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Music Position Available

Full Time Position (Min. 40 hours/week): Director of Music Performance

Employer: Christ Presbyterian Church

Job Site and Interview: Goodyear, Arizona

Job Duties:

  1. Assist Director of Choral Activities to conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by church choir musical groups during church services and rehearsals.
  2. As part of the ministry of the church, provide preludes and postludes during services, accompany Chancel Choir during services and rehearsals, and lead the congregation in hymns and service music
  3. Accompany solos duets trios and quartets during offertories, and accompany and work with Handbell Choir and Children’s Choir as part of the ministry at the church
  4. Select musical arrangements and compositions to be performed for offertories, preludes, and postludes at church services such as funeral, memorial services, and wedding
  5. Regularly provide solo piano recitals for the church congregation and community
  6. As requested by Director of Choral Activities, reviewing and interpreting musical scores, choose guest performers and soloists, audition new performers or assist section leaders with auditions, meet with potential donors and attend fundraisers

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in music, music performance, piano performance or closely related

Experience Requirements: 12 months in job offered or as church pianist or closely related. Employers accept part time experience to be combined to equate to full time experience.

Special skills Requirements:

  1. At least 12 months of experience in sight reading, transposition, improvisation, concertising, and accompanying music performance.
  2. At least 12 months of experience of providing regular solo performance
  3. At least 12 months of experience of teaching the piano or related music lessons

Salary: Available upon request

Follow Job Bank Direction, or state that qualified applicants send cover letter and resume addressing specific requirements in this notice to: david@cpcgoodyear.org, ref VS1. Proof of authorization to accept permanent full-time employment in U.S. required if hired. EOE.