Church Pianist/Organist - Part-Time, Year-Round
Description: John Wesley United Methodist Church (JWUMC) in Falmouth, MA is seeking a part-time, year-round Pianist/Organist to continue an existing music ministry that is spiritually grounded, dynamic and inspiring. Responsibilities of the Pianist/Organist will include: playing hymns and worship music for both 8:30 and 10:30 Sunday services; attending weekly choir rehearsals to provide accompaniment; provide accompaniment to soloists and special musicians who may perform during worship service. Play for special services throughout the year including, but not limited to: Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Eve (three services). Additional opportunities for hire would include weddings and funerals as requested.
John Wesley UMC is proud of our musical instruments. We have a 7’ Steinway model B concert grand piano that was built in 2020. Our state-of-the-art Allen Organ model GeniSys G210e with 34 stops including 6 user-defined GeniSys voices was installed in 2019. We have a Yamaha U1 upright in our chapel that was purchased in 2018. And we have a three-octave set of handbells and chimes.
Qualifications: Possess a strong Christian faith. Bachelor’s Degree in Music. Experience providing piano and organ accompaniment. Proven success working collaboratively with other musicians. Experience performing many forms and styles of music so as to meet the needs of different worship services and different worshiping styles. Equivalent experience and/or education will be considered.
How to Apply: For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply please visit our website at: www.jwumcfalmouth.org/index.php/about-us/career-opportunities/