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Director of Music
St. Catherine of Siena Church
4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside, CT 06878
Phone: (203) 637-3661
HLP-8292 Posted 10/22/15
Large, active suburban parish seeks organist/choir director knowledgeable in Catholic music and liturgy for Director of Music position. Responsibilities: organize/oversee music in parish Masses and other liturgical worship, develop choirs, utilizing traditional/contemporary church music; supervise professional and train volunteer musicians. (Complete job description available upon request). Qualifications: Music degree, proficiency in organ/piano and choral conducting, knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and the place of music in it, previous experience. Full-time salary with benefits. Additional income from weddings and funerals. 1 mile from Metro North/close to Exit 5 off I-95. Send résumé and 2 references.
Director of Music
Holy Family Catholic Church
5125 S Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32819
HLP-8294 Posted 10/22/15
Holy Family Catholic Church, a large parish community in Orlando, actively seeks a Director of Music. Responsibilities include planning and providing music for weekend Masses, Holy Days and special events, as well as assisting in planning of weddings and funerals. The director will be responsible for recruiting and directing volunteers, and will work closely with the pastor and other ministries as needed. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field from accredited university, experience in Catholic liturgy, traditions and music, excellent vocal skills, keyboard proficiency (piano & organ), knowledge of various styles of church music.
Director of Music
St. Luke Catholic Church
5055 Micco Road, Micco, FL 32976
HLP-8293 Posted 10/22/15
Director of Music responsibilities include directing and planning three weekend liturgies; directing, scheduling, and rehearsing adult choirs, rehearsals, recruitment and formation of parish cantors and music volunteers; organist/pianist at three weekend Masses and on Holy Days; seasonal liturgies; music for faith formation program; supervision of audio-visual equipment; and music for funerals and weddings. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred, experience in related position, Musical leadership skills in keyboard, voice, organ, and conducting, a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgical theology and praxis, a knowledge of history and repertoire of sacred music.
Director of Music
Cathedral of St. Peter
1243 N. Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103
HLP-8309 Posted 11/25/15
The Cathedral of St. Peter is currently seeking a part time Director of Music. This position requires someone with strong organization skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills and solid computer skills. A B.A. of Music is required along with experience in a liturgical setting. Proficiency in organ and piano, choral and instrumental direction and congregational accompaniment are essential. A broad knowledge of liturgical music and styles from chant to contemporary is preferred. Please mail or email résumé to Father Stephen St. Jules.
GIA Publications, Inc.
7404 S. Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638
Phone: (708) 496-3800 ext. 39
HLP-8302 Posted 11/6/15
GIA Publications, Inc. is currently seeking a marketing assistant. The marketing assistant will serve a supportive role for various aspects of the marketing department in both the sacred music and music education divisions. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts or Science or equivalent experience and a minimum of 1–2 years relevant work/internship experience in marketing and/or sacred music publishing. Qualified applicants please email your résumé and cover letter, including salary expectations. Indicate the job title “Marketing Assistant” in the subject line. For a complete job description, please visit website.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Anthony of Padua
PO Box 764, 101 E Virginia Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
HLP-8297 Posted 11/3/15
Qualified candidate is an active Catholic with strong knowledge of Catholic Liturgy and possesses a Bachelor’s in music with strong skills as pianist, organist, and vocalist. Seeking energetic person with ability to engage both adults and children. Responsibilities include coordinating music and liturgy for all weekend and school liturgies; directing our Adult Choir, Men’s Choir, and two Youth Choirs; rehearsing with Cantors; and leading our Liturgy Committee. Three to five years of work experience preferred. Full-time with Diocesan benefits. Visit website for more information; send a letter of application and résumé to Carrie Koenig, Director of Operations.
St. Matthias Parish
101 W. Burrell Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: (219) 663-2201
Fax: (219) 663-2567
HLP-8304 Posted 11/12/15
St. Matthias is a growing 1,000 family parish. We are a community that takes great pride in our music and liturgies. We especially take pride in our parish being a welcoming community.
Responsibilities: Select, provide and lead music for four weekend Masses, at other prayer services and Masses throughout the year; available to plan and execute music for funerals and weddings; recruit and train cantors and choir members; attend staff meetings and any other relevant meetings. Liturgical training and/or piano/organ skills are a plus. Compensation is based on skills, available time, experience and training.
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
9705 Summit Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895
Phone: (301) 922-8215
HLP-8307 Posted 11/23/15
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kensington, Maryland, is seeking an organist, or an organist/choir director to accompany their adult choir. The candidate must be available to play for the 11:30 mass on Sundays and Thursday evening rehearsals, along with extra masses at Christmas and Easter time. Holy Redeemer Church has excellent acoustics and is a wonderful place to play. Instruments include a Rodgers Three Manual Trillium organ and a Young-Chang grand piano. Please call or email Joe Ryan for more details.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Patrick Parish
7 East Street, P.O. Box 60, Whitinsville, MA 01588
Phone: (508) 234-5656
HLP-8308 Posted 11/23/15
Active parish seeking a full-time Director of Liturgical Music. Three weekend Masses, active liturgy committee, strong religious education program and is discerning ways to grow drawing on models such as “Rebuilt.” Strong organ, piano, conducting and accompanist skills; ability to lead music from a variety of styles; to recruit, train, and inspire cantors, instrumentalists, and choir; enthusiasm for working with a variety of age groups; knowledge of Catholic liturgy; commitment to fostering assembly’s active participation; good organizational and communication skills; ongoing engagement in professional development and growth in faith; and collaboration with ministry leader(s) and parish staff.
