Pianist/Accompanist - Christ Church United Methodist, Denver, Colorado

August 11, 2016

Accepting applications for PIANIST/ACCOMPANIST
Christ Church United Methodist is looking for a pianist/accompanist to support its regular 10:15 Sunday service:

  • Gathering music prior to service
  • Offertory
  • Accompany the Chancel Choir
    (rehearses from 7:00-8:15 on Thursdays , September through May)
We hope to find a pianist with these skills:
  • Sight read
    • Accompaniments
    • Choral parts: 2-stave, very rarely 4-part open score
  • Widely Literate—able  to play:
    • Short solo pieces suitable for 3-5 minute offertories
    • Hymns and hymn arrangements
    • Traditional and contemporary choral accompaniments
  • Flexibility
    • Experiment with a different accompaniment styles
    • Piece together musical fragments to make a larger piece
    • Alternate playing accompaniments with playing choral parts (rehearsal and service)
  • Huge Plus!
    • Enthusiasm for supporting worship services filled heartfelt singing
    • Read and accompany from lead sheets (melody + chords)
    • Gospel or folk experience
Additional responsibilities at Christmas and during Holy Week. Undergraduate upper classperson or graduate student would be ideal, but not required. Salary negotiable, including opportunity for supplemental income in piano teaching.

Christ Church United Methodist is at 690 Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado.

Contact: Rev. Eric Strader

Address: 690 Colorado Boulevard Denver CO

Email: Click to email

Website: ChristChurchColorado.org