Worcester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Job Placements/Advertising for Churches & Musicians
Hiring Guide for Religious Institutions Seeking Musicians - A
handy booklet to coach churches through the process of interviewing and
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The Worcester Chapter AGO maintains a database of current job openings in the greater Worcester and Central Mass. area.
For religious and music-related institutions, this provides a source of advertising for the openings. For a small fee, the organization's opening(s) will be posted in the chapter newsletter (typically monthly). In addition, for a small fee, the booklet Musicians in Religious Institutions is available to help guide the hiring committee through the recommended process and resources for attaining and retaining quality staff musicians.
For organists and directors, the service is free to guild members for viewing current openings. From time to time, the guild updates its recommended compensation chart which details salary, benefits, and service fees for various degree and experience levels of musicians.
Central Mass.: Contact Joan Venincasa, Placements Chairperson.
Recommended steps/resources for churches seeking musicians:
Chapter Dean email@example.com David G. Baker, 617.241.8500
Norma Reich, Placement Coordinator
http://www.bostonago.com/ Glenn Goda, chapter dean
617-353-9339 or firstname.lastname@example.org Rose Mary Gabler, placements coordinator
http://www.springfieldago.org/ Chapter dean Dr. Larry Schipull
Becky Isaacson, email@example.com home 413 567-7659, church 413 734-1623
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