Jobs and Opportunities

When known, available positions for paid employment requiring an organist, choir director, pianist, or any combination of the above will be posted here.  We are also happy to advertise opportunities for voluntary service in church or choral music.  Contact information will be posted as provided by the employer, or the organization seeking volunteers, and it will remain until the closing date for applications, or until the position is filled, whichever comes first.

Please check back to this page for updates.  If you have any questions about the hiring process, feel free to contact us using the Contact page.  We’re here to assist both employers and job seekers so please don’t hesitate to ask for help.

Positions Available

Pianist with wide musical repertoire – Santa Fe

Pianist for progressive Protestant church with wide musical repertoire (classical, global, etc.). Send resume and references to United Church of Santa Fe (UCC), 1804 Arroyo Chamiso, Santa Fe, NM 87505 or unitedchurchsf@gmail.com. 505-988-3295. Rev. Talitha Arnold, Music Dirrctor: Bradley Ellingboe.

For more info, contact:
unitedchurchofsantafe.org
unitedchurch.brad@gmail.com


Music Director / Pianist (Albuquerque)

St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Music Director/Pianist. St. Tim’s is a progressive Christian community, with a love of music and eclectic musical taste.

Position is salaried and part time, approximately 10 hours a week, but varies by season. The Music Director/Pianist will collaborate in planning the musical experience for the congregation, direct and accompany the choir in rehearsals and worship services, play the piano for the Sunday services and other festival worship services (e.g., Christmas, Easter), and communicate with appropriate community members to ensure that music information is available for printing or posting. The community is currently transitioning out of pandemic restrictions, and has reintroduced both choir and congregational singing during the services while continuing Covid-safe practices.

Salary starts at $15,000 and includes paid time off. The position requires work on site for worship services and choir practice, primarily Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings, but other responsibilities can be scheduled at the discretion of the Music Director/Pianist. Preferred skills include familiarity with, and ability to play, a variety of styles of music for worship, from traditional through contemporary; experience leading a choir or vocal group; and ability to coordinate a variety of musicians for the weekly service.

Interested applicants should email a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:

St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church
211 Jefferson NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

mcsherrell@msn.com


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AGO Career Services Center

(permanent postings for career musicians)

The Career Services Center on the National Guild Website has a listing of jobs that are available across the country.  You will need your member number to access the Career Services job postings.

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