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Minister of Music
Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church
1980 Dahlia Street, Denver CO 80220
HLP-8147 Posted 01/16/15
Dynamic music leadership. Grounded in the classical genre, works old and new, with infusions of jazz, gospel, and popular styles, the Montview music program is distinguished by its breadth, its quality and diversity, its importance in the spiritual life of the church, and an unusually high level of congregational participation. Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate outstanding musical and conducting abilities; exceptional leadership with a particular emphasis on collaboration and interpersonal skills; and the personal depth, knowledge of church music, and creative insight necessary to sustain and enhance the quality of this ambitious and dynamic ministry.
Director of Music
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
720 12th Street, Clermont, FL 34711
HLP-8154 Posted 01/30/15
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church is a large, spirit-filled parish of over 4,500 registered families in the Diocese of Orlando. The parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music. The Director will have the responsibility planning, developing, and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in music, a thorough understanding of the liturgy, excellent skills in organ and piano, experience with leading a vocal ensemble, and advanced knowledge of music notation and publishing software.
Director of Music and Coordinator of Liturgy
Resurrection Catholic Church & School
3855 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33813
Fax: (863) 644-8697
HLP-8143 Posted 01/09/15
Full-time position in large, dynamic Catholic community. Responsible for facilitating music/interactive ministry and coordinating liturgy activities for all weekend and seasonal Masses, weddings, funerals, and parish/school events as needed. Requirements: extensive knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, ability to accurately prepare worship aids and presider guides, degree or equivalent in Music or related field, mastery of accompaniment and choral conduction, instrumentation and music composition experience preferred, knowledge of various styles of church music, ability to recruit, train and enthusiastically support all music and liturgical ministers, desire to work as a part of an energetic, spirit-filled pastoral team!No phone calls.
Director of Music
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (Kissimmee)
PO Box 1800
Orlando, FL 32802-1800
Fax: (407) 246-4844
HLP-8141 Posted 12/19/14
Large parish in Kissimmee (Holy Redeemer) seeks full-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include: planning/staffing weekend liturgies, holy days, funerals, weddings, and multicultural celebrations; directing, scheduling, rehearsing with choirs/cantors. Current ensembles include adult, children’s, contemporary, youth choirs, cantors, supervision/support for Spanish choirs. Seasonal liturgies include Stations of the Cross, evening prayer, parish missions, religious education liturgies, sacramental preparation sessions. Minimum Qualifications: B.A. Music; thorough understanding, appreciation of Roman Catholic Liturgy. Excellent organ, keyboard, and vocal skills. Ability to work flexible schedule; possess good interpersonal skills. Email/send completed application, résumé, and letter of interest Attention: Orlando Diocese Human Resources Office listed above.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542
Phone: (678) 960-0040
Fax: (678) 960-0078
HLP-8135 Posted 12/5/14
Vibrant Northeast Georgia parish seeks a full-time talented Director of Liturgy and Music to lead music and coordinate all liturgical ministries and events. Candidates will have familiarity with various styles of Catholic liturgical music (traditional/contemporary/Spanish), possess a degree in music, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be a practicing Catholic. Individual should have previous parish ministry experience, strong skills in: organ/piano, leading assembly in song, choir direction, arranging liturgies, organization/computer skills, and pastoral collaboration. Position includes benefits, salary commensurate with experience. For a comprehensive job description email us and send résumés to Fr Eric J. Hill, Pastor.
Our Lady of the Brook Parish
3700 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
HLP-8151 Posted 01/26/15
Part-time. Responsibilities: Plan and provide music for Masses (Saturday, 5pm, Sunday 10am), Holy Days and feast days Direct Adult Choir once weekly rehearsal, summers off; Coordinate with worship committee; Oversee maintenance of pipe organ, piano hand bells; Oversee music budget. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in music or liturgy; 2 years of experience liturgical music; Proficiency in at least two : organ, piano, guitar, voice; Knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Remuneration: Commensurate with skills and experience, within Archdiocesan guidelines. Reports to pastor. Candidates may email cover letter and résumé to above address.
