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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 27. August 2019)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Organist/Pianist: McFarland Lutheran Church, McFarland, WI is seeking an organist/pianist to provide music for 3 weekend worship services. This person would also accompany choir rehearsals one evening a week, and accompany the choir on Sunday morning. The position is approximately 10-12 hours/week. Please contact Pastor Tim Dean at (608) 838-3184 or tdean @ mcfarlandlutheran.org for more information and to apply. (8/19)

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)

Director of Sacred Music: St. Bernard Parish, Madison, WI is currently seeking a Director of Sacred Music. This is a full-time, salaried position with retirement, sick and vacation benefits. To view a complete job description, please visit our parish web site at http://www.sbmsn.org . (7/19)

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)

Soprano Section Leader: The Parish Choir of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madison, WI is looking for a soprano section leader. The Parish Choir is primarily composed of volunteers who sing at one Mass each Sunday morning at 10:00 am from September – May, in addition to special celebrations that happen throughout the year, including Christmas Eve & Day, Holy Week, and Easter. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. This position would ideally include attendance at weekly rehearsal as well as attendance at the 10:00 am Mass on Sunday mornings. There is flexibility in scheduling. This is a paid position. For more information about St. Thomas Aquinas, visit us at www.stamadison.org or contact Greg Buchberger, Director of Music Ministries at greg @ stamadison.org.(7/19)

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)

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)

Organist: St. John’s Episcopal Church, Dubuque, IA is seeking an organist to play on Sundays and occasional other services (e.g. Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, etc.) The organist will also support the St. John’s Choir on Sundays and preferably in weekly rehearsals. Experience in liturgical worship necessary, Episcopal experience a plus. Pianists with interest/enthusiasm for organ study (which St. John's may supplement for the right candidate) are encouraged to apply. Organ experience and competency highly desired. Stipend negotiable based on experience and ability. For more information send cover letter, resumé, and references (or general questions) to St. John’s Episcopal Church, “Organist Search”, Attention: Father Goodrich, Pastor, 1458 Locust Street, Dubuque, IA or by e-mail at fathergoodrich @stjohnsdbq.org. (5/19, 6/19, 7/19)