The ultimate "go-to" guide for those faced with the exciting challenge of leading or assisting a church music ministry! Featuring contributions from 14 expertly qualified ministers, musicians, and scholars, it features advice on weekly worship planning, financial management, choir rehearsal preparation, working with children and youth, leading orchestral and handbell ensembles, and more. 176 pages, softcover from Smyth & Helwys.
This work is an introduction to church music administration that provides insight into the responsibilities and demands placed on the person who heads the music program of a church. The chapters are written by various experts in their fields and address the topics of weekly worship planning, choir rehearsal preparation, recruitment, church staff relationships, financial management, working with children and youth choirs, and leading orchestras and handbell choirs. This addition to the Smyth & Helwys Help series is a must-have for those just beginning a church music ministry or for seasoned professionals looking to improve the administration of their music programs.