ORGANIST - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Troy, Alabama
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Troy, AL seeks an organist to lead, contribute and collaborate in a tradition of quality choral and
organ music. Candidates need to have knowledge of choral music, hymns, organ repertoire, and a willingness to learn Episcopal
liturgical practices.
Applicants please respond with resumes by April 5th to .
• Prepare the Choir, working alongside the Choir Director, to sing an offertory anthem and a psalm in
Anglican chant for the Sunday services, as well as lead in other music.
• Reports directly to the Rector
• In collaboration with the Rector, meet to prepare a postlude, prelude, hymns, choral music, and service music for worship services.
• Prepare music offerings for Holy Week, Christmas, and other special occasions, including weddings and funerals.
• Flexibility moving between organ and piano based on music and season.
• Engage instrumentalists as needed.
• Actively participate in collaborating with the clergy and congregation in a spirit of mutual ministry. • Tend to administrative matters
as needed, such as planning and researching repertory for the church year, oversight of the music supplies budget for ordering music
and maintaining the music library, responding to communications in a timely manner, and supplying information for worship bulletins
and periodic publicity.
• Develop contacts with regional musicians and groups to encourage the use of St. Mark’s as a venue for musical and cultural events.
• Participate in personal career enrichments, continuing education, and professional organizations as time and resources allow.
- Instrument: Allen Organ CF-10 2 manual Chancel Series with GeniSYS o Installed 2018
- This position entails 48 Sundays/year; funerals; and Holy Days, which include, but do not necessarily exclude, Christmas Eve, Holy
Week, and Easter. 10 to 15 hours a week.
- Weddings will be compensated at $150 for wedding and consult with family, and $200 if the organist
attends the rehearsal.
- Salary range is negotiable; consistent with candidate’s education, experience, and skill level.
Columbus, Georgia Chapter of the
American Guild of Organists