Choral Jobs in the NW Region


The following jobs are posted here as a service to ACDA members. You may list jobs on this site by contacting Howard Meharg, providing a brief description of the position and who to contact for information. Provide an email address if you wish. Persons who provide the listing should also plan on notifying us when the job is filled or note on the listing when (the date) to pull it from our jobs page. The listing will be removed after four months automatically, unless notice is received advising otherwise.

Jobs posted are placed on this page by date....not necessarily the date the job came available. While we try to keep this page current, we cannot guarantee that the jobs listed have not been filled. For official information, see the contact person as listed.


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McMinnville, OR - First Baptist ChurchDirector of Music Ministry (posted here 11-11-19) See full details HERE.

Portland, OR - St. Barnabas Episcopal Church - (posted here 11-6-19) Hiring choral section leaders for the season of Advent and Christmas. Job description HERE.

Portland, OR - St. Barnabas Episcopal Church - (posted here 11-6-19) Looking for and organist. See full job description and salary info HERE.

Seattle, WA - Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church - (posted here 10-21-19) Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church seeks a pianist to accompany the church's Gospel Choir. The choir performs primarily Gospel music, world music, spirituals, praise and worship music. The accompanist works closely with and is supervised by the director of the choir. Full description and salary info HERE

Spokane, WA (posted here 9-9-19) Spokane, WA - Salem Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Music Director to lead the adult choir and accompany Sunday worship. 10 hrs/wk. $18-$25/hr. Contact the church office at (509) 328-6280 or for a full job posting and further details. Open until filled.

Blaine, WA - (posted here 8-20-20)

Full Time continuing MS/HS Choral position working with students from high school and middle school to refine their singing technique, and teach music everything from fundamentals to more advanced theory. The director organizes performances for the community.The director works closely with administration from both buildings to keep a calendar of events and plans the events in a professional manner. The middle school position may include a student self-directed learning exploratory class. 


Contact Christine Anderson, HR Supervisor / Darren Benson, MS Principal / Scott Ellis, HS Principal (360) 332-5881

Seattle - Northwest Girlchoir, Vocal Music Teaching Artist - Bravo Choir. (Posted here 8-14-19)
First teaching day is September 5, 2019 through mid-June, 2020. Thursday afternoons, 3:45 pm-5:35 pm. Application deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019. Click HERE for full job description and contact information.

Tualatin, OR - Tualatin United Methodist Church (posted here 7-1-19)
Tualatin United Methodist Church is seeking a pianist. Worship services are 10:00 on Sunday mornings preceded by rehearsal with the music leadership team at 8:45. During the school year the chancel choir rehearses on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:00. Tualatin UMC is a Progressive congregation and part of the Reconciling Ministries of the Cascadia Conference. We balance use of traditional hymns and contemporary worship songs, while anthems cover all genres. The wage is $20-$25 per hour. The church is available to the music staff for teaching private lessons. Call 503-692-1820 or email for more information.

Shoreline School District (Seattle area) - posted here 6-29-19

CHORAL MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL  -  Shoreline School District


This position is open and ready for a person to take the reins and grow a magnificent program in a supportive community.  Posted as .2 Einstein Middle School and .4 Shorewood High School there may be opportunity to combine with other MS or HS courses.


If you have questions do not hesitate to contact Shoreline Music Coordinator:


To apply:  Go to Shoreline Schools Website / Human resources

Follow links: Current Vacancies, Search Current Job Openings

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Eugene, OR - Oregon Bach Festival, Officer of Administration - Artistic Director, Oregon Bach Festival, FTE -.15 Click or tap HERE for full information, including contact. (posted here 5-22-19)

44 music jobs in the state of Montana are now open. Check the link for further information:

Portland, -  Choir Organizer/Director for Kol Shalom, Community for Humanistic Judaism. This group is seeking to develop Portland metro area choir that would learn and perform Jewish music from a humanistic perspective. The working name for the new organization is the Portland Metro Jewish Humanist Choir.   Details - Click or tap HERE for more information. 

Corvallis - Music Director at First United Methodist Church, Corvallis. Further information by clicking HERE.

Olympia, WA - Olympia Youth Chorus announces open position: Young Men's Ensemble Forza                             Director. We are currently seeking a new director for our Forza young men's ensemble for our next                 performance season, beginning in September 2019. Forza is an auditioned TTBB ensemble comprised of 12-20 young men of intermediate to advanced musicianship who rehearse one evening per week, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (Mondays) at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Olympia. Olympia Youth Chorus will begin its 25th Season in September. Click or tap HERE


Bellevue, WA - Seeking a partner(s) to conduct and teach vocal music to children in Bellevue, WA. (Posted  here 5-20-19) The program will begin in September, 2019, with Sunday afternoon and early evening                    rehearsals. The number of hours will be determined by the enrollment. Base pay is $50 per hour,                        with extra compensation for concerts and special events. Requirements and contact information can be viewed by clicking or tapping HERE

Portland, OR - Portland Phoenix Choirs, Choral Union, Artistic Director - (Posted here 5-19) The Portland Phoenix Choral Union (PPCU) seeks an energetic and dynamic Artistic Director to lead our organization. PPCU is a non-auditioned mixed community chorus of 50-60 singers. Originally founded as the Marylhurst University Choral Union, it transformed into the non-auditioned ensemble of the Portland Phoenix Choirs following Marylhurst’s sudden closure in the summer of 2018. PPCC rehearses one night per week (currently Tuesdays) and give three concerts per year, often with hired professional orchestra and soloists. MORE INFORMATION HERE.

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