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EMPLOYMENT

 

Employment

St. Mary Church, Urbana, OH, is seeking a Director of Music to begin on, or before, December 1, 2019.  This position serves as the principal musician, organist, cantor, and choir director for two small, tradition-minded parishes.  St. Mary’s organ has three manuals, a Solo division with a Festival Trumpet, an antiphonal division in the rear of the church, and a state-of-the-art memory system, and transposer.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

-Works in collaboration with the Pastor and parish staff.

-Selects liturgical music throughout the year (hymns, ordinaries, psalms, choral anthems, postludes/preludes) in  

 consultation with the Pastor.

-Provides organ accompaniment and cantors for all liturgical and para liturgical ceremonies including, but not

 limited to: parish weekend liturgies, holy days, and penance services.

-Provides organ accompaniment and cantors for weddings and funerals (additional compensation provided).

-Direct and coordinate two choirs, entering a re-building stage, including regular rehearsals

 (choir season is Sept. through June).

-Invites and develops the formation of potential music ministry volunteers.

-Provides for updating and education of the parish, as required by the Pastor.

-Researches, reviews, and orders new music.

-Assembles and maintains music library.

-Procures copyright and prepares music for reprint as needed.

-Arranges for any necessary organ maintenance, as needed.

-Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Pastor.

Other Position Responsibilities:

-Regular attendance and punctuality.

-Maintain organ, conducting, and vocal skills.

-Engage instrumentalists for special occasions.

-Maintain computer skills.

-Attend staff meetings.

Qualifications:

-College degree or equivalent experience is preferred. 

-Minimum 3 years parish music experience or similar is required.

-Proficiency in organ, vocal, and directing skills.

-Knowledge of all Catholic liturgical music documents and Catholic liturgy.

-Knowledge and appreciation of the Church’s liturgical tradition.

-The ability and desire to lead and sustain a program of quality congregational singing.

-Proven administrative skills including interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, management and supervision,  

 visioning and planning, budget preparation.

-Strong oral and written communication skills.

-Ability to pass mandatory background check.

-Ability to complete and maintain mandatory VIRTUS training.

This is a full-time, salaried (non-exempt) position of 20 hours per week, and includes full benefits.  Additional compensation is provided for weddings and funerals.

Please submit a resume, references, and any links to recordings of representative choral and organ performances to St. Mary Church, 231 Washington Avenue, Urbana, OH  43078.  Attn:  Amy Brinker, stmarychurchoffice@gmail.com  Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interview process to include audition.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Choir Director Vacancy

Montgomery Presbyterian Church

9994 Zig Zag Road

Montgomery, Ohio 45242

Montgomery Presbyterian Church (up to 200 members with average attendance of 48-60)  is a vibrant family of faith on a journey with Christ and one another. We gather for whole-hearted worship, life-transforming education, and serve one another and the surrounding community in a regular rhythm of life together (Church has been in existence for over 200 years). We have a deep respect for the church’s traditions, and an openness to the dynamic nature of the Holy Spirit, resulting in a willingness to try new ideas and approaches to carry the Reformed tradition into our own time.

Montgomery Presbyterian Church wishes to hire a Choir Director with the following skills and education:

General Function: 

This professional position is responsible to the Pastor for (and as may be assigned) providing all necessary work for in leading the Chancel Choir, helping to develop choir members to their fullest ability. Must be able to recruit, develop and lead volunteers for the choir as well as plan worship musical efforts collaboratively with the Pastor, church organist and Elder for Worship. The functions associated with this position include but not limited to selecting and preparing music for worship services, special occasions (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday and Holy Week), working with children’s music activities, working with choir members and organist for musical presentations during worship service and for making recommendations about special musical programming. The Pastor is overall responsible for direction of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or closely aligned major is preferred.
  • Successful employment experience in working with choirs is preferred.

Required skills:

  • Excellent music reading skills, including sight-reading and open score reading.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Knowledge, experience, and proficiency in a broad range of musical styles and repertoires.

Duties include:

  • Collaborate where appropriate or as directed for special music, choral anthems, and other service music for the 10:30 Worship Service, including prelude, offertory, postlude, and hymns.
  • Lead the weekly choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings.
  • Work with and rehearse with soloists, small ensembles, and instrumental groups as needed.
  • Coordinate and lead the choir in service music for Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, and other special services.
  • Coordinate choral presentations with the Pastor and Elder for Worship.

