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Positions will remain active for 120 days after which they will automatically be removed.  You may request an extension, if needed, at this same email address.   We kindly request that you notify us when you fill your position.

Organist

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, revmary4175@gmail.com, c:316-303-4175, o:573-364-1499.

Director of Music

St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City, Illinois is seeking a passionate, part-time Director of Music 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 will develop and lead the music ministries of our church year-round, providing live music throughout the year along with direction for our choir.  Our new director must have high proficiency in playing organ and piano.  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.  Our worship services are made more vibrant and motivational through music, and we rely on our Director of Music to lead the way. This part-time position will entail an average of 10-12 hours per week, with the inclusion of Sunday morning worship, Wednesday evening rehearsals, and occasional special services, funerals and weddings. The position’s salary will be commensurate with the individual’s past work experience.  Candidates may apply by submitting a resume and references to: stjohnucc2901gc@yahoo.com or mail to St. John United Church of Christ, 2901 Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL  62040. 618-877-6060 

Choir Director / Organist

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Choir Director/Organist to provide instrumental accompaniment during worship and to direct the congregation’s 20 voice Chancel Choir and 4 octave Bell Choir. Located in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton, St. Mark’s has a strong musical tradition, with vibrant congregational singing, as well as choirs with high musical skill and extensive repertoires. The worship space is equipped with both 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 Music Director will work closely with the Pastor, the Worship Committee, and a talented group of volunteer musicians. This position is part-time, with a commitment of 15-20 hours per week, including preparation and weekly rehearsal with the vocal and bell choirs 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. Experience directing a bell choir is…

Worship Musician/Worship Music Coordinator

Westminster Presbyterian Church is seeking a Worship Music Coordinator. A theologically progressive, multi-cultural, multi-racial congregation seeks a Worship Musician/Worship Music Coordinator to create a new role. We are open to diverse musical styles and approaches. We have a pipe organ, a grand piano, and an electronic keyboard on site as well as some percussion instruments, 3 octaves of handbells with several willing and experienced ringers, and a small, experienced choir as well as some vocal and instrumental soloists in the congregation. We would encourage you to use any and all of the above as you see opportunities within the worship experiences that the pastor and worship musician will collaborate on weekly. The position is expected to be 20-25 hours per week and could be flexible to more or less hours as the role is created. Compensation is competitive and negotiable. Weekly duties include but are not limited to: Choosing music for weekly worship services Playing music in worship and/or organizing musicians – both volunteer and professional – to play in weekly worship services Collaborating with the pastor/head of staff in planning worship With the Worship, Music and the Arts Committee, creating and managing the worship music budget Overseeing the maintenance…

Organist / Music Director

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Overland is looking for a musician who can fill the roles of organist and music director for the congregation. The position is part time (20 hrs or less per week, including Sunday and Monday services). Responsibilities and Duties: With the pastor, plan services for the regular worship of the congregation. Select music for and direct the church choir. Provide musical leadership for regular services, including 8:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services on Sunday, and 6:30 p.m. service on Monday, for midweek services in Advent and Lent, for special services during Holy Week and Christmas, and for occasional services such as weddings and funerals. Select songs for and lead the Praise Team. Maintain and have tuned the pianos and organ. The Organist/Music Director is responsible to the Pastor and the Board of Elders Qualifications and Skills: Must be proficient in organ and other keyboard instruments. Must have knowledge of and experience in Lutheran hymnody and choral music. Must live a life of Christian moral integrity. It is preferred that the applicant be a confessing Lutheran and have an understanding of Lutheran culture. Please direct inquiries to: Pastor HagemanOur Redeemer Lutheran Church9135 Shelley Ave, Overland, MO 63114(314) 427-3444pastor.hageman@ourredeemer

