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Handbell Ensemble Director

The ReBellion Handbell Ensemble is seeking a director to start in September. The ReBellion Handbell Ensemble is an advanced community ensemble dedicated to excellence in performance. The group was formed in the fall of 2009 and has been performing throughout the St. Louis area ever since. Members of ReBellion are passionate about performing challenging and varied repertoire that will entertain and inspire listeners. ReBellion has collaborated for several concerts with the Saint Louis Wind Symphony and explores a variety of concert formats and venues. ReBellion Handbell Ensemble rings on 5 1/2 octaves of handbells and 5 octaves of chimes provided by Kirkwood United Methodist Church (KUMC). Membership is by audition. Rehearsals are held weekly at KUMC. Director Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Stipend: The stipend for this position will depend on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Posted 5/27/2023


St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Clayton, MO is seeking a part-time organist to provide instrumental accompaniment for both congregation and choir. St. Mark’s has a strong musical tradition, with vibrant assembly singing, as well as choirs with high musical skill and extensive repertoires. The worship space is equipped with both a piano and a two manual Ott pipe organ. An ideal candidate would be an excellent keyboard musician (piano and organ); have exemplary verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; have familiarity with current trends in liturgical practice; and thrive in a richly collaborative environment. The organist will work closely with paid church staff and a talented group of volunteer musicians. The organist will collaborate with the Pastor to choose weekly hymns and seasonal service music, drawing on the ELCA family of worship resources. This position is part-time, with a commitment of 8-10 hours per week, including individual preparation and weekly rehearsal with the vocal choir during the program year. Additional time will be required for church holidays and festivals (e.g., midweek Lenten services, Holy Week, etc) as well as occasional services (e.g., funerals and weddings). Advanced training (either degreed or in-progress) is strongly preferred but not required. Compensation for this position…


St. Mark Lutheran Church ELCA of Belleville, IL is currently seeking applicants for the position of Choir Director and the position of Organist. Please indicate in which position you are interested, or if you are interested in both positions. Please send your resume to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 105 E. D Street, Belleville, Illinois 62220, Attention: Search Committee Job Title: Organist and/or Choir Director Job Duties and Responsibilities for Organist Job Duties and Responsibilities for Choir Director Job Duties and Responsibilities Common to Both Positions Skills / Qualifications: Posted 5/8/2023

Organist or Pianist

Glendale Lutheran Church is searching for an organist or pianist for a traditional LCMS congregation that worships around 100 at 9:15am-10:30 on Sundays.  Services are Divine Service 1,3 ,4 and Creative Worship (CPH).  Our hymnody is almost all Lutheran Service Book and All God’s People Sing.  Musician is expected to coordinate with Pastor.  No office hours are necessary. Pay is $300 a week including 15 extra services in advent and lent combined.  Funerals are at musician’s availability and pay $100.  We are also looking for a choir director as a separate position. Posted 5/2/2023

Director of Traditional Music

Kirkwood United Methodist Church at 201 W. Adams in Kirkwood, MO 63122 is seeking a Director of Traditional Music will develop, equip, and lead traditional music ministries at Kirkwood UMC. This includes directing the Adult Chancel Choir and other ensembles, assisting the pastor in the planning and implementation of weekly traditional worship and special services, and providing supervision, support, and encouragement to music ministries’ staff and volunteers. This position is full-time 30-40 hours a week, including evening and weekend commitments.  Find the full job description and apply here: Director of Traditional Music Posted April 20, 2023

Director of Handbells

Kirkwood United Methodist Church at 201 W. Adams in Kirkwood, MO 63122 is seeking a Director of Handbells to develop, equip, and lead the church in their various handbell associated ministries. This includes directing the Wesley Bells and Morning Bells as well as working in cooperation with the Director of Traditional Music and Pastors in providing appropriate and worshipful handbell experience in worship and other venues.  Find the full job description and apply here: Director of Handbells Posted April 20, 2023

