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Advertisement placed 23 May, 2018


The Anglican Parish of Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney seeks to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Director of Music. The position will become vacant in September 2018. Christ Church St Laurence is renowned throughout the Anglican Communion for the quality of its music and liturgy. The Parish Choir sings a wide range of repertoire, has undertaken several international tours, and has produced a number of acclaimed commercial recordings of sacred music.

The Director of Music is responsible for training and conducting the choir, planning repertoire in consultation with the Rector and music staff, and the ongoing development of a large and vibrant music programme. The music department includes a professional organist, organ scholar, choral scholars and a choir management team.

The position of Director of Music is a part-time appointment, equating to approximately 3 days per week. Stipend, conditions and a detailed position description are available on request. Applications and expressions of interest may be e-mailed to the Rector, The Rev'd Dr Daniel Dries or telephone 02 9211 0560 for more information. Applications close Monday 25 June 2018.



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Advertisement placed 28 April, 2018

St Luke's Anglican Church, Mosman Director of Music

Position Overview

St Luke's, Mosman is seeking to appoint a new Director of Music. This position is a part time permanent position calculated as equivalent to 1.5 days per week. The current remuneration is $21,000 p.a. plus superannuation. Commencement date by negotiation, however, a commencement in early July 2018 would be preferable.

The primary objective of the position of Director of Music is to establish, foster and maintain a high standard traditional Anglican organ and choral music within the Parish. The position will also involve the training and nurturing of choristers and musicians with the object of enhancing the worship of the Parish.

The Parish's main Sunday service is currently a 9.00 a.m. Sung Eucharist. In addition, the Director of Music is responsible for music at annual special services and (where applicable) occasional services. Weekly choir rehearsal are also led by the Director of Music on Thursday evenings at 7.30 p.m. and on Sunday mornings 8.15 a.m.

Expressions of interest or queries to:

The Rector
St Luke's Anglican Church, Mosman, PO Box 162 Spit Junction NSW 2088 or





Advertisement placed 27 April, 2018

Organ Scholarship at Christ Church St Laurence, George St, Sydney





Advertisement placed 7 April, 2018

Organist sought

Organist sought for West Epping Uniting Church. 8.00 am service on Sunday. We would need someone to play pre and postlude music, approx 5 hymns usually from Together In Song book. Also background music during the offering and during Communion which is on the first Sunday of the month. We would like to invite several people to apply to share the roster on a weekly basis. We have a beautiful and well respected pipe organ which is a joy to play. Remuneration TBA. Please contact church office on 98683574.



Advertisement placed 21 March, 2018



Wesley Mission (Uniting Church of Australia) needs an organist to play for the
10:30 am Sunday worship services in the Wesley Church, 220 Pitt St Sydney.
Whitehouse organ 2 manual, 17 stops. Parking available.

For details, contact Rev Kam (Rev Kamaloni Tu'iono), on 0404 37 67 53.




Advertisement placed 5th December, 2017



Advertisement placed 29th November, 2017



With the retirement of our current Organist and Director of Music in 2021, applications are invited for the following positions with the
Sacred Heart Cathedral – Bendigo as we plan for succession.

• Assistant Choir Director
• Assistant Organist
• Choir Conducting Scholar
• Organ Scholar

The successful applicant will assist the Organist & Director of Music of the Sacred Heart Cathedral as per the detailed position description available at

For any other enquiries please contact Mr John Hogan on
Ph (03) 5443 0363 or

Applications close April 16, 2018.





Advertisement placed 27th November, 2017

St Alban's Anglican Church, Epping

Choir Director Position Description


Role: Choir Director

Worship at St Alban's is very traditional Anglican with the clergy, servers, assistants, and choir in robes. The choir plays a big part in the sung liturgy. We follow the second order in the 1995 Prayer Book for Australia with the choir singing the Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus & Benedictus, and Agnus Dei. We sing a setting called the Riddlesdown service. We also chant the psalm, sing a gospel acclamation, the Sursum Corda, an anthem during communion and the four hymns with the congregation. The choir has a complement of volunteer amateur singers all of whom read music.

The Choir attends Choral Eucharist at 10am on the first, third and fifth Sundays, also a Common Prayerbook Evensong on the fourth Sunday of the month. 

The choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings at 7.45 pm.

• Direct and conduct choir for Services
• Lead weekly and pre-service rehearsal of choir
• Compile a Music List of hymns, choral motets, anthems and postludes for each month in conjunction with the Organist
• Assist in the preparation of Occasional Service when the choir is requested
• Attend Liturgy Committee meetings

• Mature and deepening Christian faith
• An understanding of SATB choral singing.
• An appreciation of traditional Choral Anglican Worship.
• Participation in wider church life
• Membership of Small Group/Life Group

Personal Characteristics:
• Ability to feel comfortable in front of a choir varying in number between 10 and 18 (approx) and organist accompanist.
• Exhibit skills in building positive personal relationships across generations
• A willingness and ability to work within the ethos and culture of St Alban's
• Commitment to Child Safe Ministry and 'Faithfulness in Service' of the Anglican Church


Enquiries to the rector, Rev. Ross Nicholson




Advertisement placed 4th April, 2017



Director of Music
July 1 2017

The Dean, Wardens and Cathedral Council wish to appoint a gifted musician to the role of Director of Music

We are an inclusive Anglican Cathedral and parish with a fine tradition of choral music, a robed choir.

The position includes a weekly choir rehearsal, Choral Eucharist on Sundays and availability for occasional diocesan services and monthly Evensong.

St Saviour's is a heritage listed cathedral and favourite building of its architect, Edmund Blacket.

The three manual cathedral organ is probably one of the finest historical organs in Australia.
It receives regular maintenance and is in excellent condition, its majestic tone matching the impressive and reverberant space of the cathedral.

Expressions of interest to the Dean:

Further information from can be found on our new website:

Closing Date: Friday 12th May, 2017