Organist

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, 7401 Delmar, University City, MO is seeking an Organist. The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion is a welcoming and diverse community seeking to walk in the way of Jesus and to reveal Christ’s reconciling love in our city, nation, and world. 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. Necessary Skills Comfort and dexterity in accompanying a variety of musical styles from traditional Anglican hymnody and chant, to contemporary pop, to Gospel. Ability to accurately play piano and organ from printed scores Mastery of organ techniques, including detailed registration and playing with full pedalboard Choral rehearsal and accompanying experience, including the ability to play vocal parts in open score format Fluency with digital communication, and willingness to utilize church’s communication systems. Additional Duties Schedule tuning/maintenance of pianos and organs in the chapel, choir room, and sanctuary. Share responsibility for the music library and the musical instruments of the Parish. Actively assist in the recruitment of vocalists and…

Music Director

Zion Lutheran Church in Valley Park, MO is seeking a permanent part-time Director of Music. We are looking for someone to play the organ for our 9:30 am Sunday morning, 7:00 pm Monday Evening services and lead our choir and bell choir. The position could be handled by one person, but we are open to separating the duties into various area of responsibilities. If interested, please contact Bev in the church office at info@zionlutheranvp.org or call the office at 636-225-7780.

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: Set a worshipful tone with organ and/or piano music. Support the congregation in singing hymns and responses Lead the choir or a soloist in special music Continue to develop a variety of music and performance groups for all seasons Integrate a keyboard when possible and appropriate Coordinate a chime choir Coordinate a children’s choir Coordinate an annual seasonal cantata Play gathering music before worship Rehearse and direct choir as follows: September – May (Mixed Adult Voices) June, July and August – Recruit and arrange for special music during the choir’s absence Set guidelines for rehearsal attendance and participation on Sunday 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…

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).

Music Associate / Assistant Organist

First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood, Missouri, is seeking a half-time (27 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 the growing 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 handbell direction, organ and piano playing/accompanying, and computers/office duties. 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:             Direction of the three handbell choirs (September through May)             Serve as rehearsal accompanist for the Chancel Choir (September through Pentecost)             Accompany the Chancel Choir during worship on Sunday mornings             Serve as organist for memorial services and weddings…

Organist / Pianist

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Festus, MO is seeking an organist/pianist Duties include playing a prelude, postlude and accompanying congregational hymns on Sunday mornings from 10:30-12:15. Twice a year special services in the evening. Choir practices two Wednesdays a month from 7:30-8:30. Will also be accompanying individual soloists occasionally on Sundays. For more information or to apply, please contact Karen Stoll at Klstoll56@gmail.com

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 eafumc@hotmail.com More information about the church is available at http://www.eastaltonfumc.org (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: https://www.ivychapel.org/2021/09/03/now-hiring-minister-of-music/

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: pbarnes@third-baptist.org. (Position still open as of 1/31/2022)

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 melshedd@gmail.com or at 314 369 7565 (cell). 

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…

Organist / Pianist

St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, is seeking an organist/pianist to provide excellent organ and piano offerings for all services and accompaniment for weekly choir rehearsals and other musical ensembles as needed. In consultation with the senior pastor, serve as a resource for family weddings and funerals. Compensation will be appropriate to the weekly job responsibilities, background/experience, and professional preparation of the applicant. POSITION PROFILE At the direction of the senior pastor and director of music, establish goals and a plan of organization to contribute to the growth and development of the church music program In consultation with the pastor and director of music ministry, select hymns and weekly service music During weekly rehearsals, work in the preparation of music for worship services Be personally responsible for hiring substitutes for all absences including vacations and illnesses Work/communicate with the facility manager to monitor maintenance/tuning and movement of piano and organ in the sanctuary. Please send resume with three references to musicsearch@stpaulucc.org

Organist

Hope Lutheran Church (LCMS) in St. Ann is seeking an organist (or several organists in rotation). Duties include playing for Saturday 6 pm and Sunday 9 am services as well as additional liturgical holiday services, funerals and weddings. For more information or to apply, please contact Mr. Tony Adolf (congregation President) at 314-607-0713.

Organist

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 immanueloffice@immanuelucc.org.

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

Organist

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 office@gethsemanestl.org for more information or to apply for the position. Position still open as of 12/16/2022 – Post expires 4/16/2022