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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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