Positions Available

Available positions requiring an organist, choir director, pianist, or any combination of the above will be posted here as a service to our members. Contact information will be posted as provided by the employer, and will remain for 60 days or until the position is filled, whichever comes first.

Please check back to this page often for updates. We’re here to assist our members so please don’t hesitate to ask for help. To submit information for posting on this site please contact our Placement Chair Peg Smith at 941-923-7525, extension 354.


Organist/accompanist needed

Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
1703 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243

An organist/accompanist is needed who is thoroughly experienced in playing hymns in the cultural context of “Southern Gospel” style. This position requires a strong sense of steady rhythm when playing selected hymns from a traditional Baptist Hymnal. In addition, the position requires meeting briefly with a small choir of singers to rehearse service music with printed music provided.

The ability to rhythmically improvise would be a plus. Available instruments are a Hammond organ with Leslie speaker, a Yamaha digital keyboard, and a grand piano. Remuneration is negotiable!!

Please contact Dr. C. “Billy” Ward, D.D.S at (941) 355-4800 for information regarding this position:

wardac1@hotmail.com

Posted 02/17/2020

 


Organist/primary accompanist Needed

Burnt Store Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Punta Gorda, FL is seeking an organist/primary accompanist to join our music ministry team. Burnt Store is a vibrant church with a strong tradition of fine music, both choral and instrumental, utilizing a variety of musical styles from classical to gospel. Active membership is 550, and during season the average worship attendance is over 700. The well-qualified candidate will work closely with the director of worship arts in continuing our tradition of musical excellence, and will be responsible for service music (preludes, postludes, offertories, hymns, etc.) in the 8:15 & 11:00 a.m. traditional services, weekly rehearsal, and 3-4 special services throughout the year, and will serve as the primary accompanist for the chancel choir. During the summer months there will be one service at 9:00 am. The choir takes off in June and July. This position is part time. The sanctuary has a 3 manual Allen Renaissance organ and a 6’3 Baldwin grand piano. Experience as a church musician, with excellent piano and organ skills preferred. Competitive salary.(range $19,000 – $24,000) Please submit resume, references and any questions to Joseph Mayes, Director of Worship Arts, JosephMayes54@gmail.com

Posted 2-15-2020

 


Minister of Music Job Announcement

St. George’s Episcopal Church in Bradenton, FL is seeking a quarter-time Minister of Music to coordinate our vocal an instrumental Music Team during the 10:00 AM service of Holy Communion each Sunday as well as services for high holy days.  The Minister of Music shall work under the direction of the Rector to  1) plan music,  2) lead Wednesday evening rehearsals,  3) direct and accompany choir,  4) inspire the congregation to sing, and 4) grow the music ministry in heart, proficiency, participants, and even instrumental ensembles as volunteers are available The candidate shall be proficient in keyboard/organ and able to teach music skills needed for a variety of skill levels and instruments.  The musical ethos of St. George’s is one that embraces and eclectic mix of styles (e.g. not solely contemporary not solely classical, etc.)  and understands music as a ministry of the people to God —not merely performance;  the Minister of Music shall support this vision.  Familiarity with liturgical worship, especially in the Anglican Episcopal tradition, is highly desirable.  Current students enrolled in bachelor or masters level music programs are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates will send cover letter, resume and audio sample to Fr. Lenny Anderson at zoomdaddya@Outlook.com.

Posted 02-15-2020