Part-Time Choir Director – Des Arc UMC – Des Arc

Des Arc First United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time choir director and pianist to work with our choir, vocal performers, and handbell choir as well as accompany the worship service.

Additional duties include:

  • Directing the chancel choir
  • Directing the bell choir
  • Choosing music in consultation with the pastor
  • Preparing special music for Christmas and Easter services and accompanying those services
  • Available for High Holy Days ( i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter)
  • Direct children’s choir as needed
  • Available for weekly rehearsals with choirs
  • Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

  • Formal music training including ability to read music
  • Ability to transpose and arrange music
  • Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
  • Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels

The salary is commensurate with experience and travel expense.

To apply, send a resume and references to Rebecca Hayley,