Buffalo Chapter
American Guild of Organists

Open Positions

Note: Only churches providing F.I.C.A. and Workers' Compensation as well as Unemployment and Disability Insurance are listed, and a written contract will be provided for all positions listed unless otherwise noted.

To advertise a position with the guild please contact Elaine Gardner at 716-875-5858 or ecgardner@roadrunner.com

New Positions:

Organist: St. David’s Episcopal Church, West Seneca: one Sunday morning service, a few extra services (no choir); church has a 2-man. pipe organ recently refurbished – new console with midi.; contact the Church office: 674-4670 or st.davids1@verizon.net

Organist-Director: Amherst Presbyterian Church, Williamsville: Beginning January 1, 2017 – one Sunday morning service, four extra services, weekly adult choir rehearsal; approx. 35 yr. old 2 man. Rodgers Scarborough organ; Benefits: 4 weeks paid vacation & 2 Sunday sick days; Salary: $7,324 contact Judith Bailey at 636-6148/ baj_42@msn.com [Church presently has an interim pastor]

Previously Listed – Still Open:
 
Organist-Director: Hamburg United Methodist Church, Hamburg:
one Sunday morning service, two extra services; weekly adult, children, and bell choir rehearsals; 1958 two manual Schlicker organ; Benefits: 4 weeks paid vacation; Salary: $12,000 – $14,000 Contact Dr. Robert Cook at 982-4536 / rbcook05@hotmail.com

Organist-Director/Organist: Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, Lockport: two Sunday morning services, 15 extra services, weekly Adult choir and Bell choir rehearsals, seasonal planning meetings; 1999 Tellers Organ (renovated in 2005); 5 weeks paid vacation and mileage paid; Salary $7,620 – 11,420 contact Paul-Joseph Struckmann at (716)474-8400 / pjstruckmann@hotmail.com    Click here for the organ specifications.

PLEASE NOTE: For information about Roman Catholic Church positions please call Alan Lukas at 652-6565

IMPORTANT: You are reminded that listing of positions in this newsletter does not imply endorsement by the Buffalo Chapter A.G.O. or any of its committees. Appropriateness of a position must be judged by the applicant him/her self. For help with this, you may wish to contact the Placement Chair for additional information about a position and/or consult with a member who previously held the position. You are also reminded to be very cautious about accepting a position without a written contract.
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