Children's Choir in Minneapolis

Children’s Choir Conductor
Mayflower Community Congregational Church, United Church of Christ

Position title: Children’s Choir Conductor (Part-time, approximately 6 hours per week; wages competitive and commensurate with education and experience.)

Job announcement: Mayflower Community Congregational United Church of Christ, a dynamic, progressive, LGBT-friendly, and justice-focused congregation in Southwest Minneapolis, highly recognized for its music program, seeks a Children’s Choir conductor for the upcoming church year (September to May). The conductor of the Children’s Choir will share their love of music with children in grades 2 through 5 once a week to prepare for monthly church services. Rehearsals are Sunday mornings from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The conductor will also periodically attend the Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade Sunday School classes (9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.) throughout the school year to provide a musical experience to the younger singers of the congregation.

Qualifications: Classroom and ensemble rehearsal experience required. Music Education certification preferred.

Accountability: The Children’s Choir Conductor reports to the Youth Music and Bells Coordinator.

Salary range: About $5000 earned September through May.

Position Overview:

• Plan and lead weekly rehearsals.
• Provide periodic musical experiences for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade Sunday School classes.
• Provide excellent musical experiences for singers.
• Meet with Youth Music and Bells Coordinator.
• Communicate regularly with Youth Music and Bells Coordinator about repertoire choices.
• Collaborate on combined performances throughout the year.
• Communicate schedules, appearances, and rehearsals with families on a regular basis.
• Attend Mayflower Sunday services when the Children’s Choir is scheduled to perform.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Open until filled. 

Contact information

Mayflower UCC Church
Randi Grundahl Rexroth
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Wednesday, August 22
Posted July 31