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Parish Administrator Vacancy

posted 6 Mar 2019, 04:28 by Church Office   [ updated 19 Mar 2019, 08:19 by CHS Info ]

PARISH ADMINISTRATOR – To start May 2019 at the latest

Are you good with spreadsheets? Do you colour code your post-it notes?

Organised and efficient administrators- we need you!

We are looking to employ a Parish Administrator for 18 hours a week. .  You must have good IT skills, be able to work on your initiative and be comfortable working within a church environment. Sound good? Then get in touch!

To find out more click here and for an application form, please click here

Closing date for applications is Friday 5th April

Organ Scholarship

posted 6 Mar 2019, 04:14 by Church Office   [ updated 6 Mar 2019, 04:14 ]

Organ Scholarship Job Description

 

Responsibilities and Duties

       Supporting the Director of Music in playing the organ at regular Sunday morning services and other musical services

       Deputising for the Director of Music on the odd occasion

       Accompanying the choir at Choral Eucharists and Evensongs

       Conducting the choir on occasion under the supervision of the Director of Music

Remuneration and Benefits

       Annual stipend of £480

       Opportunities to develop choral conducting and organ accompanying skills

       Regular coaching and skills tuition with the Director of Music

       Access to the CHS organ and piano for private practice

Interested parties should apply with a letter to the Director of Music, Andrei Lebed, at musicdirector@holyspirit-clapham.org.uk, containing an outline of previous experience, qualifications and reasons for applying. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an informal audition at Church of the Holy Spirit in the afternoon of Sunday 17th March 2019. During the audition, candidates should expect to:

 

  1. Perform two organ pieces of a contrasting nature, lasting no longer than 10 minutes combined
  2. Play at sight an extract of organ music written for manuals and pedals
  3. Play verses of a hymn at sight using manuals and pedals
  4. Transpose a hymn at sight (no more than up or down a tone) using manuals and pedals
  5. Score-read a passage of 4-voice (SATB) choral music at sight written in open score

 

The informal audition will also start with a brief chat about the candidate’s experience and motivations for applying.

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