Position Listings

Post a job or find a job in the Twin Cities

Jump to:
Combined Director/Service-playing Positions
Service-playing Positions
Choir Director Positions
Non-Church Positions

updated or new:

Local Job Links
National Job Listings
Job boards requiring membership
More Music Organizations


Job Listing Policy

You may list a position opening by e-mailing, writing, or calling:
Jeffrey Patry (jeffreypatry@yahoo.com)

Director of Music Ministry/Organist

First Lutheran Church

1555 40th Avenue Northeast

Columbia Heights, MN 55421

763.788.9653, ext. 109

612.327.9894 (cell)

Positions are listed for two months on our website. If the position is still open, the church may continue listing the position on a monthly basis. A fee of $50 is requested for this service, with the ad running 2 months, and an additional $15 for each month following.

Checks are to be made payable to: TCAGO (Twin Cities Chapter - American Guild of Organists). 

All churches advertising positions with the TCAGO will receive a packet of information including: Annual Employment Review Guidelines, AGO Code of Professional Standards, Code of Ethics. 

Members wishing more information on specific churches or positions should contact Jeffrey Patry.


Combined Director/Service-playing Positions

St. John’s Lutheran Church
Howard Lake, Minnesota

Part-time Director of Music

Salary: $17,000–22,000

Number of Weekly Services: 1 (9 a.m. Sunday)

Number of Weekly Rehearsals: 3 (Wednesday evenings)

Hours Per Week: 15–18

The Director of Music plays organ, directs choirs, and oversees the musical ministries of St. John’s with the purpose of bearing the gospel in music and leading the congregation’s song.

Please see the full job description.

To apply, send letter of application stating qualifications or resume to:

St. John’s Lutheran Church
ATTN: TiffanyAnn Gorton
PO Box 307
Howard Lake, MN 55349

Or, info@StJohnsHL.org

Exp 11Mar22



St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
530 S. Victoria
Saint Paul MN 55102

Music Director

The Music Director at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will be playing for weekly Sunday morning services, seasonal Wednesday services, directing the choir, and overseeing the music ministry of our church.

This is a part-time salaried position with an estimate of 6-8 hours per week.

Please submit resume and or questions to Mark Lehner (church council president) at scubamac1@me.com or call at 651-338-4823

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Music Director:

  1. Consult with pastor regarding the theme of each worship service, special programs, and the selection of hymns and choral music.
  2. Recruit and direct the choir with regularly scheduled choir rehearsal.
  3. Supervise the organization and direction of instrumental groups participating in church worship services.
  4. Select and purchase music, worship and music resources, and services of outside instrumentalists in the event of illness or approved time off.
  5. Prepare appropriate music for special services (ie. Advent and Lent).
  6. Develop and supervise the maintenance of the music library in accordance with CCLI license.
  7. Supervise the maintenance of the organ and pianos.
  8. Have “right of first refusal” regarding playing for weddings and funerals performed at St. Peters.
  9. Establish music ministry goals and objectives and evaluate results quarterly with council and pastor.
  10. As requested or needed, attend monthly church council meeting as a resource and for informational purposes.

Exp 14Feb22



Trinity Lutheran Church
Lindstrom, MN
651-257-5129, ext. 1

Director of Music

Director of Music will envision and lead the music program at Trinity. This position will oversee, coordinate and aspire to produce excellence in music that is relevant and inspiring to all members of the congregation; will develop the music ministries of the congregation by building on a solid foundation of organ, the contemporary band, and choral music; and will foster love of praising God through music. This individual will engage the congregation in the musical celebration of faith, providing a range of musical experiences to deepen faith as part of worship.

Please see the full job description.

Exp 16Jan22


Service-playing Positions

First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Rush City, MN 55069
320-358-4076, ext. 11

Organist

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rush City, seeks an organist to lead congregational singing twice a month for a single Sunday service, plus Christmas Eve and Holy Week. We are an established congregation located in a bedroom community north of Saint Paul. The organist has first privileges for weddings, funerals or other worship services, and is a permanent member of the Worship and Music Committee. We will consider applicants available to play once a month. Assistance with transportation is available. 1977 two-manual Moller pipe organ.

Exp 14Mar22



Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
3930 Rahn Road
Eagan MN 55122

Music Accompanist for youth and adult choirs

Hours: Ability to work on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings

Mount Calvary has a rich history (60+ years) of music and for the past several years, it has reimagined its primary role as a community of faith. We are an ELCA mid-sized congregation located conveniently to major freeways and both downtown areas. We are currently seeking a Music Accompanist to join our team to accompany our adult and youth choirs. This position averages 10 hours a week during the program year. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings and the choirs sing on Sunday mornings.

