Organist/Pianist – First United Presbyterian Church

First United Presbyterian Church

First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville, Illinois is seeking a part-time Organist/Pianist.  We are seeking an experienced, team-oriented professional with a passion for music. This person will be responsible for playing both the organ and piano during all worship services (Sundays 8:00 am & 10:30 am) accompanying the choir during rehearsals and performance, and offering support to the rest of the music and pastoral staff.

During the program year, Aug-May, our choir rehearses weekly on Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm. and performs regularly during Sunday morning services, and other special events. The church has two organs; Sanctuary – two manual/pedal 27 rank Martin Ott mechanical action pipe organ (1983); Chapel – two manual/pedal Allen Protégé.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  1. A degree in music (organ performance degree(s) preferred)
  2. Minimum 5 years of experience in music ministry
  3. Advanced organ and piano skills
  4. Excellent sight-reading skills
  5. Comfort in a wide variety of musical genres
  6. Excellent communication skills
  7. A willingness to participate in worship planning and work collaboratively in a team environment

Position estimated at 20 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:

Chair, Personnel Committee

First United Presbyterian Church
1303 Royal Heights Road.
Belleville, IL 62223

Email: church@firstunitedpres.org

Review of applications will begin on January 13 and continue until the position has been filled.

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