Musician / Music Director

Hamptons United Methodist Church in Southampton, N.Y., is seeking a part-time musician/music director to accompany and lead congregational singing during Sunday morning worship and other special services throughout the year.


  • Provide music support for weekly 10 a.m. Sunday worship across a variety of genres including service music, Christian & gospel songs, traditional and contemporary hymns. Provide prelude and postlude, congregational accompaniment, and solo/choir anthems.
  • Provide music during additional special services, especially during Lent-Easter and Advent-Christmas.
  • Collaborate and communicate with the pastor and the worship team to create inspiring services for a diverse, multi-generational congregation.
  • Honor the Christian faith and worship experience.
  • Play for occasional weddings & funerals that are compensated separately.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong instrumental skills (organ, keyboards, drums); ability to perform as a soloist and lead congregational singing
  • Highly collaborative work style and flexibility.
  • Ability to recruit and nurture others to share vocal and instrumental talents with the congregation in worship and other settings.
  • Familiarity with church music, especially the musical traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Takes initiative in seeking ways to enhance the music program.
  • Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Comfortable communicating via phone calls, text, email and video conferencing
Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is available immediately.
Organ: Allen digital organ with 3 manuals / 38 stops
Pianos: Wissner Grand and Yamaha Studio upright
Clavinova: Yamaha
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter addressing your experience to Rev. Joanne S. Utley via email at, or mail to the church at 160 Main St., Southampton NY 11968. For any questions, Pastor Joanne may be contacted at 631-283-0951.
Hamptons United Methodist Church is an equal-opportunity employer.