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Positions Available

Birmingham AGO will provide a service to the greater music community by posting notices on this page of positions that are open in area churches and schools.

Interested institutions and individuals are invited to send notices of positions available to our webmaster. Notices should include details of expectations of the applicant and contact information for position itself.


Music and Worship Associate, Organ - Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Homewood, AL (8-15-2017)

DAWSON MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH in Homewood, Alabama is looking for a part-time organist. The church has a large, vibrant music program which includes a 200-member adult and a 120-member youth choir, children's choirs, a handbell choir, and a 40-piece orchestra. The organist plays for two Sunday morning worship services and for a Wednesday night adult Sanctuary choir rehearsal with additional services and programs as needed. In addition to playing preludes, postludes, offertories, and hymns, there are opportunities for accompanying choirs, soloists, solo and ensemble instrumentalists. The church has a large music academy and the organist may teach piano and organ as a part of that organization.

The organ is a three-manual, 46-rank Reuter installed in 1960 with several additions since then. To view the Reuter organ specifications on the OHS database, click OHS Database Search and enter 24906 for the organ ID.

To learn more about the church's programs, click Dawson Memorial Baptist Church.

To print or view the full job description, click Dawson Job Description.

If interested in this position, please contact John Woods, Worship and Music Pastor, at 205-871-7324 or for more information.


Pianist, Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Pleasant Grove (2-17-2017)

Pleasant Grove UMC, 452 Ninth Avenue, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127 is seeking someone with a strong Methodist background to be pianist for our church. The schedule is four hours per week divided between Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. The salary is $100 per week, but this is negotiable if the applicant is available to direct the choir as well.

Please contact Donna Pridmore at 205-337-4480 or Pastor Bridget Dowdy at 205-744-7171 if interested.


Organist - Shades Crest Baptist Church, Birmingham (7-15-2016)

Shades Crest Baptist Church seeks a Church Organist. This year-round position is defined as salary (no overtime pay), restricted part-time. Expectation of attendance is for Sunday worship services, rehearsals with the Sanctuary Choir and the Orchestra, and other special services, including (but not limited to) Christmas and Easter. The organ is an Allen Renaissance Organ (Model R-380) 80 stop, three manual organ with Midi sound module, purchased in 2003. Successful candidates should have extensive organ training, church worship experience that includes all types of music, and a commitment to being a strong team player. A full job description is located at Shades Crest Baptist. Contact us at 205-822-1360. Send all resumes and cover letters to or mail to Hiram Rollo, Shades Crest Baptist Church, 452 Park Ave., Birmingham, AL 35226.


Organist - Meadow Brook Baptist Church, Birmingham (4-12-2016)

Meadow Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham is seeking an organist. Responsibilities include playing for Sunday morning worship, assisting with Wednesday evening rehearsals, occasional Sunday evening services as well as playing for weddings and funerals. If selected to interview, please be prepared to play at least two selections of contrasting styles (both appropriate for traditional, protestant, evangelical worship), an example of hymn accompaniment, as well as sight read.

Please contact the Worship Pastor, David Vaughan for further information. Click here to visit the church website Meadow Brook Baptist.