Work Place: Hamline Church United Methodist
Location: St. Paul, MN
Post Date: 05/02/2019
Deadline: Until Filled
This part-time position works with the pastor, music director, and organist to organize and implement a variety of creative musical offerings for services. Essential functions include:
- House Band Leadership: plan, organize, arrange, and lead performances of secular, contemporary, and alternative music pieces 3-4/month, Sept-May, and 2/month, Jun-Aug. This includes selecting and arranging music for worship services, identifying and developing the talents of volunteer musicians from the congregation, and coordinating group rehearsals with intentional involvement of congregational musicians.
- Support of youth and development of youth musicians and youth band: recruiting and developing youth musicians, selecting and arranging music, coordinating rehearsals and performances.
- Support and leadership of church’s collective music ministry and other duties as assigned: attend weekly staff meetings and worship team meetings, regular musical support for services, such as extra instrumentation for hymns and other music, musical underscoring and transitions, assisting Music Director and Organist with musical needs, member of the choir, subbing for the bell choir as needed, attention and involvement in overall worship planning
- Maintain church sound system and equipment and oversight of sound for worship and support for special events including the Music & Arts Series: purchasing and maintaining new equipment, setting up and taking down equipment for worship and events, leading, recruiting and training the team of sound technicians, coordinating and scheduling with event planners for the set up and take down of special sound system needs.
Please see the website link for more information about core competencies. Applications for this position will remain open until filled.
Contact Person: Rev. Mariah Tollgaard
Contact Phone: (651) 645-0667