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Midvale Community Lutheran Church in Madison, WI, is accepting applications for the position of Music Coordinator and Director of Choirs.  The position will be roughly 15-20 hours a week and includes the following duties:

  1. Coordinating music during all regular and special worship services for the church, including scheduling of pianists/organists and other instrumentalists
  2. Collaboratively working with the church’s Pastors, Worship Committee, and Director of Children’s Music to broadly develop music integration in worship services
  3. Directing and rehearsing both the church’s Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir, and planning and scheduling their performances during worship services

We are looking for candidates with musical training and experience, especially experience in a liturgical setting.  Exceptional skills in communication and collaboration are a necessity for the position.  Keyboard performance skills are strongly suggested, but not required.  Candidates experienced in organ performance will be highly considered (and additional compensation for accompanying worship services would be available).

Specific hours are flexible but would include 1-2 evenings per week for choir rehearsals and worship services on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings (as well as various special/holiday services throughout the year).  Pay is competitive and commensurate with relevant experience.  Position is available starting January 1, 2015 (alternative start dates will be considered).

Please send resume with references to Personnel Committee at Midvale Community Lutheran Church, 4329 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53711 or email jackrhenderson@yahoo.com.  You may obtain a copy of the Position Description by calling (608) 238-7119 or stop in the church office.  Applications are requested by December 1, 2014.