10/18/17: Director of Music Ministries (Chevy Chase, MD)

What are you looking for?
Director of Music Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Johns Episcopal Church, Norwood Parish
Where is the job site located?
Chevy Chase, MD
What do you want this person to do?
Episcopal program parish with 1400 members seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministries who will continue to build the role of music in the church, maintaining high standards while including all ages/talents. The individual must be a creative leader and team player able to work with clergy to plan the music and liturgy for worship. The Director must be experienced with Episcopal liturgical and music traditions; be able to teach, direct, and offer this music; and encourage diverse musical expressions that serve to broaden participation. The Director leads two choirs in Sunday morning worship – a mixed-age family choir at the 9:00 service, and an adult choir with section leaders at the 11:15 service. The Director also facilitates a contemporary 5:00 Sunday service, directs a handbell choir and two young children’s choirs (K-grade 2; grades 3-5), each of which performs every couple of months. The Director plays atSunday services and all special services, including weddings and funerals. Instruments include a 2008 Berghaus 3529-pipe organ and a 2007 Mason & Hamlin BB grand piano in our main worship space, a one-manual Reuter tracker organ in the chapel, and three octaves Schulmerich handbells and chimes.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Music/Organ, and a minimum of five years experience. Salary will follow the compensation guidelines of the Diocese of Washington. Benefits are provided according to parish personnel guidelines. The search committee will send applications to all candidates in mid-November. Completed applications are due December 31, 2017. We anticipate selecting our new Director early March, 2018. More information about the parish is available at http://stjohnsnorwood.org/. To obtain an application, please indicate your interest by November 15, 2017 by electronic or U.S. mail:
John Welch, co-chair, Search Committee
St. John’s Episcopal Church
6701 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
John.Welch@mercer.com
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Do you have a website?
stjohnsnorwood.org

9/20/17: Director of Music (New Bern, NC)

What are you looking for?
Director of Music
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Christ Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
New Bern, NC
What do you want this person to do?
Christ Episcopal Church located in historic New Bern NC is seeking a full-time Director of Music. Duties include planning, rehearsing and performing the music for two Sunday services as well as Weddings and Funerals. In addition, the choir presents four Evensong Services a year, a candlelight service of Advent Lessons and Carols and a Good Friday Passiontide service. Choral concerts with orchestra have included Rutter’s Requiem and Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna. A noon Lenten Music Series has also been offered. Choirs consist of a 20+ adult choir and youth choirs. Available instruments are a two manual Zimmer, two pianos, a three-octave hand bell set, a full carillon, and Orff instruments. Requirements are a Master of Music with a minimum of five year’s experience, strong knowledge and love of Anglican liturgy, and familiarity with contemporary Christian music. Experience with reinvigorating a youth choir program is desirable. Compensation package contains full benefits; salary starts at $58,000. The church website www.christchurchnewbern.com contains a full job description and more information on Christ Church. Expressions of interest may be submitted to music17@christchurchnewbern.com.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please submit resumes to music17@christchurchnewbern.com.

The church website www.christchurchnewbern.com contains further information.

When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
email resumes to music17@christchurchnewbern.com
Do you have a website?
www.christchurchnewbern.com