Seeking Handbell Choir Director at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in the City of Fairfax


Our Church’s Handbell Director is on sabbatical while pursuing an advanced degree (while also teaching elementary school music full-time); she plans to return in the Fall of 2024.

Position Description: Directs Handbell Choir practice each Monday evening (from 7:15 – 9:00) and during worship service one Sunday morning each month (8:45 -approximately 11:15; handbell choir generally plays three pieces during the service). Employment period runs from Fall 2022 through mid-June 2023 and September 2023 through mid-June 2024.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicant must have thorough knowledge of musical notation and ability to read and interpret a musical score and conduct rehearsals. Additionally, prior experience in ringing in, or directing, a handbell choir would be a plus.

Compensation: $3,500 per annum

Point of Contact: For additional information, please email Cliff Diehl.