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Full or part time music positions, that are currently open at local churches or academic institutions, posted in the order of date submitted. To submit an available position, fill out and submit the form here To ask that a position be removed, contact the webmaster.


Full Time Assistant Organist/Associate Director of Music
West Houston/Energy Corridor

St. John Vianney Catholic Church
625 Nottingham Oaks Trail
Houston, Texas 77079

Contact Michael Madrid
mmadrid@stjohnvianney.org
(281) 584-2041
Church Website

Number and Times of Services:
Eight masses per weekend split with the principal organist.
Saturday 5:30, Sunday 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 5:30pm, and 7:00pm.

Duties:
Provide organ/keyboard music for masses and rehearsals. Assist the Director of Music and Principal Organist in coordinating music for the various liturgies. Conduct the Vesper Choir and Youth Choirs.

Qualifications:
Organ and choral proficiency are required.

Resources:
IV/62 Austin Organ and 9′ Shigeru Kawai in the church. III/33 Visser-Rowland and 7′ Steinway in the chapel. Kawai baby grand in the choir room.

Posted November 9, 2020


Part-time Music Director/Organist
Rice Military/Heights

Messiah Lutheran Church – Houston
816 Roy St
Houston, Texas 77007

Contact Marsha Froehlich
marmar52@sbcglobal.net
(713) 818-0677

Church Website
Church Facebook Page

Number and Times of Services:
Worship Sundays 9:00 AM, with choir rehearsal & handbell practice at 8:00 AM before the service.
Midweek services during Advent and Lent

Duties:
Shall be responsible for selecting appropriate music, providing leadership for and directing the Adult Choir and Handbell Choir at the service regularly scheduled on Sunday mornings or any of the other special Festival Services. Shall work with Pastor to ensure appropriate organ and choral music has been selected for services. Shall have creative freedom to develop new music programs to involve the congregation’s youth and other ministries and outreaches as implemented and approved by the Worship and Music Committee.

We expect the position to require 10 – 15 hours of work per week depending on the season. Less hours during the summer when the choirs are not meeting and more hours during Advent, Lent, etc.

Qualifications:
The minimum requirements for this position require candidate to be synodically trained by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in music or have comparable experience and be able to play the organ and piano.

Resources:
Allen Electronic Organ, piano, handbells, carillons

Additional Information:
We are a small, loving community church with one service. Short rehearsals are held prior to Sunday morning. We are members of the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry. You will enjoy meeting “Gabriel” our golden retriever.

Posted November 5, 2020


Part Time Professional Accompanist
Galveston

First Presbyterian Church
1903 Church St
Galveston, Texas 77551

Contact: Marsha Scoggin
scoggin@galvpres.net
(409) 762-8638

Church Website
Church Facebook Page

Number and Times of Services: One service at 11 AM on Sunday
Number and Times of Midweek Rehearsals: 6 PM Wednesday evenings – choir rehearsal
Rest of time flexible, as long as the 10 hours a week worked.

Duties:

  • Provide organ and/or piano music for Sunday worship services and rehearsals, as well as for special services during the year (such as Holy Week, Christmas cantata, Christmas Eve, etc.), along with weddings and funerals
  • Select the worship music (organ/piano solos) in coordination with the Pastor and Director of Music Ministry
  • Qualifications:

    • Significant knowledge and training in keyboard skills, including pipe organ
    • Strong musicianship
    • Church environment experience
    • Ability to play a broad spectrum of traditional and contemporary Christian music, including both note reading and chord reading

    Resources:
    Organ and piano

    Additional Information:
    Please visit our website to see the full job description. We are also looking for a Director of Music Ministry, with a job description on that same site. We are open to one person filling both or one person in each.

    Posted July 14, 2020