Augustana Lutheran Church, a large ELCA Lutheran church with a thriving music program in Denver, Colorado, is seeking a part-time choral director for their adult choir. The position is open January 1, 2020. The Augustana Chancel Choir, an adult volunteer choir with four professional section leaders, has an established reputation of excellence in the Denver community, singing for the majority of worship services throughout their nine month season and presenting 3–4 concerts in collaboration with Stratus Chamber Orchestra, an in-residence orchestra, throughout the year.
The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent proficiency and knowledge in conducting choirs and orchestra in a range of musical styles, be familiar with liturgical worship practices, be effective in interpersonal communication, work well in a team environment, have excellent organizational skills, be creative, and enjoy working with adult singers of various skills. A Master’s degree in Music and three years experience is preferred.
Time commitment: Weekly Wednesday evening rehearsals and Sunday morning worship (August/September–May/June), special worship services and festivals, three retreats, three to four concerts per season, planning, contracting musicians, some meetings. This position is considered 3/8 time at 12–15 hours per week. Compensation is commensurate with experience and professional salary guidelines.
For more information or to apply, please email a cover letter and resume by December 16, 2019 to: Dr. Cindy Lindeen-Martin, Minister of Music and Organist at firstname.lastname@example.org.