Compensation:

  • Commensurate with experience and/or skill.

Starting date:

  • Fall 2019

Application process:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter [electronic or hard copy].
  • Provide any audio/ visual presentations of choir leadership and direction.
  • Three current references with contact information.

Interviewing:

  • Current

Equipment Used by the Organist: Organ- Rodgers Model E330LDm organ from the 1960’s; Samick Grand Piano from the mid 1990’s.

EEO/ADA

Contacts for further information or to apply

Steve Thiel, Elder for Worship

Montgomery  Presbyterian Church                                 

9994 Zig Zag Road

Montgomery, Ohio 45242                                                

513-708-0594     

 swthiel@earthlink.net

 

Organist/Pianist/Accompanist Vacancy

Montgomery Presbyterian Church

9994 Zig Zag Road

Montgomery, Ohio 45242

Montgomery Presbyterian Church (up to 200 members with average attendance at 48-60 people) is a vibrant family of faith on a journey with Christ and one another. We gather for whole-hearted worship, life-transforming education, and serve one another and the surrounding community in a regular rhythm of life together (church has been in existence for over 200 years). We have a deep respect for the church’s traditions, and an openness to the dynamic nature of the Holy Spirit, resulting in a willingness to try new ideas and approaches to carry the Reformed tradition into our own time.

Montgomery Presbyterian Church wishes to hire an organist/pianist/accompanist with the following skills and education:

General Function: 

This professional position is responsible to the Pastor for (and as may be assigned) providing all necessary work for all organist and piano related functions associated with the Church including but not limited to selecting and preparing music for worship services, special occasions (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday and Holy Week), working with children’s music activities, working with choir members and Choir Director for musical presentations during worship service and for making recommendations about special musical programming. Unless otherwise directed by the Pastor, activities such as performances for weddings, funerals etc. are not within the scope of this position and shall be handled apart from these job duties and the discretion of the individual.

Qualifications:

  • Degrees in organ performance/church music are preferred, but not required.
  • Successful employment experience is preferred.
  •  

Required skills:

  • Proficient organ and piano skills.
  • Excellent music reading skills, including sight-reading and open score reading.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge, experience, and proficiency in a broad range of musical styles and repertoires.
  •  

Duties include:

  • Provide accompaniment for special music, choral anthems, and other service music for the 10:30 Worship Service, including prelude, offertory, postlude, and hymns.
  • Accompany the weekly choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings.
  • Accompany and rehearse with soloists, small ensembles, and instrumental groups as needed.
  • Provide accompaniment and service music for Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, and other special services.
  • Organist will be given first refusal rights for all weddings and funerals.

Compensation:

  • Commensurate with experience and/or skill.

Starting date:

Fall 2019

Application process:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter [electronic or hard copy].
  • Recordings/mp3s with examples of organ and piano playing (via CD, DVD, mp3, website, or YouTube).
  • Three current references with contact information.

Interviewing:

  • Current

Equipment: Organ- Rodgers Model E330LDm organ from the 1960’s; Samick Grand Piano from the mid 1990’s.

EEO/ADA

Contacts for further information or to apply:

Steve Thiel, Elder for Worship

Montgomery Presbyterian Church

9994 Zig Zag Road                                                            

Montgomery, Ohio 45242                                                

513-708-0594     

 swthiel@earthlink.net

 

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, an ELCA Lutheran Church in Crestview Hills, Kentucky is looking to fill two positions:

Organist – this is a year-round, part-time position to play two Sunday services and special services scheduled during Lent, Holy Week, Advent, and Christmas Eve as well as weddings and funerals. Previous liturgical worship experience strongly preferred. The organ is an 11 rank Schantz organ built in 1994.

Director of Choirs – this is a part-time position that would be responsible for the adult chancel choir, children/youth choirs, and hand bell choir. This position requires someone who is able to effectively lead rehearsals and Sunday performances, while creating a fun and exciting atmosphere that is encouraging for choir members. Individuals must be reliable, an effective communicator, and possess organizational skills to plan prepared weekly pieces and submit relevant information to the church Parish Administrator. Candidates should have an understanding of the traditional style of worship and its observance of the liturgical season. Previous experience strongly preferred.

