Aldersgate UMC is seeking a part-time, experienced individual to serve as Chancel Choir Director. Aldersgate UMC is located at 2115 Celanese Road in Rock Hill, SC. Position to start June 21, 2020.
The Choir Director will work with the Pastor and Pianist/Organist to plan music for the weekly worship services, and direct the Chancel Choir during the 10:30am weekly services as well as special services throughout the year. The Choir Director will be instrumental in the development, growth and support of the music program.
- Music degree preferred
- Past experience as choir director in a church setting
- Dependable and enthusiastic
Primary responsibilities include:
Direct, grow and support the music program; schedule and support regularly scheduled weekly choir rehearsals; support extra rehearsals for seasonal programs, special programs and individual rehearsals with soloists, ensembles and guest musicians, as needed; work with Pastor to plan prelude, postlude, hymns, anthems, choral responses, communion music; offertory, and special music for weekly services; may provide accompaniment for choir and congregation during weekly worship and special services along with the Pianist/Organist; provide and/or coordinate music for weddings, memorial services and funerals; find creative ways to recruit choir members; and participate in ongoing education / music workshops, etc.
Administrative duties include attending worship committee and leadership team meetings and maintain a music library. Piano and/or organ tuning is to be coordinated with Aldersgate Trustees. This position must also be responsible for coordinating a backup choir director when taking scheduled time off.
Administrative duties include attending worship committee and leadership team meetings and maintain a music library. Piano and/or organ tuning is to be coordinated with Aldersgate Trustees. This position must also be responsible for coordinating a backup musician when taking scheduled time off.
Posting Period: March 17, 2020 – June 5, 2020
Send resume to:
Aldersgate UMC – Attention SPRC
2115 Celanese Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
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