First Baptist Church in Weaverville, NC is seeking a part-time organist. Qualifications: be a person feeling called by God and showing a love for Church music. 4 year college music degree preferred. Experience at the keyboard to help guide the church in worship. Comfortable with a wide variety of musical styles, possess good interpersonal skills. Duties: In cooperation with the Minister of Music, Pastor and the Music committee, be responsible for providing music for and accompanying choirs in all the regular services of the church (currently Sunday AM), special services and funerals (as schedule allows). Accompany the Adult Choir rehearsals (currently Wednesday evenings) and other Choirs as needed. Assist the Minister of Music and others in places of responsibility to carry out the ministry of the church. Advise and work with the Minister of Music on instrument maintenance: tunings and repairs. Benefits: Receive 2 Wednesdays and 2 Sundays paid vacation after the first six months of employment. Be allowed to attend conventions, conferences, and music meetings as the budget allows. Receive a salary and benefit review annually. Typical considerations will include cost of living, job performance, years of service. (Currently position - $250 weekly approx. 15-20 hrs a week) Be treated with love and respect in keeping with the high calling as a minister of God in this chosen field.
First Baptist Weaverville is a loving, generous church with a long history of quality music. It is a church where any musician would find a comfortable home. The membership is quite open about expressing love and appreciation for and to our musicians. Further information about our church can be discovered at the website: http://www.fbcwvl.org/
Please send position inquires and/or resumes to position @ fbcwvl.org, 828 – 645-6720
Fletcher United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Organist/Pianist. Under the direction of the Director of Music and the Pastor, this person is responsible for the planning and participation of organ and piano music in support of the worship services and programs of the church. He/she ensures that the music is presented in a manner that preaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides glory to God, and inspires holy worship at all worship services. The Organist/Pianist will accompany rehearsals of the Chancel Choir one weekday evening per week (from early September through early June) and provide a year-round musical component for both Sunday worship services (8:30 and 11:00), as well as special worship services throughout the year (i.e. Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.) Occasional assistance may also be needed for our Anticipate Ancient-Modern services, which occur on Wednesday evenings during Advent and Lent. A degree in organ and previous church-related music experience is preferred. For more information, email Blaine Russell, Director of Music: blaine (at) fletcherumc.org
Warren Wilson Presbyterian is seeking a part time Director of Music Ministry to lead our music program as we continue to grow and prayerfully follow where God is leading us. We are a casual, warm, and friendly congregation, who values the Sacred worth and dignity of each person. We are an open and affirming congregation, committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. As director of music ministry, you will be responsible for leading our choir and providing musical accompaniment on organ and piano for our worship services. You will also be essential in helping to move our music ministry forward, incorporating your own gifts and creativity. We are looking for someone who leads with a strong sense of purpose and passion, who connects with our congregation, and builds relationships. This position is for 16 hours per week, with a salary of $20,157 including paid vacation and sick leave. Additional pay is available for working with the Bell Choir.
Applications are being accepted now, and interviews begin August 15, 2023. A job description is posted on our website: warrenwilsonchurch.org
Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: info (at) warrenwilsonchurch.org
Montmorenci UMC is seeking a part-time Music Director/Organist for our church in Candler, NC. We are a loving congregation nestled in the mountains west of Asheville. We are known for our warm and inclusive spirit, where everyone is treated like family! The position is 8-10 hours a week with a salary of 12,000. Benefits include 2 weeks paid vacation. Primary job responsibilities include selection of music, Sunday morning worship, adult choir rehearsals, and special services. A more detailed description of duties can be obtained by contacting us. We have a three manual Johannus. If you have a passion for traditional music with a few twists, a heart for service, and a desire to be part of a warm and caring church family, we invite you to apply for this position. Inquires and resumes can be sent to Glenda Patterson at allie100 (at) currently.com
First Baptist Church, Burnsville, NC (28714), affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is looking to fill the position of “Pianist/Organist Music Assistant”. This position is part-time. FBC Burnsville appreciates a blended music program that includes choral, hand bell, brass, small ensemble, and solo work. More information about First Baptist can be found on Facebook, FBCBurnsville, or our web site, fbcburnsville.com. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: fbcburnsville (at) gmail.com Applications accepted until position is filled. (Hiring range: $11,500.00 – $13,500.00 per annum).
