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NEW Job Listings

Organist/Accompanist/Pianist

Rye Congregational Church

580 Washington Road

Rye NH, 03870

(603) 964-4061

worship@ryecc.com

Organist job description RYE

Organist

First Congregational Church of Hopkinton, NH

United Church of Christ

1548 Hopkinton Road

Hopkinton, NH 03229

(603) 746-4235

First Church in Hopkinton is a vibrant and diverse congregation with a strong tradition of choral and instrumental music.  We are seeking a gifted and experienced organist with piano skills to accompany our music program.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for the organ’s place in enhancing worship, familiarity with organ and sacred repertoire, and experience accompanying choirs, soloists, and instrumental ensembles.

Sunday morning worship service at 10 AM.

Wednesday night Choir practices 7:30-9 PM with 9:00 AM Sunday warm-up.
Special services include but not limited to:  Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Maundy Thursday.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

5 paid Sundays off per year

W.B.D. Simmons organ, rebuilt 2002 by Andover Organ Co. 2 manual, 15 stops.

Hardman Peck & Co. grand piano, refurbished 2013.

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three (3) references electronically to:

Rev. Dr. Jim Howard at jimh.nh@rcn.com

Or via mail to: Organist Search at the church address above.

You may also request a job description from these same addresses

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

ONGOING Job Listings

Choir Director and Organist/Pianist

Chester Congregational & Baptist Church

P.O. Box 306
4 Chester Street
Rtes. 121 and 102
Chester, NH 03036
(603)887-4799

chesterchurchoffice@gsinet.net

Full Job Description can be found here:   ccbc Organist Choir Director Position 2018

Interim Director of Music and Organist

January 27 – February 24, 2019

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church 

354 Main Street

Hopkinton NH 03229

(603) 746-3415

hopkintonparish@gmail.com

Full Job description here:  Interim Organist Job Posting, St. Andrew’s Hopkinton

Director of Music and Organist

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church 

354 Main Street

Hopkinton NH 03229

(603) 746-3415

hopkintonparish@gmail.com

Full Job description here:   Music Director & Organist, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Hopkinton, NH

Director of Church Music

First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist,

26 Pleasant Street

Newburyport, MA 01950

 (978) 465-0602

info@frsuu.org

The First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist (FRSUU) is seeking an accomplished musician, teacher, choral director and organist with church experience and excellent interpersonal skills to direct FRSUU’s music program in this exciting time in our history.  With a newly called Minister and a growing congregation, this is a congregation that loves music!

The Director of Church Music (DCM) will serve as organist and director of the adult choir and is expected to enhance the youth and adult music offerings, increase the diversity of musical expression, and reach out to the larger community. FRSUU, a 437 member church in the heart of Newburyport (MA), views music as an essential aspect of our spiritual life. As a highly visible performance space in this historic town, our music program is an important outreach to the community.  While FRSUU is seeking an accomplished organist for this position, depending upon the mix of candidates who apply, we may be open to considering highly skilled and experienced applicants with excellent capabilities on piano and/or other musical instruments.

Application Deadline: January 7, 2019

Anticipated Start Date: August 1, 2019

Download the full job description here:  Job_Descript_w_Organ_Info

OLD SOUTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

29 Federal Street

Newburyport MA 01950

(978) 465-9666

Organist Job Opening (Short or Long Term)

Old South Presbyterian Organist Job Description – short-term

Lee Church, Congregational 

17 Mast Road (Route 155)
Lee, NH 03861
Phone: 603-659-2861
Email: leechurchucc@comcast.net

Praise Team and Senior Choir Director.

Lee congregational Church Job description

Choir Director Organist

United Methodist Church of Westford MA

10 Church Street

Westford MA 01886

(978) 692-4176

office@umcw.org

http://www.umcw.org/home

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and letters of reference to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee.

You may apply via postal mail or email.
Mail letter to:
Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Committee at the address listed above.

Applying by email; please click on the PDF’ link(s) listed below or the website listed above.  You will find the contact information and email(s) needed to apply in this manner.  Please include your email address in correspondence.

UMCW Music Posting.Choir Director_SEP18

UMCW Music Posting.Organist

Organist (Part-time)

First Congregational Church Hampton

127 Winnacunnet Road
Hampton, NH  03842
603-926-2837 (Church office)
More details can be found by downloading the PDF below.

