First United Methodist Church, San Leandro is seeking a part-time accompanist to be a key member of our music program, accompanying our choir(s) at rehearsal and on Sunday morning, and providing the music (Prelude, hymn-accompaniment, Postlude, etc.) during Worship Service(s). The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our Music Director and Pastor.
12 month position, estimated to require an average of 4-6 hours per week, exclusive of personal rehearsal time
$600-$680/month depending on experience
Demonstrated skill and competency at the keyboard (Sanctuary has both piano and organ; and the sound system can accommodate an electronic keyboard)
Familiarity with and experience in liturgical music
Demonstrated knowledge of or willingness to learn United Methodist hymns; classical and contemporary music/praise songs; and worship music from diverse cultures
Experience leading congregational singing and accompanying a choir
Competent sight reading
Weekly rehearsal with Chancel Choir in preparation for Sunday worship. Rehearsals with additional music groups as needed. Chancel Choir rehearses September to May. SundayWorship is at 9:30 a.m.
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Email resumes and/or inquiries to the 1st UMC, San Leandro Staff-Parish Relations Committee at: 1stUMCSLmusic@gmail.com
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