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Musician/Choir Director Job Description

Part Time Position

Purpose: Provide St. John’s with organ/piano/keyboard accompaniment during the 10 am service and other occasional gatherings, and provide music and direction for the choir.

Supervisor: Priest


•Sunday morning service at 10 am with choir

•Weddings, Funerals

•Other Holy Day services (All Saints’, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Epiphany, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil, Easter Day, Ascension Day, and other occasions)

•Hire and rehearse instrumentalists for special occasions

•Rehearsal for the choir

•Maintain a positive and prayerful feeling during service

•Coordinate servicing and voicing of organ and pianos

•Maintain the music library, including ordering music and supplies


•Demonstrate good technique in performance on the organ/piano/keyboard

•Demonstrate fluent sight reading skills

•Ability to accompany choir, vocalists, and instrumentalists in a variety of genre

•Ability to play a variety of styles

•Demonstrate some improvisational and compositional skills

•Ability to be pleasant and communicative with a wide variety of people

•Professional appearance

•Understanding of Christian faith, ethics, and culture


•Use of organ/keyboard/piano for practice and lessons

•Security code and key to Parish Hall and Church

•Vacation: Three Sundays per year, not falling on Major Feasts or special occasions

•Salary starting at $6,500 per year with potential for increases

If interested, please contact Mother Elizabeth Yale at or by calling the church office at 814-432-5161.

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