Organist/Accompanist (PT)

Glenwood, MD
Type: Lay
Posted Jul 14, 2021
Job Title
Organist/Accompanist
Name of church or organization
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Glenwood MD
Address
Glenwood, MD
Job Description
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Glenwood seeks a talented, highly qualified individual to serve as an organist/accompanist for our vibrant, growing music ministry. This position supports the Music Director and the choirs as they grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music.

Qualifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance in piano and/or organ or comparable work experience in church worship with both organ and piano.
• Strong professional level technical competence playing the organ and piano.
• Strong sight reading skills.
• Knowledge of basic music theory and ability to perform simple transpositions or harmonizations.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Flexibility to play in blended style services that include all types of worship music.
• Accompanies the adult and junior choirs during weekly rehearsals (usually Wednesday/Thursday evenings), services for Sunday mornings and other special services throughout the year (Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter, Christmas, etc.).
• Accompanies other church music ensembles as needed.
• Prepares and plays music for Sunday morning worship service and other special services throughout the year. Music may include prelude, postlude, hymns, anthems and other service music.
• The applicant shall rehearse sufficiently to maintain a high quality of music.
• Assist the Music Director in finding a substitute for Sundays when not available.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

Type of Commitment
Part Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
How to Apply
Qualified and interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Nichi Brindza: nbrindza.standrews@gmail.com by Thursday, August 5, 2021.

After receipt of applications, candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and audition.

Application Deadline
08/05/2021
Website
https://standrewsglenwood.org/