Potential candidates can apply to either or both positions. Please respond to musicsearch@gloriadei-nky.org by September 30, 2019 with cover letter and CV

 

Immediate Opening for Church Musician: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, is a 130-year-old parish of the diocese of Southern Ohio, and is located in the heart of Kenwood/Madeira neighborhoods on the corner of Hosbrook Road and Euclid Avenue. Holy Trinity is an open and welcoming parish with a small, singing congregation, who is genuinely hospitable. Our mission, Engaging and responding to our community as one body, one mission, one Christ for all, reflects the desire for a musician who can assist us with music leadership addressing the needs of our existing members and those who are new to the liturgy. We seek a musician who will offer a prelude & postlude as well as service music and hymnody to accompany our weekly Sunday 10:00 AM service. The desired candidate will have or be working towards, a music degree in organ or piano, or have experience with church music. Our instruments include a Baldwin Electronic 635 organ and a Wurlitzer small grand piano. This position would be well suited for a student, or retired musician looking for supplemental work. Salary is negotiable based upon number of Sunday services provided and experience. If interested please contact: The Rev. K. F. Sherrill 513-580-2066

 

St. Anthony Friary & Shrine, 5000 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati 45223

When: September 1, 2019

Job: Part-time Music Director/organist-pianist/ choir director (small choir, about 12 volunteers)

Duties: One Sunday Mass weekly, 10:00 a.m. in Shrine chapel, with choir warm-up at 9:30 before Mass.

Christmas Eve Mass with Nativity program; Christmas morning Mass.
New Year Day Mass. Holy Week services and Easter Vigil Mass.

Choir rehearsals before Christmas and Easter.

Plan music for liturgies and submit plan to Friary office; prepare choir as needed.

Allen two manual digital organ; Yamaha grand piano.
Hymnals: Gather (2nd edition); We Celebrate hymnal & worship resource (WLP).

Contact: Brother Vince DeLorenzo, OFM
Phone: 513-541-2146, extension 128
Email: vincedel@franciscan.org

Friary website: www.stanthony.org


Faith Lutheran Church, ELCA, in Lexington, KY is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries to continue the congregation’s liturgically vibrant tradition. This position will work in collaboration with the pastoral staff in developing music for worship services. The Director will perform organ and piano music for two Sunday morning services in addition to other festival services and special events such as weddings and funerals. The Director will also lead and rehearse with several choirs (adult, youth, children, and hand bell) and will also provide direction and rehearse with cantors and assisting ministers. Faith has a 2 manual, 13 rank Steiner-Reck Tracker Organ and a Yamaha baby grand piano, in addition to 3.5 octaves Malmark handbells, 3 octaves Suzuki chimes with extension, Orff instruments, and a large collection of global percussion. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work
with the Harstad Fine Arts Series. Qualifications required: Bachelor’s degree in music, church music or other related degree; Master’s degree is preferred; at least 5 years related experience in a church worship and music ministry with demonstrated skill and competency playing organ and piano and leading a choir and other musical groups. Prefer knowledge of Lutheran theology, liturgical practice and use of music in worship. Please submit resume, references and salary requirements to Diane Nicely, dnicelydun77@gmail.com by August 9, 2019.

Street Address: 1000 Tates Creek Rd.

Zip Code/Postal Code: 40502
Phone: 8592667621
 
 

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Dayton (Oakwood)

937-293-1154 (Fr. John Atkins, Rector)

ORGANIST – Ministry / Job Description
Principal Organist for all Liturgies, Sundays and Special 
Principal Accompanist for Choir:
Thursday evening Choir Rehearsals (Sept. – June) and Sundays
Attend Parish Fellowship – with the intention of becoming part of the parish
.Coordinate Soloist Rehearsals as needed
.Serve as Pianist as needed
Collaborate with Director of Music and Rector
Ensure timely Communication with Staff
Communicate Organ Maintenance Issues Promptly
Schedule Guest Supply Organists as needed
Requirements:
High Competence in Organ and Piano
Knowledge of the Episcopal Hymnal and the Choral Tradition of the Church
(preferred)
Comfortable with Various Styles of Music
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Ability to Advocate for Musical Programs
Excellent Organizational Ability and Attention to Detail
Effective Liturgical Planning – or willingness to learn
Computer Competence
Salary plus 3 Weeks Paid Vacation and $500 Continuing Education Annually

 

Position Available

Christ Church United Methodist is a multi-campus, 2000-member based congregation. Founded in Kettering, OH in 1951, the Kettering Campus worships with an average of 600 people per week. Christ Church is a vibrant, generous and mission oriented church changing lives through the transforming power of Christ.

