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Full-time Accompanist

at First Methodist Houston in Houston Metro Area

ORGANIST/PIANIST
FROM DR. TERRY MORRIS, DIRECTOR OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND WORSHIP

First Methodist Houston is seeking a collaborative artist, possibly two, capable of playing all styles of hymns, choral music, and solo music necessary for worship. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Christian with a heart for worship and teamwork. Our church is very supportive of the music ministry. We currently serve two campuses with two organists, two pianists, an assistant, two choir directors and some sixty professional staff singers. We seek to create a team of musicians that are able to serve at either campus, but our immediate need is on our west campus.
The ideal candidate will need exceptional sight reading skills. Extensive knowledge of hymns, style, and the ability to improvise are needed.

Please submit supporting materials electronically to tmorris@fmhouston.com
Please include: cover letter, brief statement of faith, detailed resume, videos of your playing. Sample list of prelude, service music, postlude repertoire.

1. This will be a part time salaried position.
2. No benefits are available.
3. Paid leave is available. Five (5) days total for the year. Any services or rehearsals canceled by the church will not affect your paid leave.
4. Be available for combined rehearsals as needed.
5. Play anthems for worship.
6. Play hymns for worship.
7. Play preludes and postludes for worship.
8. Extra compensation will be paid at the normal rates for weddings by the wedding guild. The organist has right of first refusal.
9. Extra compensation will be paid at the normal rates for funerals/memorial services after the honorarium paid by the family or funeral home is deducted. The organist has right of first refusal.
10. Extra compensation will be paid at the normal rates for extra services such as administrative board meetings or special worship services. The organist has right of first refusal.
11. The weekly salary will be $125 per service. See service schedule below.

SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS:
Wednesday Rehearsal (7:00-9:30 PM) X 2
Sunday Warm Up (8:00 AM)
Sunday Service (9:00 AM)
Funeral X 2


Position: Accompanist
Position Focus: Church
ISD/School: First Methodist Houston
TMEA Region:
Salary Range: USD 15000 to 30000 per Year
Contact Person: Dr. Terry Morris
Street/Number: 1320 Main St
City: HOUSTON
State: TX
Zip: 77002
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