Director of Music Ministry
St. James Parish
820 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: (224) 345-7212
HLP-8145 Posted 01/16/15
Large, active parish seeks full-time Director of Music for well-developed program. Responsibilities: active member of Pastoral Staff, Liturgy Team; direct one or more of five choirs; oversee direction of remaining choirs; plan music/musicians for all liturgies; develop worship aids. Qualifications: credentials in music and liturgy, advanced degree preferred, with focus on choral music; 3-5 yrs. experience in parish ministry; thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy; proficiency in piano and/or organ, directing; highly organized, detail oriented and creative. Salary is commensurate with educational background/experience in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines. Additional information on request. Please email résumé.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church
510 E. 1st St. Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone: (515) 964-3038
HLP-8161 Posted 01/30/15
Our parish is seeking a Director of Music and Liturgy who is committed to “full, active participation” in the worship life of the Church. The Director will work cooperatively with a variety of volunteer and paid staff to ensure the highest quality of worship experiences. Academic degrees in music and liturgy/theology expected. Previous parish experience preferred. Job description and application forms are available on website. Interested individuals should email application with résumé, cover letter, and references ASAP.
Director of Music
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Phone: (859) 236-2111 Ext. 104
HLP-8158 Posted 01/30/15
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in Danville, seeks a part-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include providing music for all weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals, and holidays; directing adult choir; scheduling and training cantors/accompanists. The candidate should be a practicing Catholic, have strong organ/piano and vocal skills, and have a familiarity with both traditional and contemporary liturgical music. Please email cover letter & résumé.
Holy Spirit Parish
236 Eldridge Road, Wells, ME 04090
HLP-8150 Posted 01/26/15
Holy Spirit Parish, including the Catholic churches of Kennebunk, Wells, and Ogunquit Maine, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Music. The successful candidate will be proficient at the organ, piano and choral direction; have the ability to vocally lead and strengthen a prayerful, active singing assembly, and have at least two years experience in Catholic liturgical music programs. BA in music or music theory preferred. A complete job description for the position may be viewed on the parish website. This position includes benefits and has a geographically competitive salary range.
Liturgical Music Department Director and Principle Organist
St. John the Evangelist Church
112 East Second Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 662-8288
HLP-8157 Posted 01/30/15
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is a congregation of 4200 families seeking a Liturgical Music Department Director and Principle Organist to coordinate a comprehensive liturgical music program. Responsibilities: providing music for four Masses each weekend and Holy Day Masses, accompany the Adult Choir, Youth Choir, develop a Hand bell Choir and Contemporary Music Group, and maintenance of the Moller 12 rank pipe organ. This is a full time position. Salary and benefit package commensurate with archdiocesan guidelines. Weddings/ funerals paid extra outside of the base salary. Email for a full job description and information.
Youth Mass Music Director
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
917 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 881-1380
Fax: (301) 881-3068
HLP-8153 Posted 01/30/15
Rather urgently seeking a part-time leader of song for our LifeTeen Youth Mass on Sunday nights at 6:00pm. Candidate would select music, rehearse volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists, and serve as lead vocalist during the Mass. Ideally, candidate would also double as a guitarist while singing. Knowledge of microphone/mixer equipment a plus, as weekly Masses will require some sound setup on the candidate’s part. Position is available immediately.
Coordinator of Liturgical Music
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
11211 Beauchamp Road, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone: (410) 208-2956
HLP-8143 Posted 1/2/15
Reporting to and in cooperation with the Pastor who is responsible for liturgies and music, the Coordinator of Liturgical Music prepares and provides music for liturgical celebrations. The Coordinator is also responsible for the training of Cantors and the Direction of an Adult Choir and a Youth Choir. Qualifications include a thorough understanding of the liturgy of the Catholic Church, proficiency in organ, and experience with leading vocal ensembles. This is a part-time position; salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résumé to above address.
Director of Music/Organist
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish
17 Winter Street, Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-2000
Fax: (508 473-6907
HLP-8146 Posted 01/16/15
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish is seeking a Music Director and Organist to lead and schedule music for worship in a large, multilingual parish in the Worcester (MA) Diocese. Applicant should have a Bachelor of Music Degree or higher, organ and choral conducting competency, teaching experience, and knowledge of the Catholic liturgy. Music software skills are a plus. All interested in the position should submit a cover letter and résumé to Pastor Raymond Goodwin, Jr.
