Music Director (3/4 time)

Hanover, NH
Type: Lay
Posted May 6, 2022
Job Title
Music Director
Name of church or organization
St Thomas Episcopal Church
Hanover, NH
Job Description
St. Thomas seeks applications for the position of Music Director.  The position, to start late summer/early fall 2022, is three quarters-time, compensation range $50k to $60k depending on qualifications and experience. Generous benefits (including health and pension).

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St. Thomas is a thriving parish in the Upper Valley of the Connecticut River, next to Dartmouth College.

Music of high quality: organ, choral and instrumental, is essential to the life and liturgy of St. Thomas.  Our practice is built on the Anglican tradition.

The Music Director will

  • set an example of ministry, collegiality, professionalism and care towards others,
  • shepherd, mentor and accompany the adult and children’s choirs,
  • select instrumental and choral music for worship services, and develop non-liturgical musical programs,
  • be an accomplished organist, playing the organ on Sundays and at major feasts and festivals of the church year,
  • empower people in the parish and wider community to share their musical gifts.

The Music Director is a vital part of the ministry of the parish as a whole.  A more detailed description of current and projected musical activities is available online.

St Thomas church is committed its vision: ‘All welcome – no exceptions – to worship, love, serve, and grow.’ We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

The organ is a Rodgers Model 960 combination organ with a full complement of speakers, 10 ranks of pipes, and Zimbelstern.  Further specifications on request.

Type of Commitment
Three quarters-time
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Application Process
To apply in confidence please email a letter of interest, a resume and an electronic sample of your work to The deadline for applications is May 30, 2022.
Application Deadline
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