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Contact George Butterfield, Placement Chairman by email at placement@agosd.org 
619-460-1476 or 858-279-9000

 

Accompanist (Organist/Pianist)

First United Methodist Church of National City
242 East 8th Street
National City, CA 91950

POSITION:

  • ACCOMPANIST (ORGANIST/PIANIST) approximately 5 hours per week. This does not include individual preparation time.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

  • $10,607.52 (current as of November 1, 2018) annually
  • Stipends paid for funerals/weddings held at FUMC National City (Accompanist has first right of refusal for all weddings/funerals held at FUMC National City)
  • Paid vacation two Sundays per year (not to be taken during major Church holidays) coordinated with SPRC Chair
  • Two sick days (Sundays) per year

BASIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Choir Director and Pastor on selecting appropriate music for Sunday service, special services, and weddings and funerals held at FUMC National City
  • Accompany at all Sunday services, special church holiday services such as, but not limited to Christmas Eve, Easter Sunrise Service, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving service (held prior to Thanksgiving Day)
  • Accompany for choir rehearsals
  • Perform prelude, postlude, and offertory for services
  • Accompany choir and/or soloists during services
  • Participate in special music programs of the church such as Choir Christmas Cantata
  • Notify SPRC Chair of any repair and/or tuning needs of the Allen organ and Young Chang baby grand piano.
  • Notify Pastor when not available for weddings and/or funerals held at FUMC National City
  • Assist with identifying and securing qualified substitute accompanist during vacation/sick leave

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in music is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in performing and knowledge of UMC Hymnal, appropriate church literature for services, weddings, funerals
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled

If interested, please email or mail your current resume and one letter of recommendation from a colleague (someone familiar with your work as an accompanist) to:

Christine Hoffman, Ed.D., Staff/Pastor Relations Committee
760-533-7535
zebo14@msn.com

Anticipated start date of December 30, 2018. Please be advised that the position may be filled at any time by a decision of the SPRC.


Music Program Leader

St. Andrew's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
1050 Thomas Ave
San Diego, CA 92109 

St. Andrew's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in the Pacific Beach community of San Diego, CA, seeks a part-time Music Program Leader. At St. Andrew's by-the-Sea we believe a church should be a community that embraces the uniqueness of each individual. We worship with a relaxed reverence, singing a blend of hymns and songs, both ancient and modern. The congregation is eclectic in musical tastes, with interests including classical, contemporary praise, and folk music rooted in both Mexican and American traditions. Our congregational singing is based on the hymnal Worship & Rejoice (Hope Publishing) supplemented by music from a variety of other sources.

We seek a talented, joyful candidate to develop our music program and provide musical leadership in worship. Working collaboratively with the Rector and lay leadership, the chosen candidate will bring unique gifts, experience and vision to build and shape the music program at St. Andrew's by-the-Sea.

The ideal candidate will be skilled at providing a creative mix of blended music that makes Sunday morning worship inspiring and meaningful for those in attendance. This includes responsibility for music at the weekly 10 AM Sunday morning service, special services throughout the liturgical year, and coordinating with the music leaders of our noon bilingual service to provide music for periodic all-community bilingual and all-ages services at 10 AM.

The Music Program Leader must have a passion for and experience working with Sunday School and Preschool age groups, to include children in worship at special times throughout the year. Other responsibilities include hiring/engaging musicians as needed to encourage participants to use their vocal and instrumental musical gifts in worship. They will also network in the community, serving as the liaison between the church and outside musicians to promote use of our beautiful sanctuary and glorious musical acoustic.

We have two instruments in our acoustically live sanctuary: a 3 manual pipe organ and a Schafer and Sons Grand Piano.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

We invite you to learn more about us at www.standrewspb.org. If you feel called to this opportunity, kindly send a cover letter and resume to sabtspb@gmail.com. In your cover letter, please share why you would be a good fit for this calling and our community.

Application process closes November 23rd 2018. Our goal is to have the selected candidate in place by January 2019. 


 Section Leaders 

Christ Episcopal Church
1114 Ninth Street
Coronado, CA 92118

Christ Church, Coronado is seeking two section leaders, a soprano and a tenor to assist on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings, as well as Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and other occasions, as needed. The positions are available now.

These are not soloist positions. Candidates should be experienced choral singers with excellent reading skills, and a schedule that will accommodate regular attendance. The usual commitment is Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30, and Sunday mornings from 9:00 to 11:30. The Sunday sung service is at 10:00 A.M. The choir director is Michael Morgan, who is well known in San Diego as an accomplished educator, musician and a dynamic conductor.

