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Singer Source - Music/Choir Director - Poolesville Presbyterian Church - Poolesville UA-125456598-1

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The Poolesville Presbyterian Church, Poolesville, Maryland, is seeking a part-time Music/Choir Director to play the piano and/or organ and direct the choir at our weekly 10:30 AM Sunday  worship services. As Choir Director this person will be collaborating with clergy, choir members,  and members of the congregation to provide music ministry to the congregation and to the  community. Weekly time commitment is approximately 10 hours.  

During the pandemic, all activities will be conducted virtually (e.g., Zoom, Facebook Live).  If interested, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Applicant Requirements  

  • Strong interest in directing a small choral group  
  • Strong accompanist skills (piano and/or organ)  

Job Requirements  

  • Provide musical accompaniment for weekly Sunday worship services and any special  services (e.g., Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Memorial services)   Direct choir(s) by selecting appropriate music for worship services and conducting  weekly hour-long rehearsals, generally from September through May.  
  • Ability to adapt to our pandemic-related practice of livestreaming worship services,  including the recording of mp3 and mp4 files of hymns, anthems, and other worship related music.  
  • Assist in the selection of hymns, as appropriate  
  • Receive schedule of selected service hymns weekly from the Administrative Assistant   Order choir music as needed and submit bills to the Worship and the Arts Elder for  authorization/reimbursement.  
  • Schedule piano and/or organ repair/maintenance with the help of the Buildings and  Grounds Elder, as needed.  
  • Arrange for substitute coverage if unable to serve on a given week, and inform the  Administrative Assistant and the Worship and the Arts Elder  
  • Check mailbox and email regularly  

Poolesville Presbyterian Church is a small, intergenerational congregation located in Upper  Montgomery County (Poolesville, MD). We have strong lay leadership and lots of musical and  sound technology talent. We appreciate good music, and we love to sing. For more information  about the church please see our website (www.poolpres.com). 

posted 03.03.21