Organist Position

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church 

PO BOX 44

Kennebunkport ME 04046

207 967 8043

St. Ann’s Organist Position

Music Director/Organist

Atkinson Congregational Church (UCC)

101 Main St

Atkinson, NH 03811

(603) 362-5519

www.atkinsoncc.org

Music Director advert Atkinson Congregational

Music Director

The Congregational Church of Henniker (UCC)

43 Maple Street
Henniker, NH 03242
(603) 428-3747

ccohoffice@tds.net

Music Director Job Description

Choir Director
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

189 North Main St., Rochester, NH 03867,

603 332-1863

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Rochester, NH is currently accepting resumes for the position of Choir Director at our parish. We are looking for someone who possesses the skills and means to direct our Traditional music program, to direct the parish choir, and who is open to serving the parish community.

The requirements are as follows: Plays the organ or keyboard; can familiarize themselves with Catholic liturgical rites and practices; is open to working with a dedicated group of volunteer choir members and cantors; who can work with music ministers and ministries of the parish; can organize and plan weekly music for the parish; and can schedule cantors and musicians for the weekend and holy day liturgies.

The director ordinarily leads the music and choir at the Saturday 4:00 p.m. Mass and Sunday7:30 a.m. Mass, serves at weddings and funerals, and fills in when other music ministers are unavailable at the weekend liturgies. As a Catholic community of prayer and worship, we value the importance of music in our liturgical celebrations and are committed to investing in our music program.

If you are interested in joining our community as a lead minister and Choir Director, please send resumes to Rev. Paul Gousse at the address listed above or by email to:    pgousse@hrsl.org

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Experienced Pianist / Organist & Choir Director

Year-Round // Part-time Position

Play a well maintained Grand Piano and a Hook and Hastings Tracker Organ

Direct a small and enthusiastic Volunteer Choir that sings September – June each year.

Send your resume to:

The Gorham Congregational Church (UCC)

143 Main Street,

Gorham NH  03581

(603) 466 – 2136

www.gorhamucc.org

Contact Rev. Bill Jones

gorhampastor@gmail.com

Music Director

Pilgrim Congregational Church (UCC)

4 Watson Street

Nashua NH 03064

Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC, in Nashua, NH, is accepting applications for Music Director who will work with the minister to plan a varied program of traditional to modern music.  This position requires playing at the Sunday service and special services (approx. 4 hours/week).  Rehearsals with an adult choir (Sept – June) are held prior to the Sunday service.  We seek a person with a wonderful personality to play the Grand Piano and pipe organ (2 manual, 25 rank).  Send resumes to Pilgrim Church, 4 Watson St, Nashua, NH 03064,

Attn: Music Search Committee, or email to: NashuaPilgrimUCC@gmail.com.

For more information about the music program (including the organ, piano, and choir) contact our music director Chris Gantner at 603-682-8735 or by email at saintchopin@gmail.com.

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Immaculate Conception Parish

216 East Dunstable Road

Nashua, NH 03062

Immaculate Conception Parish is accepting resumes for a Director of Music part-time position.  The candidate for this position needs to be committed to the Catholic Church and have a working knowledge of the liturgical rites and practices.  They must be able to play the pipe organ and piano, and work with volunteer choir members and musicians, parish staff and ministry leaders within the parish.  The director will help plan the weekly music for all masses, rehearse and lead the adult choir and children’s choir, and schedule cantors and musicians for the weekend and holy day liturgies.  The director will also be available to serve at funerals and weddings, holy days and special liturgies and sacraments as needed.  The candidate should be knowledgeable in musical equipment, sound systems, usage of church instruments and multi-media and slide presentations.  If you are interested please send your resume to  office@iccnashuanh.org, Attention Fr. Ray Labrie.

Gethsemane Lutheran Church 

65 Sagamore Street,

Manchester NH 03104

(603) 623-3451

Part-Time:  Director of Music

Contact Shelley Stama;  Office administrator at above number or email her through the church’s web-page listed above.

Click on the link below for Job description

Music Director Gethsemane Lutheran Church Description

First Congregational Church

of Walpole, UCC

15 Washington St.  (PO Box 393)

Walpole NH 03608

Music Director/Organist

Basic responsibilities include providing music for Sunday worship and special holidays, directing regular adult vocal and bell choirs, and planning services with the Pastor.

Our organ is custom built with pipes and console in the balcony. It has 11 ranks, which, with unification and duplexing, expands to 31 stops. The piano is a Yamaha baby grand in excellent condition. Our 4-octave English hand bell set has been recently refurbished.

The church has 150+ members. Part-time hours are 18 to 22 per week. A competitive salary in the high 20’s will be offered to the ideal candidate, commensurate with skill, experience, and education.

For more information email Kathy Yardley, Chairwoman of the Music Committee:   musicdirsearch@gmail.com