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HANDBELL DIRECTOR, ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, SPRINGFIELD, VA: St. Mark’s is seeking a Handbell Director to lead the adult handbell choir starting in September, 2013. Rehearsals are currently held on Thursday evenings from 7 – 8 pm and the choir rings in worship approximately once a month from September through June, as well as on Christmas Eve and Easter. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in ringing handbells as well as directing. Candidates must have exceptional interpersonal and managerial skills, and the desire to work as a team with members of the handbell choir as well as with the pastoral and music staff.
The Handbell Director will oversee budgetary, recruiting and performance activities as well as maintenance of the instruments. He/she will also coordinate the church’s membership in Handbell Musicians of America and attend a festival with the ringers each year. The church owns 4 octaves of Malmark handbells, 3 octaves of choir chimes and a good quality handbell library. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send a letter of application, current resume and list of references to:
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
5800 Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 22150
CALLING ALL TOWSON RINGERS! The Chancel Handbell Choir at Towson Presbyterian Church (400 West Chesapeake Ave, Towson, MD) is looking for additional ringers for our 5 octave choir. Weekly rehearsals are on Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. beginning September 12. The Choir plays at the 10:00 a.m. worship service once a month. Please email the director, Chris Schroeder if you are interested in ringing.