Music Leader - Scott UMC, Denver, Colorado

July 31, 2017

Scott United Methodist Church seeks an energetic musically skilled, collaborative Music Leader to develop and lead the music program. 

Expectations:

  • Collaborate with the pastor and worship leaders to plan worship services, special services, seasonal events and select appropriate music.
  • Lead choir rehearsals (currently scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday evenings)
  • Play organ, piano, and/or other instruments to meet musical needs of worship services.
  • Play for special services throughout the year (i.e. Lenten Services, weddings, funerals, etc.); additional compensation provided.
  • Direct congregational singing, as well as choirs, praise teams, and instrumentalists.
  • Seek guest musicians on selected Sundays, other occasions, and in the absence of the choir. 

Qualifications

  • Basic skills as a choir director: rehearsal planning and pacing, choral conducting, repertoire planning, etc.
  • Flexible musical palette, knowledge of sacred music and ability to select from a variety of musical genres that inspire and enhance worship.
  • Positive and relational leadership style that helps create a positive and uplifting experience for volunteer musicians and singers
  • The ability to teach people with varying degrees of musical knowledge.
  • Desire and ability to build musical excellence in the church.
  • Desire and ability to participate fully in the life of a growing church.
  • A personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience working with choirs in a sacred setting
 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A spirit of collaboration with the pastor, staff members, and worship planners.
  • Skilled in playing the organ and piano.
  • Skilled as an accompanist to lead congregational singing, choir, and soloists as necessary.

Contact: Daphne L. Hunter/Sheryl McCallum

Address: 2880 Garfield St. Denver CO 80205

Phone: 303-322-8967

Email: secretarysumc@qwestoffice.net