Organist/Pianist

June 29, 2018

Organist/Pianist Hedding United Methodist Church, Barre VT Part time, year round, available immediately Hedding UMC seeks musician for worship services, including Sunday mornings and special services planned throughout the year, weddings and funerals. The musician works with the Pastor and Choir Director in the planning of worship. Job Responsibilities and Duties: Playing organ and/or piano during worship services (Sundays 10 am) and special evening services (example: Christmas Eve) Playing with the choir during worship and rehearsing with them weekly (Thursdays 7 pm) Playing with the praise band during worship (Sundays 10 am) and rehearsing with them on Sunday mornings when they play (Sundays 8:30 am) Providing accompaniment for special music offerings during worship Selecting music for Gathering, Prelude, Offertory, and Postlude that match the weekly worship theme Operating carillon when needed Maintaining organ, grand piano, and carillon through routine care such as humidity monitoring, cleaning as appropriate, and notifying supervisor when tuning or professional service is needed Regular practice to ensure familiarity with music and ability to play selected songs Being reasonably available for request to play for special events such as weddings and funerals (which would provide separate compensation) Job Skills and Requirements: Ability to read music notation Familiarity and experience with playing a pipe organ and piano Ability to play at least the level of songs contained in our various worship hymnals Knowledge of a carillon and willingness to learn its operation, or experience using one Playing for 46 Sunday Worship services annually and for special services (for example: Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, and Christmas Eve) To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with the name and contact information of three professional references to the attention of Staff Parish Relations Committee at heddingumc@hotmail.com

Contact: Rev. Kim E. Kie

Address: 40 Washington St Barre VT 05641

Phone: 802 476-7904

Email: heddingumc@hotmail.com

Website: www.heddingumc.org