Music Accompanist - First UMC, Berthoud, Colorado

May 08, 2017

Job Description
Music Accompanist
First United Methodist Church
Berthoud, CO
 
Purpose

  • To provide musical accompaniment  ( piano, keyboard, and other instruments as qualified) during worship and choir performances
 
About our church
First United Methodist Church of Berthoud is a vibrant, multi-generational congregation with average attendance of 100. Worship style is a mix of hymns and praise music.
 
Qualifications 
  • Background  and knowledge of vocal and instrumental music
  • Ability to play piano/keyboard required; other instruments are a plus
  • Ability to read open score
  • Ability to accompany a diverse range of musical styles
  • Strong personal faith in God and Christ
  • Commitment to a team ministry, working with the pastor, choir director/worship leader, choir members, and members of the congregation
 
Supervision
  • Primary support and direction provided by the pastor.  
  • Work at the direction of the pastor and choir director.
  • Acts as the staff link for music-communication between pastor, admin. secretary, choir director.
  • Performance evaluation conducted by Staff Parish Relations Committee annually
 
Duties
  • Provide musical accompaniment for weekly service, special services, choir performances, and weekly choir practice.
    • Play piano, and other instruments as able
    • Provide incidental music during the service
    • Help with worship Planning
    • Slide show updates/assistance for the music area
  • Prepare musical selections as directed by the choir director/worship leader.
 
Hours
This is a salaried position.  Accompany at Sunday services at 10:00 am and special services throughout year. Attend and play for choir practice Wednesday night 7:00 pm mid-August through May. The duties are estimated at 6 hours/week when choir is in session and 3 hours/week when not. Extra time will be required during the Christmas Cantata and other special services throughout the year. 
 
Compensation
Salary: $4090  Each employee is responsible for arranging coverage and any sub pay will be deducted from your salary for that week.                                
Two weeks off after one year of employment.                    
 

Contact: Kris-Ellen Corzine

Address: 820 9th Street Berthoud CO 80513

Email: bumc_sprc@qwestoffice.net

Website: www.berthoudumc.org