Director of Music; Weymouth, MA

in Job Postings
March 4th, 2014

The Old South Union Congregational Church, of Weymouth, Mass., is seeking a part-time Director of   Music (10–12 hours per week) to oversee organ and choral music for worship services and special   occasions. Old South is a large, vibrant and growing church on the South Shore with a history of   exceptional organ and choir music of many styles and is seeking a candidate with prior experience as   Music Director. The candidate should have knowledge of choral and organ literature, and the ability to   play the organ and piano at an advanced level. The senior choir numbers 30-40 and the instrument is an   Austin organ, Opus 2739 with 3 manuals, 31 ranks and antiphonal stops.

The primary responsibilities of this position are:

1. Coordinates organ and choral music appropriate to the liturgical calendar for performance at weekly   and additional services.

2. Direct and play at weekly worship services.

3. Coordinate and oversee rehearsals, direct and accompany the Senior Choir and summer soloists.

4. Provide leadership and support for all aspects of music at the church, including supporting the Youth   Choir Director and the choir section leaders.

The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.

Please send inquiries and resumes to Lauri MacKinnon at alexben@comcast.net