Chapel Organist Opening - Highland Park Presbyterian Church
3821 University Blvd
Dallas, TX 75205
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Posted on June 26th, 2017
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Position Vacancy Announcement

Director of Music and Organist
St. Patrick Catholic Cathedral
1206 Throckmorton St
Fort Worth, TX 76102

817-332-4915 Ext 29

St. Patrick Cathedral in Fort Worth seeks a full-time Director of Music and Organist to assist the Rector by assuming responsibility for the musical life of the parish. The successful candidate will provide organ music for the 5 Sunday masses in English, Holy Days and occasional diocesan events; will direct and rehearse the Adult Choir and develop other ensembles; supervise and train Cantors; select hymns and find imaginative ways to broaden the musical and liturgical efforts of the Cathedral by taking advantage of its location at the heart of a vibrant city center. 

This position is only open to practicing Roman Catholics with a vision for liturgical music in a Cathedral as well as the musical skills, strong leadership and administrative ability, and engaging personality to carry it out. Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in organ, choral or sacred music, with preference given to those with advanced qualifications. 
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with at least 3 references and curriculum vitae to Fr. Sojan George, Rector of the Cathedral, at sgeorge@stpatrickcathedral.org

Applications are accepted immediately and the position is open until filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited for personal interview as well as an organ and conducting audition

Posted June 26th, 2017
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Position Opening

Regular organist for First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2250 W. Pioneer Dr., Irving, TX 75061.  Website is www.ChristianScienceIrving.com.  Contact music chairman Pam Woodward at 817-992-8803 or pamw@ticnet.com .  No choir, only a soloist.  Two services:  Sunday at 10:00 am includes 3 hymns and a solo, and Wednesday at 7:30 pm has only 3 hymns, no solo.  Compensation currently $125/Sun, $100/Wed but is negotiable. The organ is an electronic Rodgers 790 that has two manuals. The accomplished soloist, who sings for the Dallas Opera, rehearses with the organist at 9:00 am on Sunday before the service.  All music is provided well ahead of time.  It’s a small, lovely church.

Posted on June 26th, 2017

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Position Description: Choir Director/Organist

United Presbyterian Church Cleburne

This position assumes commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and one who works towards furthering the gospel. This is a part-time salaried position.

QUALIFICATIONS
The choir director/organist shall be skilled in the leadership of all phases of traditional church choral music. The choir director/organist shall be highly skilled on the organ and piano with some improvisational abilities. Strong choral accompanying skills are also required. The choir director/organist must successfully pass all background checks.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The choir director/organist shall work with the pastor to provide a music program that will support and nurture the life of the congregation in its life under Christ. Such a program shall include traditional Christian based music. In providing such a program, the choir director/organist shall:
1. Direct or oversee the direction of church choir. Any regular use of volunteer directors shall be with the approval of the pastor, worship committee, and staff committees.
2. Select or oversee the selection of all choir music. The choir director/organist shall provide all aspects of service music (hymn accompaniment, prelude, offertory, postlude, rehearsal with choir) for one Sunday morning worship service, as well as any other worship services as designated by the worship committee or pastor.
3. Plan and direct weekly choir rehearsals.
4. Submit to the church office in a timely manner information about music for the coming Sunday, plus any other pertinent information to be included in the worship bulletin.
5. Plan and provide for choir, solo, instrumental and/or other special music for all special services approved by the session of United Presbyterian Church. Such services include but are not limited to: Christmas Eve, Mid-week advent, Ash-Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, mid-week Lenten services and other community worship services held at United Presbyterian Church.
6. Attend scheduled worship committee meetings.
7. Maintain and/or oversee the maintenance of the choral music library. Keep accurate records of all music utilized (dates used, occasion, etc.)
8. Schedule proper maintenance of the church pianos and organ, in consultation with the worship committee.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
1. The choir director/organist shall have four Sundays off per year, without penalty, with prior notice of at least four weeks to the pastor and worship committee. The choir director/organist is responsible for procuring substitutes in his/her absence.
2. For the performance of all responsibilities listed above, the choir director/organist shall receive an annual salary agreed upon at hiring negotiated based on education and experience. Salary is reviewed annually.
3. Termination of this position shall require 30-day notice by either the church or the choir director/organist.

ANNUAL REVIEW
The pastor of United Presbyterian Church, in consultation with the staff committee, shall conduct an annual review of the performance of the choir director/organist.

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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Position Available

Part-time Organist, First United Methodist Church of Azle, Texas

The primary responsibilities of this position are to accompany choir rehearsal on Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. and to accompany the choir and provide service music for the 11:00 a.m. service on Sunday mornings. The job also includes playing for special services during the church year and accompanying other choirs, soloists, or ensembles as needed.

The organ is a two manual Allen Protégé organ.

For more information, please contact:

Margaret Bolding, Director of Music and Worship
First United Methodist Church
200 Church Street
Azle, Texas 76020
(817) 444-3323 work
(817) 946-2168 cell
mbolding@charter.net

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

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Music Associate/Organist | Keller United Methodist Church, Keller, TX

Keller United Methodist Church in Keller, TX is currently seeking a part-time Music Associate/Organist to provide organ music (prelude, postlude, hymns, responses, etc…) in worship services each weekend. The position is approximately 5 hours a week which include playing for two Sunday morning services (8:15 and 11am). This position requires no regular weekly rehearsals.

Keller UMC, located just north of Fort Worth, is a growing church averaging approximately 900 people in weekly worship attendance. Both the church and worship arts ministries are currently experiencing surges in attendance and participation and the Music Associate/Organist would be essential in helping build on this momentum. Keller UMC is dedicated to expanding the potential and quality of the music and worship arts ministries having recently completed performances of John Rutter’s Gloria and Gabriel Faure’s Requiem with future plans to perform other masterworks in and outside of worship. Keller UMC also recently finished building projects which included a new music rehearsal/office suite.

The ideal candidate is highly organized with a desire to work as a part of a team, specifically as part of the Worship Staff, to enhance worship each week. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a resume and list of references to Trey West, Director of Music and Worship Arts (treyw@kellerumc.org).
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Posted on May 23rd, 2017

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