Church Accompanist


First United Methodist Church, San Leandro is seeking a part-time accompanist to be a key member of our music program,  accompanying our choir(s) at rehearsal and on Sunday morning, and providing the music (Prelude, hymn-accompaniment, Postlude, etc.) during Worship Service(s).  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our Music Director and Pastor.
·        12 month position, estimated to require an average of 4-6 hours per week, exclusive of personal rehearsal time
·        $600-$680/month depending on experience
·        Demonstrated skill and competency at the keyboard (Sanctuary has both piano and organ; and the sound system can accommodate an electronic keyboard)
·        Familiarity with and experience in liturgical music
·        Demonstrated knowledge of or willingness to learn United Methodist hymns; classical and contemporary music/praise songs; and worship music from diverse cultures
·        Experience leading congregational singing and accompanying a choir
·        Competent sight reading
·        Choir currently rehearses Thursday nights, from September to May.  Sunday Worship/Celebration is at 9:30 a.m.
Email resumes and/or inquiries to the 1st UMC, San Leandro Staff-Parish Relations Committee at
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Contact: Staff-Parish Relations Committee