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ORGANIST – ACCOMPANIST
Music Ministry, PT Contract
Mary, Queen of Peace (Sammamish, WA)
Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sammamish, WA is looking for a part-time Organist/Accompanist. MQP features a Baldwin C-400 3-manual organ. The candidate will provide choral accompaniment on organ and piano for 1-2 weekend liturgies as well as weddings, funerals and feast days.
Compensation will be on a contractual, per-service basis. Additional compensation is available for weddings and funerals, and for subbing for the other music directors when absent. Compensation rate is negotiable, based on experience. Total anticipated compensation will be 10-18k per year; no benefits are provided.
Familiarity with the ritual structure and dynamics of the Catholic liturgy is desired, especially in terms of Sunday Mass, and funeral and wedding liturgies. A knowledge and passion for Catholic liturgical music is critical, along with the ability to play organ preludes and postludes, sight-read choral accompaniment and lead sheets, as well as to lead choirs vocally from the piano. The ability to work with staff, choir members and volunteers is required. This position reports to the Liturgical Music Director.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume and three references to David Yackley at [email protected] No phone inquiries, please. We seek to fill the position immediately. (275)