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Centenary United Methodist Church
411 E Grace St
Richmond, VA 23219
Seeking choir soprano section leader. We meet twice a week: Wednesday evening 7 – 9 and Sunday morning 9:30 – 12:15. Competitive pay comparable to other local churches. Position begins Wednesday, Sept. 11. Qualified individuals should have studied voice, must be able to sing solos and must be able to sight-read. Please send resume to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, P.O. Box 648, Quinton, VA 23141.
Huguenot Road Baptist Church
10525 West Huguenot Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
Seeking part-time organist/music assistant to provide worship leadership from the organ for congregational services of worship (11:00 AM Sundays) with rehearsals beginning one hour prior; accompany Chancel Choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings; provide music for other seasonal services; provide assistance (conducting, leadership & administration) in support of music ministry; may be engaged separately for funerals and weddings. The position will report directly to the Pastor for Music & Worship. Two manual 30-rank Reuter pipe organ. Salary $18,000.00 per annum. Interested candidates should email email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you have any questions and concerns, please email.