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Trinity Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Music. The Director of Music is responsible for the supervision, development, and direction of all music ministries at Trinity. The Director of Music is also responsible for accompanying choral and corporate singing on piano, and if possible, organ on Sunday mornings during our 10 a.m. worship service and any additional special services. The Director will strive to support the overall mission of the congregation by fostering a sense of community that promotes the fellowship and spiritual growth of our members. As a congregation, music is central to our life and worship. Music and Worship consists of traditional hymns and anthems, additionally we value a wide range of musical styles. The choir consists of volunteer members of the church as well as 4 paid section leaders. We have a Casavant organ with 3-manuals and 47 ranks, 4 octaves of handbells, aBaldwin baby grand piano in the sanctuary, and other pianos located in the Chapel and music room.Weekly Time Commitment & Compensation:● Part-time salaried position with an average of 20 hours a week; more during Advent and Lenten seasons● Vacation: 2 weeks paid vacation,1 week paid continuing education, annually● Salary: $26,000 – $30,000Qualifications:○ Experience…
Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL is seeking a part-time organist. Duties include playing organ on Sundays for our 10am worship services as well as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, mid-week Lenten services, and our Pre-Lenten breakfast. Services normally consists of a prelude, 2-3 hymns, some short-sung responses, and a postlude. Position includes 4 paid Sundays off (except for Easter) for vacation time. To apply or for more information please contact Rev. Brett Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 618-295-2004. Expires 1/11/2024
Zion UCC in New Baden, IL has an immediate opening for a music director. This person helps coordinate all aspects of the music program at the church, including but not limited to selecting hymns for weekly and special services, leading an adult choir, coordinating special vocal and/or instrumental music, and may serve as a member of the worship team. Keyboard skills, church choral experience as a singer or director, and a bachelor degree in worship arts or music are a plus. T To apply or for additional information, please contact council president Rodney Washburn at email@example.com Expires Jan 6, 2024
St. John’s Tower Grove is an Episcopal Church located in the City of St. Louis, in the Tower Grove South neighborhood, in the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. We seek a part-time Music Director who will perform a variety of functions including playing the organ and piano at worship services, directing the choir, assisting in the selection of music for worship and other duties as assigned and described below. Music Director Job Description Policies, Skills and Qualifications There is a 90-day probationary period from the date of hire. Employee’s Responsibilities The Music Director shall: The Music Director will be expected to play for’ other Special Services throughout the year, including, but not limited to: These services are included in the salary. The salary also reflects payment for rehearsals with the choir. Please direct resumes to: Bob Emert, Parish Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org Expires 12/3/2023
First Presbyterian Church in Alton is seeing a part-time organist to provide professional leadership for our ministry of music. The organist will support our church’s music ministry consistent with our mission and vision statements, theology, and worship practices. We value a standard of music excellence that connects with our community and attracts people to the church. Job Highlights Skills and qualifications Responsibilities Contact Vickie Oberlink 618-791-2565 or email First Presbyterian Church of Alton at email@example.com Expires 12/2/2023
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, ELCA, 3600 South Hampton Ave. is seeking an organist. Organist responsibilities: 1. Provide prelude, offertory, and postlude, and accompany all hymns and liturgy for all services. 2. Accompany all choir rehearsals. 3. Rehearse with and accompany any soloists, small groups, instrumentalists, and bells in worship, as needed. 4. Take part in occasional special rehearsals for services, as available. 5. Provide music for weddings, rehearsals, and funerals, when available, at fees established by the Congregation Council, to be paid by the event participants. Organist has first right of refusal for wedding and funeral music. 6. The organist may use church instruments for private lessons. S/he is personally responsible for all taxation and accounting obligations that might arise from generating self-employment income received from private instruction, weddings and rehearsals, and funerals. 7. If s/he chooses to be absent for additional Sundays beyond the allotted paid vacation Sundays, the organist is responsible for finding her/his own replacement and compensating that individual. Expected time commitment: 8-10 hours per week, including preparation, rehearsals and worship; additional time will be required during festival seasons. Compensation and benefits: 1. The position will be salaried, to be paid bi-monthly. 2. Salary: $18,000 annually 3. Paid vacation: 4 Sundays per contract year. Please contact Dr….
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, University City, MO is seeking an Organist. Necessary Skills Additional Duties Essential Understanding At the discretion of the Rector and under supervision of the Director of Music, you will be involved as a pastor, as an educator and as the principal keyboard accompanist of the Parish. Time and Payment •12-month part-time agreement•Compensation based on experience; salary based on a 10-hour work week. (Inclusive of all extra rehearsals and services. Also inclusive of the summer season when the Choir does not rehearse.)•Vacation, substitutes, and other considerations are negotiable. To Apply:Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Mary Chapman, Director of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org and copy email@example.com Expires 10/31/2023
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: Expires 9/8/2023
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Expires 12/4/23.
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 www.christepiscopalrolla.com For further information contact the Rev. Dr. Mary J. Korte, Rector, email@example.com, c:316-303-4175, o:573-364-1499. Expires July 2023
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Position still open as of 4/11/2022)
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 email@example.com. Expires 9/1/2023