Choral Director


Central United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Choral Director for its growing music program.

Central United Methodist Church is a large, downtown United Methodist congregation in Asheville, NC. Central UMC is an open and affirming congregation that welcomes all people regardless of race, gender, gender-identity, culture, nationality, creed, faith history, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, physical/mental abilities, marital status, or family composition. Central UMC is an integral partner within Asheville’s music community and frequently partners with area churches, as well as serves as a concert venue for visiting artists.
The Choral Director will be responsible for: providing musical leadership for principal worship services throughout the year as well as special occasions (Holy Days including Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve); providing musical leadership for Youth and Children’s choirs; and collaborate with the Director of Music Ministries on the preparation and performance of choral music.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in either: Music (with an emphasis in voice), Church Music, or Choral Conducting.  Keyboard proficiency is not required, but is considered a plus.  Candidates without vocal or choral background need not apply.  A complete job description can be found on the church’s website:
To apply, please submit resume and a list of choral repertoires conducted by email to
No phone calls, please.

Contact: Choral Director Search

Church/Org/Business Name: Central United Methodist Church

Address: 27 Church Street Asheville NC 28801

Phone: 8282533316

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