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Calvary United Methodist Church Professional Accompanist.

Location: Gamber, Maryland, USA

Calvary United Methodist Church – Gamber, MD is seeking a professional accompanist.

Position Overview

    The Professional Accompanist (PA) provides accompaniment on Calvary’s clavinova during Sunday morning worship, Thursday evening rehearsals,  and all regularly scheduled special celebrations of worship throughout the year.  The PA shall accompany or shall help arrange an alternate accompanist for all congregational singing and those pieces of special music offered by our choirs, instrumentalists, and soloists that require clavinova accompaniment. The PA will assist the Music Director in developing and leading the music ministry for Calvary Untied Methodist Church, in a way that is consistent with Calvary’s and United Methodism’s mission, values, and theology.  This position reports to the Pastor and the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), and is subject to at least an annual review.

Key Applicant Qualities

Willing to participate in Bell Choir

Committed to making this position  a priority during its scheduled hours

Collaborative spirit, willing to take sectionals if asked

Reliable

Ability to find his or her own substitutes

Energetic, personable, willingness to work with volunteer singers and performers
 

Qualifications

Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a church accompanist.

Respect for other Calvary staff, Calvary members, and visitors.

Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, and creative.

Demonstrated ability to accompany in a variety of musical styles ranging from traditional and classical to contemporary Christian music.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter  to sprc@calvaryumcgamber.org