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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:
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.
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