Western North Carolina Chapter

American Guild of Organists

Director of Music, Grace Episcopal Church in the Mountains

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Open Positions
2018-01-10 00:00 - 2018-04-10 00:00
394 N. Haywood St
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Grace Episcopal Church in the Mountains (Episcopal)

394 N. Haywood St.
Waynesville, NC 28786

Job Description for Director of Music

• Play 10:30 am Sunday service with 10:00 am Choir Rehearsal
• Play other major services of the church year, including weddings and funerals
• Direct and accompany Wednesday night choir rehearsals from 7:00 pm - 8:30pm
• Choose and rehearse appropriate Preludes and Postludes for each service
• Work within the parish budget for music and worship when acquiring new music or hiring additional musicians
• Select choir anthems appropriate to liturgical season; research and order new music as needed.
• Choose hymns for all services in consultation with clergy upon request
• Work with Soloists and Instrumentalists
• Meet with Rector at the beginning of each liturgical season to choose service music and discuss details for upcoming services; schedule additional meetings when required
• Communicate and work closely with volunteer choir librarian/assistant regarding upcoming music and other needs
• Arrange for regular tuning and maintenance of sanctuary instruments, choir room piano, and Thatcher Hall piano
• Arrange for suitable substitutes when unable to play or direct.


Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive. We envision this position requiring on average 10 hours a week.

We have an electronic Allen Renaissance Organ with three manuals.

Send inquiries and resumes to the Rector of Grace Church, the Rev. Joslyn Ogden Schaefer, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).



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