The First Congregational Church in Bristol, Rhode Island is seeking a part-time Music Director.
The Music Director is responsible for the music for all Sunday services and other special services (e.g. Maunday, Thursday, Christmas Eve). H/she will cooperate with the pastor in the selection of music and the setting of the mood and atmosphere in keeping with the liturgical day or season.
Be available for scheduling of weddings, funerals and memorial services
Conduct choir rehearsals one evening a wseeek and before Sunday services. Appreciative of the volunteer choir, the Music Director will seek to recruit new
members for the choir and will be expected to give untrained persons extra attention as needed
Advise in the inclusion of music in the curriculum of the Sunday School and development of a children's choir.
Plan for and work with soloists, vocal and instrumental, in the performance of worship.
Prepare an annual music calendar.
Work with the Pastor and liaison in the planning and execution of periodic special music programs other than worship.
The Music Director should be sympathetic to the Congregational tradition of a high standard of sacred music but should be willing to experiment with new forms
for the education and growth of the congregation.
Location: First Congregational Church in Bristol, Rhode Island
Contact: Bob Evans
Address: 280 High Street Bristol RI 02809
Phone: 401 253 7288