Position Description

Worship Assistant- PART TIME, Kettering Campus

I. OVERVIEW

The Worship Assistant is responsible for aiding the Worship Director in musical rehearsals and worship organization. The worship assistant will be responsible for accompanying all Chancel Choir rehearsals and the choir during Sunday morning worship. The worship assistant will also cultivate, direct and teach the Children’s Choir. They will assist in worship organization by overseeing the special worship orders of flowers, the holiday decorations, and the paraments in the sanctuary. When the worship director is on vacation or professional development, the worship assistant will serve as the substitute organist and/or pianist. He/she will aid in recruitment for musical participation, and a volunteer group for decoration and worship needs.

II. QUALIFICATIONS

A. Bachelor’s Degree in Music

B. Prior church experience

C. Strong piano skills (organ skills also are a plus)

D. Choral conducting experience

E. Ability to relate well with people of diverse ages

F. Faith in God and dedication to the mission of Christ Church

III. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

A. Accompany Chancel Choir rehearsals and Sunday morning services

B. Lead the Children’s Choir

C. Assist in the Praise service when needed

D. Serve as substitute organist/pianist when the Worship Director is gone

E. Oversee special worship orders

F. Oversee parament changes in the sanctuary

G. Oversee holiday decorations of the church

H. Encourage musical participation throughout the church

I. Recruit musical group membership

J. Assist in music catalogue organization

K. Performs other duties as assigned by the Worship Director

Instruments- 1966 3-manual Reuter Pipe organ

Mason and Hamlin BB Grand Piano

Set salary

Interested candidates please email a cover letter and resume to Danielle Guilbault, danielle@christumc.org

 

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Church Organist Part-Time

Purpose: To provide organ and piano music for worship services and other church functions including weddings and funerals.

Education, Skills and Ability: Be able to display a professional level of musical talent from training and experience. Have a thorough working knowledge of the congregation’s worship services and a theological understanding of church music. Be able to communicate well and in a friendly manner with the pastors, worship and music committee members, fellow employees, church choir, praise and worship team, and members of the congregation.

Job Performance Requirements:

1. Provide organ and piano music in a professional manner for all worship services and all seasonal and special services.

2. Selection of hymns and responsible for timely submission of hymn numbers and titles for the worship bulletin and assist the Choir for Sunday services beginning at 10 AM including weekly rehearsals Wednesdays at 7:30 PM.

3. Facilitate the congregation to sing and worship through the excellent execution of hymns and liturgy.

4. Arrange for qualified substitute organist or pianist when absent for church services and notify the church secretary in advance

5. Additional services possible during Holy Week and Christmas Eve

Qualified applicants should mail or email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Leslie Brooks: Emmanuel Lutheran Church P.O. Box 215 Germantown, Ohio 45327; or email to: secretary1205@fairpoint.net

Please contact Marilou Brown with any questions: 937-416-3038

 

Seeking an ORGANIST/PIANIST

Harmony Creek Church, a progressive/liberal/inclusive community of faith affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Alliance of Baptists, located in the Kettering/Centerville area of Dayton, is searching for a part-time organist/pianist. We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.

The ideal candidate would be able to: 1) play both the organ and the piano; 2) coordinate an eclectic mix of musical styles from classical to contemporary; and 3) work with our Senior Pastor and Music Coordinator in planning the weekly Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. that is consistent with our progressive vision. There are weekly choir rehearsals September – May.. Harmony Creek Church is blessed with excellent resources including, 1) a state-of-the-art, 5-year old, Allen electronic, 4-manual, 100+stop organ with MIDI, 2) a beautiful 7-ft Mason & Hamlin grand piano, and 3) a host of talented musicians with whom to work.

