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at Columbine UU Church


Church Pianist/Accompanist 

Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church

Littleton, Colorado


Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church is a progressive spiritual community in Littleton, CO where we strive to foster spiritual growth, authentic connections, and radical love. Central to our mission is the power of music, which plays a vital role in our worship and community life. Our music ministry is built upon a strong foundation of congregational singing, supported by dedicated music volunteers, and enriched by numerous members who contribute through their participation in Columbine Choir, special music offerings, and other musical groups. We are in search of a collaborative Church Pianist/Accompanist to contribute to our music ministry. 

Learn more about Columbine UU Church at


Job Title: Church Pianist/Accompanist

Hours: Part-time, typically 2 calls per week

  • Thursday night choir rehearsal, 7:00pm-8:30pm

  • Sunday morning service, 9:00am-11:00am, 1st Sundays of the month off

  • Practice and preparation time 2-3 hours per week (more during choir season)

Pay: $6032.00 per annum 

Benefits: Subject to CUUC Personnel Policy Manual

Supervisor: Music Director


Qualifications and Requirements: Degree in piano performance and/or advanced piano skills. Experience accompanying choirs and working in a church environment are strongly preferred, as well as the training and capacity to carry out the duties and responsibilities below:


  1. Prepares and presents all piano music required for weekly Sunday morning worship.  At this time, this includes three hymns, brief prelude and postlude, transitional music, offertory and special music. These last two may involve accompaniment or solo work, unless the person(s) providing music wishes to self-accompany or perform a capella.

  2. In consultation with the Music Director, select music that is appropriate for the theme of the service at least a week before the scheduled service

  3. Accompany volunteer choir for 90-minute weekly choir rehearsals on Thursday nights, late-August through early-June

  4. Lead  sectional rehearsals for part of choir rehearsal as needed by Music Director

  5. Lead choir rehearsal in event  of Music Director’s absence

  6. Accompany and rehearse with vocal and instrumental soloists or small ensembles for non-choir Special Music

  7. Prepare and present all piano music required for special events such as Winter Solstice, picnics, member memorial services, choir retreat, etc.

  8. Maintain good and regular communication with Music Director regarding music for services, including monthly Zoom meeting with the Music Team

  9. Inform Music Director and Office Administrator of any maintenance needs for the Church piano


Please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Jenny Amstutz:

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