Organist (part time), First Presbyterian Church, Rome, GA

First Presbyterian Church Rome, GA

Part-time Organist Vacancy

First Presbyterian Church (EPC) in Rome, GA seeks a part-time Organist. The congregation has a combined weekly attendance from the traditional and contemporary services that averages 650 and supports a growing music ministry. The primary weekly position commitment is the 10:30 am Sunday morning traditional service where the organist provides service music, including prelude, postlude, and accompaniment for congregational song. The candidate will accompany the Chancel Choir, soloists, and other occasional chamber ensembles on organ or occasional piano as needed when the choral accompanist is away. Rehearsals with the chancel choir will be no more than twice per month. Occasional responsibilities include major services of Advent and Lent as well as weddings and funerals. The successful candidate will possess superior sight reading skills and will encourage congregational singing through creative and well executed service playing. Personal requirements include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music and a growing Christian faith. First Presbyterian Church is located in downtown Rome, GA and the sanctuary houses a 33 rank Reuter pipe organ and a 7 foot Baldwin grand piano. The annual salary is in the range of $12,000 for 10 hours per week of rehearsal, worship planning, and personal practice and is based upon experience and education.

Interested applicants please email an application letter and resume including three references to: Dr. Aaron Rice, Director of Classic Music Ministries, at aaronr@fpcrome.org