Interim Accompanist


About the Employer:
UUCL has been a leading voice of liberal religion in Lancaster for more than 100 years.
Grounded in the Judeao-Christian heritage, our congregation is an active, multigenerational community with a reputation for open acceptance, a commitment to personal growth, and a passion for justice.

About the Position:
Under the direction of the Choir Director, the accompanist plays for Thursday evening choir rehearsals as well as a single Sunday morning worship service at 10 am. This is an interim position beginning immediately and continues through June 30, 2020. Contingent on minister’s assessment of accompanist’s job performance, there may be an offer to extend the period of employment beyond June 30, 2020.

Time Requirements:
7:00 – 8:30 pm At the church Thursday evening choir rehearsals
9:00 – 11:30 am At the church Brief rehearsal and Sunday morning worship service

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience accompanying church congregations in hymn singing and church choirs is required.
  • Experience with playing different genres of music (world, pop, sacred, and classical) preferred.
  • Ability to play organ occasionally for worship services – a plus, but not required.

Compensation:
$175 – $200, depending on experience, per week, for Thursday choir rehearsal, Sunday morning brief choir rehearsal, and Sunday service.
There are no paid holidays or vacations and there are no benefits.
Three background clearances must be successfully completed prior to employment.

Application and resume should be sent to: musicapplication@uuclonline.org

If you have questions, please email the above address and someone from our search team will get back to you.