Worship Accompanist Needed:
A keyboard musician interested in playing hymns and contemporary music for a vibrant congregation and accompanying other musicians on Sundays. Hours would include approximately 4 hours on Sundays and a one-hour rehearsal during the week. Salary dependent on experience.

Job Description:
The Worship Accompanist will provide music for all Sunday worship services, currently 2 each week during the school year and one during the summer. Music will be appropriate for a traditional service using keyboard or piano.

The contemporary service will require using keyboard to accompany the existing praise band.

The Worship Accompanist will become familiar with the Lutheran hymnal, however is not limited to this source. Music selections for the contemporary service may come from existing repertoire or from CCLI lead sheets.

The Worship Accompanist must be able to play from lead sheets on keyboard or piano and will attend rehearsals with the praise band as needed.

Special services which will require music include Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve. Other special services may be added with advance notice at the request of the Pastor(s) and/or the Worship and Music Committee.

If available, the Worship Accompanist may play for weddings and funerals, in coordination with the family and the Pastor(s). Honorariums will be paid for these services over and above the accepted salary.

The Worship Accompanist will attend Worship and Music Committee meetings, usually monthly.

If you are interested or would like to be considered for the position please contact Shari Higgins, President of Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church at shari-h@wi.rr.com or call 262-547-7872.

 

Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church
S90W27550 National Avenue Mukwonago, WI 53149

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