Director of Music Ministries – Peachtree Road Lutheran Church, Atlanta, GA

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES (PT)

Peachtree Road Lutheran Church, http://www.peachtreelutheran.com,  located just north of Phipps Plaza in Buckhead/Brookhaven, is seeking a Director of Music Ministries with an eye to leadership of congregational singing, encouraging and inspiring enthusiastic and worshipful praise to God.

The successful candidate will have competencies in traditional, contemporary and blended worship formats, competencies in instrumental performance, choral conducting and voice development, with exceptional organizational and communication skills and will enjoy being an integral part of the ministerial team.

Duties will include: planning and executing all worship experiences, including Sunday Morning Worship, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Reformation Sunday and All Saints’ Sunday, as well as other scheduled worship services, Weddings and Memorial Services.

The Director of Music Ministries will also serve as principal organist, providing organ and/or piano accompaniment to hymns, anthems and responses, as well as appropriate service music for all scheduled services.

Planning and preparation includes: personal and choral rehearsal time, choosing hymns, anthems, liturgical responses and related music for all worship services, rehearsing and conducting the sanctuary choir for Sunday Worship and scheduled Holy Days.

Management responsibilities include: hiring, scheduling and managing all professional quartet members, staff harpists and contracting for additional musicians for Festival Worship days.

Music assets include:  Professional Soloists/Quartet, World-Class 1903, 6’3 Bluthner Grand (2018 Restoration). Allen III/50 Organ (2018 Installation) with preparation for the return of 7 Ranks of Wicks pipework to be re-installed as Postif Division.

Compensation and benefits commensurate with educational and professional background.

Position available 29 April, 2019 until filled.  Credentials may be submitted via email to:  peachtreerd@earthlink.net  (Please ignore spam notification)

[Posted 25 FEB 2019]