Director of Music Ministry Full Time

@ St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church
  • Lattingtown, New York View on Map
  • Denomination: Episcopal
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Date Posted: 18 June 2022
  • Application closes: 31 July 2022
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    Job Description

    St. John’s (1917) is located on the north shore of Long Island – less than an hour from New York City….this is a full-time ministry and includes vacation, continuing education, medical, dental and pension benefits. Housing options are available….Our worship style is grounded in the creative traditions of our Anglican/Episcopal heritage. The organ was installed and designed by Sebastian Gluck in 2014. It consists of 20 ranks, with two manuals and pedals. Additionally, the church enjoys a Steinway B piano and Harpsicord….Pre-pandemic, Choral Scholars totaled 14 (SATB) members. These Choral Scholars come from Hofstra University, Queens College, and other New York universities and local Long Island high schools. The Junior Choral Scholar program is composed of members from across the entire community…recently hosted Bob Chilcott to teach Anglican choral music with many young musicians throughout Long Island. St. John’s cherishes Evensong along with other innovative musical programs such as Opera Night and Winter Jazz…Skills necessary include communicating with all age levels and abilities, overseeing a budget, introducing new music, collaborating with clergy and staff, and working within the church calendar to schedule services, programs, and rehearsals…Serves as organist at all principal services, including Sundays, holy days, weddings, and funerals; assists the clergy in the planning of liturgy and music; rehearses and directs the choirs; and assists in the planning and coordination of special musical programs. Recruit church members into every aspect of choir and music ministry…To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, video clip(s), and two references to both Father Mark Fitzhugh and Mother Catherine Wieczorek at [email protected]. Desired start time is late Summer/early Fall, 2022. Additional information is available upon request.

    Application closes: July 31, 2022

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