The United Methodist Church at Wentzville is seeking an accompanist to play for one adult choir rehearsal and one 9 a.m. Sunday morning worship service. This is a part-time salaried position. Please contact Rev. Mark Dumas at email@example.com or call (636)327-6377.
Responsibilities include: Provide piano and/or organ music for Sunday morning worship service and special events/services. Select appropriate prelude, offertory and postlude music for each service. Accompany the Adult Choir during Wednesday evening rehearsals and Sunday morning worship services from September through May. Accompany occasional solo/ensemble special music throughout the year. Prepare and perform appropriated piano/organ music throughout the year. Prepare and lead hymns and service music for worship throughout the year.
Experience as an accompanist
Excellent sight reading skills
The ability to read both open score and selected voice parts.
Ability to work with amateur musicians in a supportive environment.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
To apply, send your resume with names and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (636) 327-6377 (Posted 2/25/2014)
Webster Hills United Methodist Church, St. Louis, MO is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Organist/Accompanist. We seek a person who can contribute to a dynamic music ministry that helps our church attract and welcome those into Christian worship, as well as empower those with gifts for music ministry live out the fullness of their discipleship. Primary responsibilities of this position include accompanying the music ministry during Sunday morning worship and special services throughout the year. Webster Hills United Methodist Church is a multi-generational blended family of God's people who share faith and life together. Our community has been a prominent landmark on the corner of Berry and Lockwood since 1932. The organist/accompanist is a member of the ministry staff of the church, and is supervised by the Director of Music Ministry and the Lead Pastor. This is a 1/4 time position (10 hrs/week) paid monthly and guided by AGO salary standards. Weddings and funerals are considered above and beyond the 1/4 position. To apply please email a resume and (3) references to: email@example.com. Live auditions will be part of the selection process. We will begin reviewing applications on February 20, 2014 until the position is filled.
St. Philips United Church of Christ, 10708 Lavinia Drive , 63123 (South County) seeks a musician to provide keyboard music for one Sunday service, and to rehearse with the church choir. Organ Skills preferred, but not required. Extensive choral experience not required. Temporary position, March 1-August 31, 2014. This is an ideal position for a student looking to gain experience, or for a retired person who does not want to make a long term commitment.
To apply contact Barbara Barnes 314-843-4157, or firstname.lastname@example.org (Posted 1/31/2014)
St. Paul United Church of Christ, 200 N. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298 is seeking a music director. The Music Director fulfills a key leadership role on the staff team producing all music for use in worship and other venues in the life of the church. The Music Director reports to the Senior Pastor. The Music Director supervises all musical staff of the church. The Music Director relates with the Worship Review Committee, the Technology Committee, the Fine Arts Team, the Contemporary Service Planning Group, and all other ad hoc music and worship planning teams.
The position of Music Director requires the services of a professional musician, well versed in classical, traditional and contemporary church music, evidenced by appropriate experience and education. The Music Director needs to demonstrate competence in teaching and conducting music with people of different musical skill sets and ages, expanding the musical repertoire of the church. The Music Director needs to possess good management skills with respect to people, program and time. The Music Director must articulate a comprehensive and cohesive vision for the entire church musical program, as well as specific vision for its individual components.
Desired requirements and experience are: B.F.A. in Music or equivalent (M.F.A. preferred), 3 years of total experience working as a church musician and 2 years of experience working as a director/conductor. The Job Description is available on request.
Contact Linda Mueller (email@example.com). Phone: 618.939.7123 Website: stpaulonline.org (Posted 1/31/2014)
Faith Lutheran Church, O’Fallon, Illinois, is seeking an organist to serve as a partner in mission. Playing responsibilities would include:
Two liturgical services per Sunday
Two services on Christmas Eve
One service each on Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday; and, mid-week services during Advent and Lent
Accompany the 50-member Senior Choir
Non-liturgical accompaniment for such things as Jazzfest, Polkafest, and Mardi Gras
The organist would work with the Director of Music to enhance the music ministry at Faith Lutheran Church. Final salary would be determined by experience and qualifications. All interested and qualified musicians should submit a letter of application, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org February 15, 2014. (Posted 11/25/13)
St. James the Greater, St. Louis, Missouri is seeking a Director of Music & Organist. The Director of Music is responsible for planning, supervision, and execution of the music for the two weekly Sunday Masses. This includes the direction and organization of any choir or ensemble including, but not limited to, the traditional choir. The director is also responsible for planning, supervision, and execution of additional Masses including, but not limited to: The Easter Triduum, Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, funerals, and weddings.
In addition to music preparation, it is the responsibility of the Music Director to attend a number of meetings. These meetings include, but are not limited to: Liturgy meeting once a month, Parish Council meeting once a month.
In compensation for the aforementioned responsibilities and services, the Music Director will be given an annual salary. Compensation for funerals and weddings may be negotiated.
Date Available: December 1, 2013
Contact: Fr. Johnson 314.645.0167 (p), 314.645.0168 (f), email@example.com
Trinity Presbyterian Church, University City, seeks qualified tenor and bass/baritone singers and section leaders for versatile church choir. Responsibilities of the position require weekly Thursday evening rehearsals from 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM and Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 am. Possible solo opportunities. Compensation is competitive.
Audition required. Interested singers may contact Vicki Carmichael, minister of music - choir director, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 314-258-2520 (cell) or 314-725-3840 (church). (posted 9/4/13)
St. Luke Catholic Church in Belleville, IL is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Organist. The church is located in the Belleville Historic District, a turn-of-the-century church noted for its classic architecture and stained glass windows. Instruments include a 17-rank Kilgen pipe organ, grand piano, and handbells. Experience with Catholic liturgical music, a variety of musical styles, and both organ and piano skills are preferred.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: Search Committee, St. Luke Parish, 301 North Church Street, Belleville, IL 62220 or email email@example.com. (Posted 9/25/13)