Job Listings

The Tidewater AGO lists, free of charge, job postings for organists and church musicians in the area. If your church or organization has a job opening you would like posted on our website, please email Geoffrey Bell!

Posted 4/10/17

Hungars Cure Parish is seeking a part-time organist/pianist. We are looking for an experienced church musician to work with the Rector and Choirmaster of our two churches: Hungars Episcopal Church in Bridgetown, and Christ Episcopal Church, in Eastville. Duties will consist of playing organ and piano at one weekly rehearsal and two Sunday morning services, with several additional services during the year, according to season. The musician will be compensated with a generous salary and first right of refusal on all funerals and weddings.

Our historic churches are located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Hungars was established in the early 17th century. The building has excellent acoustics, a recently built Holtkamp pipe organ, and a grand piano built by Kawai. Christ Church was established and built in 1828, and has a small tracker organ of high quality and an electronic piano keyboard. 

Please contact the Rev. Daniel Crockett at 757-678-7837 or email: hcparish@gmail.com.

Posted 3/14/17

Queen Street Baptist Church in Norfolk is seeking a full-time, experienced, trained Minister of Music.  Duties include playing all worship services, including funerals, weddings and special days on the liturgical calendar. All inquiries can be directed to Rev. Jonathan Pemberton, Minister of Music Search Committee, Queen Street Baptist Church, 413 East Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510, or jpem1906@gmail.com. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2017.

Posted 2/11/17

First Baptist Church, Newport News, is seeking a part-time Organist, effective at the end of August 2017, to play for the 8:30am Sunday traditional service, accompany adult choir rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:30-9pm, and play for weddings and funerals (additional income). Reponsibilities in worship include preludes, offertories, and postludes, as well as accompanying choral anthems and congregational singing. The position is salaried and includes vacation benefits. The organ is a 21 rank Lewis & Hitchcock, serviced twice each year and valued at $500,000. For more information, contact Dennis Adams at (757) 930-0911 ext. 220.

Posted 2/11/17

St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, is seeking a part-time Director of Music. Duties include playing for two Sunday services as well as special services, and directing two adult choirs. The instrument is a Petty-Madden tracker (1990). Salary follows Association of Lutheran Church Musicians guidelines. Two weeks vacation and one week professional development are included. Send inquiries to Pastor Cheryl Griffin at the church (612 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185), (757) 229-6688, or pastorcg@saintstephenlutheran.net.

Posted 11/15/16

Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time church organist. The organist will play on Sundays for our two traditional worship services, as the accompanist to our adult choirs, and as part of the church orchestra. The organist will also attend various rehearsals and play at times for funerals and weddings. Our organ is a Casavant Opus 3587, three manual, fifty rank pipe organ installed in 1985. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please contact  our Director of Music, Tina Gimlin at  tgimlin@vbumc.org.