Church Pianist / Accompanist

We are seeking a motivated and gifted Christian pianist to provide piano/keyboard music and accompaniment for scheduled worship services and other activities in support of the music ministry of RHBC. The pianist is expected to be in attendance at Sunday worship rehearsal and service, Wednesday evening rehearsals, and other special services or concerts at the church including Christmas and Easter. The work is done cooperatively as a part of the musical leadership team of the church under the supervision of the Minister of Music.

This position will be considered part-time.

Interested parties should submit their resumes to Bob Chaffins at [email protected], or mail to Red House Baptist Church, 2301 Red House Road, Richmond, Kentucky 40475¬†

Job Qualifications

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience in church worship with an understanding, familiarity, flexibility, and ability to play a broad variety of worship music styles of congregational music
  • Ability to sight-read and improvise is desired
  • Knowledge of basic music theory and ability to perform simple transpositions¬†
  • Willingness to use in-ear monitor systems
  • Ability to read chord charts and lead sheets
  • Music degree or equivalent required
The right candidate for this position will be able to:
  • Play for services of the church, as requested
  • Attend regularly scheduled rehearsals as well as rehearsals for special performances
  • Assist in planning congregational services, choir rehearsals, and special music events, as requested
  • Maintain a regular schedule of piano practice, special studies, reading and self improvement
  • Plan, select, and prepare preludes, underscores, postludes and offertories, according to the needs of the worship services, as requested
Normal Session Schedule:

Sun Р8am-9:15: Praise Band rehearsal; 10:40-12:15: Service
Wed Р6pm-7: Choir rehearsal (currently not meeting); 7pm-8:15: Praise Band rehearsal