Calgary Unitarians is looking for an Interim Music Director and Accompanist for the church year of 2022- 23.  This position works closely with the Minister in planning and carrying out the music for worship services. Our choir, UUphonia, consists of 20 – 30 voices, and enjoys singing 3- and 4- part music as well as unison pieces.  A friendly, enthusiastic music community who love to sing together!


This contract is effective from September 01 to December 31, 2022 initially, with a potential extension until June 30, 2023. Our staff music director is on medical leave. 


The Interim Music Director will provide the services described below:

  1. Plan and lead choir rehearsals on Thursday evenings from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Calgary Unitarians building (1703- 1st Street NW). Rehearsal will include learning and /or practicing hymn pieces and anthems for Sunday services, and preparation for two seasonal concerts (winter season and a themed spring “Cabaret”).
  2. Lead the choir in preparing and presenting an anthem and a hymn in Sunday services once or twice a month.
  3. Act as accompanist for each Sunday service (10:30 am – 11:30 am) to provide a prelude, hymns, and incidental music as agreed with the Minister.
  4. Occasionally work with amateur and professional musicians and singers to provide variety to Sunday services.
  5. Provide, from time to time, music for Calgary Unitarians’ Children and Youth program.

Further requirements will be negotiated and written into the Interim Music Director’s agreement.


Financial compensation will be $2,000-2,300 per month depending on experience.

Deadline: July 31st 2022. Interviews will be in August for a September 1st start date.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and any audio or video samples to the hiring team at