SHARING OUR FAITH WITH ALL
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Athens United Church

“SHARING OUR FAITH WITH ALL
THROUGH LIVING, LEARNING AND LEADING”

                                              Job Description of music Director October 2019

                                                              Athens United Church

The musical director will work closely with the minister and Worship committee to help provide musical leadership.

         

 Skills and Qualifications

1. ability to play various styles of music

2. direct a volunteer church choir

3. ability to select both contemporary and traditional music for purchase and

    presentation which is complementary to the style of worship and skill of the choir

4. ability to work as a team leader and team member

 

Responsibilities

1. provide  musical accompaniment during Sunday Worship

2. conduct choir rehearsals to prepare for Sunday Worship and special occasions, such as Good Friday

3. select choir anthems

4. select and purchase choir music

5. rehearse as needed with individuals, small groups (special music)

6. play for weddings and funerals held in the church as requested, if available (additional pay for this)

7. receive the weekly order of service by email or telephone before choir practice

8. to inform the Worship Committee and /or M&P of your absence in a timely manner so a replacement can  be found

 

Hours:  Pay based on 6 hours /week on average  (with more time spent during the Easter and Christmas seasons).  Salary is negotiable

Vacation : 2 weeks paid