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Church Musician

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Annual Salary range from $7,200 - $12,000 depending on skill level.




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Part Time



Job Description:

To provide instrumental music support as pianist or pianist/organist for worship in the church.

• Play for weekly worship services except those with planned absences.

• Responsible for choosing prelude, offertory, and postlude music.

• Play for weddings, funeral/memorial services and special services, including Holy Week and Christmas Eve. (Includes honorarium for weddings and funerals of non-members.)

• Be relational with the congregation by being available before and after services.

• Provide updates and reports on the sufficiency and condition if instruments, as needed.

• Provide suggestions for ordering organ/piano music within budgetary guidelines.

• Support the development of new musical groups, as appropriate.

Job Specifications:
• Honor the Christian faith and worship experience.

• Be proficient as an accompanist on the organ and/or piano.

• Have knowledge of church and Christian music.

• Maintain familiarity and competence with all styles of music appropriate with the mission and vision of Crete UMC.

• Take initiative in seeking ways to enhance the music program.

• Have good communication and interpersonal skills.

• Highly collaborative work style and adapts to change easily.

• Work independently as well as follow directions of supervisor.

• Proficiency in leading congregational singing is preferred.

Annual Salary range from $7,200 - $12,000 depending on skill level.

Job Requirements:

The Church Musician shall possess a background in music performance with specific knowledge in piano or piano/organ. The Church Musician should also be able to read music.


Suggested Hours: 3-6 hours per week

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