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St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church
4611 Sadler Road
Glen Allen, VA, 23060

Seeking part-time organist/choir director. Two Sunday masses. Special additional services other times of the year on Holy Days like Christmas, Easter, Ash Wednesday, etc. The choirs usually practice together one hour every other week unless they feel there is an need for another rehearsal. Allen two manual digital computer organ. Salary range $13,000 to $18,500. Interested candidates should contact Pete Mazloom via email at pgmjr@comcast.net or phone (804-356-9655) or Gus Harika via email at geharika@gmail.com or phone (804-370-1369).

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish
2631 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton, VA, 23141

Seeking part-time accompanist to provide accompaniment on the piano or organ for two Sunday morning Masses and special services during Lent, Easter, and Christmas. Applicant should possess a strong knowledge and appreciation of Roman Catholic liturgy. Wicks 2 manual pipe organ. Compensation is $100-$125 per hour based on experience. Interested candidates should send resume to the Search Committee at seassecretary@verizon.net or mail to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, P.O. Box 648, Quinton, VA 23141.

Three Chopt Presbyterian Church
9315 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23229

Seeking an accompanist capable of playing the piano and the organ. The position reports to the Director of Music and will accompany the chancel choir for weekly rehearsals and for Sunday worship services; prepare preludes, offertories, and postludes for traditional service (11 a.m.) each Sunday with consideration to Liturgical and other worship themes. Communion music is also required based on monthly Communion schedule. Special services and rehearsals are required under job description especially during Advent, Lent and Holy Week. The position will also include occasional time to practice with soloists, instrumentalists, and small groups, as well as providing occasional accompaniment during the Sunday morning contemporary service. Choral music is diverse and ranges from classical to contemporary. The strong sight-reading skill of open score as an accompanist is also required. Approximately 10-15 hours weekly.

Well maintained 2 manual Lewis & Hitchcock. For organ specifications, refer to our link at http://www.churchesofvirginia.org/3chopt_pres/index.htm.

Salary is currently budgeted at $10,000 to $12,000 per year and is negotiable, with the contracted time from mid-August to mid-June with 2 paid week (2 Sundays and 2 rehearsals) off. Other required time away is negotiable. The position is open until filled.

Please send a letter of intent and a resume electronically to the search committee, jobs@threechoptchurch.org. Should you have any questions and concerns, please email.

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