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Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church - posted 6.20.2019
4136 Mt. Pleasant Church Road
Sherrill Ford, North Carolina 28673
Church Phone704-483-3087 Websitewww.mtpumc.org Church Fax Contact phone828-123-9563 Contact fax Contact PersonJanie Sigon Contact email@example.com Position TitleOrganist/Accompanist Full Part TimePart Time Hours per week SalaryCommensurate with experience Continuing Education Daysto be determined Vacation Days2 Sick Days Additional Benefits Congregation Size700 Number of Weekly Services1 Number of Rehearsals1 Extras Services5 Extra Serv ListEaster, Christmas Eve, Easter pre service, Remembrance Services Addtl Wedding FeeYes Addtl Funeral FeeYes Ensembles2 EnsemblesWinds and handbells Education RequirementsDegree in Music preferred but not requird Organ TypePipe Organ Manuals2 BuilderJohannus Organ Year Built Ranks Stops Yearly ContractYes Open DateJuly 1, 2019 Applic DateJune 25, 2019 Addtl InfoFunerals and wedding fees for non-members only. This position is open to anyone interested in supporting a strong music ministry currently in place.
Cross and Crown Lutheran Church - posted 6.19.2019
300 Pineville - Matthews Road
Matthews, NC 28105
Websitecrossandcrown.org Church Fax Contact phone704-779-6445 Contact fax Contact PersonCathy Thompson Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Position TitleDirector of Music
Hours per week Salary$ Continuing Education Days Vacation Days Sick Days Additional Benefits Congregation Size450+ Number of Weekly Services2 Number of Rehearsals2+ Extras Services13 Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Wednesdays in Advent and Lent Addtl Wedding FeeYes Addtl Funeral FeeNo Ensembles2+ EnsemblesAdult Choir, Adult Handbells, possible Children's Choir and Handbells Education RequirementsBA of Music or Church Music Organ TypeElectronic/Digital Organ Manuals2 BuilderAllen Year Built1999 Ranks Stops Yearly ContractYes Open Date6/19/2019 Applic Date6/19/2019 Addtl InfoDIRECTOR OF MUSIC Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, located in Matthews, N.C., seeks applications for a part-time Director of Music position. The position is for 20-25 hours per week to be determined by the Director of Music in consultation with the Senior Pastor. Base salary will be commensurate with education and experience and is negotiable. The Director of Music leads the music ministry at Cross & Crown. This includes collaborating with the Pastors and the Worship & Music Committee to develop a robust and well-rounded music ministry for the Cross & Crown community. RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS (INCLUDING BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING): Demonstrated skill and competency to play both piano and organ; lead congregational singing; and have experience in choral direction and accompanying. Working knowledge of other musical instruments, including handbells, hand chimes and guitar is preferred. Additional training in choral music and conducting is also preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the music repertoire available for worship across a diverse selection of musical groups in the church?s music ministry. Ability to work with multiple age groups. Collaborate with pastoral staff to choose worship settings and plan special services (e.g., Christmas, Lent, Easter, and memorial services) Work with the Cross & Crown Weekday School to provide a regular program of music for the children. Work with Sunday School Coordinator to provide a music program/component for kids and youth. Conduct weekly choir rehearsals as well as handbell and handchimes rehearsals. Serve as director of these groups. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor?s degree in music or church music required Minimum five years experience in a similar role Availability to work Sunday through Thursday Knowledge of Liturgical worship principles is preferred Enthusiastic. Organized. Excellent personal communication skills (written, verbal, and listening) are essential. Ability to cultivate a warm, inviting and energizing environment for the music program. TO APPLY To apply, please electronically submit a letter of interest or resume to email@example.com.
Park Road Baptist - posted 6.18.2019
3900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Church Phone704-523-5717 Websitewww.parkroadbaptist.org Church Fax704-523-8481 Contact phone704-995-4385 Contact fax Contact PersonRuss Dean Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Position TitleOrganist and Director of Music (one position or two)
Hours per weekapprox. 15 (including preparation time) Salary$commensurate with education and experience Continuing Education Days Vacation Days Sick Days Additional Benefits2 Weeks Vacation. Continuing Education is negotiable. Congregation Size150 in worship Number of Weekly Services1 Number of Rehearsals1 Extras Services3 Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday Addtl Wedding FeeYes Addtl Funeral FeeYes Ensembles Ensembles Education RequirementsMaster's Degree or above is preferred by not required
Organ Type - Electronic Digital
BuilderRogers, Model 484 Year Built Ranks Stops Yearly ContractNo Open DateAugust 1, 2019 Applic DateImmediately Addtl InfoPark Road Baptist Church is seeking an Organist and Director of Music for its sanctuary choir. The church will consider an organist/director or two separate positions, based on qualifications of the applicant(s). The church practices traditional worship in the liturgical tradition. The choir Library is stocked with sacred repertoire, and organ service music is typically from high sacred or classical compositions. The position requires approximately 15 hours per week, with Wednesday night rehearsals and one Sunday morning service. For more information or to submit a resume, please contact email@example.com
St. John's United Methodist Church - posted 6.7.2019
321 S. Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Church Phone 803 327-3113 Website www.stjohnsrh.org Church Fax 803 327-3119 Contact phone 803 327-3113 ext 224 Contact Person Dr. Rodney Powell Contact email firstname.lastname@example.org Position Title Director of Music/Organist
Hours per week 40 hrs Salary $58,000. min Continuing Education Days Vacation Days Sick Days Additional Benefits Health insurance/ Retirement Congregation Size 1900+ Number of Weekly Services 2 Number of Rehearsals 1 Extras Services 8 Extra Serv List Ash Wed, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Taise luncheon services in Lent and Advent, Concerts planned by Director Addtl Wedding Fee Yes Addtl Funeral Fee No Ensembles 5 Ensembles 2 Handbell Choirs and 3 Children's Choirs Education Requirements Degreed Professional (organ performance/church music preferred) or equivalent job experience Organ Type Pipe Organ Manuals 3 Builder M.P.Moller Year Built 1924 Ranks 57 Stops 75 Yearly Contract Yes Open Date Sept. 1, 2019 Applic Date June 15- July 15, 2019 Addtl Info During 2018, the organ was completely renovated by R.A.Colby Co and some additions were made to the organ. A new console was added at this time. If interested, please send letter of interest along with Resume to Dr. Rodney Powell, 321 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Quail Hollow Presbyterian Church - posted 4.22.201
8801 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Church Phone704.554.5714 WebsiteQHPC.org Church Fax Contact phone704.554.5714 Contact fax Contact PersonDebra Coles Contact email@example.com Position TitleOrganist
Hours per week Salary$commensurate with experience Continuing Education Days Vacation Days4 Sundays Sick Days Additional Benefits Congregation Size170 Number of Weekly Services1 Number of Rehearsals1 Extras Services4 Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunrise Addtl Wedding FeeYes Addtl Funeral FeeYes Ensembles1 EnsemblesAdult Chancel Choir Education Requirements Organ TypeElectronic/Digital Organ Manuals3 BuilderAllen Year Built Ranks Stops Yearly ContractYes Open DateImmediately Applic DateImmediately Addtl InfoFull job description available on request.