Application deadline is Monday, January 24. A detailed job description and the application process can be found at https://www.mtcalvary.com/careers


Exp 4Mar22


Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church
341 Hamline Avenue South
Saint Paul MN 55105

Organist/Pianist

Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the AALC (American Association of Lutheran Churches) currently has an opening for an Organist/Pianist for our Sunday worship services and other evening services. This position needs to be filled as soon as possible as our current Director of Music will be leaving us as of December 26, 2021 due to full-time business obligations.

Our Sunday Services begin at 10:00 A.M. The position would require you to be at the church by 9:45 A.M. through 11:00 A.M. As we will be entering the Lenten season in 2022, we will also have church services on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 P.M. and Maundy Thursday and Good Friday evening services which would require your participation. Other services during the year would include Thanksgiving evening and Christmas evening. Our Worship Service coordinator will work with you in the preparation of music for our Worship Services.

Your salary will be $150.00 per service.

Please contact Calvary at the telephone number or email address, below, if you would like to respond to this opening. Our office hours are from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Tuesday through Friday.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Blessings

Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church

651.698.6138

Email Address: office@calvarystpaul.org

Exp 4Mar22


Lakeview Lutheran Church
1194 E. County Road C.
Maplewood, MN 55019

Church Musician

The Church musician will:

  • provide instrumental music for regular worship services and special services;
  • on request, accompany the choir and other music groups or soloists;
  • work cooperatively with the pastor and choir director to coordinate and enhance the music program at Lakeview;
  • meet quarterly with pastor to plan worship music by church season.

Please see the full job description.

The position is considered a contract position and is paid monthly. Compensation is negotiable.

To apply, please submit a résumé and letter of interest to Pastor Rebecca Sullivan (pastor@lakeviewlc.org).

Exp 20Jan22


Fairmount Avenue United Methodist Church
1523 Fairmount Ave
Saint Paul, MN
651.699.1335

Organist / Accompanist

Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings

Total Weekly Hours: 16 hours (including 10 hours/week practice time)

Salary negotiable based on training and experience

Please see the full job description.

Exp 11Jan22


Choir Director Positions

Union Congregational United Church of Christ
3700 Alabama Avenue South
St. Louis Park MN 55416

Part-time Choir Director

(The position of Choir Director could be combined with the organist role depending on interest and experience of the applicant. Contact pastor@unionslp.com for the Organist’s job description.)

HOURS: Monday Staff meetings (~1.5 hours), Wednesday Choir rehearsal (~2 hours), Sunday worship (~2 hours), and Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday (~1.5 hours each).

PURPOSE: To direct the adult choir that contributes to the spiritual atmosphere and inspiration of worship services and provides a positive experience and creative outlet to choir members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • music to be performed that is consistent with liturgical or special themes.
  • Rehearse adult choir and conduct choir during services.
  • Maintain choir music library with volunteers.
  • Lead recruitment efforts for senior choir.
  • Arrange or delegate the arranging of sufficient social events to maintain a healthy “group spirit.”
  • Schedule soloists or ensembles Sunday services June - August.
  • Assist the Organist in choosing music for summer soloists.
  • Together with the Organist, help soloists and ensembles learn melodies and rhythms.
  • Provides leadership and training to choir participants.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Pastor as staff supervisor and Personnel Committee

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in music or music education or equivalent experience.
  • Good group leadership skills
  • Works well in a collaborative environment

ABOUT UNION CHURCH

We are a progressive and inclusive church with a passion for music. The choir is 18-20 members strong and some sing in several community choirs in the area. The organ is a Rutz two-manual 16 rank Pipe Organ, built by Roland Rutz in 1985.

SALARY: $9,300/year

CONTACT: Rev. Barbara Martin, pastor@unionslp.com

952-929-8566

Printable PDF of this position

Exp 4Mar22


Non-Church Positions


There are currently no listings in this category.


Local Job Listings

Saint Paul Area Synod ELCA job openings

Minneapolis Area Synod ELCA music jobs

Episcopal Church in Minnesota jobs

United Methodist Church Minnesota Conference jobs

United Seminary External Job Board

American Choral Directors MN

Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis jobs

Facebook group: MSP Church Gig Postings


National Job Listings

American Choral Directors National

Church Staffing

Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians jobs

The Fellowship of United Methodists in Worship and Music Arts

National Association of Pastoral Musicians

National Baptist Convention Music/Worship Arts Openings

Organiste.net positions available

Presbyterian Association of Musicians jobs

Royal School of Church Music America jobs

United Church of Christ Musicians Association



Job Boards requiring membership

The American Guild of Organists has a career center for AGO members. The service is accessed at the AGO website's Positions Available page.

Guild of Temple Musicians

Association of Anglican Musicians


More Music Organizations

Association of Disciple Musicians

The Baptist Church Music Conference

Church Music Association of America

Conference of Roman Catholic Cathedral Musicians

National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians


© Twin Cities Chapter American Guild of Organists
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software