Trio/Quartet for April wedding – Also hiring a band!

We would like to hire a trio or quartet for the ceremony of our wedding on April 1, 2017 in Lake Geneva, WI. The ceremony is estimated to be about an hour long and we would want 30 minutes or so before the start or the ceremony and a few minutes after.

If there are students out there who have their own band and can play a variety of oldies and contemporary songs we would be interested in hiring a band as well for the reception which will also take place in Lake Geneva, WI.

There would be financial compensation and food/beverages given to whomever we would hire.

All inquiries can be sent to Shelly Wanta at or Brian Johnson at

Church Jazz or Contemporary Pianist/Keyboardist

Paid Gig for a Jazz or Contemporary Pianist or Keyboardist

Our contemporary worship ensemble at St. Peter is looking for a versatile musician to join a rhythm section in our church worship band.  The group consists of multiple singers, electric & acoustic guitars, piano/keyboard, bass, drums, trumpet and other various instruments.  This is a paid position for an experienced jazz pianist/keyboardist as we need someone with this skill set.  Many UW musicians who have played here have been in top jazz ensembles.  The environment exposes one to a variety of styles and promotes group arranging.

Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:15pm. (Paid)
The gig is every Sunday morning at 11am -sound check prior.

Below is a brief description of what is needed for the job.

Proficiencies Required:
·         Ability to read sheet music and interpret chord symbols in an appropriate style
·         Improvise or transcribe phrases, parts or create original musical ideas
·         A musical score will be provided for each song, but it may work better with ensemble arrangement to use chord symbols.

Desired Qualities:
·         Degree in music, masters or doctoral student or candidate preferred
·         A car for transportation (only 15 minutes from Campus)

Gig Perks:
·         Collaborate with other talented musicians
·         Band/live stage experience
·         Live sound/recording opportunities
·         New sound system and excellent keyboard on hand
·         Extra income for playing music!

Please send an email of interest with your musical background or resume to Andrew Kem to

Wedding rehearsal cellist- Sept. 1

The wedding of Ivan and Maudiel.

We are looking for a cellist or a cellist and violinist to play at our rehearsal dinner on September 1st in Sun Prairie Wisconsin.

We’d like to hire for one hour at around 7:30 pm, we are open to suggestions on repertoire

Please contact Maudiel Carrera on or text 608-277-0173

Youth Choral Director-Part-time

FaithQuest children’s program at Christ Presbyterian Church is looking for a choral director for 7-11 year olds on Sunday mornings.

The students will assemble from 10-11am every Sunday beginning Sept. 25th, except holidays, in the Music room for instruction.

We hope they will be able to perform at the Christmas pageant Dec. 17. This position pays $12./hour.

CPC is located at 944 E. Gorham in Madison.

Contact person is Marlene Chapin at or call 608-213-7316.

Church Organist or Pianist needed

First United Methodist Church in Baraboo, WI is currently looking for an organist or pianist to join our team as a Church Musician. S/he will work collaboratively with the pastor and others to provide music for worship services on pipe organ and/or piano, and accompany the choir during rehearsals and worship service performances. This part-time position requires availability two to three Sundays per month, 12 months per year.

Experience: Prior experience as a church organist is desirable. Demonstrated proficiency on organ and piano.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in music with emphasis on keyboard instruments, or equivalent advanced private or formal training in piano and/or organ.

Knowledge, Skills: Familiarity with religious music literature and tradition. Competence in accompanying congregational hymn singing, and choir and soloist performances. Must be willing to take a proactive role in seeking and preparing appropriate, varied music to contribute to an inspirational worship experience. Ability to accurately sight read music and play instruments with interpretative skill.

Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2016. Please send a cover letter and resume via mail or email ( Any questions can be directed to the church office: (608) 356-3991. We look forward to hearing from you!

Alice Schellenberger, SPRC Chair
Baraboo First United Methodist Church
615 Broadway Street
Baraboo, WI 53913

Cellist/Violinist for Sept. Wedding

The wedding of David and Carlie.

We are looking for a Cellist, or a Cellist and Violinist to play at our downtown wedding on September 24th.

We would require one hour of your time at the Gates of Heaven Temple at James Madison park.

We would like, perhaps 15-20 minutes of pre-wedding background music, the traditional wedding march intro, and if possible, we would love the Sufjan Stevens song ‘Chicago’ played for the recessional.
Time, price, extras (a meal and drinks at Rare on the Square in return for maybe a few tunes during cocktail hour?) are all negotiable.

Please contact David Brown on: 608-514-6447, or at

David Brown

Bass Soloist/Section Leader

Bass Soloist/Section Leader
Grace Episcopal Church – Madison, WI
Sept. 2016 – May 2017, On the square in Madison, Thursdays 7:15pm-8:45pm and Sundays 9:15am-11:15am
Paid per call.  2 calls per week plus a few more during holy seasons.

Contact Berkley Guse, Music Director, at for more info.
Grace Music Site:
Grace Church Site:

Entertaining Fiddler(s) et al wanted for Networking Event in Sept-Food & Pay Included

Seeking a musician who is proficient with a small/mobile instrument (violin/fiddle/ open to other ideas!) for an event my company, WTS Paradigm, is hosting this September:

It’s a networking event in the Edgewater’s sky bar on Tuesday, September 27th from 6pm-9pm and would love to have you there for it! Are you available to entertain our guests?

This is a paid gig.

If so, could you shoot over your contract/terms/quote and we’ll get rolling? I’d like to meet up in the next few weeks to see your performance style.

Just a head’s up on the space and our event:
–          Event Name: WTS Paradigm Customer User Group Event
–          Expected number of guests: 65 total
–          Dining style: heavy apps (not a sit down/ but tables available)
–          Guest arrival time: some will arrive around 5:30 (grabbing drinks/food); the rest will be on a boat tour until 6:30pm
–          Other entertainment: hiring a magician as well; mingles with the crowd (not a ‘show’)
–          We’ll have the whole sky bar and both patio’s. Fingers crossed for good weather as I’d love for the guests and the musician to use the entire space (inside and out) – but if it is horrible outside, then we’ll be a little tight inside – please be prepared for this and plan accordingly (ie) no space for a full standing bass.

Natalie Kingsfield
WTS Paradigm | Marketing Coordinator | Phone: 608-662-1933 | Fax: 608-664-9295

Church Pianist Needed

Our Lady Queen of Peace, a vibrant, Catholic parish on the west side of Madison (401 S. Owen Drive), is seeking a faith-filled pianist to accompany our young adult contemporary group. Must be able to play liturgical and Praise & Worship music, read chord charts, accompany both small ensembles and a large congregation, and possess strong sight-reading skills. A knowledge of the Catholic liturgy a plus. Duties include weekly Monday night rehearsals, monthly weekend liturgies during the school year and occasional additional opportunities. Pay is $50/rehearsal and $75/mass. If interested, send resume and letter of interest to Amy Yanzer, Director of Liturgy & Music, at by August 15, 2016.

Amy M. Yanzer
Director of Liturgy & Pastoral Music

401 S Owen Drive | Madison, WI  53711

(608) 231-4607 office

(608) 770-1176 cell |

String Ensemble for March 2017 Wedding

My fiancé and I are looking for a string ensemble to perform at our wedding ceremony at the Barn at Harvest Moon Pond in Poynette, Wisconsin — about 20 minutes north of Madison — on Friday, March 31st, 2017. Start time would be approximately 3:00 p.m. and last one to two hours. We are willing to compensate for the simple traditional wedding music and march.
Please contact us via email at
Thank you!
Jeff & Tristan


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