Music Associate/Assistant Organist

First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood, Missouri, is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Music Associate/Assistant Organist. First Presbyterian Church has a long-standing tradition of excellent music in both worship and concert, and this position will support our vibrant Music Ministry. First Presbyterian has a 2013 Casavant pipe organ (61 stops/76 ranks), a 2007 Martin Ott pipe organ (one manual, 11 ranks), outstanding facilities, and an annual concert series. We also host several concerts for the community throughout the year. The Music Associate/Assistant Organist must be highly skilled in organ and piano playing/accompanying. Our growing and vibrant Music Ministry seeks someone with a wide range of gifts to assist the Director of Music Ministries. The ability to work with both youth and adults is vital. This individual must be self-motivated and flexible, ready to meet the demands of today’s church as we reemerge from Covid-19. A Bachelor’s degree in Music is required. Duties include: Vacation and study leave are included. Annual salary: $28,000.00 Please submit a resume to Bill Stein, Director of Music Ministries, at Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Posted April 20, 2023

Catholic Musician

FAR Government, Inc (a woman-owned federal professional services company) is looking for an experienced Catholic musician/organist /cantor to provide musical support for the chapel at Scott Air Force Base. Catholic Musician Requirements are:1- Have at least two years of recent experience (professional or volunteer) as a musicianat a church or military chapel.2- The contractor must provide a signed letter from the Priest of the contract employee’s Catholic Church indicating that the contract employee is in good standing.3- Cantor for masses, or recruit and train a volunteer to cantor, for regularly scheduled weekend (52) services, Holy Days of Obligation (15), and special services (Average of 5 per year) as determined by the Catholic liturgical calendar and in coordination with the Catholic Priest.4- Perform services to include playing the piano and/or organ, vocal proficiency, sight reading, select instrumental, and choral music relating to the liturgical seasons, rite or sacrament being celebrated.5- Perform in one Catholic service per week on Sunday, and one rehearsal during theweek-totaling two functions. Provide 12 functions per month (on average) including special services. Work Hours will not exceed 20 hours per week.6- Responsible for returning praise and worship equipment used in performance of duties. Contact Raymond Williams at…


Good Shepherd Lutheran in Hazelwood is seeking an organist to play at least twice a month. Those who can play occasionally on a substitute basis will also be considered. Please contact Beverly Jo Arnold as Posted 4/4/23


Christ Episcopal Church, Rolla, is looking for a part time organist to provide organ/piano music for one Sunday morning worship service and accompany the choir practice on Wednesday evenings. Full Position Description is available at For further information contact the Rev. Dr. Mary J. Korte, Rector,, c:316-303-4175, o:573-364-1499. Posted December 7, 2022

Director of Music

St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City, Illinois is seeking a passionate, part-time Director of Music/Musician able to consistently provide a holy experience for our congregation and to reach new people through live music at worship services.      Our Director of Music/Musician will provide live music throughout the year along with potentially offering leadership for our choir.  Our new director must have proficiency in playing piano and/or organ.  To support you, both our state-of-the-art Allen Bravura digital organ and our grand piano are recently installed in the sanctuary, along with a new top-of-the-line sound system. This part-time position will include Sunday morning worship, occasional special services, and potentially rehearsals with our choir. The position’s expected gross salary range is $12,000-$15,000. In Christ we live, celebrate and serve. Our church’s mission statement embodies who we are: Empowered by the Holy Spirit, living our faith in Jesus Christ, and celebrating the promises of God, we welcome all to unite in loving and serving God. We hope you are called to be part of our historic church. Candidates may apply by submitting a resume and references to: or mail to St. John United Church of Christ, 2901 Nameoki Road, Granite…

Music Director

Eden United Church of Christ in Affton, MO is seeking a Music Director that will lead and grow the congregation in our music ministry. We believe that person needs to be enthusiastic and a visionary who has gifts and skills in choral music education and direction. Accompaniment skills are an important secondary concern. Primary Responsibility Enhance the workshop service by the following: Rehearse and direct choir as follows: Participate in annual reviews with Personnel Committee.Attend Worship and Music Team meeting monthlyThe Music Director is responsible for securing his/her substitute musician when on vacation or unavailable. Accountability:The Music Director shall be hired by the church council officers with input from the pastor and is accountable to the pastor. Job Skills: Adequate knowledge of use of the Organ and Piano. Plays the organ and piano proficiently. Flexibility and personable nature to work with various types of people.a. Interacts well with children Schedule is negotiable but there is a minimum of 15 hours per week. Requires good organizational skills.Salary and Benefits:Salary to commensurate with experience and skills. A separate honorarium is customary for weddings and funerals.Vacation and sick leave to be discussed during interview. Posted May 28, 2022

