Church Street Gospel Ensemble and Children and Youth Pianist

The Church Street Cumberland Presbyterian Church is seeking an experienced Musician (pianist) for its Gospel Ensemble (GE) and Children and Youth Choir (CYC) for 2nd, 4th, and potentially 5th Sunday at 9:30 am. Primary responsibilities of the position are to serve as pianist for the GE and CYC. Music performed is for a mixed choir of adult voices that will include primarily contemporary gospel, spirituals, some traditional gospel, and hymns and anthems for regular GE and CYC scheduled morning worship, joint and other periodic worship services to support the Church. Music for children will be appropriate similar children’s music for ages; Pre-School thru Elementary; and Youth; Middle School thru High School. Experience playing piano in a church setting for Traditional, Contemporary Gospel, and children & youth music is required. Time commitment will be approximately one- and one-half hours per worship service and one and one-hour for GE rehearsals and one-half hour for Children’s choir and one-half hour for Youth choir.

Official Requirements                                                                                                                       Application

This is a position announcement that will be open until filled for a position vacancy beginning as early as 1 January 2020.  Review of applications will begin 9 Dec 2019 for consideration of applications received by 7 Dec 2019.  Reviews will continue every second week after 9 Dec for any additional applications, if not filled.  When the position is filled, it will be announced on the above website.   Candidates may be invited to participate in a regular rehearsal of the GE and CYC to demonstrate their music performance skills, proficiency, suitability and compatibility with the Ensemble and type of music performed.   Employment status will be as a part time employee and completion and submission of IRS FORM W-4 will be required.

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