The United Church of Pittsford is seeking church organist and accompanist

CHURCH ORGANIST AND ACCOMPANIST

THE UNITED CHURCH OF PITTSFORD

The organist will work with the minister, the worship and music committee, and the choir director to plan music for the worship services. The responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Organ/piano accompaniment of hymns, anthems, and special music (accompanying soloists or small groups, as needed)
  2. Playing the prelude, offertory, and postlude most Sundays
  3. Rehearsing with and accompanying the choir two (2) Sundays a month (rehearsals at 8:45 am) and at other services stipulated in the contract, with the possibility of an occasional additional Wednesday evening rehearsal

In addition to congregational worship services and main church holidays (Easter, Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day, if on a Sunday), the organist will be offered the opportunity to play for weddings and funerals. Payment for these services will be as specified in the wedding fees brochure and/or arranged by a funeral director or the family or person(s) responsible for these services.

This position is fifty-two (52) weeks per calendar year, with vacation and optional Sundays, and can be renewed annually. Salary is competitive.

To apply:

            Email your resume with a cover letter stating your interest in our position to [email protected]

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