Pianist/Choir Director


To provide instrumental music/direction (piano and keyboard) support for worship in the church.  To grow the music program of Pleasant Union UMC.

  • Play instrument(s) for worship services and other special services that may include Holy Week and Christmas Eve.
  • Provide musical accompaniment/direction for weekly rehearsals as needed.
  • Be relational with the congregation.
  • Maintain music library for instruments and choir. 
  • Meet with the pastor  weekly to plan music for worship services.
  • Participate in Worship Committee meetings.
  • Provide updates and reports on the sufficiency, condition, and maintenance regarding instruments as needed.
  • Provide music which is in keeping with the mission and vision of Pleasant Union UMC.
  • Support the development of new musical groups as appropriate.
  • Serve as a resource to church staff and committee members as appropriate.

Job Specifications:
  • Honor the Christian faith and worship experience.
  • Pianist/Director for Sunday worship services.
  • Pianist/Director for rehearsals (usually Wednesday night).
  • Be proficient as an accompanist on the piano and keyboard.
  • An undergraduate degree in music is preferred.
  • Have a knowledge of church and Christian music and be familiar with all styles of music appropriate with the mission and vision of Pleasant Union UMC.
  • Take initiative in seeking ways to enhance the music program and worship experience.
  • Have good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently as well as follow directions of supervisor.

Immediate Supervisor:
Pastor/Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee

Salary Range:
$12,000 - $14,000

Contact: Rev. Keith Newell

Church/Org/Business Name: Pleasant Union UMC

Address: 5929 Coble Church Road Liberty NC 27298

Phone: 336-685-4093

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