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Posted May 30, 2021

Parish Musician

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
5555 N. Tropical Trail
P O Box 541025
Merritt Island, FL 32953
321-452-5260

email: stlukesmi@cfl.rr.com

Job Description-Parish Musician (Part-time); Part-time position supervised by Rector
Church Organist/Pianist/Choir leader
Purpose: To provide organ and piano music for worship services, lead the choir 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 clergy, worship committee members, church choir,
fellow employees, and members of the congregation.
Job Performance Requirements:
• Provide organ/piano music in a professional manner for all worship services and all
seasonal and special services.
• Provide organ/piano music for weddings and funerals and be permitted to receive
additional compensation from the parties involved. The use of the organ or piano by a
guest musician may be done by special arrangement of the Parish Musician, Rector and/or
designee.
• Facilitate the congregation to sing and worship through the excellent execution of hymns
and liturgy.
• Encourage musical talents and participation of members of the choir and congregation
through organizing and coordinating special musical offerings, including soloists,
instrumentalists, and small ensembles in cooperation with the worship and music
committee.
• Arrange for qualified substitute organist or pianist when absent for church services and
notify the Rector or designee in advance. Parish Musician will compensate substitute.• Arrange for organ and piano maintenance with a qualified organ and piano repair person
as needed.
• Assist the Rector or designee in the selection of hymns and be responsible for timely
submission of hymns and special music for the worship bulletin.
• Budget submission to the Vestry on yearly basis. Any music purchases will be determined
by budgetary restraints. (deadline for submission – August 30th)
• To invest 8 –12 hours per week to include 1-2 hours per week with the Choir. Choir will
practice weekly in the season. (October to Trinity Sunday) with some summer special
musical selections.
Possible Additional Opportunities:
To be determined by the Rector or designee.
Job Expectations:
• The applicant shall rehearse sufficiently to maintain a high quality of music.
• An annual performance review will be done.
• The applicant shall seek professional relationships with other church musicians and keep
abreast of developments in worship and liturgy through the associations, continuing
education, and professional church publications.
Compensation: commiserate on experience and education; Instrument 2-manual
Allen(Digital) and Kawai keyboard.
To apply, please send a resumé, cover letter, and 3 ministerial references to:
stlukes@cfl.rr.co

Posted May 24, 2021

First United Methodist Church of Cocoa Beach
3300 N. Atlantic Ave.
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Accompanist for traditional Sunday worship and other special services

Job Summary: Provides piano and/or keyboard music for traditional worship services, and other special services and occasional gatherings. Enhances the service of worship by selecting appropriate music which assists the congregation in praising and serving God.

Qualifications: • Supports the mission, core values, and discipleship process at First UMC. • Knowledge of music—especially church music for worship services, and choir rehearsal techniques. • Ability to: ▪ Play piano proficiently. ▪ Sight-read music. ▪ Play wide variety of hymns and transpose hymns as required. ▪ Improvise. ▪ Accompany soloists, choirs, and other music groups in rehearsals and services. ▪ Play four-part choral parts in rehearsal. ▪ Prepare and play prelude, offertory, and postlude as needed. ▪ Play church organ (preferred but not required). ▪ Work cooperatively with a variety of people and ages.

Specific Responsibilities: 1. Provides piano music for traditional worship services. 2. Establishes a worshipful, positive feeling and movement in the worship service through selection of music appropriate to worship themes. 3. Provides piano music for other occasions as requested, such as Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve, wedding celebrations, and funerals. 4. Provides accompaniment for song leaders, choir, and other musical groups as needed. 5. Coordinates and cooperates with the pastor and office staff.

Salary: $25 per hour for 5-8 hours per week. Part-time
Instruments: 3 manual Allen organ (Renaissance Quantum) and a Baldwin Grand Piano Contact: Pastor Mark Reynolds 863-521-2858 mreynol34@gmail.com

Posted March 4, 2021

First United Methodist Church of Lake Wales
Address: 230 N 5th Street
City: Lake Wales

Position: Part time

Position Description:
Weekly schedule includes one Sunday service with choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings. As necessary, may include rehearsals with special vocalist, instrumentalist, or special pageants or cantata practices. Also includes special services (funerals, weddings, etc.).

