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Choir Director - Part Time

   

Qualifications

 

  • Skills in leading worship through organ and piano playing, both for choral and congregational singing, along with instrumental solo pieces

  • Skills in instrumental and choral conducting, in voice development, and in worship planning.

  • Knowledge of choral repertoire and familiarity with a variety of choral rehearsal techniques

  • Openness to a wide variety of musical styles

  • Good organizational and communication skills

  • Clear concept of being an integral part of the ministerial team

 

Responsibilities

  • Plan, rehearse, direct the choir, and perform the music for the traditional service on Sunday morning

  • Rehearse and lead Choir Labor Day through Memorial Day

  • Work cooperatively with Sunday School leaders, Vacation Bible School Directors, members of the choir and the minister

  • In cooperation with the above stated, plan and implement the music for the traditional worship service as well as special services and music events, e.g., Chistmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, weddings, funerals

  • Organize special Sunday morning music during summer months when choirs are not in session

  • Collaborate with the music coordinator for the Family and Childrens service for the joint summer services and occasional music for the Family and Childrens service during the year

  • Maintain the music library and robes

  • Maintain a regular tuning schedule with reputable tuners for organ and pianos

  • Order all music and music supplies for the Music Ministry

  • Work within an annually approved music budget

  • Practice sufficiently to maintain a high level of musicianship

Accountability

 

The Music Director is accountable to the board of trustees.

 

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