Pianist-St. Paul UMC Durham
St. Paul UMC

ST PAUL UMC Pianist/Co-Choir Director
$7800/year; 7-8 hours (including Sunday worship)
Contact: Phil Bowling, 919-699-5301 for questions.
Submit resumes: pbowlingiii@att.net or mail to
St. Paul UMC
2700 N Roxboro St.
Durham, NC 27704

Immediate Opening

Job Description:
*Accompany church choir and congregation in musical worship on Sunday mornings
*Consult with pastor and choir director at least monthly to make music selections (based on planned sermon topics and/or lectionary)
*In consultation with choir director provide and lead a mix of music (old hymns, praise songs, “The Faith We Sing” songs, and contemporary music)
*Ensure musical selections are performed in such a manner to demonstrate sufficient practice and coordination
*Coordinate projected music selections with musicians and music staff before presenting to the choir
*Accompany weekly choir rehearsals that begin on time and last for a minimum of 60 minutes
*Accompany choir sectionals as needed
*Ensure choir is prepared to perform weekly (6 weeks of music)
*Initiate and work with choir director preparing choir for special music (i.e. Christmas and Easter cantatas) at least 3 months in advance
*Enhance and grow the music program through incorporation of special musical arrangements, diversity of instruments, increased choir membership, etc.
*Seek out and provide special music quarterly (i.e. small ensembles, guest musicians)
*Be in the choir room 30 minutes prior to traditional church service on Sunday mornings
*Research and purchase new music with choir director for the choir annually (as budgeted)
*Establish and maintain a music library
*Prepare and submit timely budget requests during annual budget process

*Attend administrative meetings as needed

Posting Dates: 
06/13/2017 to 08/13/2017
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Phil Bowling
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