Position Description for Assistant Director of Traditional Music Ministries and Assistant Organist
Position Status: Part Time (20 hours per week)
Position Type: Exempt
Amenability: Dr. Mark Chaney (Director of Music), Senior Pastor, and Staff Parish Relations Committee
Position Objective: Effectively assist the Director of Music to lead all volunteers, ensembles, and teams that support traditional worship life of FUMC in accordance with the church's mission and vision.
A Few Former Assistants:
Christopher Betts, Organist and Associate Director of Music, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
Sigurd Øgaard, Associate Minister for Music and Organist, Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, TX.
Jeffery Howard, Music Director at St. David's Praise Choir and Orchestra, Music Director at Cambrensis Choir, and Music Director at Treorchy Male Choir, Cardiff, UK.
Neil Chippington, Headmaster at St. Paul's Cathedral School, London, UK.
Nicholas White, Music Director at Boston Cecilia, Director of Chapel Music & Organist, Chair of the Arts Department at St. Paul's School, and Music Director at Tiffany Consort, Concord, NH.
How to Apply:
Please send Resume and References via one of the following:
Attn: Dr. Mark Chaney
1411 Broadway St.
Lubbock, TX. 79401
Subject Line: Organist Search
We expect to fill the position by September of 2016.
UK auditions will be held on:
March 4, 2016 (in Oxford) and March 5, 2016 (in London)
Most Recent Assistant - Dan Smith, MM AAGO
Dan Smith served the FUMC Music Ministry from 2012 until 2015 while working on his Master's program at Texas Tech University.