Organist (or Organist/Choirmaster)

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, O’Fallon IL is seeking to find a part-time organist or organist/choir master to begin leading us in music as soon as possible. At present responsibilities include hymn and liturgical accompaniment for up to two hours per week (including warm-up) and an additional hour per week if choir practice involved. A brief monthly planning meeting with parish clergy and minimal time with the parish administrator for bulletin information is expected. Additional hours can be expected around Christmas, during Holy Week and Easter. Possible wedding and funeral work as well, and occasional mid-week services as available. Remuneration to be discussed. For questions or to apply please call Fr. Gregory Wilde at the church office (618-632-6168). Posted May 28, 2022

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 You may also send email to More information about the church is available at (Position unfilled as of 1/31/2022)

Minister of Music

Ivy Chapel UCC, 620 N Woods Mill Road in Chesterfield, MO is seeking a part time Minister of Music. Primary duties are to provide music for all regular Sunday morning services, typical additional services throughout the liturgical year and direct the Chancel Choir. The complete job description and application information is located at:

Bass Section Leader

Third Baptist Church, St. Louis is seeking application for a Bass section leader. Vacancy opens October 1, 2021. Third Baptist boasts a remarkably eclectic repertoire in its worship, from Vaughan Williams to Hank Williams, and is led by three of St. Louis’s leading musicians. The choir has resumed in-person services, masked, and all singers must be fully vaccinated. Contact the Director of Music for information about this paid position, its responsibilities and expectations: (Position still open as of 4/11/2022)

Organist / Pianist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, St. Charles-Overland, Missouri is looking for an organist/keyboardist for both Sunday morning (10-11am) and Wednesday evening (7:30-8:30) services beginning in June 2021. 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 Melanie Shedd at or at 314 369 7565 (cell).  Posted May 4, 2022

Assistant Organist / Choirmaster

The Church of St. Michael & St. George is seeking an Assistant Organist / Choirmaster. The Assistant Organist and Choirmaster will be a key player in continuing the music program’s growth and function and be instrumental in the organ project for a new instrument in the nave. The successful candidate will possess excellent skills as a church musician, including accompanying, service playing, and improvisation. Duties and responsibilities: Assist the Organist/Choirmaster in the running of the CSMSG music program Play at all services requiring organ music Share with planning and playing organ voluntaries at services Accompany both the Chorister and Miriam choir rehearsals Share in playing for weddings and funerals (for separate fees) Play for special services as needed (ordinations, etc…) Assist in recruitment for choristers and choir programs Assist in annual fundraising for Chorister program to attend RSCM Summer Camp or other activities Candidates should: Be committed and energetic and have passion for Anglican church music Have outstanding skills as an organist and in improvisation Have experience as a church musician Have the ability to be flexible and ability to sight-read repertoire (organ and choral) Have strong interpersonal skills and organization Have experience in accompanying at a high level Have…


Immanuel United Church of Christ in Ferguson MO is seeking a Sunday Organist for the music ministry, working with the Senior Pastor on music selection based on the sermon and liturgy. Part-time position is for Sunday mornings and other opportunities. Previous church organist experience is preferred. Previous experience will be reviewed, and hours established on an individual basis. Hourly rates are competitive. Instrument is a Wicks 76 rank pipe organ (with digital interface for recordings). All interested persons may submit for the job along with a resume, compensation requirements and references to Expires 9/1/2023

Music Director

Glendale Presbyterian Church in Glendale, MO is seeking a part time Music Director.  Duties include playing music for all Sunday morning services and additional services throughout the liturgical year as well as directing the Chancel Choir.  Organ and piano skills required. Complete job description available upon request.  Resumes and inquiries may be sent to glenpres.employment@burnell Position still open as of 12/16/2022 – Post expires 4/16/2023


Gethsemane Lutheran Church in St. Louis is seeking an organist. Duties include playing for Sunday and other services during the liturgical year, accompany Monday night choir rehearsals and accompany soloists or bell choir as needed. Salary paid bi-monthly and includes 2 paid Sundays per year. Contact the church at (314) 352-8050  or for more information or to apply for the position. Position still open as of 12/16/2022 – Post expires 4/16/2022