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Director of Music Ministry
St. Steven's Roman Catholic Parish
24827 S. Dobson Road, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
Phone: (480) 895-9266
Fax: (480) 895-9304
HLP-8101 Posted 08/29/14
St. Steven's Roman Catholic Parish of Sun Lakes, Arizona, seeks a dedicated and energetic Director of Music Ministry to deepen our worship, and enhance our profile through sacred and classical music. Full-time, exempt position includes supervising other music ministers, directing and forming choirs, planning and accompanying funerals and weddings, and managing a budget. Significant experience in parish music ministry desired. Piano and organ skills necessary. Submit résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to Parish Administrator.
Director of Music Ministry
Christ the King Catholic Church
821 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: (813) 876-5841
HLP-8110 Posted 09/27/14
Christ the King Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida, is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministry (starting January 2015). Responsible for planning and coordinating a comprehensive parish music program. Will direct musicians, cantors and choirs for weekend liturgies, holy days, and special liturgies. Requirements: active, practicing Catholic; Bachelors Degree in music (Masters preferred); minimum 5 years experience in Catholic music ministry; proficiency in both traditional and contemporary sacred music. The church has a 42 rank, Wicks pipe organ and a Yamaha Clavinova. Solid training and experience are necessary with both instruments. Email cover letter, résumé and professional references to Bridget Olson.
Associate Director of Music
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 355-8980
Fax: (630) 355-0521
HLP-8116 Posted 10/10/14
Seeing full or part-time, experienced Associate Director for vibrant, welcoming community of 3,600 families. Approximately 200 volunteer parishioners are involved in music ministry encompassing an 80+ member adult choir, 3 youth choirs, 8 adult vocal ensembles, funeral choir, cantors, and instrumentalists. Contemporary music is the primary genre utilized. Applicants need to be well versed in Roman Catholic liturgy; bachelor’s degree in music desirable, commensurate experience will be considered; must be formidable piano player; excellent choral and instrumental directing; work as team member; possess strong interpersonal skills. Email résumés to Scott Knisley, director of liturgy and music ministries.
Director of Music
Holy Family Catholic Community
2515 Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067
Phone: (847) 907-3424
HLP-8107 Posted 09/12/14
Holy Family is a welcoming, vibrant, passionate community seeking a full-time Director of Music proficient in conducting, arranging, and piano or guitar accompaniment with the ability to merge sacred and secular music. This individual is responsible for the direction of all music for our contemporary Catholic liturgy and other musical programs. A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a music director is preferred. The ability to work as a team member, collaborate with others and lead as necessary is required. View our website for a full description. Send résumé to Rosemary Geisler, Parish Manager.
Traditional Choir Accompanist
St. John of the Cross Parish
5005 S. Wolf Road, Western Springs, IL 60558
HLP-8104 Posted 09/05/14
Part-time position. The Traditional Choir (40+ singers with 4 professional section-leaders) sings music in a variety of styles. SJC is a vibrant parish serving 4,000 families. 2-3 calls per week. $75-100 per call. Candidates should be highly proficient in both piano and organ and experienced in Roman Catholic liturgy. Responsibilities include accompanying weekly at the Sunday 10:45 a.m. Mass, Wednesday evening rehearsals. Additional accompanying opportunities are available for interested candidates. Please send résumé and cover letter to Jessica Koch, Director of Music Ministries.
Assistant Liturgy Director
Sisters of the Holy Cross, Inc.
100 Lourdes Hall, Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Sisters of the Holy Cross seek an experienced, full-time Assistant Liturgy Director responsible for assisting the Director in liturgical prayer services and celebrations at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto and for Congregation events. Candidate must be proficient in keyboard / cantor skills. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in pastoral music and liturgy, emphasis on Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours and funerals .Other requirements : Must be a practicing Roman Catholic, Bachelor’s degree in music, liturgy or equivalent experience, Master’s degree desirable. Computer literacy in Desktop Publishing software such as InDesign, and Sibelius or Finale music software.
St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church
10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206
Phone: (410) 665-1054
HLP-8121 Posted 10/25/14
We are seeking a Music/Liturgy Director for our parish. Position is for principal organist for two weekend masses, Holy Day celebrations, funerals, weddings, devotions, etc. Must have proficiency in organ, piano and musical direction skills. The Director position also includes directing tradition choir, children’s choir and handbell choir as well as coordinating with the Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Praise & Worship Group and Spanish choir (schola). The candidate is responsible for coordinating all liturgical minister schedules and work collegially as a member of Pastoral Staff. Candidate must have knowledge of, and be faithful to, extant Catholic liturgical norms.
