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Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
7006 Jasna Gora Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 851-2763
Fax: (501) 851-2864
HLP-7964 Posted 11/16/13
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church (North Little Rock, Arkansas) is seeking a part time Music Director and Organist/Pianist. Position involves 3 weekend Masses, weddings/funerals, Holy Days/special events; averages 20 hrs/week. Instruments include 2-manual Allen organ and Yamaha digital piano. Salary commensurate with experience/education. Candidates should résumé, references, and 1-minute audio sample demonstrating accompaniment skills (piano or organ) to Fr. Thomas J. Hart.
Piano Accompanist, Choral
St Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church
Westlake Village, CA
HLP-7961 Posted 11/08/13
Accompanist supports the main choir (55+ adult singers) and rehearsal: Wednesday evenings, 7-9 pm. Opportunities are available for weddings, funerals ($150+ per) and other special services during holiday seasons. Scheduling is quite flexible. Our piano is a beautiful 9-foot, Seiler concert grand. We're looking for someone who is proficient in many styles: from baroque to gospel, jazz, Latin and pop. Strict sight-reading is not required, as much of the library is published as lead-sheets, however experience in playing choral vocal parts is preferred. Additional musical abilities/instruments are a plus. Please send résumé/letter with experience & education information.
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
HLP-7969 Posted 12/6/13
Large, spirit-filled community in the Diocese of Orlando seeks full-time Music Director. Responsible for planning, developing and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles. Qualifications include a Bachelors in Music. Several years of experience in church music is desired. A thorough understanding of the liturgy, excellent skills on organ and piano, thorough proficiency in teaching and leading vocal and instrumental ensembles, and advanced knowledge of music notation and publishing software is necessary. Closing date: when filled; salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résumé. No phone calls please.
Assistant Music Director
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
HLP-7970 Posted 12/6/13
Large, spirit-filled parish in the Diocese of Orlando seeks full-time Assistant Director of Music. The Assistant Director will be responsible for working with the Director of Music in planning, developing and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles. Qualifications include 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. A bilingual candidate (English/Spanish) is desirable. Closing date: when filled; salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résumé. No phone calls please.
South Suburban parish is seeking a full/part time Director of Music and Liturgy. Skills needed include organ and piano, vocals, choral direction, cantor training, music and liturgy planning, and people skills, to bring out each person's best. Respectful knowledge of Catholic liturgy and a range of styles of liturgical music a plus for a diverse community. Call with questions. Mail or email résumé and references to Search Committee.
Saint Emeric Catholic Church
4330 W. 180th Street, Country Club Hills, IL 60478
Phone: (708) 798-0757
HLP-7948 Posted 10/05/13
Director of Music and Keyboardist
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
63568 Us 31 S, South Bend, IN 46614
Phone: (574) 291-0570
HLP-7966 Posted 11/16/13
Sacred Heart Parish, a small, friendly country parish just south of South Bend, is seeking a part-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include planning and preparing liturgies, training cantors, rehearsing the choir on Wednesday nights, and playing for weekend and feast day masses. Applicant should have organizational skills and keyboard abilities. Previous church experience preferred. 8-10 hours per week. Please contact Brenda Smith by phone or email.
Director of Music Ministry & Liturgy
St. George Catholic Church
7808 St. George Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
HLP-7958 Posted 11/08/13
A 2,900+ family parish with a parochial school seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministry and Liturgy. Requirements: practicing Catholic, music degree, understanding of liturgy and music documents, 3-5 years of experience with traditional and contemporary music. Essentials: proficiency in piano or organ, other instruments a plus; communication and organizational skills; collaboration with a large pastoral staff. Duties: coordinate music and liturgy for 5 weekend Masses, Holy Days, sacraments; develop, direct children and adult choirs, instrumentalists. Email résumé to Carol Sharp.
Director of Music
Blessed Sacrament Parish
3109 Swede Avenue, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 835-6777
Fax: (989) 835-2451
HLP-7967 Posted 11/22/13
A 1,700+ family parish desires full-time Director of Music for coordinating and implementing the music for all liturgical experiences. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency with organ, piano, conducting, strong organizational skills, and good interpersonal skills are required. Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with others; organist/accompanist for all liturgies; assist engaged couples and grieving families in planning music for liturgies. Send résumés to Rich Meyette. Deadline: January1, 2014.
St. Patrick Catholic Parish
630 W. Silver Lake Road South, Traverse City, MI 49685
Phone: (231) 943-4633
Fax: (231) 943-8886
HLP-7947 Posted 10/05/13
St. Patrick Catholic Church located in Traverse City, Michigan, is seeking an educated, experienced musician to direct, oversee, and coordinate music ministries. Key responsibilities include: three weekend liturgies, funerals, weddings and other events as needed. Excellence on piano, organ and singing voice for contemporary and traditional repertoire. Direct liturgical choir, cantors, and instrumentalists. Assure proper operation of instruments, sound system and associated technology. Familiarity with GIRM, Sing to the Lord and liturgy documents. Full-time (25-35 hours) with benefits; salary is based on education and experience. Email or fax resume by November 1, 2013 to Fr. Greg McCallum.
Director of Music
St. Patrick Parish
40 School Street, Newport, NH 03773
Phone: (603) 863-6612
HLP-7949 Posted 10/05/13
The position of Director of Music at St. Patrick Church in Newport is available and applications are being accepted through November 15th. The director is responsible for the preparation of and direction of the music for the Sacred Liturgies and other moments of prayer in the life of the parish; one must have a familiarity with the Liturgical tradition of the Church and be able not only to accompany singing via organ and keyboard but must also be able to direct and train a choir and leaders of song. If interested, please call or email Fr. Michael Monette.
