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Part-time organist

Elmhurst, Illinois (IL), USA 60126

Position:    Organist / Accompanist

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Performance of all keyboard service music for Sunday services

Provide keyboard accompaniment for various choirs during rehearsal and services

Flexibility to play organ and piano

Arrange service music (prelude, postlude, etc) in coordination with the scheduled worship themes and focuses

Coordinate with the Director of Music Ministry and Pastor to prepare and perform music for special services (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, etc.)

Coordinate with the Director of Music to assist with the summer music program (accompany solos, etc.)

Music planning and accompaniment for weddings and funerals (as needed)

 

Employee Qualifications:

Experience and competence in playing Sacred music of all different styles on both organ and piano

Must be available on both Sunday mornings and occasional evenings for special services and rehearsals

Professional appearance during work hours

 

The FUMC organ is a Rodgers 905 III Model with MIDI

 

This is part-time position with a flexible starting date. Salary is negotiable based on experience.

 

The First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst is a caring Christian community. We are a progressive congregation embracing thinking, exploring, and questioning as part of a faithful search for a closer relationship with God.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to our church office. E-mail is preferable.

 

First United Methodist Church

Staff Parish Relations Committee

232 S York Road

Elmhurst, IL 60126

 

Fax: 630-834-4640

 

E-mail: liz.mcdonald@umcelmhurst.org