Part-Time Director of Music Ministries
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church                         
Fort Worth, Texas

We have an immediate opening for a Director of Music who will ensure quality worship and a complete Christian music ministry of excellence, involvement, and inspiration.   We maintain a liturgical worship setting, always striving to develop our gifts to the highest possible level.  The Director will lead the choirs, encourage and develop talent, and oversee the week to week activities of the music program.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music with experience in choral conducting is required.
   
More information may be learned by contacting jlbreiten@gmail.com.   
   Janice Breitenstine 817 294 2936
   Director of worship and Music

Posted on August 20th, 2018
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POSITION AVAILABLE

     Our regular organist is leaving August 5th and we are looking for a replacement at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2250 W. Pioneer Dr., Irving, TX 75061.  There is no choir, only a soloist.  There are two services each week:  Sunday at 10:00 a.m. includes 3 hymns and a solo, and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. has only 3 hymns, no solo.  Compensation is $150/Sun, $120/Wed. 
The organ is an electronic Rodgers 790 that has two manuals. Our accomplished soloist, who sings for the Dallas Opera, rehearses with the organist at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning before the service.  Solos and hymns are provided well ahead of time.
It’s a small, lovely church.  Website is www.ChristianScienceIrving.com.   

Contact music chairman Pam Woodward at 817-992-8803 or at pamwoodward564@gmail.com

Posted on July 10th, 2018
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Organist / Choir Director
Part-time position, West Plano Presbyterian Church, Plano, TX

Contact: music@wppc.church
West Plano Presbyterian Church seeks a permanent, part-time organist/choir director for its 200-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.
Responsibilities
1. Rehearsals
• Rehearse and direct 16 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 weekly 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).
• Accompany children's music program.
Compensation
Compensation is negotiable. Please provide salary requirements when applying.
Minimum Candidate Qualifications
1. BA degree in Applied Music Performance or related discipline.
2. Successful experience carrying out responsibilities such as those described above in Christian worship services.
3. Demonstrated abilities as organist, pianist and choral conductor. Must be able to provide simultaneous keyboard accompaniment and choir direction.
4. Experience collaborating with others and successfully leading a volunteer choir.
5. American Guild of Organists membership is a plus.

westplanopresbyterian.org

Posted on June 8, 2018
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Organist/Pianist at Genesis United Methodist Church in Fort Worth
18-20 hour per week position with flexible practice hours and competitive salary.  The beautiful sanctuary pipe organ was custom-built specifically for the church and includes three manuals as well as a full pedal board.  It can be programmed digitally or manually for 100 different sets. 

Position requirements include
* Undergraduate or graduate level organ degree or equivalent
* Service playing and choral/vocal accompanying for two traditional services on Sunday morning
* Accompanying choir, vocalists, or instrumentalists on organ or piano as needed
* Accompanying Wednesday evening choir rehearsals and seasonal special rehearsals
* Weddings and funerals (honorariums provided for these)
* Playing for special seasonal services
* Coordination with music staff and pastoral staff

To apply for this position contact: Music Director Robyn Hollimon at rhollimon002@gmail.com
or Senior Pastor Allyson Paxton at Allyson@genesisumc.com

Posted on June 1st, 2018
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Full-time Organist/Dir. of Music– St. Stephen Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, Texas

To view a PDF of the complete job description for this position, click here.

Posted on May 11th, 2018
********************************************************************************************************************************************************************The music ministry position of organist at First Presbyterian Church, Arlington is a 18 to 20 hour position with flexible office/practice hours and competitive salary commensurate with experience. FPC Arlington has a high standard of quality for musical offerings in worship.

The organist position requirements include:
•    Undergraduate or graduate level organ degree or equivalent
•    Service playing and choral/vocal accompanying for two traditional services on Sunday mornings (one chapel and one sanctuary service)
•    Accompanying choirs, vocalists, or instrumentalists on piano as needed
•    Accompanying of Wednesday evening rehearsals and some Sunday evening rehearsals
•    Weddings and funerals
•    Playing for seasonal services, as well as major choral presentations with organ and orchestra
•    Coordination with music staff and pastoral staff
•    Our sanctuary instrument is a two-manual Reuter maintained by Dan Garland. We also have a two-manual Allen MDS-25 in our       chapel. (View the stop list here: http://firstprestexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ReuterOrganStopList.pdf)
•    Other duties as assigned, including the possibility of directing a handbell ensemble

Statement on music ministry at First Presbyterian Church: 
The music that we offer to God with voices and instruments is to be offered in an authentic, heart-felt, and excellent manner. The goal is to bring the best offering possible to God in worship, but excellence in performance is not an end in itself for the church musician. Excellence is a starting point to achieve the goals of the church: to glorify God, to edify believers, and to proclaim the good news of the Gospel.

To apply to this position contact:

Russell Farnell
Minister of Music
russell@firstprestexas.org

Posted on April 12th, 2018
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********************************************************************************************************************************************************************Employers: If you would like to submit an open position description, please submit them to BOTH of the following:

Dale Bench, Placement & Substitutes Administrator: dalepipeorgan@sbcglobal.net

Joshua Lang, Communications Chairman and Webmaster: joshua.lang@mavs.uta.edu

----Positions will be advertised for 60 days from the date of submission; or until we are notified the position has been filled.