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Director of Music

First Lutheran Church- Saint Peter
1114 Traverse Rd, Saint Peter, MN 56082
Hybrid work
From $24 an hour - Part-time

Location

1114 Traverse Rd, Saint Peter, MN 56082

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

General Function:

Assist in the musical planning and preparation of worship at First Lutheran Church. Work as a member of a team to accomplish the mission of the church.

Responsibilities:

-Lead the people's song with singing, playing organ and/or playing piano during Sunday worship

- Select, prepare and present preludes, offertories, postludes and other service music as appropriate to the liturgical season

- Provide music leadership for weddings and funerals for members of First Lutheran Church

- Collaborate with other musicians and performers to create a cohesive musical experience utilizing a variety of age groups from the congregation

- Facilitate the formation of and cultivate existing ensembles, instrumental and vocal groups

- Coordinate with the pastor and worship & arts committee

- Oversee the maintenance of the music library

-Understand and apply for appropriate copyright regulations and secure permissions when required

-Manage Sundays & Seasons, OneLicense and any other licenses used by First Lutheran Church

-Assist with determining appropriate budget requirements for the music program and oversee staff expenditures of the approved budget

Skills/Requirements:

- Strong leadership abilities to effectively guide and direct a musical ensemble

- Excellent communication skills to convey musical concepts and ideas

- In-depth knowledge of music theory, composition, and arrangement

- Proficient in playing both organ and piano as well as voice performance

- Ability to inspire, recruit, and lead volunteer musicians in a variety of ensembles

-Bachelor's degree required

-2 to 3 years leading and performing church music required

As a Music Director, you will have the opportunity to showcase your leadership skills while creating memorable musical experiences. If you have a passion for music and possess the necessary skills, we invite you to join our team.

Preferred qualifications:

-Formal education in music performance beyond high school

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $24.00 per hour

Expected hours: 30 per week

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Saint Peter, MN 56082