Hickory Grove United Methodist Church
- Type of Position: Part-Time
- Date Posted: January 23, 2018
Hickory Grove United Methodist Church in Charlotte has a position open for an Organist. The time requirements are every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for a brief adult choir rehearsal and the traditional service, and every Thursday adult choir rehearsal from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Additional services include Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, and funerals. Approaching Easter and Christmas, there will be a couple of additional rehearsals.
Qualifications are the ability to accompany the congregation on standard hymns with modest improvisation and appropriate registration, and to accompany a choir under the direction of a conductor, which includes playing by sight and occasionally from open score. The person hired must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The pay range is $14k-16k per year.
While this position is responsible for traditional worship, HGUMC also enjoys contemporary, African, and Latino services as an integral part of its multi-ethnic mission. You can learn more about us at hickorygroveumc.com.
A pianist with the above-mentioned competencies and a demonstrable interest in developing the skills unique to the organ (legato finger work, pedals, and registration) will gladly be given due consideration.
Contact/How to Apply
- Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
- Describe any formal training or study in piano or organ.
- Describe any experience in church music (playing hymns) and accompanying choirs.
- Are you proficient at playing by sight and from open score?
We look forward to hearing from you (please note that e-mail is the preferred method of communication), and we thank you for your interest. Open until filled.