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Organist and Choir Accompanist - Brooklyn United Methodist Church

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (MN) 55429

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 services.

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, Christmas Eve, and Thanksgiving.

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

Prepare 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.

Other duties as assigned by Music Director or Pastor.