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Melfort United in Melfort, Saskatchewan, is searching for permanent part-time music director. For more info contact Sue.Amundrud@gmail.com
Let your voice be heard! Here’s a note from the United Church’s Comprehensive Review Task Group asking for participation. Jump in, and let the voice of musicians be heard!
From coast to coast to coast, we have begun a conversation about the future of The United Church of Canada. Through the work of the Comprehensive Review Task Group, the church is exploring new ways of being faithful in a rapidly changing time and society.
Visit http://www.unitedfuture.ca to join and share in conversation offering your hopes, fears, dreams and visions to the discussion.
We have also prepared a congregational resource package. Please help spread the word by using the bulletin insert, poster and social media materials available at:
Trinity United Church, Beamsville requires a Music Director supply for a 1 year Service Contract. Part-time hours & wage to be negotiated. Full position description at www.trinitybeamsville.ca Submit application by November 29, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkdale United Church, Calgary, invites applications for a Director of Music to fill
a part-time position. While music worship experience and advanced choral and
keyboard skills are essential, leadership, organizational and relational attributes
are also deemed important. We are committed to a collaborative learning model,
and are open to mentorship as we seek to explore a vision of what music worship
in our congregation could become.
A detailed position statement is available either by phoning our Church
Administrator, Ruth, at 403-283-3301 or by emailing email@example.com, using
“Director of Music Position” in the subject line.
Sheet music (2 keys available arranged by Lois Cossar): A Soldier s Prayer in C (by BMcLay) – full.- arr Lois Cossar or A Soldier s Prayer in G (by BMcLay) – full – arr Lois Cossar Audio clip: http://musicunited.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/Soldiers-Prayer-brendamclaymusic-MP3-file.mp3 Here is one of the songs I wrote for Remembrance Day services for my choir. Soloist in the attached recording is Dominique Ethier, North Bay, with keyboard accompaniment. This is a simple slower easy tune in 3/4 time. Sheet music has the lead line + chords (however no full written accompaniment or harmony parts) both in the original key of G (for alto or bass) and transposed into C (for soprano or tenor). We sang it in unison as a small group however could be a solo piece. Please feel free to add other harmonies, instruments and little improvisations. The soloist added a couple of her own improvisations you will note especially at the end of the bridge (music line goes down, she goes up). Brenda McLay email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Attachments: Soldier’s Prayer (brendamclaymusic) A Soldier’s Prayer (in C major) by Brenda McLay A Soldier’s Prayer (in G major original key) by Brenda McLay
Music Director Needed – St. Andrew’s United Church – Beaverton, ON
We are looking for a Music Director. We are an enthusiastic, progressive congregation with a new, young and energetic Minister.
Detailed job description can be viewed at www.standrewsunitedchurch.net. Resumes and covering letter can be submitted via email to email@example.com.
1974 Yamaha C7 semi-concert grand ( 7’4″”) This instrument has been fully rebuilt by Dwight Pile, a Yamaha specialist. Soundboard re-crowned and refinished, new pin block, re strung, new hammers, new dampers, action rebuilt. This was the last year Yamaha built with ivory key coverings. The sound is rich and warm, with a powerful bass, clear mid-rang and a treble that sings, yet has more warmth than is typical of many Yamaha pianos. Price: $28,000. This instrument will provide your congregation with many years of joyous music; it is delightful to play.The piano is located at Faith United Church, 1778 Nash Road, Courtice, ON. I am happy to provide interest free financing for any United Church interested in this most special instrument. Please contact Brian Stevens, 647-825-5136 or e-mail brian@VirgoMusic.ca
Beach United Church in Toronto is seeking a music facilitator to initiate and organize expressions of faith through music.
BUC offers non-traditional worship that emphasizes music to explore faith and
This part time position (10-15 hours per week) includes working with the BUC
ministerial team to plan and deliver weekly worship services and working with
volunteers to support and lead musical experiences in weekly worship (Sunday
mornings) and rehearsals. At present we have an adult choir, a children’s choir,
and a hand bell choir. Other ad hoc musicians are available.
For further details, see the attached flyer: BUC Music Leader
Come explore new ways of making meaningful music in worship! Join us in beautiful Riverview, New Brunswick, across the river from Moncton!
September 13-14, 2013 at St. Paul’s United Church (Riverview, NB)
- Sept. 13, 7pm Hymn Festival – Come and sing!
- Sept. 14, 9am-3pm Workshops
- Drumming in Worship
- Music as Pastoral Care
- Developing the Congregational Choir
- Sacred Songwriting
- The Pianist as Organist
- Electronica in the Choir Loft?
Workshops led by Music United executive members: Lois Joy Cossar, Fred Graham, Nancy Handrigan, Bruce Harding, Lloyd MacLean, Carol Zacharias
- Friday night: freewill offering.
- Saturday workshops: $40 ($30 if registered by Sept. 3)
For additional information & Registration: www.stpaulsriverview.org or call (506) 386-3335
And if you’re in the area and you’d like to get involved in Music United, join us for our 2013 AGM in Carleton-Borden, PEI, Sunday, September 15 (all are welcome to this informal afternoon meeting – email for further details if you’d like to join us)
Download the Music Matters 2013 poster and help us spread the word.
See you in Riverview!