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EVANSVILLE and TRI-STATE AREA CHURCH MUSIC POSITIONS AVAILABLE

This information is offered free of charge for the benefit of local organists, choir directors and religious institutions.  Positions are posted when notices are sent to our webmaster or when we become aware of openings that have been made public. Postings remain until we are notified or become aware that a position has been filled. We reserve the right to remove posts that are more than a year old unless we have received a request from the organization to renew the post.  We don't guarantee that postings are up-to-date.  Please contact our web-master at nealbiggers@yahoo.com or the chapter leadership at evansvilleago@yahoo.com to add, renew or remove a posting.

Pianist-Organist Needed for First United Methodist Church Mt. Vernon IN.  First United Methodist Church is in need of a pianist-organist. A candidate proficient in piano who is interested in learning to play the organ will be considered. That person would need to make arrangements with an instructor for lessons and would have access to the organ for lessons and practice.  Summary of Duties: Play the organ or piano for weekly rehearsals (one weekly) and two church services three-four times a month. Plat accompaniment for chancel choir. Play special services at Easter, Christmas and rehearsals required for these and other special services. Work with the Music Director and Pastor in planning liturgy. First call for weddings and funerals; screen and schedule substitute/guest organists that may play for services.   Salary $10,788.00.   Contact: Julie Pfister at 812-985-7942 or jlpfister@yahoo.com with your interest and questions about the position.   (Posted July 2018)

Gateway Baptist Church in Newburgh, IN is seeking a choir director/praise band director.  Questions or resume may be sent to John Tooley at jtooley@vinu.edu. (Posted April 2018)

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is seeking an organist for regular Sunday morning services at 9:00 am and special seasonal services.  In addition, this position will require weekly attendance (August - May) for Choir rehearsals on Thursdays and accompaniment on Sundays.  For more information, please contact Sharon Wilson at 812-477-2495.  (Posted January 2018)

Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer of Evansville is seeking an organist. Duties of this position will include: Playing for normal Sunday Services, both 8am and 10:30am services; Playing for Festival Services…..Thanksgiving Day, Midweek Advent, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, Ash Wednesday, Midweek Lenten, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter etc.;  Arranging the playing schedule for all services, weekend or weekday; Participating in planning sessions designed to evaluate, improve and plan public worship services as determined by the Senior Pastor;  Accompanying Adult Choir one night per week (September – June); Assisting the Ministry Staf and other parish musicians in administering the music ministry. Salary is based on experience. Please send resumes to: 1811 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714. You may also send resumes to Jeremy Seger at jeremy@redeemerchurch.org. You may also call to inquire at 812-476-9991. (Posted January 2018)

Century Christian Church in Owensboro: Position includes playing the organ and/or piano, with preference for organ skills, for Sunday morning worship [a single service running from 10am to 11:15am], Developing a small choral ensemble that will rehearse at least once per week, Working with the Minister to provide liturgically appropriate service music and choral music presentations for Sunday worship and for special services throughout the year, which may include, but are not limited to: Ecumenical Lenten Service, Maundy Thursday Service, Christmas Eve and any additional special services developed by the worship committee. Submit their resume to officeccc1@gmail.com with the subject heading Re: Organist / Choir Director’s Position. (Posted December 2017)

Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church is seeking an Organist to assist the congregation through the Divine Service each Sunday. This position will include the opportunity to play Wednesday evening services through the advent and lenten seasons as well as an occasional Thursday evening service. The organist will meet with the pastor and obtain hymns selected for each service, as well as provide prelude, offering and postlude music. A copy of the Worship Planning Book will be given to the organist to assist in making selections. The church will be available during the week for practice time. Compensation is $50 per service with an opportunity for increase if hired full time.  For further information please contact Reverend David Wiist church office at (812)422­0384. Resume may be sent to concordiachurch@juno.com. 2451 Stringtown Road, Evansville, IN 47711 (Posted August 2017)


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