Chancel Choir Director
Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines, Iowa is seeking a Chancel Choir Director.

The Chancel Choir Director will: Plan and select choral music, direct the choir in worship services; develop members’ vocal skills; and foster a sense of joy, purpose, and caring among the choir.

The Chancel Choir rehearses 40 weeks throughout the year. The choir provides special music on most Sundays and special services from the second week in September through May. The Chancel Choir has a long and proud tradition and many fine voices. They sing classical, traditional church music, gospel and contemporary pieces. They also assist in leading service music. The Chancel Choir Director is also part of the worship planning team that meets weekly during the program year and once in each summer for yearly planning.

The church has a vast library of sacred music as well as a budget and endowed funds for future purchases. We also have four grand pianos and a 32-rank organ.

The Chancel Choir Director salary is $6,000-$8,000.

Please send Resume, Cover letter, and list of three professional references before July 27 to our office manager, Charlene Hjort at (515-255-2131). Applicants will be selected for interviews by July 30.

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