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Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church

1900 Essex Street
Berkeley, CA, California (United States)

Phone: 510-845-2944
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Job ID: 49464
Job Views: 26128
Location: Berkeley, CA
Zip Code: 94703
Job Category: Music
Employment Type: Part time
Salary: per month
Posted: 02.27.2018

Choir Director

Berkeley, CA


Other: Career Fair, Other, Work at Home

Job Description

Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church ( is seeking a choir director, to begin his/her duties June 1, 2018. Responsibilities include: conducting the choir during the divine services and holding regular choir rehearsals. Salary is negotiable. Please contact Fr. Edward Henderson at 510-845-2944 or by email at


Job Requirements

Our parish is seeking a choir director who genuinely loves the Church's divine services and seeks to contribute to its richness and beauty. While fluency in Russian is not a requirement, the candidate must be comfortable singing in both English and in Church Slavonic. He/She must have choral conducting skills in the Russian tradition and be familiar with the tones of Kievan Chant and the Lvov-Bachmetev Obikhod. He/She must be knowledgable of the order of the divine services (Vespers, Matins, Liturgy, etc.).