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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 14. December 2017)

Organist/Choirmaster: All Saints Episcopal Church in Appleton, WI is seeking a part-time organist/choirmaster. Our ideal candidate would be a skilled, faith-centered musician who has at least a bachelor’s degree in music, broad musical experience, and a deep appreciation for and knowledge of the Anglican musical tradition. Primary responsibilities will include: 1) playing the organ and leading the adult choir during one Sunday worship service per week and during special seasonal services as needed 2) rehearsing the adult choir, which includes paid choral scholars, at least once per week (this has taken place on Sunday morning before the worship service) with the potential to begin a youth choir 3) selecting the hymns and liturgical music for worship service 4) attending weekly staff meetings 5) playing for wedding and funeral services as needed. This is a part-time salaried position (at least 15 hrs/wk) with benefits to be negotiated. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and within the guidelines of the Association of Anglican Musicians. Please send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references to the Organist/Choirmaster Search Committee at: allsaintsorganistsearch@gmail.com In your cover letter, please include a brief discussion of the importance of music for the worship service and succinctly describe what you believe to be your role as a church musician. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The position start date will be no later than Sept. 1, 2018, but we would welcome an earlier start date. For the full position description and more information about our congregation, music tradition, and organ please see the Organist/Choirmaster Search link on our website at http://www.allsaintsappleton.org/ourministries/musicsearch.html (12/17)

Director of Music Ministry/Choir Director: St. Peter’s (Ashton), Middleton, WI with a long history as a deep faith community, is looking for a part time (4 - 8 hrs/wk) Director of Music Ministry. The candidate should be able: 1) To continue our rich tradition of musical excellence, we seek a creative and artistic Director to lead our choir in weekend and special liturgies, coordinate accompanists, and direct the choir during weekly scheduled rehearsals. 2) Teach a variety of musical styles including traditional and contempo- rary that integrates with our liturgical celebrations. 3) Be familiar with Catholic Liturgy history and practice and participate in the parish liturgy committee music selection and planning. Knowledge and experience in choral formation using the Roman Missal, including antiphons and chants is helpful as we expand our musical repertoire. Experience directing a church choir and skill as a choral conductor are required. Send a cover letter and resumé to dkalscheur@stpetermiddleton.org or to the parish at 7121 County Road K, Middleton, WI 53562. Any question, please contact: Jerry French, Kjfrench0@gmail.com or (608) 712-5818. (11/17)

Organist/Pianist: St. Peter’s (Ashton), Middleton, WI with a long history as a deep faith community, is looking for a part time (4 - 8 hrs/wk) accompanist to work with our Director to lead our choir in weekend and special liturgies and during weekly scheduled rehearsals. Being familiar with Catholic Liturgy and experience in playing choral music using the Roman Missal, including antiphons and chants, is helpful. Send a cover letter and resumé to dkalscheur@stpetermiddleton.org or to the parish at 7121 County Road K, Middleton, WI 53562. Any question, please contact: Jerry French, Kjfrench0@gmail.com or (608) 712-5818. (11/17)

Music Director: First Unitarian Society of Madison, WI is searching for a full time, experienced leader to coordinate and inspire the music ministry of this large and diverse congregation. This job includes administering all aspects of the music program, supervising music staff, conducting adult choirs, publicizing music events, overseeing the maintenance of instruments, maintaining and growing an extensive choral library, contributing as a collaborative performer as needed, and administering the FUS Music Budget. FUS resides in the historically recognized “Meeting House”, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a member at FUS, and in our recently expanded Gold-level LEED-Certified Atrium addition. The two volunteer adult choirs, the teen choir, and two children’s choirs sing a wide range of repertoire. Chamber musicians and soloists are frequently invited to perform at the Saturday and two Sunday services and at the Friday Noon Musicales, the latter which serves as an outreach to the community. Please submit, via email, a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae or expanded resumé, one letter of reference plus the names and contact information of three additional references, your salary history, and your contact information to fusmusicdirectorsearch@gmail.com by November 17, 2017. Please include the words “Music Director” in the email subject line. See the full job description at the church’s website: https://fusmadison.org/welcome/our-staff/work-at-fus/ (10/17, 11/17)

Director of Music Ministries: Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Watertown, WI is looking for a full-time Director of Music Ministries. This position is responsible for worship planning and overseeing our musical groups including: Festival Choir, Bell Choirs, Men’s Choir and Praise Band. Our Director provides leadership for the traditional and blended services both vocally and instrumentally as the worship leader. Skills required: Experience conducting both traditional and contemporary Lutheran worship services. Ability to recruit and lift up musical gifts of others within the congregation. Proficiency must be demonstrated in organ, piano, and keyboard. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resumé, a copy of your college transcripts, and a video or audio of past leading/directing, if possible, to Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, c/o Personnel Committee, 204 N 10th Street, Watertown, WI 53094 or email to wudovich@me.com. Check us out at http://www.watertownimmanuel.org. (10/17, 11/17)

Music Director: St. John's United Church of Christ, Monroe, WI is seeking a professional in the ministry of church music to enrich the worship and spiritual life of a congregation. The 22 hour/week salaried position is responsible for preparing and providing worship service music by accompanying hymns on the organ or piano, rehearsing and directing of choirs and coordinating the music schedule of choirs, soloists or ensembles. This position would also serve as the primary musical resource for church funerals, weddings, and special worship celebrations. Complete job description available during regular business hours. Send resumé to stjohnsucc@tds.net or complete application at St. John’s United Church of Christ; 1724 14th St.; Monroe WI 53566. Website: http://stjohnsuccmonroe.org (7/17, 8/17, 9/17, 10/17, 11/17)

Organist: Westminster Presbyterian Church, located in northeast Rockford, IL (near I-90 and 40 miles from Chicago suburbs) is seeking a part-time organist. Westminster is a thriving faith community with a proud 160-year history, a Holtkamp organ, and reputable music program. The Organist is responsible to plan, prepare, and provide organ and piano music for Westminster’s traditional worship service and other church functions, and work closely with pastoral staff, the choir director, and the church choirs. The Organist will play most Sundays of the year as well as special services including, but not limited to Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter. Bachelor degree in Music is preferred. A minimum of three years’ work experience as a church organist (including experience in organ and piano maintenance) and demonstrated experience as a team player working with staff, musicians, and volunteers are preferred. Familiarity with orchestration and vocal arrangements is also preferred. Apply online at https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Westminster-Presbyterian-Church/jobs/Part-Time-Organist-24de1b40b740aadd?q=Westminster+Presbyterian+Church or email cover letter and resumé to HR@Westminsterchurch.cc. Please call Rev. Bill Ward at 815-282-1500 if you have any questions. (10/17, 11/17)

Music Director: Holy Communion Episcopal Church in Lake Geneva, WI is seeking a Music Director to lead our Music Ministry. We are a small traditionally oriented liturgical parish looking for someone who can mix a bit of newer musical experience with our traditional liturgical service. Service music is provided from the 1982 Hymnal. The person we seek will have strong keyboard skills and be capable of leading choir anthems as well as congregational hymns. We have a beautiful 1883 Opus 1144 Hook and Hastings pipe organ (a two manual and pedal, mechanical action organ with 11 ranks) and wonderful Hailun grand piano. Please send a note expressing your interest along with a short bio and contact information to chclgaccounting@sbcglobal.net. Compensation and terms of service to be negotiated. (8/17, 9/17, 10/17, 11/17)

Choir Director: 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 play for worship at times preferred. Questions and inquiries, please email Rev. Brittany Barber at fcw.pastor@gmail.com . (6/17, 7/17, 8/17, 9/17, 10/17, 11/17)