Jobs in Music

While not an exhaustive list of jobs for musicians, here are some specific jobs and links to job sites to help your search.

Links to Job Sites

Specific Jobs

Musicians Needed at Belmont UMC (posted 7/6/15)

Belmont United Methodist Church is looking for a pianist and organist who want to help lead the congregation in worship on Sunday mornings and help us reach our community for Christ.  This entails playing hymns for the congregation, playing for the choir and some special music for preludes, offertories, etc.  Pianists and or organists are encouraged to apply.  The position is a part-time paid position and includes playing for both the traditional (8:30 a.m.) and contemporary (11:00 a.m.) services.   A job description and application form can be downloaded from our web site.  Any further inquiries should be addressed to Pastor Randy Coleman or Topher Crosby, music director, at 937-254-1788 and at rcoleman40@gmail.com.  Our church is located at 2701 S. Smithville Rd. here in Dayton.  You can find us on the web at bumcdayton.org, on Facebook, and on Twitter. 

Belmont United Methodist church is also looking for volunteer musicians who are willing to play guitar, drums, or key board for the contemporary service at 11:00 a.m.  We are willing to work with any student musician who would like to use this experience as an internship toward their degree.  Further inquiries should be addressed to Pastor Randy Coleman or Topher Crosby, music director, at 937-254-1788 and at rcoleman40@gmail.com.  Our church is located at 2701 S. Smithville Rd. here in Dayton.  You can find us on the web at bumcdayton.org, on Facebook, and Twitter. 

Worship Accompanist Needed (posted 7/30/15)

First Christian Church in Middletown, Ohio is seeking a skilled accompanist to play for our Sunday morning worship service. This is a part-time position (approximately 4-5 hours per week, plus preparation time).  Our church is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Worship services include both traditional and contemporary music.

The Worship Accompanist will provide accompaniment for weekly worship and holiday services, rehearse with and accompany adult and youth choirs, and rehearse with and accompany music leaders and guest musicians. The Worship Accompanist is responsible to and supervised by the Music Director.

Requirements:

  •   Excellent piano skills
  •   Experience as an accompanist, preferably in a church setting
  •   Equivalent of high-school level music education and training
  •   Adequate sight-reading ability
  •   Ability to play from lead sheets

Organ skills are desirable, but not required.

Resumes, along with any other helpful items should be emailed to redavis@fcc-middletown.org or mailed to First Christian Church, Attn: Rachel Eve Davis, 4520 Rosedale Road, Middletown, OH 45042

Want to find out more about our church? Visit our website: http://www.fcc-middletown.org

MUSIC DIRECTOR (posted 7/30/15)

Peace Lutheran Church in Beavercreek, Ohio is looking for a Music Director to coordinate the music ministry of the congregation with the pastors, secretary, organists, other music
directors, and other musicians, as well as to select, provide and play organ, piano, or synthesizer music for specified worship services, special occasion services, and for seasonal
services such as the services during Lent, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. A strong commitment to Jesus Christ and our church’s mission to share Christ, to serve
community, and to grow disciples is required, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in music, church music, or other related degree. Demonstrated knowledge of Christian music and the
Lutheran liturgy, skill on the organ and piano by playing hymns, liturgy, and easy anthem accompaniments at sight is required. A Lutheran background is desired. The ability to
accompany musicians and the congregation as they sing is required. Also required are strong communication skills and a willingness to work in a team. Regular meeting attendance is
required, as is maintaining professional competency by means such as practicing, performing, attending continuing education opportunities, teaching workshops or seminars, and reading
professional journals.

Responsibilities
- Conduct various choirs and ensembles.
- Train and schedule cantors.
- Provide music accompaniment for choirs.
- Provide music for weddings and funerals (will receive an additional fee).
- Encourage participation in all facets of the music program.
- Coordinate a Church Music Sunday.
- Provide for a substitute music leader, organist or pianist for all absences and vacations.
- Assist the Board of Worship by implementing the goals of providing musical leadership at all worship services, expanding the use of alternative liturgies, adding new songs to thesupplemental hymnal.
- Prepare an annual report detailing the current condition of musical equipment; noting necessary maintenance and repair.
- Submit requests for music and music supplies to the Director of Music/Director of Music Ministries for approval.

Other duties as required.

For more information, please contact:

KEVIN E PYLE, PARISH ADMINISTRATOR

PEACE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH

3530 Dayton-Xenia Road

Beavercreek, Ohio 45432

(937) 426-1441, Ext 15

kevin.pyle@peacebeavercreek.org