Church Pianist or Pianist/Organist needed

7/8/2018

Church Pianist or Pianist/Organist needed
First United Methodist Church (East Campus), Boca Raton, FL
 
The First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton is a warm, friendly Church whose members and staff value our relationships with one another, regardless of age, gifts, and views on theology, politics, and social issues. We desire to connect with and extend God’s unconditional love to all people through all that we say and do. Quality musical offerings have come to be expected by our Congregations, and are a valuable part of the “Loving God and Loving People” worship experiences at our Church.
 
Job Description: Part-time, salaried position
We are seeking an experienced, highly skilled and versatile pianist (or pianist/organist) with a creative spirit and heart of humility, compassion, and service to enhance our Traditional Worship Services with sensitive and passionate musical offerings. Equally important is the ability to listen and support the Chancel Choir and Soloists as a collaborative artistic pianist, as well as be a personable and joyful presence for our Congregation.
 
The Church Pianist/Organist works under the supervision of the Director of Music.
General Responsibilities would include:

  1. The planning, preparation, and playing of music appropriate to each Sunday morning service of worship – including prelude, hymns, interludes, offertory, postlude
  2. In coordination with the Director of Music, the planning, preparing, and playing of music appropriate for additional special services/musical programs during Lent, Holy Week, Advent, and Christmas Eve.
  3. Sight-reading is an important skill; musical phrasing and sensitive mastery of the piano are required; organ competency and/or improvisational skills would be appreciated.
  4. The Church Pianist/Organist shall arrange, in consultation with the Director of Music, for a competent substitute due to vacation or illness.
  5. Communication, professionalism, and a positive presence as a staff member are expected.
  6. Depending upon need and/or expertise, the Church Pianist may accompany Thursday evening Chancel Choir rehearsals, serve as keyboardist for Praise Service/Wednesday Rehearsals, and play for funerals and weddings as requested.
 
Salary will be based on expertise and previous experience, as well as responsibilities assumed.
 
Sanctuary Instruments:
Yamaha C-7 Grand Piano
Rodgers Oxford 945 Organ
 
Application deadline: July 31, 2018
Auditions will be scheduled in early August.
 
Send inquiries/resumé to:
Sharon Saige, Business Administrator
busadmin@fumcbocaraton.org
(561) 395-1244
First United Methodist Church
625 NE Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432          
https://fumcbocaraton.org
 

Contact: Sharon Saige

Address: 625 NE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton FL 33432

Phone: 5613951244

Email: busadmin@fumcbocaraton.org

Website: http://fumcbocaraton.org



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