Help wanted: Choir Director

Music is an important part of worship at Kimberley United Church. Our choir is a small but energetic group that provides music leadership on a weekly basis by leading in the singing of hymns and service music. The choir also sings occasional anthems, and has traditionally prepared and performed a Cantata for the Christmas season.

We are looking for a choir director who can provide leadership to this choir.

Here is the present job description for this position.

Choir Director: Kimberley United Church

Skills:

  • Able to conduct music, read music, and demonstrate passages to all members of the choir.
  • Good skills at organization and time management.
  • Good personal communication skills.

Duties:

  • Meet and rehearse with choir weekly, with additional rehearsals as needed for special music, especially at Christmas and Easter.
  • Arrive at church early every Sunday for pre-service rehearsal and lead choir during the service.
  • Meet with minister and accompanist to coordinate music needs for each Sunday.
  • Lead choir at funerals and weddings and other occasions on request, if possible.
  • Consult with the Worship committee regarding purchase of music.

Terms:

  • This position is for 9 months/year,  Mid-September – Mid-June.
  • Pay is $320.00/month (including vacation pay)
  • This is for a term of 1 year, to be renewed annually on mutual agreement

(June 2013, approved by KUC Council).

If you are interested in this position please contact us at

KUCMandP@shaw.ca

or call  Jim Andrews (250) 427-7935

P1000388

 

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