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DATE POSTED: October 15, 2019

VACANCY: Organist / Choir Director

Part-time position, West Plano Presbyterian Church, 2709 Custer Rd, Plano, TX 75075
Website: westplanopresbyterian.org
Email Contact: music@wppc.church

West Plano Presbyterian Church seeks a part-time organist/choir director for its 120-member congregation.  We worship in the Reformed liturgical tradition with weekly Eucharist at a single Sunday morning service. Sacred hymns and service music are a vital part of our liturgy.


1. Rehearsals
Rehearse and direct 14 person adult choir (one evening rehearsal each week).
Rehearse choir on Sunday morning prior to commencement of worship service.

2. Sunday Worship Service (Schudi pipe organ and Steinway grand piano)
Play Opening Voluntary.
Lead and accompany choir in presentation of one choral anthem.
Lead and accompany hymns.
Lead and accompany cantor for selected worship music.
Lead and accompany other liturgical music, including Kyrie, Gloria Patri, and Eucharistic selections.
Play Closing Voluntary.

3. Other
Collaborate with minister in the selection of music.
Provide church secretary with music-related information in advance of the printing of each week's worship aid.
Provide occasional music accompaniment for special services (e.g. weddings, funerals).

Compensation is negotiable.  Please provide salary requirements when applying.

Minimum Candidate Qualifications
Successful experience carrying out responsibilities such as those described above in Christian worship services.
Demonstrated abilities as organist, pianist and choral conductor.  Must be able to provide simultaneous keyboard accompaniment and choir direction.
Experience collaborating with others and successfully leading a volunteer choir.

Preferred Qualifications 
BA degree in Applied Music Performance or related discipline.
American Guild of Organists membership.