September 18, 2022
Employer: Trinity United Methodist Church
587 Haywood Road Asheville, NC
Duration: Year-Round, Part-time (6 hours/ week)
includes 4 paid Sundays off in consultation with Staff
Pay: Annual salary $15,000
Part-time organist and rehearsal accompanist (piano) to work in partnership with the Director of Music for Trinity UMC located in Asheville, NC 7 hours per week.
One Sunday morning service year round. Currently, the choir/ ensemble sings once per month during the Offertory. Soloists or instrumentalists provide Offertory the other Sundays.
Ensemble/ Choir Rehearsals are currently Sunday following worship for 30 mins. Soloist rehearsal may happen prior to worship or at another agreed upon time.
Additional service playing responsibilities include Advent (Lessons & Carols Service) Christmas Eve, Holy Week (Maundy Thursday & Easter Sunday Sunrise Service). Any weddings and funerals for an additional fee.
Service Responsibilities include providing a Prelude, Offertory and Postlude for every service and leading the congregation in the singing of hymns & responses with creativity and diversity.
Continuing Education Funds ($600)
4 paid Sundays off annually
Really great free potluck meals once/ month!
The Pipe Organ is a well maintained 2 manual, 16 Rank, Reuter.
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a 3 - 5 minute video that highlights both the organ and keyboard skills to the TUMC Staff Parish and the Rev. Nancy Dixon Walton via email above, including contacts for two references (one which should be from a supervisor/ past clergy or former music director) for consideration. Any questions, please call 828-253-5471.
Applications must be received by October 10, 2022.