Organist Needed – St. Francis Church in Great Falls, VA

Posted on 15.04.2021 by Darden

Position Announcement

Part-Time Organist St. Francis Episcopal Church

Great Falls, Virginia

The Parish of St. Francis Episcopal Church, Great Falls, Virginia seeks a part-time organist to begin service on July 1, 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible. Reporting to the Director of Music, the appointee will be responsible for the following duties:

1) Providing organ accompaniment, which includes, hymns, service music, preludes, postludes, accompaniment of anthems and other covering music for the principal liturgies of the Parish. These liturgies include, but are not limited to, the principal Sunday morning liturgy throughout the year, Christmas, Holy Week and other special liturgies as required by the Music Director or Rector of the Parish.

2) Providing organ accompaniment for the St. Francis Choir at the Sunday and special liturgies.

3) Assisting the Music Director at weekly choir rehearsal held during the program year (September – May) on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:00pm and at the Sunday choir warm-up 45 minutes before the liturgy.

Education: A candidate with a music degree and experience with the Episcopal liturgy is preferred.

Compensation for Part-Time Organist will be based on Diocesan guidelines.

Interested candidates should respond in writing to this announcement to Larry Vote, Director of Music levote@smcm.edu.