Currently, the stipend is $20.60 per hour for 2.5 hours on Thursday and 2.5 hours on Sunday. Payroll is processed twice monthly.

For more information, or to submit a note of interest, please contact Geoffrey Graham, Parish Organist, gg.sansocal@gmail.com.


ORGANIST-PIANIST-ACCOMPANIST

Fletcher Hills Presbyterian Church 
455 Church Way
El Cajon, CA 92020

Fletcher Hills Presbyterian is looking for an accompanist/pianist/organist to accompany their choir and play weekly preludes and postludes. Choir practice is Thursday nights 7-8pm and there is a single service Sunday mornings at 10-11:15am (choir practices at 9:20). Pay is $150 per week. Send resumes to the music director, Sarah Suhonen, at sarah.suhonen@fhpc.org or call or text 619-804-6079 if you have questions.


Pianist

Meadowlark Church
1918 Redwing St.
San Marcos, CA 92078

Pianist needed for our 9:00 AM Contemporary Service starting this Summer.  Experience playing Praise music with band members and Traditional Hymns on Keyboard and/or Clavinova Yamaha piano. (Practice every Thursday 6:30 PM)

Please contact Susan Story at 760-402-9097
storyevents@aol.com


POSITIONS FILLED

St. Mary's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, Ramona
Joshua Charney, Music Director

La Jolla United Methodist Church
Jennifer Lai, Organist-Accompanist

Atonement Lutheran Church
Jason Chase, Music Director-Organist

Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Carlsbad
Natasha Ragland, Organist-Pianist

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado
Malou Rogers, Organist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Oceanside
Loannis Mitsallis, Organist

Ascension Lutheran Church
Miguel Campos, Director of Music

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Oceanside
Kimberly Bedell, Music Director and Organist

Foothills United Methodist Church
Carol Seefeldt, Organist-Accompanist

Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church
Ronel Wishnuff, Organist

Christ United Presbyterian Church
Armando Cerrero, Choir Director

Carlsbad By The Sea (CBTS) Retirement Community
Natasha Riabova, Organist

La Jolla Lutheran
Katleen Dugas, Soprano
Lauren Cernik-Price, Mezzo Soprano

St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Oceanside
Natasha Riabova, Organist

United Methodist Church of Vista
Adam Ferrara, Music Accompanist

First Presbyterian Church of El Cajon
Suzy Webster, Organist/Accompanist

Calvary Presbyterian Church, Riverside
Eric Beikmann, Organist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Escondido
Dat Nguyen, Organist

St. James By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, La Jolla
Alex Benestelli, Director of Music Ministry 

University City United Church
Michele Gray, Organist 

The Village Community Presbyterian Church
Suzanne Shick, Organist 

San Carlos United Methodist Church
Kathryn Barrera, Accompanist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, San Diego
Hollace Jones, Sunday Organist
Lea Schmidt-Rogers, Wednesday Organist

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Encinitas
Virginia Sublett, Director of Music Ministries

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
Ron Hilley, Director of Music

House of Prayer Lutheran Church (ELCA), Escondido
Henry Doktorski, Organist/Accompanist

Congregational Church of La Jolla
Nina Gilbert, Music Director/Organist/Pianist

St. David's Episcopal Church
John Mark Harris, Director of Music Ministries

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, La Mesa
Renée Calvo, Director of Music

San Carlos United Methodist Church
Jeff McConnell, Director of Music

San Marcos Lutheran Church
Justine Hansen, Choir Director

All Saints Lutheran Church
Christopher RehwaldtMinister of Music

Santee United Methodist Church
Ania Stachurska, Director of Music

First Presbyterian Church
Rodney Girven, Organist

Pioneer Ocean View United Church Of Christ
Andy Matthews, Director Of Music

Pioneer Ocean View United Church Of Christ
Rick Parks, Organist

First Presbyterian Church, Oceanside
Robert Larson, Director of Music

Foothills United Methodist Church
Dennis Keller, Director of Music

Ramona United Methodist Church
Kevin Cavanaugh, Music Director

Carlton Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church
Roger Barnes, Organist

La Jolla Presbyterian Church
Kathy Fait, Director of Children's/Youth Choir

St. Paul's Cathedral
Gabriel Arregui, Sub-Organist and Assistant Choirmaster

St. Michael's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Carlsbad
Richard Lane, Organist/Music Director

Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church
Norman Belleza, Organist/Pianist

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