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Our Savior Lutheran Church

Director of Parish Music

Our Savior Lutheran Church
Centereach, New York, United States


Date Posted: 04/08/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

DIRECTOR OF PARISH MUSIC

Our Savior Lutheran Church

Centereach, New York

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

CHURCH:

  • Prepare orders of worship for all services, in coordination with Pastor
  • Plan and perform or provide music for all services
  • Serve as principal organist/pianist
  • Direct adult choir and praise band
  • Oversee and work with volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Oversee, maintain, and develop A/V technologies, train and recruit operators
  • Arrange for organ subs/contract additional instrumentalists, as needed
  • Attend staff and council/voters meetings

SCHOOL:

  • Teach Jr. and Sr. High school choirs
  • Provide musical leadership for chapel services and other events (graduation, etc.…)
  • Provide A/V support for events in the gym
  • Attend teacher meetings and other required events (open house, etc.…)

 

 

POSSIBLE OPPORTUNITIES

Additional activities developed over the last few years, or considered for the future, as time and energy permit

CHURCH:

  • Direct youth band/music ensemble
  • Direct folk/eclectic acoustic ensemble
  • Direct men’s and women’s choir, as sub-groups within adult choir, used for recruitment
  • Explore the development of new ensembles, such as a children’s choir, hand-bell choir, or other instrumental groups

SCHOOL:

  • Teach courses in music theory, or music appreciation, if necessary to meet music requirement
  • Direct after school chamber choir
  • Coordinate music ensembles/soloists for chapel performances
  • Coordinate student and ensemble participation in NYSSMA festivals
  • Take chamber choir or other group on performance/music education trips
  • Develop and train student leadership to assist with A/V support

 

Please visit the church and school websites to learn more about our music ministries:

 

www.oursaviorlongisland.org

www.osnas.org

 

 

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