Church Accompanist

Olive Chapel Baptist Church, Apex, NC is seeking a Church Accompanist.   The position of Church Accompanist is an integral part of the Music Ministry and church worship services. The candidate selected for this part-time position must be a Christian who truly loves the Lord and His church and feels called to Christian service. Your contribution and dedication to the role is essential for a successful music worship experience.

The Church Accompanist reports to the Associate Minister of Music and Children, but will have exposure working with the Church Choir, Praise and Worship, Special Functions, and Audio / Visual groups.
Responsibilities and General duties
  • Will play for worship services on Sunday Morning and any special services during the year
  • Will be responsible for instrumental service music (i.e. prelude, postlude, offertory and communion) in coordination with the Music Minister
  • Will be the rehearsal accompanist for Adult Choir and Praise Team
  • Will be the accompanist for soloist, duets, or ensembles performing in Worship Services
  • Can play for funerals upon request on a per diem basis

Qualifications and skills of the ideal candidate include but are not limited to the following:
  • Capable of demonstrating proficiency in playing piano/keyboard for contemporary and traditional styles of church music.  
  • Proficiency playing the organ a plus.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits
The Church Accompanist will be required for all weekly church services and occasional special services/rehearsals. Regular schedule is as follows:

  • Sunday Services                                 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Monday Choir Rehearsal                 6:00pm – 8:00 pm                            

The starting compensation range is $20-$26 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Vacation / Personal Leave time benefit as provided in standard Personnel Handbook.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and references to

Olive Chapel Baptist Church
600 New Hill Olive Chapel Road
Apex, NC 27502