Employment Opportunity: Organist/Accompanist

Interested in engaging your passion and talents to help envision and enact transcendent experiences for people to encounter the Divine? Intrigued by an opportunity to collaborate with others in creativity and community? Inspired to be a part of a team where uniqueness is valued and embraced as a core aspect of unity?

Moreland Presbyterian Church (Portland, OR) is a welcoming, growing, diverse and inclusive multi-generational community of ordinary, imperfect people who are experiencing an extraordinary, perfect Love and desiring to share it with others in SE Portland and beyond.

We are seeking an Organist/Accompanist (part-time position) to help us expand our vision and experience of creating transnational experiences of music for our worshiping community and the broader community.

If this work inspires you, please submit a cover letter and resume to: search@morelandpres.org

The Organist/Accompanist provides organ and/or piano accompaniment for the Chancel Choir, soloists, LOGOS Children’s Choir, and congregation for the Sunday morning worship service and additional seasonal services (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week and Easter) plus rehearsals. They are also responsible for instrumental preludes, postludes, offertories, and special interludes at these services. Responsibilities include working with the Director for Worship Music, choirs, instrumentalists, and others to support an evocative worship experience, as well as to promote inspired and joyful musicianship, providing accompaniment at rehearsals and in worship and special events, playing for weddings and memorials and securing vocal/instrumental soloists for these services when requested, and arranging for repair and tuning of pipe organ and pianos as needed.

Link to Organist/Accompanist job description



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