Church Musician Resume Samples

A Church Musician performs music for services at churches and also at functions such as weddings and funerals. The job duties commonly related to this role are listed on the Church Musician Resume as – planning out the music to play; practicing the music to gain perfection; accompanying other musicians apart from leading congregational singing; leading rehearsals for choirs, worship bands, and visiting musicians; coordinating with church members to follow a liturgical calendar, and representing their congregation at church-related meetings, and letting the church musician network with other musicians.

As far as education is concerned, there are no specified standards to gain this post, however, many churches typically look for those who have a degree in music or the related. Some denominations look for those having a certificate in sacred music. Strong leadership skills and knowledge of a variety of musical songs praising the Lord are an important asset.

Church Musician Resume example

Church Musician Resume

Summary : Seeking a Church Musician position with a growth-oriented company which offers the opportunity for professional growth and advancement. Church musicians lead worship services and accompany sermons as organists, or play other instruments in eclectic and diverse church bands.

Skills : Audio Engineering, Pro Tools, Audio Editing, Audio.

Description :

    1. Trained choir's voices, and providing music for the church.
    2. Assisted choir and lead with composing new and/or existing songs.
    3. Worked with choir during rehearsals and performance.
    4. Taught new and rehearse existing music selections with choir members.
    5. Created and provided administrative support to members by generating schedules and music.
    6. Directed choir in an assortment of musical selection.
    7. Improvised music during performances.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Music


Church Musician Resume

Headline : Church Musician provides musical leadership and accompaniment for the congregation and worship team during Sunday morning worship services, special services, and rehearsals.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Social Networking, Drummer, Logic Pro X, Finale, GarageBand, Pro Tools, Ableton Live.

Description :

    1. Practiced musical instrument performances, individually or in rehearsal with other musicians, to master individual pieces of music and to maintain and improve skills.
    2. Performed before live audiences.
    3. Specialized in playing a specific family of instruments and/or a particular type of music.
    4. Played musical instruments as soloists, or as members or guest artists of musical groups such as orchestras, ensembles, or bands.
    5. Played from memory or by following scores.
    6. Attended several practices through out the week, effectively communicate with the worship leader, and help set an atmosphere that is conducive to worship.
    7. Had grown to be a confident musician.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Church Musician Resume

Objective : To attain the professional position of Adapted Church Musician. Work with the pastor to select music for worship services from a variety of contemporary and traditional styles that support the services theme, reflect our Wesleyan heritage, and connect with the members of our congregation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Responsible for playing the drum set for our choir and any events that needed services.
    2. Helped run the sound board.
    3. Taught the kids of the church how to play instruments.
    4. Brought closer to Christ and helped go to school.
    5. Skills Used Prompt arrival, hard work, and dedication.
    6. Moved equipment around the church and helped keep things in order.
    7. Helped direct and arrange songs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Music

Church Musician Resume

Objective : Church Musician provides musical leadership and accompaniment for the congregation and worship team during Sunday morning worship services, special services, and rehearsals.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Social Networking, Drummer, Logic Pro X, Finale, GarageBand, Pro Tools, Ableton Live.

Description :

    1. Practiced musical instrument performances, individually or in rehearsal with other musicians, to master individual pieces of music and to maintain and improve skills.
    2. Performed before live audiences.
    3. Specialized in playing a specific family of instruments and/or a particular type of music.
    4. Played musical instruments as soloists, or as members or guest artists of musical groups such as orchestras, ensembles, or bands.
    5. Played from memory or by following scores.
    6. Attended several practices through out the week, effectively communicate with the worship leader, and help set an atmosphere that is conducive to worship.
    7. Had grown to be a confident musician.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Church Musician Resume

Summary : As a Church Musician, recruit and prepare substitute musicians to lead worship musically during scheduled absences, in consultation with the pastor. Provide music for weddings and funerals.

Skills : Public Speaking, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Illustrator.

