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Days/Hours of work: Weekly rehearsals and weekly Sunday Service at 8:00am, plus Special Events
Job Type: Part-time Apply by: Email your resume in a WORD or PDF format. Please make sure your resume reflects your experience as it relates to this position and provide two (2) written positive references showing experience with worship music from the Gospel, gospel, and blended ecclesiastical genre.
As the Gospel Protestant Choir Director/Musician they will direct choirs and/or praise teams and provide music for all Gospel Protestant services on Sundays and Holidays/special events, and to lead the choir. Play the piano, keyboard, and/or organ accompaniment for weekly rehearsal and Service Arrive ½ hour prior to the service and 15 minutes prior to the rehearsal. Perform services to include, but not limited to playing the piano, keyboard, and/or organ, vocal proficiency, sight reading, select instrumental, and choral music relating to the church seasons being celebrated.
Work under the direct supervision of the Senior Protestant Chaplain or his/her designate. Prepare all choral music for Gospel Protestant services according to direction of the chaplain in charge and local practice. Lead and direct all Gospel Protestant choir rehearsals. Be responsible for requesting necessary music. Manage and operate the Gospel Protestant music library. Coordinate all music and music bulletin inserts for Gospel Protestant services according to direction of the chaplain in charge and local practice. Provide recruitment, training, and direction of adult and/or children’s choirs. Must be able to work in the pluralistic environment of the military chapel. This includes working on ecumenical projects with the chapel’s parishes and involvement with persons from a wide variety of theological backgrounds and viewpoints.
Provide a certification (a baccalaureate degree in music is preferred) and two positive references showing experience with worship music from the Gospel, gospel, and blended ecclesiastical genre. Shall be proficient at individual singing, piano/keyboard playing, and leading congregational singing in a Protestant music style, accompanied by other musicians. Shall have a minimum two (2) years’ experience as a Church musician and/or worship team director. Must be able to prepare the liturgies, rites, and observances of the Protestant faith. Be able to lead choral music in accordance with blended ecclesiastical worship practices. Demonstrate a general knowledge of copyright laws governing the proper use of print and other music media. Exemplify the highest integrity, service, and excellence of Christian character (as understood by the broader Evangelical community). Wear appropriate professional attire for all performances and rehearsals (appropriate means neat, clean, and tasteful). Maintain absolute privacy and confidentiality for any issues either seen or heard. Must have a strong commitment to work in a pluralistic religious environment.
Must be able to successfully pass a background check.