La Cañada Congregational Church is seeking applications for the position of Tenor Section Leader and Soloist and Bass Section Leader and Soloist. Responsibilities include singing with the LCCC Quartet and the Chancel Choir (when reconvened) at the Sunday worship service (10:00am to 11:00am) from the second Sunday in August to the first Sunday in June, singing a solo in the Sunday worship service once a month, and rehearsing with the LCCC Quartet virtually once a week and before the Sunday service (9:00am). Soloists will record weekly hymns, one solo a month, and occasional anthems for virtual services. When the Chancel Choir reconvenes, rehearsals will be held on Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 9:30pm, on Sunday one hour before the worship service (9:00am), and in preparation for special choir concerts. Additional duties include singing in the Christmas Concert and Spring Concert (Sundays at 4:00pm) and singing with the Chancel Choir at special services, including but not limited to Christmas Eve and Good Friday. Soloists may also participate in summer Sunday worship services.
The ideal candidate for this position will be vocally trained for solo and choral music, able to connect with other choir members, church staff, and the congregation, skilled at sight-reading and assisting and mentoring amateur singers, capable of worshiping through music and inviting others to do the same, punctual and prepared for all rehearsals, services, and concerts, and willing and able to follow health safety protocols established by the church. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of three years of vocal training, a degree in music, and at least one year of experience as a section leader or serving in a concert or religious choir.