Director of Choral Music (Part Time) - Westminster UMC


10/2/2018

Westminster United Methodist Church is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Choral Music. The Director of Choral Music enlivens and supports people of all ages in their worship and song to God through choral music.  This is a part-time (10hrs) position and includes weekly rehearsal and preparation of the Chancel Choir to contribute a weekly anthem to our Traditional Sunday Morning Service at 11:05 AM.  The applicant must be skilled in choral conducting and must have extensive knowledge of choral literature as well as a solid understanding of its theological function in traditional worship. The Director of Choral music has a strong desire to work as a team player with the worship team and enjoys inviting anyone with a desire to sing into the choir. This person is a strong proponent of congregational singing and has the ability to engage the choir in leading the people of the church in traditional hymnody as found in the United Methodist Hymnal and other Methodist publications.  The qualified applicant has a degree in choral conducting, specifically sacred music with choral-conducting concentration or extensive experience (5+ years) in church music choral conducting.  An understanding of the liturgical year and its effect on United Methodist worship as well as an appreciation and willingness to participate in other worship styles is desirable.

The deadline for applications is November 11, 2018. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Rev. Suzi Byrd at sbyrd@wumc.com

Contact: Rev. Suzi Byrd
5801 San Felipe
Houston, TX 77057
713-782-7750
sbyrd@wumc.com