Music Director

Cincinnati, OH
Type: Lay
Posted May 4, 2020
Job Title
Music Director
Name of church or organization
Christ Church, Glendale
Job Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Description
We are a vibrant Episcopal community, located in the village of Glendale, 15 miles north of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Strong, relevant preaching, passionate worship, a focus on outreach, and pastoral care (by both clergy and laity) draw roughly 500 parishioners from many surrounding communities. Average total attendance at three Sunday services is about 200.

Current staff positions also include the Rector, a full-time Curate, a Vocational Deacon, a Parish Administrator, and part-time music staff.

The mission of Christ Church Glendale’s Music Program is to enhance worship through a broad array of musical genres rooted in our Episcopal tradition and provide a variety of opportunities for congregational engagement and church growth.

Christ Church Glendale has built a program known for its musical excellence and strong Episcopal traditions. We have two fine organs: the Hilborne Roosevelt organ, opus 25 (44/III) and the C.B. Fisk opus 146 (25/II). The church also has a 3-octave run of Schulmerich handbells.

Qualifications: We are seeking a candidate who:
 Has a proven record of collaborative leadership and works well with people of varying ages and musical skills.
 Is committed to encouraging church growth through a vibrant music program.
 Has a BMus or BA in Music Education (or equivalent) and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
 Is a skilled choral conductor, a competent organist and/or pianist, and is able to lead a bell choir.
 Is well versed in Episcopal music and its place in liturgy and has a repertoire from diverse musical genres.
 Is knowledgeable in the maintenance and care of keyboard musical instruments and bells.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits included.
For a fuller job posting, including the full job description, please visit the Music Director Search page on the church website at

Type of commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Please submit a letter of interest, resume and the names of at least 2 references to or to Penny Young, Christ Church Glendale, 965 Forest St., Glendale, OH 45246. Receipt of applications will be confirmed via email. Review of applications will begin June 1st and continue until the position is filled.
Application Deadline
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