Part Time Music Director
The First Congregational Church of Sharon, MA, (ONA), is seeking a 13 hour/week regular part-time Music Director beginning September 2021. FCC of Sharon has a strong music tradition with a committed and energetic 18 - 20 member adult choir, and many gifted musicians within the congregation.
The Music Director will be responsible for all aspects of the spiritual music ministry in conjunction with the Pastor, Organist, and Music Committee Chair, including but not limited to serving as the Senior Choir director, and creating opportunities for all to be involved in the music program. Primary responsibilities typically will include directing the Senior Choir during weekly Tuesday night rehearsals and Sunday 10am worship, up to two special choir programs yearly; with potential for directing other choirs or ensembles; directing and collaborating with the Organist; and engaging others (vocalist and instrumentalists) from the congregation in the music ministry of the church.
A successful candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in choral conducting. A Bachelors’ degree in music, sacred music, or choir master AGO certificate or its equivalent, and 3 years experience in church music or related experience is preferred, but not required. Keyboard proficiency and chime choir experience would be considered is a plus, as well as experience in audio and video technology and online music collaboration. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.
Location: First Congregational Church of Sharon
Contact: Jamie Locke, Music Committee Chair
Address: 29 N Main Street Sharon MA 02067