11/8/16: Music Director (Encinitas, CA)

What are you looking for?
Music Director
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Encinitas, CA
What do you want this person to do?
We are seeking a Director of Music Ministries to coordinate and integrate the music ministry of the parish in a manner that enhances the spirit of worship and assists the congregation in praising and serving God. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
– Collaborate with rector to plan weekly, seasonal, and special liturgies such as weddings and funerals.
– Provide music at all sung liturgies.
– Conduct regular Adult Choir rehearsals on weekday evenings as well as practice sessions before choral church services.
– Explore ways of integrating music and participation that spans genres and generations.
– Participate in Worship & Liturgy Committee meetings.
– Position may expand in the future to include developing music programs with children and youth of the parish.
– Participate in parish life when possible.
The required skills for success in this position include:
• Demonstrated leadership skills in directing and motivating musical participants.
• Ability to play organ and piano proficiently and to improvise appropriately as needed at key moments in the service.
• Understanding of Episcopal liturgy and the role of music in worship services.
• Knowledge of traditional and contemporary choral and keyboard church music.
• Experience in and passion for building community.
• Instructional competency in teaching music to volunteer singers of all ages and abilities.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
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When is the application deadline?
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