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Music Director - Broadmoor Baptist Church

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province (or you can select Remote): BATON ROUGE, LA
Position: Music Director
Deadline: July 30, 2023
Posted: June 8, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Description: Broadmoor Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, LA, is seeking applications for a part-time Music Director. This part-time position will require approximately 15 hours in a typical week.

• Direct the Music Program at Broadmoor Baptist. This includes all choirs and the Broadmoor Belles and Beaux (handbell ensemble).
• Be available to rehearse with soloists or ensembles, as needed.
• Recruit new members to all choral programs at the church.
• Recruit, train, and supervise leaders for children/youth choirs and youth handbell ensemble.
• Supervise the church’s vocal music internship program.
• Oversee the volunteers that coordinate the music library for all choral groups and handbell ensemble.
• Supervise the care and maintenance of all musical instruments belonging to the church.
• Help plan, execute, and recruit volunteers for special events that involve members of the church music program at all levels. These include musicals, plays, retreats, trips, concerts, etc.
• Secure paid musicians for choral/handbell anthems and special programs (Christmas, Easter), as needed.
• Serve as the Music Director of the summer music camp.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in vocal music, choral conducting, or a similar field. Preference will be given to applicants having experience working with choral groups of varying age levels. Candidates should have a strong commitment to developing and strengthening a choral music program within a Christian setting.

Additional Information

Candidates should submit the following to apply for this position:
• Letter of application
• Current Vita
• Contact information – email, mailing address, pertinent phone numbers, etc.
• Personal Statement of Christian faith
• Statement of Philosophy of Church Choral Music and description of philosophy of working with people
• Official transcripts for all schools attended sent directly to the church from the institute of higher learning
• At least three professional references and two personal references
• Web links to at least three video examples of the candidate’s work with choral groups. It is preferred that one video be a longer example of the candidate leading a rehearsal.

Salary: Salary range: $1,500-$2,500 monthly range, depending on education and experience.

Contact Information

Employer Profile

Broadmoor Baptist Church is in the Broadmoor area of Baton Rouge, LA, and is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. It currently has a traditional framework for its worship service and highly values what choral music brings to the worship experience.