Organist/Choir accompanist

Location: 
Brooklyn Center, MN
Deadline: 
May 15, 2017

Hours:  Part-time position requiring flexibility in work hours.  Includes many evenings and weekend

Job summary: 

This position is responsible for performing organ and piano music on Sundays at the 9 AM service and at special services as well as rehearsing with the choir and accompanying the choir and other musicians as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Perform organ and piano music for one Sunday service.

Accompany choirs, soloists, and instrumentalists as needed.

Perform organ and piano music for special services including, but not limited to Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter and Christmas Eve

Serve as rehearsal accompanist for Sanctuary and Contemporary Choirs for services and special performances.

Prepare choral scores, organ and piano repertoire.

Work with pastor and music director to plan and coordinate music.

Salary: Based on AGO Guidelines, experience and qualifications

Education and Qualifications:

3-5 or more years church organist/accompanist experience

BA in music, MA preferred. 

Skilled in performing piano and organ music

Experience working with choirs and other musicians as an accompanist. 

Strong commitment to excellence in music performance.

Responsible for the care and maintenance of the church organ and pianos.

Brooklyn United Methodist Church

7200 Brooklyn Boulevard

Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

763-561-1684, ext. 118

Contact Music Director--Michael Anderson

tcmusicandarts@gmail.com