Director of Music

West Hartford, CT
Posted May 17, 2024
Job Title
Director of Music
Name of church or organization
St. John’s Episcopal Church
West Hartford, CT
Job Description
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St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Hartford, CT, is a vibrant faith community committed to meaningful worship, extraordinary music, Christian formation for all ages, striving together for justice and peace, and building relationships within the parish and with our neighbors. The small staff nurtures the church’s mission and ministries within a working environment that values communication, trust, flexibility, diversity, health, and mutual support.

The director of music will develop, direct, and nurture an excellent ministry of music to support and enhance St. John’s vision of a caring Christian community, and to integrate this program with the activities and life of the parish and beyond. Included in St. John’s music ministry is a nonprofit organization, Music at the Red Door, led by the director of music, through which we share our belief in the power of music to enrich and transform lives by sponsoring events for our wider community.

The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled musician and choir director capable of leading a robust choral program of adults and children; have excellent interpersonal, organizational, leadership, and communication skills; be excited about working collaboratively with staff, clergy, lay leaders, and parishioners; and be committed to fostering a high-quality music ministry that is well-integrated with all aspects of St. John’s mission.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
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Application deadline: August 1, 2024

To apply, submit the following by the application deadline:
• Cover letter
• Resumé or CV
• Contact information for three professional references
• One or two video or audio recordings that showcase the candidate’s musicianship and skill. Links to online content are preferred over large media files attached to email correspondence.

Applications may be submitted electronically to the Director of Music Search Committee via email at or by mail to:

Director of Music Search Committee
St. John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Please no calls. All applications and inquiries must be submitted via email or mail as detailed above.

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