A local church in the Tampa Bay area is seeking an individual who will bring glory to God by providing music through organ/piano which supports the spoken and printed word and provides a variety of musical styles to the glory of God. The organist will work in concert with the Worship Leaders to provide meaningful musical worship experiences for the congregation.
This position serves as organist/pianist for Sunday morning traditional service, including prelude and postlude and other musical selections as needed during the worship service; and all other scheduled special celebration of worship where the organ/piano is the primary instrument utilized. Responsibilities include preparing and presenting hymns selected by the Pastor, with clear and robust introductions, appropriate tempo and volume, and with occasional alternate harmonization. Rehearse with and accompany vocalists, instrumentalists, and small groups as scheduled for worship services throughout the year by the Worship Minister. Maintain and assure proper use, care, repair and maintenance of the pipe organ and pianos.
This Position is part time (approximately 10 – 15 hours weekly). Hours include: weekly rehearsals and Sunday mornings, along with preparation.
The ideal candidate should have and demonstrate strong experience or training on a pipe organ, piano or equivalent; have a committed and growing relationship with Jesus Christ; be committed to evangelism; have good organizational and communication skills; and be able to multitask and manage projects. An Associate degree in Music Leadership or related field supplemented by two (2) years’ experience as an Organist or equivalent work experience is preferred.
To apply, please submit the following: your resume, and a cover letter with references to resumesapcd.org