Please send your resume with a cover letter stating your interest in the position and the skills and passion you would bring to it to office@harmony-creek.org or mail to:

ORGANIST/PIANIST SEARCH

Harmony Creek Church, 5280 Bigger Road, Dayton, Ohio 45440

Deadline for receipt of resumes is August 15, 2019 or until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact our Senior Pastor, Rev. Dr. Michael D. Castle at mike@harmony-creek.org or 937-434-3941.

Harmony Creek Church is an equal opportunity opportunity employer

with a strong commitment to diversity.

www.harmonycreekchurch.org

 

Job Title: Director of Liturgical Music, PT

Location: St. Margaret-St. John Parish, Cincinnati, Ohio

Terms: Part Time Employee

Experience: 2-5 years

Education: Undergraduate Degree

Base Pay: Paid Rate per Mass (See job description)

Job Description

St. Margaret-St John Catholic Church is seeking a part-time Director of Liturgical Music to begin any time prior to September 1, 2019.

About St. Margaret-St. John’s Music Ministry:

St. Margaret-St. John Parish offers a vibrant and growing choral music program in the Catholic tradition. The primary ministry of the choir at St. Margaret-St. John lies in its role as leader, supporter, and teacher of the congregation in the singing of the propers, hymns, and service music of the mass. The choir also offers choral voluntaries and anthems, the repertoire being drawn from all musical periods.

Music at Mass is primarily lead from the two-manual Schantz-Muller Pipe Organ, original to the church building.

Responsibilities:

· Cantor & play the organ for two weekend Masses: 3 PM Saturday Vigil Mass and the 10 AM Sunday Mass.

· Facilitate Choir Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings (day movable) from 7-8:30  during the choral season (Sept-June).

· Direct the choir from the organ during the choral season.

· Play the organ & cantor for special Holy Days of Obligation such as Christmas, Holy Week, Easter, etc.

· Play the organ and cantor for weddings and funerals held in the church.

· Choose the liturgical music throughout the year (hymns, ordinaries, psalms, choral anthems, postludes/preludes

 Please note: the musical “style” of this parish is more “hymnody” and less “religious song.” (Appropriate hymns include “O God Beyond All Praising” “Praise to the Lord” “Now Thank We All Our God” “Let All Mortal Flesh” and things of that sort)

Prerequisites:

· Knowledge and skill in playing organ at a Catholic Mass (especially in leading congregational song) and a varied organ repertoire appropriate for Masses throughout the liturgical year.

· Skill in choral, solo, and instrumental accompaniment as well as choral directing..

· Decent sight-reading skills.

· Must be able to sing and play at the same time. A “pleasant” voice desired.

· Knowledge of traditional Catholic Sacred music (hymnody, choral anthems, etc…)

· Adequately pass a standard background check.

Compensation:

The pay rate for this position is currently set at $125 per Mass and $50 per Choir Practice.  Additional compensation is provided for playing weddings and funerals ($125 each) of which the organist would have first right of refusal. Depending on the number of weddings and funerals, this position would make anywhere from 14k-17k a year.

To apply:

Please submit a resume, references, and any links to recordings of representative choral and organ performances to cegner@eastsideregion.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact Email: cegner@eastsideregion.org

St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Dayton, KY is seeking an organist to lead their congregation in song at one Sunday service at 10:30am. There is no choir or separate rehearsals to conduct – simply play 5 hymns at their Holy Mass. Pay is $400 a month. This might be a perfect opportunity for a student to get their feet wet in our profession! They are also hoping to build a successful music program, so this job could expand in the long term.
 Contact Fr. Timothy Butler directly at:
timp.butler@gmail.com
 

First Christian Church of Ft. Thomas KY is seeking a part time Music Director/Organist. We are a small-medium sized congregation that welcomes all and eagerly seeks an active leader to guide our music program. We are a traditional church but looking to add some contemporary style music to our service both through congregation hymns/songs and choir anthems. We have an organ and baby grand piano available for use during morning worship. See complete job description below.

