July 2013 Archives

Children & Youth Music Director

First Universalist Church of Minneapolis is a growing, vibrant community with over 1,000 adult members and 500+ children and youth enrolled in Religious Education. Our liberal religious tradition welcomes people with diverse beliefs in a spirit of mutual respect and good will. We gather to encourage one another to spiritual growth, to share life's journey, and to work together for social, racial and environmental justice.

A successful candidate will be comfortable with a wide range of musical genres and be willing to work collaboratively with others to shape the music program and coordinate it with worship themes. She or he will work to improve vocal abilities, raise participants' musicianship, and create a spirit of joy in the choir. She or he will understand the children's choir as a community, balancing the work of rehearsing with the fun of being together. She or he will exhibit the leadership and interpersonal skills not only to collaborate with the staff, but also to produce "good-quality music" in limited rehearsal time with children with a wide variety of experience, and to encourage and recruit children so that the choir stays strong.

Position Overview:
• Build a rich program that engages children and youth through music, igniting and deepening their connection to beauty, one another, community, and the sacred.
• Part-time, 9 ½ month exempt position from approximately Sept 1 to June 15, averaging 10 hours per week. Opportunity exists to renew agreement in subsequent years. Pays $800 per month.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Direct a children's choir of 20-50 members in 1st-5th grade
• Conduct weekly children's choir rehearsals on Sunday mornings
• Collaborate with Worship Team to lead children's choir in 5-6 performances in the worship service
• Provide musical accompaniment and song leading for children's worship on Sunday mornings
• Work with the staff and community to envision new ways of integrating children of all ages and families in music-making throughout the community

Position Requirements:
• Singing experience
• Experience in a wide breadth of musical traditions, techniques and cultures
• Able to play piano or guitar
• Communicates a joy of music-making and singing
• Effective classroom management skills and techniques
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills
• Comfort and willingness to learn about Unitarian Universalist heritage and traditions

How to Apply:
The deadline for applications is August 15, 2013. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume, and video or audio samples if available, to ... or send mail to ...

Musicians for Wedding

We are looking for a 1 - 2 musicians to play at our Sunday, September 29th, 2013 wedding at the Mississippi Dunes in Cottage Grove, MN. Music for ceremony only. Ceremony will start around 4:00. This would include processional music and recessional music.


PreK - 8th Grade Music Teacher

Concordia Creative Learning Academy is a PreK - 8th grade school on the east side of St. Paul looking for a dynamic and energetic music teacher for our students. School serves approximately 410 students. Looking for a teacher to bring excitement and energy to our music program.
You must be have a current MN teaching license.
Full time position starting in September.
If you are interested please call ... for additional information.

Assistant Worship Director

Looking for someone to provide leadership and support for the choir, worships teams and ensembles at First Covenant Church of Saint Paul. Participate in the execution of weekly worship.
Necessary Skills:
Experience in choral conducting and directing
Piano or guitar proficiency
Strong vocal leader
Experience in leading Worship Team rehearsals
Experience in leading a Christian community in worship
Clear communicator with high attention to detail
Flexible and able to work well collaboratively with paid and unpaid staff
Experience adapting instrumentation

Essential functions and responsibilities include choral and instrumental duties, Youth/Children's Musical Duties, Ministry Team Meetings

20 hours per week at $15 per hour.

August 15, 2013 - May 15, 2014, contract subject to renewal.
Tuesdays (2:00pm - 5:00pm),
Wednesdays (4:00pm - 8:30pm),
Thursdays (6:00pm - 8:30pm),
Sundays (7:30am - 11am),
plus one monthly meeting on Monday evenings, and during musical rehearsals on Saturdays (2:00pm to 4:00pm).

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to ...
Application deadline is July 31

Singers, Musicians and a Business Manager

Seeking singers/actors to produce and perform gigs as commercials for www.collegebargain.com

The purpose of the commercial is to inform students that if they are looking to buy something or sell they can write a free classified ad on our website.

If interested, email resume to contact below.


Band for Event Near Campus

The Minnesota Foundation is looking for a band to play at the Garden Party event that benefits Children's Health at the Amplatz Children's Hospital plaza (2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis) on Tuesday, July 30th from 5:30-7:30 pm.

The musical ensemble will provide background music for the outdoor event.


String or Harp solo for Reception On Campus

Who: String or harp faculty member or graduate student. No piano is available at this venue for accompaniment.

When: Monday, August 12, 2013 --- 4:00 - 6:00pm

Where: TCF Bank Stadium Indoor Club Room, 420 23rd Ave SE, Mpls 55455

What: The College of Biological Sciences wishes to engage a musician to perform before and after a high profile reception honoring Dr. Sarah Hobbie's election to the National Academy of Sciences. Approximately one hour of music will be needed over the course of the two hour event.

Stipend: $75.00. Acknowledgement in the program

Please contact ... no later than August 1, 2013. Providing a resume with a proposed play list is encouraged.

Musicians for Wedding On Campus

Seeking a violin/piano duo for a wedding at MacNamara Alumni center on Saturday, October 5th from 4:30 - approx. 6:00pm.

Music required for ceremony only. This would include processional music, possibly an accompaniment to a vocalist (a family member), as well as music during the recession. We will want to include Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel. Open to suggestions for other music selections.


DJ or Band for Wedding Reception

Looking for a DJ or band for wedding reception, dinner and dance on Friday, Feb 7, 2014. Music needed immediately following 7pm Ceremony (approximately 8pm).

Location: History Center in St. Paul


String Quartet for Wedding Ceremony

Seeking a string quartet to play a wedding on Friday, Feb 7, 2014, 7pm ceremony. With pre-ceremony music, it would be about an hour and 15 minutes, total.
Location: History Center in St Paul.


Audition for the Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Announcing AUDITIONS for the following paid positions with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra:

Principal Trumpet
Bassoon (one year substitute position)
Assistant Concertmaster
Substitutes - all sections

These are paid positions with audition winners starting immediately. Audition participants will be considered for qualification for the substitute list. If any position is won by a current member of the orchestra, the resulting vacancy may be offered to qualified audition finalists.

Substitutes will be called as needed on a concert by concert basis. There are five concerts in the subscription concert season with approximately 3-5 services per concert. Musicians are paid per service. Rehearsals are held Monday and Friday nights 7-9:30 pm, Saturday afternoon 12-2:30. Performances are Sundays at 3.


Evening of Monday, August 26, Mankato

Evening of Tuesday August 27, Minneapolis

Website: http://www.mankatosymphony.com/auditions


Instrumental musician(s) to perform for seniors

Looking for instrumentalists to play for senior living community in Roseville. Can be a soloist or small group. Time is flexible. Ideally perform for 30-60 minutes each visit. We can arrange for once a week, once a month or somewhere in between. Whatever works best for the musician(s).

Golden Living Center - Lake Ridge
2727 Victoria St N, Roseville, MN


Wanted Five Singers/Actors

Seeking singers/actors to produce and perform in a live commercial for www.collegebargain.com

The purpose of the commercial is to inform students that if they are looking to buy something or sell they can write a free classified ad on our website.

The location of performances would be determined by where it is allowed on campus and my two student managers will select the locations.


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