June 2018

April 2018

Permanent Organist
Christ Church Portola Valley & Woodside
Christ Church Portola Valley & Woodside is looking for a talented, creative and pastoral Music Director who can both conduct a choir and play the church’s famous Visser-Rowland Opus #97 Organ. We have a gorgeous campus, friendly congregation, a great staff team, and highly skilled, dedicated and gracious choir. Candidates should be enthusiastic about building a volunteer choir and continuing the high standards of its existing music program. This is a part-time (15-20 hours) permanent position with a competitively based salary but unfortunately does not include housing.
The current program includes Sunday morning (2 services and a choir rehearsal) and one evening rehearsal (on Wednesdays except during summer hiatus),  Holy Week, and  Christmas Eve. It also includes some occasional special services including compline at Stanford, a concert with a sister parish and special guest concerts supported by our Music Fund. Applicants must consider themselves partners-in-ministry with the entire team, including the Rector, other staff members, the congregation and preschool. We are most excited to welcome a new member to our team. For consideration, please email your resume to the  the Rev. Beth Phillips, at

Permanent Organist
9th Church of Christ, Scientist, San Francisco,
 is seeking a permanent organist for Sunday & Wednesday services.  9th Church is a small congregation that meets at 10:30am Sundays and 7:30 pm Wednesdays for 1 hour. Preludes, postludes and 3 hymns are needed for both days and additionally a solo and offertory on Sundays. Excellent Aeolian-Skinner 36 ranks in Great/Swell/Choir with updated Schoenstein 3-manual console.  Compensation is open and need for audition depends on experience. Send a résumé by email to Deran Zdan:

Bass soloist/section leader
Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Alameda
is seeking a Bass soloist/section leader. Live Oak is a small fellowship that meets on the first and third Sundays of each month with a choir rehearsal at 2:30pm and service at 4:00pm. Additionally there are quarterly Saturday rehearsals. Compensation is $75.00 per service. Send a résumé by email to Jay Roller:

March 2018

Music Director position
Grace Episcopal Church in Martinez, California
is looking to fill our Music Director position. We are flexible and would be interested in either one individual for a part-time, approximately 10 hours per week position who can play the organ, conduct the choir, and work with the rector to plan music for the weekly Sunday 10 a.m. service OR individuals who have either a strong interest in either directing the choir or playing the organ who would be willing to split the position with another individual. Salary commensurate with experience. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please email the Rector, the Rev. Dr. Deb White at For more information about the church, go to
The Christian Science Church, 
201 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, has an opening for a regular organist on the 1st and 3rd Sundays and 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month.  The services are at 10:00 AM on Sundays and 7:30 PM on Wednesdays.  The Sunday service involves a prelude, offertory, postlude, 3 hymns and accompanying a singer in one solo.  The Wednesday service involves a prelude and postlude plus 3 hymns.
For further information please contact
Alexandra Hawley

 Pianist for the Adult Choir. 
St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church, 1410-100th Avenue, Oakland 94603 is seeking a pianist for the Adult Choir. We practice weekly and sing for the 9:00am Sunday mass 2 times a month. For more information please call Mary Jo at 510-635-6450.