Music Director Search

Organist / Choir Director   Job Type: Part Time   Salary: $18,000   

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church of Kenosha is a historical, progressive parish that worships in a traditional manner, recognizing that music, faith, and outreach unite us together as a community.  We are seeking a talented Organist / Choir Director who is well versed in a variety of musical genres to lead our congregation and volunteer choir in worship. The successful candidate will be familiar with the Episcopal liturgical tradition and calendar, will be competent in choral music and leading a choir, and will work collaboratively with the Rector to grow and enhance the music ministry of St. Matthew’s. Here at St. Matthew’s we have a fully restored 1924 E.M. Skinner Organ, installed in 1925 under the supervision of Mr. Skinner himself. We also have a grand piano, a full and talented SATB voice choir, and a variety of other talented musicians within the congregation. 

This position will be part time, 1,000 hours per year (average of 15 hours a week), which will include practice time with the choir and Tuesday staff meetings. Weddings and funerals are handled separately.  Benefit included is 2 week’s paid time off.  For consideration for this wonderful opportunity, please email resume and cover letter to stmatts5900@gmail.com or mail a hard copy to: St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church – Attn: Music Search Committee – 5900 7th Ave. Kenosha, WI 53140 – Deadline for all resumes is Friday, August 16, 2019.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church of Kenosha is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, faith tradition, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.