Gospel Choir Director

Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA, is seeking a Director of their Gospel Choir.  This Choir Director selects choral music from the gospel and African American traditions including spirituals, traditional hymns, contemporary gospel.  A full job description can be found here.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct weekly rehearsals.
  • Lead gospel choir in worship on 3rd and 4th Sundays of each month, accompanying on piano.
  • Participate in worship-planning meetings with clergy and staff musicians.
  • Select music in consultation with pastors and liturgical calendar for integration with overall worship experience.
  • Collaborate with Chancel Choir Director for music with the combined choirs when requested by pastoral staff.
  • If church members or community groups request Sanctuary Mass Choir services, Director and choir will determine if such services can be provided. Those requesting services will compensate Director for the time.

Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a gospel choir
  • Ability to play piano to accompany choir at rehearsals and in worship
  • Ability to read music is preferred

Contact: Leigh Campbell-Taylor, info@oakhurstpresbyterian.org