Organist/Pianist (Music Assistant)

Principal Function:

The organist (pianist)/music assistant is responsible to the minister of music for serving at the organ/piano and assisting in the music ministry.

Responsibilities:

  • Play the instrument for all regular and special services of the church.
  • Serve as accompanist for choirs, ensembles and soloists in regular and special rehearsals and performances, as needed.
  • Play for weddings and funerals as requested.
  • Assist in planning worship services, choir rehearsals and special music events.
  • Plan and give direction to a training program designed for developing organists/pianists in the church.
  • Maintain a regular schedule of organ practice and study.
  • Serve as secretary to the minister of music, if required.
  • Maintain music ministry files, library and equipment.
  • Work with the graded choirs as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.