Job Openings

The Lexington chapter of the AGO posts job listings as a service to local and regional churches and other institutions. Position listings do not necessarily imply endorsement by the Lexington chapter of the AGO, nor does the Lexington chapter of the AGO accept responsibility for the accuracy of the material provided for these listings. Jobs will be listed upon request, free of charge, for two months.

To list your job opening on this page contact the Placement Chair, Schuyler Robinson,

The Louisville AGO Chapter also has a list of Employment Opportunities in the Louisville area.

Part-time Organist or Part-time Organist/Choir Director

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Boone, NC

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Boone, North Carolina is seeking a part-time Organist 10 hours per week OR a part-time Organist/Choir Director 18 hours per week. St. Luke's is a progressive Episcopal Church located in Boone in the heartof the Blue Ridge Mountains near Appalachian State University. We are blessed with a Gabriel Kney tracker organ (, a wonderful acoustic space, and a committed volunteer adult choir.

This position is a great opportunity for a musician who seeks to be innovative and creative, while at the same time staying grounded in beautiful and intentional Episcopal liturgy. These are the qualities we seek in our musician: passion for music and a sense of beauty; technical skill in organ and piano; understands the place of music in sacramental worship in opening up mystical space; enjoys the creative process with Rector, instrumentalists and other music staff; possesses a settled/confident energy, sense of humor, and sense of spirituality; is playful, flexible, compassionate and nurturing, pastorally sensitive to choir, and emotionally mature.

To apply, please send resume to The Rev. Cynthia Banks at or mail to 170 Councill Street, Boone, NC 28607. For more information, call 828-264-8943. Salary $10,400-$15,600 for Organist OR $18,720-$28,080 for Organist/Choir Director, depending on how the position is configured and education/experience level.

Posted 4/12/2016

Part Time Organist

First Christian Church of Somerset, Somerset, KY

First Christian Church of Somerset has an opening for a part-time organist. $6,000/yr, requiring only Sunday mornings (10:30-12:00) and the rare special service. Service duties call for prelude, postlude, incidental music for Communion, and a few traditional hymns directly from the hymnal. If the organist's ability lends to free harmonizations, that's wonderful - but it isn't required. As such, this is a great job for young organist, retiree, or someone with limited time. For further information, contact Dave Shelton, 502.415.4120.

Posted 4/4/2016


First Christian Church, Danville, KY

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Danville, KY has an interim position available beginning the first week of April. The current organist is moving out of state after Easter. An experienced organist is needed to provide service music and accompany congregational singing for the 10:45 AM service on Sundays. Music is mostly traditional with some contemporary selections. A pianist accompanies the choir for rehearsal and performance however a basic organ part will be included on many Sundays. The position does not require weekly rehearsals except on special occasions however instrumentalists are expected to rehearse with the Director of Music Ministry prior to each service, usually at 9:00 AM. Salary is paid on a weekly basis and is commensurate with resume and experience. Interim could transition to a permanent position if all parties are agreeable.The organ is a well maintained Moeller, 2 manual, 14 ranks, built in 1968. For questions or additional information and to submit resumes please contact Larry Davidson, Director of Music Ministry

Posted 3/9/2016

Substitute Organist

Faith Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY

Substitute Organist needed for some or all of March and possibly some later months at Faith Baptist Church in Georgetown. The church has a 2-manual Allen organ, model MDS-26 from 1996. Requirements are to play two voluntaries and 3 hymns each week for a traditional service. A pianist accompanies the choir. A Song Leader aids organization and keeps the service flowing smoothly. Contact Rick Leigh at 859-321-7355 or

Posted 2/10/2016

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