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Positions are posted here and in Church Music Notes for two consecutive months, and must be resubmitted to appear additional months. The newsletter deadline is the 15th of each month prior to the next month's issue. Submissions for both online and newsletter job postings should be made to both linda.warren @ tds.net and ACM @ MadisonACM.org.

(Updated 22. October 2019)

Organist/Director of Sacred Music: Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish, in beautiful Dane and Lodi, WI, is looking to hire a Director of Sacred Music and Organist. This is a salaried position, commensurate with background and experience. Principal duties include playing the organ for all Sunday and Holy Day Masses, training cantors, recruiting new members and directing the parish choir(s), selecting appropriate music, and providing educational/instructional opportunities as needed. The preferred candidate should have a basic knowledge of Catholic liturgical principles, he or she should be energetic, desirous of fostering greater beauty at the Mass through the use of sacred music, and comfortable working with people of all ages. Interested candidates should email a resumé to the pastor, Fr. Scott Jablonski at fr.scott.jablonski @ btcatholic.us by November 15. More information about Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish can be found on our website at www.btcatholic.us. (10/19)

Piano Accompanist: Perfect Harmony of Madison, WI, Madison’s only self-identified LGBT+ TTBB chorus is looking to hire a pianist to accompany rehearsals and concerts. This person would report directly to the Artistic Director, and promote the artistic direction and development of the Chorus consistent with established mission, vision, values and goals of the organization, as set forth by the Artistic Director and Board of Directors. For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://perfectharmonychorus.org/. (10/19)

Choir Director: The United Methodist Church of Sun Prairie, WI is seeking a part-time director for its Chancel Choir and Singing Churchmen, starting in January 2020. This is an 8-10 hours per week position, September through May. The director of these two adult choirs will direct and prepare them to offer their ministry of music in weekly worship as scheduled and on other special occasions. Please send a letter and resumé to SPUMC; 702 North St. Sun Prairie, WI 53590 or email lmeixner @ sunprairieumc.org. The application dealine is November 1, 2019. A full job description and application is available at https://sunprairieumc.org/ministry-openings/. (10/19)

Choir Director/Keyboard Player: First Congregational United Church of Christ of Waukesha, WI seeks a flexible, creative, team-oriented musician who will join us to lead our music ministry. Preferred candidate will have choral directing experience and the ability to rehearse the choir one evening a week. Keyboard skills and/or ability to accompany worship some Sundays is preferred. Questions and inquiries, please email Rev. Brittany Barber at fcw.pastor @ gmail.com before October 15, 2019. (10/19)

Choir Director:The United Methodist Church in Lodi, WI is seeking a Choir Director to develop and integrate choral and ensemble music into worship. Specific duties include: prepare, rehearse (on Wednesday evening) and direct choir (Sunday morning); form and rehearse small ensembles and performers for worship and music ministry as necessary; and organize, rehearse, and direct Christmas Cantata with people from the local community. The choir sings at least one Sunday every month during the school year, September through May. This is a salaried position based on approximately 10 hours/ month for nine months of the year. University/college music students applications are welcome. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of application and a brief resumé to: Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Steve Van Lankvelt at vanlanky @ gmail.com. The church is located at 130 Locust Street, Lodi, WI 53555. http://lodiumc.org/. (10/19)

Guitarist: Covenant Presbyterian Church in Madison, WI is seeking a guitarist for their piano-led contemporary worship service on Sundays at 9 am. This person would serve as a member of Covenant’s New Day Ensemble, and consistent attendance at most Wednesday rehearsals and Sunday services would be expected. A small stipend is available. If interested, please contact the New Day Ensemble pianist and director, Ben Welch, at (608) 513-1062 (call or text) or email bwelch @ covenantmadison.org. (8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Director of Music Ministry: Bristol Lutheran Church, Sun Prairie, WI has an opening for a position that includes directing and accompanying the Chancel Choir (adult) and keyboard responsibilities on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings (7:15 pm rehearsal). The choir, which sings and sight-reads well, has about 20 members; have an 8-year-old Kawai 6' grand piano in the sanctuary and a 13-rank Casavant organ, which is currently in the final stages of installation.The organist's salary is dependent on experience, with the pay range between $100 and $135 per service; the Chancel Choir salary is between $3500 and $4000 per 9-month annual period. Contact the parish administrative assistant, Karen Kane, at (608) 837-6093 or email secretary2 @ bristollutheran.org. (8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Organist: The United Methodist Church of Monroe, WI is seeking an organist for two services each Sunday, as well as for weddings, funerals, and special services and activities as needed. 2001 3-manual, 39-rank Berghaus organ. For questions or to submit a resumé, email monroeumc @ tds.net or call (608) 325-5597. (8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Choir Director: The United Methodist Church of Monroe, WI is seeking a director for its adult Chancel Choir. The position includes coordinating music and directing the choir at rehearsals and Sunday morning worship services and other special services, as well as arranging for special music. For questions or to submit a resumé, email monroeumc @ tds.net or call (608) 325-5597. (8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Music Minister: Trinity Episcopal Church in Janesville, WI is seeking a Music Minister, who is responsible for nurturing the prayer life of the community through music, particularly in coordinating music for liturgical celebrations and fostering the growth of Trinity’s music ministry. Through utilizing a variety of musical styles, the Music Minister helps the parish broaden its understanding and appreciation of the role music plays in our liturgical life. The Music Ministry includes, but is not limited to an acoustic ensemble, Taize’ ensemble, and choir. To apply, or for more information, contact The Rev. Kathy Monson Lutes at (608) 754-3402 or rev.kathy @ trinityjanesville.org. (8/19, 9/19, 10,19)

Music Director: St. John's Lutheran Church, a vibrant urban congregation in downtown Madison, WI with multiple musical groups (choir, handbells, brass) is seeking a music director to nurture the gifts and skills of members within the congregation and connect with other musicians in the broader community. 15 - 20 hours a week with a starting salary of between $15,600 - $22,360. For a full position description and application instructions, visit https://www.stjohnsmadison.org/employment-opportunities. (7/19, 8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Director of Music/Organist: St. Peter Catholic Parish, Ashton, WI (near Middleton) is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Organist. This a 0.25 FTE salaried position. Duties include accompanying all weekend masses and solemnities, directing the parish choir, and selecting music. It is critical that the candidate be conversant in Catholic theology and liturgical traditions. Full job description is available here. Please submit a resumé and cover letter to info @ ashtoncatholic.org. (6/19, 7/19, 8/19, 9/19, 10/19)

Choir Director: Grace Presbyterian Church of Beaver Dam, WI is seeking an adult choir director. Competitive salary. For a complete job description, or to apply with a cover letter and resumé, e-mail secretary @ bdgracechurch.org or write Grace Presbyterian Church; 215 Gould Street; Beaver Dam, WI 53916. (6/19, 7/19, 8/19, 9/19, 10/19)