOVIES such as Center Stage, The Turning Point, even The Red Shoes, always have them: accompanists in the corner pounding away as the instructor puts her students through their paces.