St. Thomas, Dallas seeks Church Music Director

St. Thomas, Dallas seeks Church Music Director

JOB OPENING: Church Music Director (part time) – Saint Thomas Episcopal Church, Dallas, OR (17 miles from Salem, OR)

Pay: $450-$700/month DOE.  Paid annual vacation and sick leave.

Duties: 

Direct singing and play piano and/or organ for the following:  Wednesday evening choir rehearsal (five-six adults); currently, one Sunday morning worship service (10 am);  Christmas Eve and Easter mandatory;  additional services may be added during Holy Week; and funerals and weddings with additional honoraria.

Requirements: 

  • Excellent keyboard skills: good sight reading and improv skills preferred, as well as a good knowledge of various music styles.
  • Leadership skills, experience in music education, knowledge of the Episcopal or Catholic Church order of service preferred.

Job growth opportunities:  St. Thomas is interested in building an after-school music program to teach music to Dallas youth. Music Director could be integral in the development of this program, which could bring additional income for the candidate as it grows.

Must have sense of humor and enjoy music and people.

Closing deadline November 1 or until sufficient applicants are received

Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to Vicar Fred Heard fheard40@gmail.com