Shrine of St. Jude Church
12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: (301) 946-8200
Fax: (301) 946-4527
HLP-8115 Posted 10/03/14
Catholic parish of 1,400 families needs a part-time skilled Keyboard Accompanist to play the organ and/or piano for our Sunday worship services under the direction of our Music Director. The organist also accompanies the adult choirs and attends their midweek rehearsals. This is a part-time position requiring 15-19 hours per week inclusive of preparation. We have an electronic organ and a baby grand piano and use United in Christ Hymnal from OCP. There are special needs for holidays and sacramental events. Playing for weddings and funerals is optional and comes with an extra stipend. Please email inquiries to Denise Lindekugel.
Director of Music
Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
5200 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210-2023
Phone: (410) 464-4000
Fax: (410) 464-4060
HLP-8109 Posted 09/19/14
The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore seeks a Director of Music to develop a singing congregation and to coordinate Archdiocesan liturgies reflecting the rich variety of liturgical music and the cultures of the local Church. The DMM supervises staff; prepares and plays for weekend and Holy Day Masses, Triduum, weddings, funerals and Sacramental celebrations; leads two choirs and coordinates special events. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Music (concentration in Organ) and three years’ experience directing music ministry. Must be a practicing Catholic with thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and all styles of sacred music.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
4795 Ilchester Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: (410) 747-4334
HLP-8106 Posted 09/12/14
Our Lady of Perpetual Help (1,600 families) is seeking a part-time (12-15 hours/week) Organist/Pianist/Choir Director to direct and accompany the traditional Adult Choir at the weekly 11:00am Sunday Mass. Responsibilities include: planning and selecting choir music for the liturgical seasons; leading weekly Thursday evening choir rehearsals (September-Pentecost); the recruitment/development of cantors; playing for other special liturgical celebrations as available; coordinating music for funerals and weddings. Proficiency in piano and organ as well as directing skills required. Parish has a 3-manual Walker digital organ and Yamaha Clavinova digital piano.
Director of Music Ministry
Immaculate Conception Church and St. Jude Mission
455 Bow Street, Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: (410) 398-1100
Fax: (410) 398-1175
HLP-8102 Posted 08/29/14
Vibrant 1671 family parish with Mission, St. Jude, North East, MD, seeks a full-time Director of Music to shepherd a thriving and diverse music ministry. Responsibilities: directing adult and coordinating contemporary and children's choirs, empowering cantors and accompanist for parish, school and religious education liturgies to empower assembly song. Familiarity with Roman Catholic liturgy, strong keyboard and conducting skills, arranging and collaborative administrator desired. Appropriate education (bachelor's degree or higher), previous music ministry experience, and an active Catholic faith desired. Position filled by November 1st. Email résumés to Fr. Paul Colloton, OSFS, Associate Pastor. Detailed job description upon request.
Worship and Social Justice Coordinator
St. Patrick Parish
711 Rickett Road, Brighton, MI 48116
Phone: (810) 229-9863
HLP-8113 Posted 10/06/14
Full-time position in large, suburban parish. Ministry includes working with clergy, pastoral staff and worship commission to recruit, train and schedule liturgical ministers; plan liturgical seasons and sacramental celebrations; oversee the art and environment committee; working to develop, create, plan, recruit, organize and implement opportunities and programs for parishioners; community outreach; political advocacy and Christian service programs. Applicants need a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry or related field with knowledge and experience in liturgy and Catholic social teaching areas. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Fr. Karl Pung, Pastor.
Director of Liturgical Music Ministry
St. Sebastian Church
Byron Center, Michigan
HLP-8114 Posted 10/03/14
St. Sebastian’s is a growing, youthful 750 family Roman Catholic parish in West Michigan seeking a Director of Liturgical Music Ministry (32-40 hours per week). Responsibilities include: principal musician for 3 weekend liturgies; direction of traditional and children’s choir, cantors, musical ensembles, funerals and weddings, and liturgical planning. Both Rodgers organ and Steinway piano are available in the church. Parish hymnal is Gather (3rd edition). Position is available immediately. Forward letter and résumé by email.
Director of Liturgy & Music
All Saint Catholic Church
Phone: (952) 469-6470
HLP-8120 Posted 10/25/14
This is a highly visible role and, as such, the Director must possess the utmost professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity. The Director actively supports the philosophy, principles, and teachings of the Catholic Church; attends services; assists with ministries and similar activities. Presence at liturgies and functions at All Saints Catholic Church is essential, although you may be registered in and regularly attend another parish. Position requires excellent organ/piano, choral directing, voice, communication, organizational, and liturgical planning skills, and a team player attitude. Visit the website for a complete job description; call with any questions. Submit résumé and cover letter by email.
