The Wheat Ridge Congregational Church of the United Church of Christ is an Open and Affirming church where everyone is welcome. We are seeking a part-time organist/pianist. Individuals with music degrees and music students are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Organ proficiency. Our instrument is a 20 rank Wicks pipe organ.
  • Piano competency. Our instrument is a Baldwin grand piano.
  • Ability to accompany groups and soloists on both the piano and the organ.
  • Willingness to take direction and work respectfully as a team player.

Duties, Supervision and Responsibilities

  • Sunday worship services are at 10:00 a.m. Duties include playing the organ/or piano for the Prelude, hymns, accompanying the choir or other special music and the Postlude.
  • Choir rehearsals are Wednesday evenings 7:00 – 8:30pm. The choir rehearses late August through May. Duties include accompanying the choir primarily on the piano and occasionally on the organ.
  • Special events include weddings and funeral services. Fees are set in advance and paid in addition to salary. Duties include working with the individuals having the special event to select music.
  • Works in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Music Director and Minister. Also works under the limited supervision of the Board of Deacons.
  • Oversees tuning and maintenance of the organ in conjunction with Morel & Associates Organ Builders.

Start Date, Salary and Benefits

  • Start date for this position is July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible after July 1st.
  • Salary beginning at $6600 per year.
  • Four weeks annual paid vacation not to be scheduled during Lent, Easter, Advent, Christmas or the Sunday after Christmas.

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Interested persons should email resume to:

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