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
1253 52nd Street, SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
HLP-8152 Posted 01/26/15
St. Mary Magdalen is an active multi-ethnic parish with 7 musical groups that contribute to make our worship joy filled. We are seeking a full-time music director who has good leadership skills, with good liturgical and musical sense. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. The position includes benefits, and salary commensurate with experience. The primary functions of this position are to facilitate the worship life of the parish community by coordinating and providing quality liturgical experiences, as well as serving the parish as principal musician, organist, and choir director. Interested candidates may contact the pastor, Fr. Godfrey Onyekwere by email.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Francis de Sales Parish
601 15th Avenue North, Moorhead, MN 56560
HLP-8159 Posted 01/30/15
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Moorhead, MN, seeks a full-time director of Liturgy and Music to coordinate all liturgical ministries and worship. Candidates will have familiarity with liturgy planning, music and possess a related degree. Skills should include; proficient on instrument ad leading assembly and choir in song. Salary and benefits negotiable. Send letter of application and résumé to Fr. Michael Patnode.
Director of Music
Church of St. Rita
8694 80th St. So. Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Phone: (651) 459-4596
HLP-8155 Posted 01/30/15
Mid-sized suburban parish with a vibrant music ministry is seeking a dynamic music director with a knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic faith and its musical tradition. The position includes full benefits and a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include working closely with the pastor to coordinate parish music ministry, choose music (both traditional and contemporary), schedule and rehearse multiple music groups, and manage music budget. Strong piano, directing, vocal and organizational skills with attention to detail are required. Contact current Director of Music, Larry Strom, by email, phone, or mail.
Director of Music
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1206 E. McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-6143
HLP-8160 Posted 01/30/15
Seeking a practicing Catholic for full-time Director of Music for parish of 1,600 families. Duties include liturgical music planning/preparation, choral direction of adults and children, accompanist for liturgies, and developing music ministers. Must be proficient in organ and piano and knowledgeable in a variety of Catholic music. Works with the pastor and volunteer music ministers. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Cover letter, résumé, and references should be mailed or emailed to the attention of Larry Jansen.
Director of Music
Cathedral of St. Joseph
2305 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 635-7991
HLP-8140 Posted 12/19/14
Cathedral of St. Joseph, a parish of 1,500 families seeks a Director of Music. Responsibilities of the full-time position include oversight of the music program, training and scheduling of musicians, director of 40 member adult choir, serving as accompanist or choir director for two Masses each weekend, diocesan Masses and services as necessary, participation in pastoral staff committees and other duties. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in music five years’ experience competent keyboard skills, and knowledge of current Catholic worship rituals. Submit a cover letter, résumé, and letters of reference by February 15, 2015 by mail or email.
Pastoral Associate for Worship and Music
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish
27 Kresson-Gibbsboro Road, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
Fax: (856) 435-7508
HLP-8148 Posted 01/16/15
Position requires proficiency in organ and piano, and skills in directing choral groups. Current ensembles: Adult Choir, Festival Choir, Quartet, Children’s Choir, Youth Band, Contemporary Ensemble. Includes oversight of all liturgical planning (and committees), execution of all liturgies and para-liturgies, administrative oversight of all aspects of worship, administrative oversight over all musical ensembles. Requirements: knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, ability to accurately prepare worship aids and presider guides, ability to recruit, train and co-ordinate the schedules of the various liturgical ministries, and desire to work as a part of an energetic, spirit-filled pastoral team. Mail/email cover letter and résumé.
St. Mary’s Parish
17 Pompton Ave, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
Phone: (973) 835-0374
HLP-8136 Posted 12/5/14
Vibrant, contemporary Franciscan Parish seeking part-time skilled Keyboard Accompanist for Saturday/Sunday Masses. The pianist will also accompany two choirs and attend weekly rehearsals. Be responsible for special masses/holy days; as well as a weekly school liturgy. Position is part-time 15-19 hours per week inclusive of preparation. Weddings/funerals for an additional stipend. Knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy; a bachelor’s degree in music desirable, commensurate experience will be considered. Applicant must be a formidable pianist and accompanist, work as team member and possess strong interpersonal skills. Email résumés to Craig & Dorothy Limey, Directors of Music Ministry.
Director of Liturgical Music/Organist
St. Joseph’s Church
43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield NY 14526
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
HLP-8137 Posted 12/12/14
Full-time position for vibrant parish community seeking accomplished organist and pianist responsible for planning and coordinating the liturgical music program at St. Joseph’s placing considerable emphasis on the assembly’s musical participation. Directs and/or supervises all ensembles and choirs emphasizing musical excellence and spiritual growth. Will be the parish advisor on ongoing organ building project, consulting with the organ builder. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with Master’s Degree or above preferred. Thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy is essential. Email résumé and cover letter with “Director of Liturgical Music Search” in subject line to both email addresses above.
