Wentzville United Methodist Church

Seeking Accompanist for Worship (OLD)

The United Methodist Church at Wentzville is seeking an accompanist to play for our adult choir and children’s choir rehearsal on Wednesday evening and 9:00 AM Sunday morning worship service. This is a part time, salaried position. Please contact Rev. Mark Dumas, Pastor at Wentzville United Methodist Church in Wentzville, Missouri; markdumas@wentzville-umc.net or call (636) 327-6377 for more information.

Responsibilities include:

-Providing piano and/or organ music for weekly Sunday morning worship services and special events/services.

-Select appropriate prelude, offertory, and postlude music for each service.

-Accompany the adult and children’s choir during regular Wednesday evening rehearsals and Sunday morning worship services: August through May,

as well as occasional rehearsals for special events. (scheduled in advance)

-Accompany occasional solo/small ensemble special music scheduled throughout the year

-Prepare and perform appropriate piano/organ music throughout the summer

-Prepare and lead hymns and service music for worship throughout the year

Qualifications:

-Experience as an accompanist

-Excellent sight reading skills

-The ability to read both open score and selected voice parts

-Ability to work with amateur musicians in a supportive environment

-Strong communication skills

-Strong interpersonal skills

To apply, email your resume, along with the names and contact information of three professional references to markdumas@wentzville-umc.net or call (636) 327-6377