Jobs at FPC

Organist

We are looking for a part-time organist to support the worship and music ministries of our church. An organist at FPC serves as an integral part of our worship liturgy, shaping the mood and pace of our services.

Description

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $21,000-$28,000

First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh is looking for a part-time organist to support the worship and music ministries of our church. An organist at FPC serves as an integral part of our worship liturgy, shaping the mood and pace of our services.

Regular duties include preparing and accompanying two Sunday morning services, our Chancel Choir rehearsals on Thursday evenings. Occasional duties include holiday services and ensemble retreats and may also include rehearsals with small groups and soloists as needed. Our organist is given first right of refusal to all weddings and funerals taking place at the church, with promise of additional pay.

Desirable candidates are ambitious and flexible performers, comfortable working as a member of a team. Our choirs and congregation enjoy a wide range of music, from classical masses to spirituals to modern compositions, so experience in multiple styles is a plus.

Experience
  • At least 2 years performance experience
  • Liturgical church experience (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music (preferred)
  • Strong Sight-Reading Skills
  • Proficiency in Pipe Organ and Piano accompaniment
Applications

Applications should include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three Recordings: (videos preferred)
  • A baroque work
  • A romantic work
  • A four-verse hymn (reharmonizations a plus)

Recordings should be uploaded to YouTube and a link be sent by email to aeaton@fpcraleigh.org

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