Part-Time Music Director, Hadley, MA

Part-Time Music Director, Hadley, MA


First Congregational Church of Hadley 102 Middle St, Hadley MA 01035

The Music Director will:
• coordinate with the Pastor, playing the organ and/or piano and directing the choir at all Sunday services;
• be responsible for music at special services including Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve; additional services may include Ash Wednesday, Easter Sunrise, Blue Christmas; responsibility for special services not to exceed four per year unless negotiated otherwise;
• be responsible for a full-time (September through June) Senior Choir, including weekly rehearsals and pre-service preparation;
• organize children's choir at holiday events, if enough children are interested;
• purchase all choral music and necessary supplies, with a consideration for budgeted funds;
• support volunteer leader of handbell choir;
• meet periodically with the Music Committee and Pastor to review the music programs and exchange suggestions and proposals for future services;
• be open to creative music options during worship;
• report to the music committee on the condition and maintenance needs of all church musical instruments, and schedule annual inspection and servicing of sanctuary organ;
• submit a Music Ministry note to monthly church newsletter;
• be responsible for reviewing church copyright licensing and reporting of usage;
• have the right of first refusal for all weddings and funerals held at the church, at fees set by the Church Council;
• work approximately 10 hours per week.
Salary range: $12,000-$14,000, commensurate with experience
Send letter of application and resumé to: Debbie Ward, Music Committee Chairperson

Location: First Congregational Church of Hadley

Contact: Debbie Ward

Address: 102 Middle St St Hadley MA 01035

Phone: 413-588-2800

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