Bilingual Music Coordinator
St. Peter Catholic Church
8623 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 777-3321
HLP-8134 Posted 12/5/14
St. Peter Catholic Church is seeking a music coordinator. The ideal candidate will be able to lead our community in sacred music for three weekend masses and other special liturgical celebrations. In charge of two small choirs (English and Spanish) to enhance the sacredness and beauty of the celebration of the Holy Mass. Knows how to play piano and other instruments; possesses a good voice to cantor, and has liturgical knowledge of sacred music in the context of the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Bilingual skills preferable. Please, send résumé and pay requirements to the email above.
St. Patrick Catholic Church
610 S. Portland St. Bryan, OH 43506
Phone: (419) 636-1044
HLP-8138 Posted 12/12/14
St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan, Ohio, is seeking a full-time music director. The position includes benefits, and salary commensurate with experience. The primary functions of this position are to facilitate the worship life of the parish community by coordinating and providing quality liturgical experiences, as well as serving the parish as principal musician, organist, and choir director. Interested candidates may contact the pastor, Fr. Jim Halleron by email, phone, or mail.
Director of Music Ministries
Mother of Divine Providence Church
333 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: (610) 265-4178
Fax: (610) 265-1653
HLP-8149 Posted 01/26/15
Suburban parish is currently seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries. Responsibilities include planning of weekend and holy day liturgies, weekly rehearsal with cantors and 20 member established adult choir, preparation of weekly worship aides, presence on Liturgy Committee and oversight of parish music library, and accompaniment at 2 to 3 weekend liturgies. Proficiency in piano and organ is required. Newly renovated 2 manual Schlicker pipe organ. Contact pastor with résumé and letter of intent. Available immediately.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Phone: (412) 396-5104
HLP-8142 Posted 12/23/14
Duquesne University seeks a Director of Music and Liturgy who will engage with all aspects of University life to realize the fullest expressions of the liturgical and sacramental celebrations of the Church. As a committed Catholic musician, he/she will offer sincere Christian hospitality to all students, faculty and staff. As a campus minister, he/she will welcome people of every language, faith and way of life, while focusing on the celebration of the Eucharist as the “Source and summit of our faith” community. For details, please visit website. To apply, send materials to above email address.
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
HLP-8144 Posted 01/09/15
Our Lady of Fatima parish, in Seattle, seeks a part-time Music Director. The successful
candidate will be an active member of a Christian faith community, have recent successful
experience in children’s and adult choir directing, have a degree or equivalent training in music,
demonstrated ability to recruit and support volunteers, ability to work evenings and weekends
and holidays. Salary DOE and excellent benefits. Visit the parish website to apply. Position is open until filled.
Director of Music Ministry/Pastoral Musician
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
406 Alta Vista Avenue Fairmont, WV 26554
Fax: (304) 366-4937
HLP-8139 Posted 12/19/14
The ideal candidate will be able to lead our parish community in liturgical music for three weekend liturgies and other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year. This individual will need to be Vatican II minded; collaborative; open to guidance; have a background and understanding of liturgy and the prayer of the Church; work collaboratively and cooperatively with the pastor and other musically talented persons to develop, educate and lead our parish community at large into more full, active and conscious participation. Mail, email, or fax résumé with salary requirements to Rev. Walter M Jagela, Pastor. Open starting January 15, 2015.
Director of Liturgy/Pastoral Music
Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish
HLP-8156 Posted 01/30/15 – 02/28/15
Full-time position in large, dynamic Catholic parish, 2800 families. Position involves planning/staffing 5 weekend and 5 daily liturgies; directing/accompanying/supervising choirs-adult choir, children’s choir, handbell choir, Mass Band, contemporary choir, funeral choir; planning art/environment/liturgical seasons; coordinating liturgical ministers for all Masses, working collaboratively with the School and Religious Education programs. Qualifications: degree in music, experience with Catholic liturgy, proficient in organ, piano, voice, computer skills, strong organizational and collaborative skills. Benefits, salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résumé to Renee Forrest.
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