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Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, Connecticut, is an independent Catholic School for 740 students in grades PS-12. We are seeking a part time handbell choir director for the 2014-2015 school year. The handbell choir director is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it. This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills. We have a strong and active handbell program with 4 ½ octaves, Schulmerich handbells (plus duplicate matching 3 octaves) and 3 octaves Malmark handchimes.

Full description, job summary, qualifications, and application procedure are available at our website. You can apply online at or contact David Olson, head of Middle School,

(posted 07/23/2014)

Handbell Choir Director: Tarrytown UMC, Austin, Texas is looking for a part time handbell director. There are 3 handbell choirs; 2 experienced, 1 beginner. We have 4 1/2 octaves bells and 4 octaves chimes. Some experience directing or an experienced ringer required.
Director will work with the Minister of Music. Remuneration, $500/month.

For more information, contact:
Kay McHorse
Barry Fulton

(posted 6/18/2014)

Handbell Choir Director: St. Mark’s UMC, Mount Joy is seeking a Bell Choir Director.  Successful candidates will be confident in their ability to lead 4 octave handbell ringers in all facets and ringing techniques, including chimes.  Candidate will work with the Pastors, as well as being a member of a Worship and Arts Team.  This is a part-time position.  Job Description and salary range are available by contacting Business Administrator 717 653 5493, ext. 230  (

Associate Director of Music (full-time): Large, metropolitan, Presbyterian church, with a commitment to an active, visible ministry of music, seeks full-time Associate Director of Music.  Responsibilities include directing a graded choir program for children, directing and overseeing multiple handbell choirs, working with the Director of Music/Organist in a comprehensive music and arts ministry. Experience working with children is essential.  Bachelor’s degree in music required, with three to five years’ experience.  Salary commensurate with skills/experience.  Send letter of interest with resumé including three professional references to:
Chair, Music Search Committee
c/o Third Presbyterian Church
4 Meigs Street
Rochester, NY  14607


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