Salary / Benefits:TBD, commensurate with experience

Keyboard Instruments:
Frobenius& Sons organ (30 ranks, 3 divisions, 2 manuals, 29 stops, 25 registers), piano

Contact Information:
Name: Reid Hardman, SPR Chairman
Phone: (863) 978-3856
Email: jreidy@yahoo.com

Posted November 12, 2020

PROTESTANT MUSIC DIRECTOR
Patrick Air Force Base – Cocoa Beach, FL (Please click to view detailed description PDF).

Summary of Specific Responsibilities (updated 2/2/2021)
● Advising Protestant Chaplain to include all choirs, praise teams, special music including solos, duets, and ensembles, and all congregational singing and any musical accompaniments.
● Utilize chapel digital music resources – currently SongSelect.com for music selections used for services and events. Any addional recommendaons will be discussed with service Chaplains and routed for approval according to chapel guidelines.
● Recruit choir members and additional volunteer musicians from the base and/or chapel community.
● Coordinate each month’s music and choral selecons with the worship service chaplains (as requested) one week prior to the beginning of a new month.
● The rate will be $1400 a month. The instrument on-site includes an 2 Manual Allen organ

SERVICES SUMMARY
● 2 services per Sunday: 1 Contemporary Worship service, 1 Tradional Worship service.
● Weekly rehearsals for each service.
● 24 Special Services per year, with 24 special rehearsals

Contact information:
Michael Aldeguer
Email: info@sawyerglobal.com
Phone: 407-602-7780 loc. 103
Thank you for your time and consideration. We hope to hear from you soon.

Posted February 12, 2021

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando
Organist/Accompanist

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director of Traditional Worship this position will be using his/her God given musical gifts for playing the organ and/or piano for church-related events: services (regular and special) and rehearsals.

Compensation/Scheduling: This hourly, non-exempt position is scheduled 15-20 hours per week. Rate of pay is commensurate with experience. Annual earnings potential is $30-39K.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
 Responsible for playing the organ and/or piano for all major FPCO worship services, may
include, but are not limited to Sunday Worship, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week Services, Christmas
Eve, weddings and funerals.
 Collaborates with the Director of Traditional Worship in choosing appropriate repertoire,
preludes, postludes and offertory music.
 Accompanies all choir rehearsals and any other special rehearsals as needed
 Accompanies children’s choir at rehearsals and special services
 Engage volunteer musicians to prepare and present special music offerings throughout the year
 Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
 Must be a committed Christian, whose life demonstrates an ongoing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
 Recognizes the theological role of music in worship
 Must be passionate about the vision, mission and values of FPCO
Preferred Education/Experience/Qualifications
 Bachelor’s Degree in Organ, Master’s or Terminal Degree- Exceptional candidates without this qualification could be considered
 Experience playing major pipe organ
 Strong accompanying skills, proficiency on the organ, piano, on standard choral and keyboard literature
 Ability to read open score choral notation
 Understanding of the role of the organist in enhancing and inspiring congregational worship through singing
 Composition, arranging, orchestration, and improvisation is a big plus!

Work Environment
Perform sedentary work at a workstation and/or with musical instruments
Bend as necessary for lifting, sitting and/or using instrument keyboards, computer/computer mouse.
Occasionally Lift and/or move up to 25 lb. from a standing position

Interested Candidates should submit their resume to: tmuhlbach@fpco.org

Crossroads United Church of Christ
2436 Croton Road, Melbourne, FL
Music Director


Position Description

The Music Director will lead, direct, and assist the choral abilities of our church’s choir. The Director will assist in the selection of music appropriate to each week’s sermon topic and will meet with them for a weekly rehearsal before Sunday service and direct them for the Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. Crossroads is a congregation of the United Church of Christ, a progressive Christian denomination which welcomes all people, no matter who they are or where they are on life’s journey. We believe that God is still speaking, and we apply biblical teachings as we believe Jesus would in today’s world. Our primary message is about God’s love and how to emulate it in our interactions with others.