Resumes with references can be sent to info@fortthomasdiciples.com First Christian Church, Fort Thomas Kentucky

Part-Time Music Director/Musician Job Description

The Music Director/Musician of First Christian Church, Fort Thomas, KY is responsible for enhancing the growth and learning experience of congregants through worship and music. The position will report directly to the chair of the Worship and Education (W&E) committee. The Music Director is expected to perform the following duties in a professional and collegial manner.

I. Music Collaboration

a. Collaborate with the Minister and the W&E committee to provide ministry through music.

b. Lead in the selection of the hymns for each service in collaboration with the Minister and W&E committee.

II. Music Rehearsals and Performances

a. Be responsible for the presentation of all service music.

b. Be responsible for the preparation of all choral, vocal, and instrumental music.

c. Direct and accompany weekly music rehearsals of the Chancel Choir from mid-August through the first Sunday before July 4th, and performances by the Chancel Choir beginning on the first Sunday after Labor D

 

St Anne Episcopal Church

Position Description-Parish Organist

To receive an application please E-mail the parish secretary

beth@saintanne-wc.org.

BACKGROUND

The Parish Organist uses gifts of musicianship balancing the instruments of organ and piano to assist leading the St. Anne Episcopal Church congregation in worship.  This includes working with the Rector, the Choir Director, staff, lay leaders, and other musicians to develop a well-rounded music ministry for worship services and special events.

WORK WEEK

The Parish Organist shall perform all responsibilities noted below and will receive an annual salary (to be determined annually by the Rector, Parish Organist, and Vestry), such salary to be paid in monthly installments.  Specific hours shall be determined at the direction of the Rector after input from and discussion with the Organist.  The current organist averages 10 hours during a standard week during the academic year. 

COMPENSATION

The position will pay $13,000 – $15, 000 commensurate with experience.  After the first year, $1,000 is provided for continuing education.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent training/experience in a musical field
  • Competency in church organ and piano
  • Experience in performing with choral groups
  • Solo performance experience
  • Working knowledge of church systems, liturgy, and the liturgical calendar
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform a variety of Christian music, both traditional and contemporary
  • Completion of (or willingness to expeditiously complete) and maintenance of current certification in Safe Church Training and the ability to follow the Risk Management Policy of the Parish.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform weekly (and accompany the adult choir) at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Service and during all special seasonal services (i.e. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, various Lenten Services, Easter, etc.) a prelude, a postlude, offertory hymns, anthems, psalms, service music, and congregational hymns. The organist shall not be required to perform at either the 7:30 a.m. or the 9:00 a.m. services.
  • Rehearse on the organ sufficiently to maintain a high quality of music.
  • Consult weekly with the Choir Director and accompanists, and the clergy as needed, and attend scheduled Worship Meetings (held quarterly) in order to assist in the planning of themes for worship services and liturgical seasons.
  • Collaborate with the choir director as needed to help make weekly hymn, anthem, and service music selections and in selecting and scheduling special music selections for special services.
  • Rehearse weekly with the adult choir and the cantors.
  • Provide as much advance notice as possible of absences from Sunday morning worship services and arrange for a substitute organist when not able to be present.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings.
  • During the summer months, perform 3 Sundays per month at the 9:30 service (the remaining Sunday is covered by the Praise Band), schedule to be determined during consult between the Organist and the Praise Band Director.
  • Arrange for and oversee the regular tuning and maintenance of the organ and the piano in the sanctuary within approved budget.
  • Make use of continuing education opportunities within approved budget.
  • The Organist has first right of refusal for all service held in the church, including weddings and funerals.
  • Play at all funerals if possible. The payment for funerals is currently set at $200.00.  The Rector will consult with the Organist before setting funeral dates/times.
  • It is up to the Organist’s discretion whether they play at a wedding where organ music is requested.
  • The organist fees listed in the wedding customary are set by the Parish Organist.

BENEFITS

All benefits are as outlined in the Parish Personnel Police with the exception of the following: Understanding that the Organist shall be required to work and perform on several holidays traditionally granted to employees of the Parish, beginning after the fifth full year of employment, the Organist shall be entitled to one additional Sunday of vacation and corresponding weekly rehearsals in compensation therefor during a week mutually agreeable to the Organist and Rector. This is in addition to regular vacation leave as outlined in the Parish Personnel Policy.