Three Chopt Presbyterian Church is looking for an accompanist (willing to play both Organ and Piano) who would be faith-seeking and sensitive to worship, with openness to musical diversity. The position reports to the Director of Music Ministries. As music is a vital ministry to the church, the position will include the following: accompany the chancel choir for weekly rehearsals and for Sunday worship services, prepare preludes, offertories, and postludes for traditional service (11:00 am) each Sunday with consideration to Liturgical and other worship themes. Communion music is also required based on the monthly Communion schedule. Special services and rehearsals are required under this job description, especially during Advent, Lent and Holy Week. The position will also include occasional time to practice with soloists, instrumentalists, and small groups, as well as providing occasional accompaniment during the Sunday morning contemporary worship service (9:15 am). Choral music is diverse and ranges from classical to contemporary. Strong sight-reading skill of open score as an accompanist is also required. Approximately 10-15 hours weekly.
Salary is negotiable, and the position is contracted ten months/year (mid-August – mid-June) with 2 paid week (2 Sundays and 2 rehearsals) off yearly. Other required time away is negotiable. The position is open until filled.
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