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Choral Accompanists
Parkway Schools are seeking two full time choral accompanist to fill open positions in their schools.   One position at South High with Connor Scott and the other at West High with Brian Parrish. Position includes benefits.
Application open through midnight on July 5.  To apply:
Connor Scott
Choir Director, Parkway South High School
801 Hanna Road
Manchester, MO  63021
Room 1219
Assistant Organist (Choir Accompanist)

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Webster Groves, MO is looking for an assistant organist. Flexible duties include playing for the choirs, the prelude, and other service elements according to your interests. Two children’s choir rehearsals (25 min each) and adult choir (90 min) on Wednesday nights. One Sunday morning service, the children sing bi-weekly, the adults every week September through Pentecost. Summers off except for occasional subbing (paid separately) should you want to.
Restored Steinway grand in the Sanctuary, Yamaha grand in the choir room. Holtkamp organ, 1965, 3 manuals, 37 ranks.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church is a vibrant, progressive congregation with very traditional worship forms (Book of Common Prayer Rite II) and music.  Salary is negotiable (previous salary was $10K per year) .

Handbell Choir Director

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 10 North Center Street, East Alton, IL is seeing a Handbell Choir Director.  Familiarity with sacred music a must. Performance monthly during worship at both services – 8:15am & 10:30am. Rehearsals are at least an hour on Wednesdays from September to May.
Please call church for more information, 618-259-5210. A complete job description and application are available at under the Job heading.
Send a cover letter, resume, and completed application to: St. Paul UMC, Staff-Parish Committee, 10 N. Center St., East Alton IL 62024 by August 31, 2019.

Choir Director and Handbell Choir Director

Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 3600 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, Missouri is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Choir Director and Handbell Choir Director. Gethsemane is a diverse, active, and multi-generational congregation. Duties include conducting the choir at one service each Sunday from September – May. The handbell choir performs less frequently. The choir and handbells also perform at special services throughout the church year, such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter. Weekly services are at 8:30 am and 11 am. Choir and handbell rehearsals are scheduled on Monday evenings, September – May.

Preferred candidates have a Bachelor’s degree in music, church music, or equivalent experience in choral conducting and handbells. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of different styles of church music (classical, contemporary, folk, and gospel) and an understanding of the role of music in worship.

Please contact the church at 314-352-8050 or for more information or to apply.

Choir and Handbell Director

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 227 Goodhaven Drive, Columbia, Illinois (only seven minutes from the JB Bridge) is seeking a Choir and Handbell Director with keyboard accompaniment skills. Duties include directing the choirs and conducting weekly rehearsals for worship services from September – May and for special services throughout the church year. There are additional opportunities for assisting with the Music Team at our 10:30am Blended Service. Guitar and vocal skills would be a plus.

Please contact the church at 618-281-4600 or e-mail for more information or to apply.

Organist / Pianist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Alton-Godfrey (a Christian Science church) in Illinois is looking for an organist/keyboardist for both Sunday morning (10-11am) and Wednesday evening (7:30-8:30) services.

Sunday service consists of a prelude, 3 hymns, prelude, postlude, an interlude and accompanying a soloist.  Wednesday service consists of a prelude, 3 hymns and a postlude.

To apply or for more information please contact Laura Garritson at or contact the church at 618 462-0964

Music Director

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3672 Arsenal St., St. Louis, is seeking a part-time Music Director.  The Music Director will be proficient in organ and piano and provide music and musical leadership for one regular Sunday service (10:30 a.m.) as well as additional services that are part of parish’s liturgical custom and cycle.  In consultation with the Rector; prepare special music for major feasts; direct weekly choir rehearsals (part of the year); provide for the accompaniment of music at weddings and funerals. Director will also oversee all purchases related to music and licensure and complete all reports as assigned.

Organ is a three manual Rodgers (digital). Piano is an upright Steinway.

Resumes should be sent to the attention of: Senior Warden, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3672-B Arsenal St., St. Louis, MO 63116 – or by email to

Organist / Music Director

Reformation Lutheran Church, 7910 Mackenzie Road, Afton, MO, 63122 is looking for a new organist and music director.  Reformation has a nice 11-rank Martin Ott pipe organ.  

t Heege and Mackenzie Roads in Affton (St. Louis), MO. Their address is 7910 MacKenzie Road, Saint Louis, MO 63123. Telephone 314.352.1355. Their website is

Choir Accompanist

St John UCC,  Collinsville, IL, is seeking a part-time Organist.  Duties include accompaning weekly rehearsals of the Sanctuary Choir Provide piano accompaniment to the Sanctuary Choir during Sunday services each Sunday. Shall be invited to participate in planning meetings and summer choir retreat at a negotiated rate. Work with the Director of Music, in conjunction with the pastor(s), to plan and implement worship services.

Ability to play the piano/keyboard and sight-read. Ability to take direction and work as a team member. Ability to support and encourage members of the choir.

Hourly rate of $15-$25 depending on qualifications. Approximately 6 hours of work: 2 hour choir practice, 1 hour on Sunday mornings, and 3 hours of practice time.    Special Sundays (Easter & Christmas) shall constitute 6 hours of service. The accompanist is also invited to participate in the summer choir camp which is compensated at a negotiated rate.

For more information please contact the church at (618) 344-2526.

Organist / Pianist

First United Methodist Church in East Alton, IL is seeking a part time organist /pianist.  Duties are to play 2 consecutive Sunday services a month, attend Wednesday night choir rehearsal as needed and play for adult Sunday School class.  There is possibility of duties becoming 4 services a month.  Salary to be discussed at interview.

To apply please send resume to:

  • First United Methodist Church
  • 1001 East 3rd Street
  • East Alton, IL 62035
  • Attn: Staff Parish