Director of Music Ministry Search 6/13/2015
KC’s most diverse Episcopal community seeks a part-time director of music ministry with an entrepreneurial spirit. This person will play the organ, oversee the music program, including a contemporary service, and direct a choir. The director needs to be a team player. Presently, there are two Sunday services with the possibility of a third added in the fall of 2015. Competitive compensation. Salary based on experience.
Pedigree of Organ: Custom Rodgers 928 Trillium, Opus, 1296
Hours per week: 12 hours for two services
· 1 hour for service planning
· 6 hours for practice and rehearsal (mid-week practice)
· 3 hours for performance
· 2 hours, other, phone calls, articles, research, etc.
· Works with pastor in selection of hymns for worship by reviewing lessons of the day.
· Selects anthems
· Practices to maintain skills
· Plays at two and possibly three services
· Rehearses choir weekly Sept-May, midweek and on Sunday morning.
· Play for services on Major Feast Days, Holy Week, and Christmas
· Arranges for professionally competent substitutes when absent from duties
· Works with pastor for funerals, weddings, and other unscheduled events
· Prepares newsletter articles, keeps website page updated, and posts on facebook
· Prepares a budget in the fall for next calendar year
· Coordinate and schedules bell choir
· Organ competency; ability to play multiple areas of organ pieces.
· Vocally trained
· Displays an ability to sight read.
· Actively recruits choir. Gives them encouragement. People person.
· Understands the purpose of different liturgies or willing to learn.
· Understands and works with other instrumentalists.
· Enjoys different genre of music
· Punctual & detailed oriented
· Maintains confidentiality
· Continues education
· Works with bell choir director to select music and schedule play dates.
· 4 Sundays each calendar year—one used for continuing education. Plans with pastor for vacation in advance.
The Reverend Mary Siegmund
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
5325 Nieman Road