Director of Music Ministries, Part-time or Full-time. Grace Church in the Mountains is an Episcopal Church in Waynesville, NC near Asheville and Smoky Mountain National Park. Grace Church welcomes all people, including all races, gender identities, and sexual orientations. Our active membership is about 375 people, 120 of whom typically worship on a Sunday. Our worship style is broad, drawing on contemporary and traditional hymnody and generally using Rite II or Enriching Our Worship. Our rector, The Rev. Joslyn Ogden Schaefer, has provided stable spiritual leadership since 2017. While the majority of our members have retired to this area, we have members from every stage of life. The Music Director position is part-time, including playing organ for all services, conducting Adult choir and chime choir, and playing and providing staff leadership for monthly Taizé services, but can be combined with program leadership or administrative support to become a full-time role, depending on the skill, interest and time of the candidate. Applications are being accepted now, and interviews will take place beginning August 15. Resumé and cover letter may be sent to our Senior Warden, Laura Armour: lauraarmour4567 (at) gmail.com. Full job description at https://www.gracewaynesville.com/uploads/1/1/3/1/113184205/final_job_desc_for_website.pdf
Organist/Church Musician (Part Time)
Church musician will provide music and musical leadership at the regular Sunday services of the Parish, and for Holy Week, Christmas, and additional services. Musician will assist the Rector in the selection of hymns, anthems, and service music. Provide music for other occasions as requested. The ideal candidate will provide direction for a seasonal choir, handbells and other musical groups as needed and work to develop, and encourage, small ensembles, soloists and other talented musicians within the congregation. St. John’s has a 2007, three manual Rodgers Allegiant digital organ.
Qualifications Knowledge of church music and organ repertoire for church services. Experience within the Episcopal/Anglican tradition preferred or willingness to learn. Proficiency in organ and piano. Experience directing a choir or ensemble (ideal) Self-motivated with a collegial style of leadership
Part time salaried position requiring an average of 9-12 hours per week. Additional hours required for special services. Salary is $805 per month ($10,200 per year) 4 Sundays off per year $250 towards continuing education per year. To apply send cover letter and resume via email to Rev. Erin Kirby, email@example.com, or as a hardcopy to St. John's Church, Attention Rev. Kirby, P.O. Box 968, Marion, NC 28752. Position open until filled
Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, a vibrant and progressive community of faith in Black Mountain, NC, is seeking a classically trained organist. This individual would support worship services that elevate the rich heritage of sacred choral and organ music found in the Presbyterian (PCUSA) liturgy. The organist will serve an integral part-time role, joining an energetic and collegial staff. The Organist will report to the Director of Music and assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive music ministry plan congruent with the vision and mission of Black Mountain Presbyterian Church.
Bachelor’s degree in music or related field preferred (equivalent experience will be considered). Since this is a part-time position, benefits are not included. Salary is negotiable and will be dependent upon experience level. For more information about Black Mountain Presbyterian Church: bmpcnc.org
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Aaron Price, Director of Music and Worship Arts, at "aaron (@) bmpcnc.org". Candidates are encouraged to include links to audio and/or video recordings of past performances. For more information, contact Aaron Price at 828-669-2725.
Lutheran Chapel Church seeks an Organist/Assistant to the Director of Music. Position Objective: To coordinate and assist with the music programs primarily through accompaniment on the organ and piano while reflecting the church mission and theology. Part-time position, 4-5 hours/week average. Salary Range: $10,400 - $13, 400
Responsibilities: Collaborate with the Pastor, Director of Music and Worship and Music committee in preparation for worship services and any special music requests. Enthusiastically accompany and assist with Music Ministry programs that facilitate cross- generational spiritual growth and enhance the worship experience. Be an active participant in weekly and seasonal worship services. Provide accompaniment for funerals as needed and as available.
Necessary Qualifications: Must love music! Highly skilled accompanist. Proficient in most styles of playing piano. Proficient organist preferred, but not required. Must have a desire to learn. Competent music director. Experience working with children. Bachelors or Associate degree in music or equivalent training/work experience.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your professional cover letter and resume to: Lutheran Chapel Church, Attn: Organist/Assistant to Music Director Search Committee, 702 N. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 or by emailing churchoffice (at) lutheranchapelchurch.org
Person experienced in liturgical worship, preferably Lutheran worship, is sought to serve as Part-time Director of Music Ministry (directing traditional adult and children’s choirs). Plan and administer the entire music program in consultation with the pastor, staff, and lay worship committee, including weekly selection of hymns, choir anthems, and service music and music for special services during Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Music or other related degree. Experience in directing church choirs and proficiency in playing the piano and singing is necessary.
Send contact information and attached resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Presbyterian Church of Albemarle, NC seeks an organist for Sunday morning worship, adult choir rehearsals, and special services. Past worship services can be viewed on YouTube. Worship occurs on Sundays at 11:00. Applicants for this position should contact Ann Crutchfield, 704 985 2050 or email@example.com to arrange an interview and audition opportunity. Applicants will be expected to play traditional hymns for singing, a prelude, offertory, and postlude. The applicant may be requested to accompany a vocal and/or instrumental soloist during the audition. Piano proficiency is expected in playing open score during adult choir rehearsals.
Salary $18,000 – 24,000
Vacation- 3 weeks Sick leave- Flexible
Degree in Church music or Organ performance preferred
Organ – Orgues Letourneau – Opus 105 2007, 2 manuals, 30 ranks, 22 stops
Position begins January 4, 2023
Old upright piano of unknown provenance. Very large and heavy; on casters; last tuned during the Clinton administration; probably not haunted. Best offer!