Choir Director & Organist, Centerport UMC

Choir Director & Organist, Centerport UMC

7/23/2018

Position Available: Choir Director & Organist

Centerport United Methodist Church
97 Little Neck Road
Centerport, Long Island New York 11721
Office: 631 261-5222
www.CenterportUMC.org
 
Minister of Music - The successful candidate will have the energy and vision to grow the music program.  This position is responsible for the training, rehearsing and directing of the Chancel Choir; playing the organ at all worship services, participating in the organization and direction of the services and accompanying the other musical groups, including two children’s choirs, within the church.  The successful candidate will possess excellent people skills as well as being innovative and receptive to various musical styles.  Position requires an average of 6-8 hours per week with extended hours during the holiday seasons: Compensation is commensurate with experience.
 
 
Position Requirements:

  • Proficiency on both digital electronic organ and grand piano.
  • Knowledge of traditional hymns and anthems as well as contemporary music.
  • Direct Chancel Choir and play organ & piano at weekly Sunday service (10:00am), multiple services on Easter & Christmas Eve and special services (i.e. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, etc.).  Occasional weddings & funerals that are separately compensated.
  • Direct weekly Chancel Choir practices (one evening midweek) and additional practices for special programs.
  • Weekly planning meetings with clergy and worship vision team.
 
Additional consideration given to candidates that possess experience working with contemporary musical groups (Worship Band, Chimes Choir or Bell Choir)
  • Allen electronic organ with programmable memory and automatic transposition.
 For further consideration please forward your resume with three professional references and your salary requirements to the above address, attention Staff Parish Relations Chair or via email to JohnTHenderson@optonline.net with Choir Director in the subject line. Please indicate if we are able to contact your references.