Sanctuary Choir Director Position Available

April 30, 2022

First United Methodist Church (the Coppertop) is seeking a positive and enthusiastic Sanctuary Choir Director to join our music staff and lead our 20+ voice choir (including four tenors!). We’re looking for someone who enjoys directing a variety of musical styles, ranging from classical anthems to gospel to more contemporary music.

First UMC is a socially progressive congregation welcoming all people. We offer a blended worship service that regularly features our vocal choir, our worship band, our organist, and at least one of our four handbell choirs. We have a vibrant musical heritage and are excited about the important role of music in our future!

The choir sings nine months of the year with occasional Sundays off and scheduling is flexible. Candidates must have a BA or BS in music, or equivalent experience. The salaried position will commence the beginning or the middle of August and we will review applications as soon as they arrive, but no later than June 1.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and references electronically or by mail to: Velda Bell, Director of Music Ministries, First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth, MN 55811 or Visit our website at for more information about our church community.