Music Director & Organist/Pianist
Church of the Holy Spirit
36 Gould Street, Verona, NJ 07044
Phone: (973) 239-2850
HLP-7968 Posted 11/29/13
Church of the Holy Spirit, a small, friendly suburban parish is seeking a part time Music Director & Organist/Pianist. Position involves 1 Sunday Service; weddings/funerals; Holy Days/special events; Position will evolve into the role of Choir Director as well. Instruments include 2-manual Pipe Organ and six foot Baby Grand piano. Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates should email résumés and references to Maria Force.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. The director will develop a coordinated music program built on existing music ensembles but with the vision that an experienced and educated pastoral liturgist/musician would bring. The candidate should have a strong liturgical knowledge in order to assist in formation and training of the various liturgical ministers of the parish. Applicants should possess strong leadership and pastoral skills to help develop the parish's musical and liturgical program and further build a parish identity as a praying community. Send résumé and recommendations to Fr. Sam Citero, OCarm.
St Thérèse Church
200 Jefferson Ave, Cresskill NJ 07626
HLP-7963 Posted 11/16/13
Pastoral Associate for Worship and Music
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish
27 Kresson-Gibbsboro Road, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
HLP-7951 Posted 10/12/13
Part-time position coordinating worship planning and music ministry program of vibrant and dynamic South Jersey parish of 2,700 families. Responsibilities include planning and execution of worship/liturgy. Coordinating and enhancing music for worship. Keyboard and conducting skills required. Coordinate several vocal ensembles. Please mail or email cover letter and résumé.
Director of Music
Seeking full-time Director of Music. Candidate must be proficient in organ and voice, have thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Liturgy, and a professional personality. Responsibilities include playing and singing five masses (one in Italian), Holy Week liturgies, Advent and Lent Vespers, Confirmations, First Communions and Holy Days and formation of volunteer cantors. There are adult and children’s choirs with weekly rehearsals. Salary is $35,000 with health benefits. Funerals and weddings are supplemental. There are around 100 Funerals and 20 weddings per year. The organ is a 3 manual Rodgers hybrid. Email current résumé with Search Committee in the header.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary/St. Stanislaus Parish
Ozone Park, NY
HLP-7959 Posted 11/08/13
Associate for Liturgy and Music
Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights
163 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3521
HLP-7950 Posted 10/12/13
Seeking full-time Associate for Liturgy & Music for vibrant, liturgically-focused, 1,000-member suburban Catholic parish in East Greenbush with a well-established music program. This associate oversees all liturgical ministries, including scheduling and training for ministries. Music responsibilities include directing 25-person mixed-voice choir and playing keyboard/organ for two Sunday liturgies each week, additional Sunday liturgy each month. Must possess outstanding voice, piano and organ skills, including improvisation. Computer skills required for producing weekly worship aides and other programs. Salary commensurate with training/experience, benefits offered, additional compensation for weddings and funerals. Please visit website or email Fr. David for complete position description.
Director of Music
Divine Mercy Parish
312 Davis Street, Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 335-7030
HLP-7965 Posted 11/16/13
Parish of approximately 1,500 families seeks Director of Music. Candidate must be proficient in organ, piano, voice, and choral conducting. The candidate must also have thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Liturgy and a professional personality. Responsibilities include playing weekend masses, funeral and wedding masses, Christmas and Holy Week liturgies, Confirmation, First Communion and Holy Days of obligation. The position also includes adult and children’s choir rehearsals and cantor direction. Prior experience in similar role is preferred but not required. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Email current résumé with cover letter. Call Father Francis Pauselli for further inquiry.
Director of Music Ministry
2,700 family parish seeks a full-time Organist and Director of Music Ministry. Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Sacred Music or organ performance and must demonstrate competence and proficiency in accompanying a worship assembly and should be well read in the Church’s documents pertaining to liturgy. Applicants should have administrative abilities capable of managing a music program that contains an adult and a children’s choir and a liturgy schedule celebrated in two different worship sites with pipe and electronic organs, respectively. Along with résumé (sent to Msgr. James McGarry) applicants should include salary expectations.
Our Lady of the Snows
301 S. State Street, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
HLP-7960 Posted 11/08/13
Director of Music
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
210 E. Northampton Street, Bath, PA 18014
Fax: (610) 837-4570
HLP-7955 Posted 10/25/13
Vibrant Roman Catholic parish seeking part-time Director of Music (20 hours per week). Responsibilities: playing for three masses each weekend and other celebrations as needed; directing the adult, school and funeral choirs; recruiting and training cantors; teaching music in the parish elementary school; organizing/maintaining the music library and resources; preparing/disseminating schedules and music in a timely fashion. The successful candidate will: have, or be willing to acquire, basic information about Roman Catholic liturgy; possess the interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with the pastor, peers, and volunteers; play the organ proficiently; have experience with choral conducting and group vocal techniques.
Minister of Music/Organist
St. John's Church (Anglican)
252 S. Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506
HLP-7962 Posted 11/08/13
Full-time. Available August 1, 2014. Apply now. 260-family traditional parish seeks applicants with excellent organ and choral skills, background in classical repertoire, music degree plus five years experience in a liturgical setting. Superior organizational skills, ability to work collaboratively, experience in developing children’s choirs essential to continuing development of vibrant music ministry. Responsibilities include directing 28-voice senior choir, children’s choir; collaborating with handbell and junior choir leaders; music planning; playing all services; coordinating concert series, choir workshop; preparing worship bulletins. Salary TBD. Health benefits, pension plan. Additional stipend for weddings. Send résumé to Tammy Williams, Minister of Music, at above address.
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