Description :

    1. Attended all scheduled rehearsals, performances, and church services Coached musicians on sheet music, sound management, and new music.
    2. Chaired numerous charity events teaching inner-city youth how to play instruments.
    3. Scheduled music assignments for singers and additional musicians.
    4. Coordinated speakers and singers for special youth.
    5. Production, Forest Chapel Baptist Church-organ/keyboard-music director, Greater Piney Grove-organ/keyboard, Capital View United Methodist Church.
    6. Performed Sunday morning devotional services.
    7. Occupied the position as a full time drummer.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Diploma

    Church Musician Resume

    Headline : Church musicians perform music for services in the church, including functions such as weddings and funerals. They plan out what music to play and spend considerable time practicing.

    Skills : Multi-Tasking, Communication, Advertising.

    Description :

      1. Learned and read new music for church services and practices.
      2. Worked with all choirs including mass choir, women's choir, male chorus, angel choir and lead.
      3. Played for Sunday morning service every week, traveled with church when visiting other churches, set up rehearsals atleast 2 times out of the week.
      4. Played the guitar for the worship team.
      5. Skills Used guitar, drums and piano.
      6. Led the congregation in morning service worship Lead choir and teach material for Sunday.
      7. Accompanied vocalists and instrumentalists to various locations when the church travels.
      8. Attended mandatory choir rehearsals.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School

      Church Musician Resume

      Summary : Seeking a Church Musician position with a growth-oriented company which offers the opportunity for professional growth and advancement. Church musicians lead worship services and accompany sermons as organists, or play other instruments in eclectic and diverse church bands.

      Skills : Audio Engineering, Pro Tools, Audio Editing, Audio.

      Description :

        1. Trained choir's voices, and providing music for the church.
        2. Assisted choir and lead with composing new and/or existing songs.
        3. Worked with choir during rehearsals and performance.
        4. Taught new and rehearse existing music selections with choir members.
        5. Created and provided administrative support to members by generating schedules and music.
        6. Directed choir in an assortment of musical selection.
        7. Improvised music during performances.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      Bachelor's In Professional Music

      Church Musician Resume

      Headline : Church musicians are responsible for providing musical leadership at religious services. Called upon to play an instrument or sing during the service, also commonly provide background music and other support before, after, and sometimes even during the service itself.

      Skills : Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Access, Windows, Type 60 Wpm, Communication.

      Description :

        1. Worked with others to blend great sound by utilizing efficient communication skills.
        2. Did this Sunday mornings and afternoons, Monday and Wednesday evenings, and some Saturday evenings.
        3. Performed before live audiences.
        4. Specialized in playing a specific family of instruments and/or a particular type of music.
        5. Played musical instruments as soloists, or as members or guest artists of musical groups such as orchestras, ensembles, or bands.
        6. Played from memory or by following scores.
        7. Directed bands or orchestras.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Church Musician Resume

      Headline : Extensive experience as an accompanist for contemporary, African and ballet classes. Expertise with a wide range of appropriate musical literature for dance classes. Ability to provide specialized musical needs as an accompanist for targeted dance classes.

      Skills : Superb musical talent, Creativity, and Drive.

      Description :

        1. Conducted rehearsals prior to services or performances to ensure that all musicians are prepared for the event.
        2. Performed as part of a worship team, leading congregational singing, playing an instrument, or providing vocals.
        3. Trained and supervised other musicians in the church, including choir members, vocalists, and keyboardists.
        4. Coordinated music with clergy members to ensure that the songs being performed are appropriate for the service at hand.
        5. Organized and maintained music libraries containing scores, recordings, and other materials used in church services.
        6. Performed solo or group instrumental performances during worship services.
        7. Organized and hosted musical events such as concerts, recitals, and contests for youth choirs.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Degree in Music

      Church Musician Resume

      Headline : Musician/ Cantor will be responsible for performing music at various parish services, including Sunday Vigil Mass and may be contracted to perform at weddings, funerals and other liturgical events.

      Skills : Great communication, Time management, and Interpersonal skills.

      Description :

        1. Wrote, rehearsed, performed, and recorded new, original music.
        2. Built strong relationships with other artists as well as fans.
        3. Gone for vocal training, and expanding skill set by learning new techniques and instruments.
        4. Showed up on time and well-rested for scheduled performances and recording sessions.
        5. Built a positive brand by giving interviews and making appearances on radio and television.
        6. Maintained a strong social media presence by posting regular, relevant content, and interacting with fans online.
        7. Reached out to and collaborating with other artists and professionals in the entertainment industry.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Degree in Music