The Assistant organist works with the Director of Music and Associate Organist and Choirmaster in the Music Ministry at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Their primary duties include planning and executing the midweek worship service in collaboration with the ministers of the church and a soloist, and providing music for the 10am Sunday Communion liturgy. Additional opportunities include assisting in the 8:45 and 11:15 Worship Services, weddings, funerals, and seasonal concerts and other special events. As an organist at Peachtree Road, you will have excellent opportunities to develop liturgical skills, learn from experienced organists and conductors, work with world-class staff and staff singers, experience working in a large music program and major parish, have regular access to some of the best instruments in the country, all in what USA today described as one of the “top ten places to experience heavenly music.”
Our instruments at Peachtree Road are regarded as some of the best in the southeast, and the country.
The Chapel instrument is a four manual, 79 stop, 71 rank Schantz organ installed in 1991. The console was renovated and updated in 2015 by Cornel Zimmer. There is also a Schimmel grand piano.
The primary Sanctuary instruments were built by Mander and installed in 2002 and 2008. Combined, they contain eight divisions, 106 stops, and 135 ranks. Other instruments include a Van Daalen continuo organ, a harpsichord by Glen Giuttari, and a Bösendorfer Imperial Grand.
Education and Experience
The candidate should have (or be pursuing) a bachelor’s degree in Organ, and experience accompanying worship in the Anglican tradition.
Salary Range: $19,000 – $20,500
[Posted 15 JUN 2023]