Central United Church, Lunenburg, NS, seeks music leadership

Lunenburg, NS – Central United Church is seeking an enthusiastic and talented individual(s) to lead our music program. We are accepting applications for either one individual who can fill a dual role, or two individuals: an organist and a choir director.

The role of the leader(s) of our music program is: to play for all Sunday services and special services held in the sanctuary; to collaborate with the minister on the selection of weekly hymns and to assist the minister in coordinating music and liturgy; to conduct weekly choir practices, and extra ones as needed; select and prepare the choral music for each Sunday plus special services; participate on the Worship & Music Committee; play for weddings and rehearsals held in the church (as requested) and to be available for funerals held in the church. Music is a huge part of life at Central. We are proud of our instruments which include a 1904 Casavant Pipe organ, a Heintzman 6’ in the sanctuary, a new set of Malmark 3-Octave Handbells and a Yamaha upright grand piano for rehearsal. We also have a dedicated group of talented musicians for you to work with for special musical offerings. We anticipate an average weekly commitment of 12 hours. We offer a salary in line with RCCO standards, and four Sundays of vacation time per year. Additional time off may be arranged through the Ministry and Personnel Committee. If you are enthusiastic about music, and are looking for a fun new challenge, we invite you to apply for this (these) position(s). For more information about Central, please visit our website at www.centralunitedlunenburg.ca. Central United is located in the historic seaside town of Lunenburg, on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. Lunenburg has a vibrant arts and music community which includes LAMP, the Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance. Please apply in confidence to: Colin Mann, Chair, Music Search Committee at cmann@eastlink.ca, or centralunitedch@bellaliant.com.

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