Assistant Professor of Organ
Westminster Choir College of Rider University
101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540
HLP-8119 Posted 10/17/14
Westminster Choir College of Rider University seeks an outstanding organist and passionate church musician for full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Choral, Organ and Sacred Music Department. Masters required, doctorate preferred. Additional requirements may be found online. All applicants must complete an online application. Visit the website above and follow Employment Opportunities to Search Postings for position #315399, create an online résumé, and attach a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. See online posting for details of additional material to be sent separately. Screening of applications will begin November 21, 2014. AA/EOE.
St. Peter Church
115 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY 10927
Phone: (845) 429-2196
HLP-8117 Posted 10/17/14
Part-time organist position at 144 year-old church; seating for 700; multi-ethnic congregation; Responsibilities: provide music for three weekend Masses: Saturday, 5PM; Sunday, 8AM and 11:15AM as well as Holy Days; salary $20,000; weddings, ca. 15 to 20 per year ($150) and funerals, ca. 50 to 75 per year ($150). Organ built in 1898 by Jardine and Son. It still has its original mechanical (“tracker”) action. Restored in 2011 by Andover Organ Co., organ comprises 28 ranks of pipes, controlled by two manual keyboards and a pedal keyboard. Email or mail letter of interest; letters of reference. Position available immediately.
Director of Music
St. John Before the Latin Gate Catholic Church
715 S. Johnstone Avenue, Bartlesville, OK 74003
Phone: (918) 336-4353
HLP-8112 Posted 09/27/14
Exciting Opportunity! Part-time Director of Music needed to build an engaging music program that will elevate the worship experience for St. John Before the Latin Gate Catholic Church in Bartlesville, OK. Full job description found on parish website. Please contact Parish office or email the Parish secretary.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
235 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (215) 345-8782
Fax: (215) 348-3104
HLP-8102 Posted 09/05/14
Vibrant, active congregation of 3,500 families seeks part-time Associate Organist beginning immediately. Responsibilities include playing three weekend masses, other liturgies as may be agreed upon, and accompanying at Thursday evening choir practice. Main responsibility is preparation of organ scores for anthems sung by 40 voice parish choir. Associate works under the supervision of the Director of Music. Salary $22,000. Inquiries may be made by phone to music office. Résumé may be sent to church address to the attention of Carl Kunkel.
Associate Cathedral Organist
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
120 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone (843) 724-8395 ext. 225
Fax (834) 724-6386
HLP-8108 Posted 09/19/14
Part-time. Serve as organist for Cathedral Liturgies including the Solemn High Mass with Cathedral Choir, accompanying all rehearsals and concerts, and all Diocesan Liturgies which take place at the Cathedral. Responsibilities include maintaining the choral library, assist in caring for the Cathedral Pipe Organs, and various additional clerical duties to support Director of Music and Liturgy. Additional remuneration is offered for some weddings and funerals. Should be familiar with Roman Catholic Liturgies. Bachelor of Music degree is required; Master of Music degree is desired. Competitive salary offered. Please call or email Mr. Daniel J. Sansone, Director of Music and Liturgy.
Director of Music
St. Luke Parish
322 North 175th Street, Shoreline, WA 98199
Phone: (206) 546-2451
HLP-8099 Posted 08/25/14
Vibrant community (1,200 families) seeks Pastoral Associate for Music. 24 hours weekly; full benefits. Salary commensurate with education and experience. 2-3 weekend masses and 2-3 weekly rehearsals. Duties include coordination of entire music program, and scheduling, preparing, leading choirs/cantors. Ability to play a musical instrument preferred. Significant financial resources invested recently, including optimizing Church acoustics and sound systems and the purchase of Steinway 6'11 inch Model B. Current program includes this position, accompanist, assorted choirs, 7 trained cantors, many talented voices and instrumentalists. Position filled by October 20th. Email résumés to Fr. Brad Hagelin. Detailed job description available as requested.
Products for Sale
Allen Theatre Organ
Three manual digital Allen Theatre Organ with second touch, custom built in Allentown, PA, in 1996. Model MDS-317, in excellent condition. Built for an organ enthusiast, it has only been used in a home setting. Features: Traditional moving stop action; 4 memory capture system; settings can be saved via external MIDI sequencer; on-board voicing controls; built-in automatic rhythm unit; MIDI sustain switch on expression pedal; 4 channels totaling 400 watts RMS, 4 full range speaker cabinets. Width 60-3/4", height 52" depth 32-1/2", depth with pedal board and bench 54". Located near Dallas/Fort Worth. Asking price $10,000. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
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