Responsibilities:
 Lead and Direct the church choir to develop their musicality and choral singing
abilities.
 Assist choir in interpreting music and words.
 Enhance the choirs’ ability to sing together and inspire the congregation through
music ministry.
 Lead weekly rehearsals.
 Lead weekly Sunday service.
 Be the musical accompanist to provide music for rehearsals and worship
services on the organ and piano.
 Ensure administrative tasks associated with the music program are
accomplished.
Qualifications:
 Proficient on organ, piano or keyboard with choral group experience.
 Enthusiastic and organized.
 Excellent personal communication skills (written, verbal, and listening) are
essential.
 Must work with the Pastor, choir, and other worship leaders to enhance the
worship experience for the congregation of Crossroads.
Compensation:
$180 per week (Sunday),negotiable.
Send your resume to: office@crossroadsucc.church

Revised 1/2020

Posted 12/29/2019

St. Richard’s Episcopal Church
Address:5151 Lake Howell Road
City:Winter Park, FL
Position: Part-Time Tenor Section Leader
Stipend: $75 per visit
Contact Information
Dr. Carl MaultsBy
Phone:407-671-4211
Email: organist@strichards.org

Posted 10/19/2019

First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, Florida is currently accepting applications for Organist.

First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, Florida is a 1,200-member congregation which seeks a full-time organist for Sunday worship services in the sanctuary and chapel, special services and events, and to provide rehearsal accompaniment for adult, youth, children’s choirs, soloists and ensembles. The organist will provide music consultation and play for weddings and funerals as well as assistance with the advertising, marketing and public relations matters related to the Performing Arts Series. The organist will also serve as a consultant regarding the planned renovation and expansion of the ranks and voicing of the church’s four manual Austin pipe organ. Applicants should have a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in organ and should demonstrate a high level of competence and experience as a church organist and accompanist. The organist will report to the Director of Fine Arts Ministries.

The church’s sanctuary features a wonderful Austin Organ with a new console arriving around the first of the year. Additionally, the chancel is equipped with a beautiful Steinway grand piano. First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland is situated within a few blocks of Florida Southern College and is less than two miles from Southeastern University. FPC Lakeland belongs to the Presbyterian Church, USA.

For further information or questions, applicants should contact:
Dr. Daniel Gordon, Director of Fine Arts at FPC Lakeland.
Email: dgordon@fpclakeland.org
Phone: 863-686-7187 x 239.

Posted 10/4/2019

St. Luke Catholic Church, 5055 Micco Rd., Micco FL

Position: Part-time

May – October

  • Saturday 4 pm Mass
  • Sunday 9 am Mass

November – April

  • Saturday 4 pm Mass
  • Sunday 8 am Mass
  • Sunday 10 am Mass

Salary / Benefits: not specified

Keyboard Instruments: 2-manual Allen

Contact Information:

  • Rev. Robert Mitchell
  • Phone: 772.664.9310
  • Email: frrobert@stlukebarefootbay.org

Reposted 9/23/2019

Location:

Azalea Park United Methodist Church
50 Willow Drive
Orlando Fl 32807
407-277-3472

Position: Worship Music Minister

The successful candidate would have experience as a musician and knowledge of music in a Christian and/or secular setting contemporary and/or traditional. Ability to play piano/organ, other experiences which would be helpful: the ability to play guitar, accompany choir, accompaniment of praise band and to provide music for weekly services, including hymns.

  • Play for Sunday services 11:00am to 12:00pm Sundays
  • Play for all special services (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy
    Thursday, Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, Palm Sunday, etc)
  • Accompany Choir/Praise Team consisting of 4-6 individuals
  • Rehearsals Times and Days TBD
  • Bell Choir for seasonal playing
  • Responsibility to play or arrange for performer(s) for weddings/funerals
    (compensation additional)

Instruments:

  • 2 Manual Large Rodgers Organ
  • 6 octave Handbells / Chimes
  • Kawaii Grand Piano

All applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references as well as the date on which you will be available to start. The letter should also describe your relevant experience in relation to the position for which you are applying.

Send to: via Mail or Email Subject: “Worship Music Minister” to connect@azaleaparkumc.org

Competitive part time wage

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