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Part-time Accompanist

at Prosper United Methodist Church in Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area

OVERVIEW
Prosper United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Pianist/Accompanist, a skilled musician who is enthusiastic and excited about sharing the love of Christ through the gift of music. This person will play for two Sunday morning services, for Chancel Choir Wednesday evening rehearsals, as well as additional services throughout the year.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES and TIME COMMITMENT:
• Play for two traditional worship services on Sunday mornings (8:30a.m. & 11:00a.m.), with a
30-minute rehearsal prior to each service.
• Accompany Chancel Choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings.
• Provide accompaniment for vocal or instrumental soloists, Joyful Noise Children’s Choir and small ensembles.
• Adequate preparation of hymns, congregational songs, choir anthems, and incidental service music.
• Meet with the Director of Music Ministries weekly to plan and review service music.
• Play for additional services and special events throughout the year, including Christmas Eve services (four services throughout the afternoon and evening), a Service of Healing and Light (“Blue Christmas Service”), Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.
• Play for extra rehearsals leading up to special presentations throughout the year (no more than 5).
• Responsible for selection and timely communication of service music, including preludes, postludes, and music during distribution of communion elements appropriate to the season and service.

TALENTS REQUIRED:
• Ability to play keyboard music of moderate to advanced difficulty.
• Ability to improvise on and embellish on hymns and congregational songs.
• Skilled in sight-reading and accompanying technique.
• Ability to play in a variety of musical styles with confidence.
• Basic knowledge of and experience in church music.
• Ability to understand and follow directions, and work collaboratively with others.
• Approach duties with flexibility.
• Good organizational and communication skills.

COMPENSATION:
• $1000/month
• Compensation for vacation is provided for two weeks annually.

This position will begin ASAP.

HOW TO APPLY
For more information about the position, please send your resume to Director of Music Ministries, Vail Keck-Rowland at music@prosperumc.org, and she will contact you to schedule an interview.


Position: Accompanist
Position Focus: Church
ISD/School: Prosper
TMEA Region: TMEA Region 24

Contact Person: Vail Keck-Rowland
Street/Number: 205 S. Parvin Street
City: Prosper
State: TX
Zip: 75078
Extension:
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