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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. Positions will be listed for 90 days unless otherwise advised.


Part-time Music Minister
College Station

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
906 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840

Contact the Rev. Korey Wright
Korey@stthomasbcs.org
(979) 696-1726

Number and Times of Services
2 Sunday services 8 am and 10:30 am
Music is played every Sunday at the 10:30 am service and 2-5 Sundays/year at the 8 am service

Resources

  • Visser-Rowland’s Opus 46, a mechanical action instrument with three manuals and pedal and 21 ranks of pipes, 1046 pipes
  • Pilchers and Sons, Opus 1503, refurbished in 2011
  • 7-foot Baldwin grand piano
  • Zuckerman harpsichord
  • 3+ octaves of Schulmerich Handbells

Duties

  • Lead music ministries, whether Sunday worship, rehearsals, or special music events (ex, Holy Week, Christmas, weddings, funerals)
  • Invite all to participate in singing with choirs and playing of instruments.
  • Conduct regular and special rehearsals of choirs and musicians throughout the year
  • Recruit, teach and lead a children’s age-appropriate music program
  • Be confident in a wide range of styles in organ and piano, and other abilities, including acoustic
  • Submit musical selections to the church office prior to the worship gathering to be included in the bulletin
  • Oversee maintenance of all instruments
  • Prepare yearly budget
  • Work with the Rector, as appropriate, to prepare music for worship in accordance with the themes of the church seasons
  • Other duties as assigned by the Rector. Reports to the Rector.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in music or related field, with an ability to read music and understand music theory (or significant experience in lieu of a degree)
  • A sense of calling to Church ministry, commitment to the Christian faith, and familiarity with the Episcopal liturgy
  • Experience teaching and leading others in music
  • Ability to proficiently play the piano and the organ
  • Ability to lead a wide range of musical styles
  • Ability to communicate effectively across generations
  • Excels in developing innovative and creative approaches to music programs
  • Displays a professional demeanor, treats all with respect, maintains a high work ethic, and leads with positivity
  • Ability to move between the organ on a slightly raised platform, and the piano maintained at floor level

Additional Information
St. Thomas Episcopal Church is an open and affirming congregation located adjacent to Texas A&M University and seeks an energetic and creative Music Minister. St. Thomas’ ideal candidate would be comfortable conducting a weekly choir of volunteers, including a children’s choir, handbell choir, and encouraging innovation in music programs across generations.

The Music Minister is invited to bring a fresh perspective on St. Thomas’ music programs through their originality and resourcefulness. St. Thomas is looking for someone who is passionate about their musical gifts and whose joy is contagious and is available to work approximately 20-25 hours/week, including Sunday morning.

Posted March 25, 2022


Full-time Interim Organist/Accompanist
College Station/Bryan

A&M United Methodist Church
417 University Dr.
College Station, Texas 77840

Contact Michael Vaughn
michaelbvaughn@gmail.com
(713) 492-4568

Church Website
Church Facebook Page

Number and Times of Services
2 Services. 8:30am and 11am. Identical services.

Number and Times of Midweek Rehearsals
Wed 7-9pm – Adult Choir
Thu 6-7 – Handbells

Duties

  • Serve as organist weekly in two traditional worship services on Sunday mornings.
  • Accompany the Chancel Choir in Wednesday night rehearsals, Sunday worship, and other
    performances of special events/concerts.
  • Direct the adult handbell choir – rehearsals on Thursdays.
  • Organize and lead music for Funerals/Weddings along with the Director of Music.

Additional compensation will be provided for these events.

Qualifications
M.M. or similar in organ performance. Significant experience in organist role and with directing handbells.

Resources
47-rank 3-manual Peragallo, built in 2018. Johannus 3-manual practice organ in the choir room. Steinway B in Sanctuary, Kawai baby grand in the choir room. Nord Stage3 synthesizer used occasionally. Other grand pianos and uprights in other areas of the church. All are well-maintained and on regular maintenance schedules.

Additional Information
This is a part-time position but could be full-time depending upon skill set and availability. We are looking for an interim P/T or F/T person immediately. We are already planning a further expansion of our Peragallo organ and the new candidate will be integral to the planning and installation. A&M Methodist is known to have the finest organ in College Station and surrounding areas and we have a healthy, vibrant congregation that thrives on Traditional worship. We do have contemporary worship also and the church has an even division of college students, young families, and adults/seniors.

posted March 24, 2022