Music Leader for Alternative Worship


Dilworth UMC in Charlotte seeks a part-time musician to lead the worship band for The Loft service 2 Sundays per month, alternating with another music leader.  The successful candidate will be a proficient keyboard player; be able to choose music based on biblical or theological theme; arrange music or find arrangements that fit vocalists' and musicians' abilities, voice type and range; conduct rehearsals (1 every other week); work with pastor and other staff to plan worship; recruit volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists and work with them in a collegial spirit; and accompany congregational singing.  Additional qualifications that will set the candidate apart are ability to play other instruments or sing; creativity and knowledge of a broad range of music (secular and sacred, jazz, Americana, contemporary, black gospel, etc.); an ability to communicate faith through music; an ability to bring out the best in band members; and a desire to participate in the life of the congregation beyond the position.  The Loft service is at 9:00 on Sunday mornings.  It offers a fresh approach to worship with a wide variety of music.  Available July 1.   EOE

Contact: Karen Easter Bayne

Church/Org/Business Name: Dilworth UMC

Address: 605 East Blvd. Charlotte NC 28203

Phone: 704-333-4173

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