Seeking candidates for a 3/8 time (15 hours per week) position as Organist-Choirmaster at historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bennington, Vermont.
Duties include the following:
- Conducting rehearsals for the adult choir
- Playing organ and leading choir at weekly Sunday 10:00 service and major feast and holy days
- Planning music according to liturgical cycle and per Rector’s approval
- Familiarity with church organ repertoire
- Foundation in Episcopal choral tradition
More information about St. Peter’s parish, its choirs, and its two-manual, 901-pipe, and 13-rank organ may be obtained by searching St. Peter’s website at http://www.stpetersvt.org/
Link to music ministry/organ description: http://stpetersvt.org/what-we-do/ministries/
Link to Bennington Chamber of Commerce: http://www.bennington.com/
Bennington, Vermont is a classic New England town located in the southwest corner of the state, close to the borders of Massachusetts and New York, on the western slope of the Green Mountains. Bennington residents have the advantage of living in a small town with three colleges, while being only an hour’s drive from Albany, NY and several hours from Boston and New York City. The Bennington area offers natural beauty and plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities, including many ski resorts within an hour’s drive. The surrounding area includes many cultural venues such as the Clark Art Museum, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Williams College, Mass MOCA, and the Southern Vermont Arts Center.
Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
. We will be accepting materials until the position is filled.