TLC Is Hiring New Music Ministry Team
 
Pianist
 
To serve the church by providing music for 10:30 am worship service and music accompaniment for choir rehearsals, soloists, small groups, and selected performances.
 
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Serve as church musician, playing preludes, postludes, special selections, and playing with the Praise Team as needed for all scheduled 10:30 am worship services on piano.
  2. Accompany the congregation 50 Sundays at 10:30am service, in addition to selected services, i.e. Christmas Eve, Easter and others.
  3. Accompany choir rehearsals for the Senior (Chancel) Choir. That choir will rehearse once a week from Labor Day through Memorial Day—typically on Wednesday nights from 7:30pm – 9:00pm. Additional rehearsals will be required for special music events.
  4. Meet regularly with the Director of Music to review or select appropriate music worship services.
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
  • Proficient in playing piano.
  • Ability to accompany and collaborate with other musicians.

 

Desirable
  • Bachelor of Music or working toward equivalent music related education.
  • Familiarity with Lutheran liturgical worship.
 
TIME COMMITMENT
Approximately 8 hours/week

4 hours Choir Accompanist; (2 hours of rehearsal & 2 hours practice throughout week)

Depending on experience, compensation for this salaried position would be around $175 a week or $9,100 annually.

This position could begin as soon as June 1, 2021.
 
 
 
Music Director
 

To serve the church by developing, coordinating and administering an effective and well-rounded music program and providing leadership and supervision to all individuals involved in this ministry.

 
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Direct, rehearse and select appropriate music for the Senior (Chancel) Choir. The Chancel Choir presently rehearses on Wednesday nights from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. That Choir will sing at least every third Sunday, from Labor Day through Memorial Day.
 
Direct, rehearse, and lead praise team for the 10:30am Sunday morning Worship Service. Scheduling musicians, communicating and preparing music for praise team members, searching for new songs, and maintaining praise team library.
 
Meet regularly with Pastor to review or select appropriate music for worship services.
 
Work to develop the musical talent by recruiting soloists, small groups and instrumentalists from the members of the church, using them in worship service whenever possible.
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
 
  • At least 2 years’ experience as choir director.
  • Bachelor of Music or equivalent music related education and/or musical experience.
  • Strong vocal skills and able to lead and teach new songs.
 
Desirable
  • Proficient in playing keyboard
  • Has a good working knowledge of the Lutheran liturgy and theology.
 
TIME COMMITMENT
Approximately 12 hours/week
3 ½ hours Music Director; selecting music, communicating with all groups, scheduling practices, maintaining financial records, preparing monthly written reports for Board of Elders and Board of Directors, organizing special events (i.e. Christmas and Easter cantatas).

 

4 hours Choir Director; selecting music, rehearsing choir, coordinating anthems & choir practices.

 

4 ½ hours on Sunday morning from 7:30am to 12:00pm helping with special music rehearsals and leading the praise team at the 10:30am worship service.

 

Depending on experience, compensation for this salaried position would be around $276 a week or $14,352 annually.

We have a need for someone to begin July 2021.
Music Director would receive 2 paid Sundays off a year.