Director of Spiritual Life/Worship
Adrian Dominican Sisters
1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, MI 49221
Phone: (517) 266-4102
HLP-8306 Posted 11/12/15
Adrian Dominican Sisters is seeking a full-time Director of Spiritual Life/Worship. The department plans and celebrates Eucharistic liturgies, prayer services for Congregation feast days and other celebrations that express the mission, history and traditions of ADS, offering a variety of prayer experiences. The director must be a Roman Catholic and provide leadership to create an environment that fosters the spiritual lives of Sisters. Graduate degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Candidates will have well developed liturgical, pastoral and administrative ability, be familiar with budget management, and practice excellent leadership, communication and collaboration. Please email cover letter and résumé.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. John Neumann Parish
44800 Warren Road, Canton, MI 48187
HLP-8301 Posted 11/6/15
St. John Neumann Parish in Canton, a growing parish in the western suburbs of Detroit, is seeking a Director of Music and Liturgy to join an enthusiastic team committed to the New Evangelization and service to God’s people. This team member fosters full active participation in the Liturgy by coordinating a comprehensive parish liturgical and music program. Full posting available on website. Position reports to the Pastor and is a member of the Pastoral Leadership Team. Interviews to begin in January 2016. Please send résumé and cover letter to Fr. Ron Richards.
Director of Music
St. Gerard Parish
4437 W Willow Highway, Lansing, MI 48917
Phone: (517) 323-2379
HLP-8298 Posted 11/3/15
Large suburban parish with K-8 school seeks organist/pianist & choir director knowledgeable in Catholic music/liturgy. Responsibilities: organize/oversee music in parish Masses and other worship, develop choirs, utilizing traditional/contemporary church music; supervise and train musicians. (Complete job description available upon request.) Responsibilities include 5 weekend liturgies, weekly school mass, sacramental celebrations, adult and children's choir rehearsal accompaniment. Qualifications: Music degree, proficiency in organ/piano and choral conducting, and previous experience. Full-time salary with benefits. Additional income from weddings and funerals. Email or mail résumé and salary requirements to Attn: Brian Droste by January 1, 2016. Start date: July 1, 2016
Music and Liturgy Director
The Church of St. Patrick of Edina
6820 St. Patrick’s Lane, Edina, MN 55439
Phone: (952) 767-0940
Fax: (952) 941-7371
HLP-8286 Posted 10/16/15
The Director provides oversight/accountability for the music/liturgy program while serving the parish community in collaboration with the pastor/parish staff. The director will also manage the vision of the pastor with regards to liturgical preparations, keeping them consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church. Full job description available upon request. Strong piano/organ, & vocal skills; ability to lead/direct choir, ensemble, cantors and musicians; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently, cooperatively, and with flexibility; computer-literate; knowledge of Catholic liturgy as articulated in Magisterial documents. E-mail cover letter and résumé to Father Timothy Rudolphi.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
HLP-8285 Posted 10/16/15
The Director of Liturgy and Music provides direction and supervision of all parish liturgies: the recruitment/formation of liturgical ministers; oversee the music ministry of the parish, including providing accompaniment for parish liturgies, and direction for parish choir(s). Qualifications include: practicing Catholic in good standing; demonstrated knowledge of the Church’s liturgy; a proven appreciation for both traditional/contemporary music for worship; necessary skills as an accompanist on the piano/organ. A cover letter expressing the candidate’s understanding of liturgy and music, and résumé may be submitted via email.
Resurrection of Our Lord
32001 Cannon Road, Solon OH 44139
Phone: (440) 248-0980, ext. 22
HLP-8295 Posted 10/30/15
Roman Catholic – 1.200 households. Primary focus: enable assembly’s participation in the Eucharistic liturgy. Includes: selection of music; keyboard accompaniment; recruiting, directing, rehearsing volunteer musicians, choir, cantors for 3 weekend masses; children’s choir; music for other liturgical, catechetical events; production of concert series. Requirements: strong singing voice; comfort with variety of styles of liturgical music; bachelor of music degree or equivalent; experience with Catholic liturgical rites and music. Send résumés and three references ASAP. 6 foot Baldwin Grand Piano, Wicks Hybrid Organ. Gather Comprehensive (2011). Full or part-time; Salary negotiable (Diocese of Cleveland scale). Contact: Rev. Thomas Dragga, Pastor.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Charles Borromeo Church
4500 Ackerman Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: (937) 434-6081
HLP-8284 Posted 10/30/15
Suburban parish of 2,300 families with K-8 school and an active music ministry seeking candidate with thorough understanding of Catholic liturgy; strong organ, piano, vocal, conducting and organizational skills. Responsibilities include four weekend liturgies, school Mass, holy days, children/adult choirs, cantors, instrumentalists, working collaboratively with Worship Director, staff, and lay leadership. Resources/instruments: Gather Third Edition, Reuter Pipe Organ Opus 2216, Yamaha grand piano, marimba, flexible choir/music space arrangement. Minimum requirement: BA in Music; knowledge of liturgy; piano/organ proficiency; and practicing Catholic in good standing. Full-time position available July 1, 2016. Competitive salary/benefits are commensurate with experience. Email résumés to above.
Director of Music
St. Luke Catholic Parish
1212 Bunts Road, Lakewood, OH 44107
Phone: (216) 521-0184
HLP-8289 Posted 10/22/15
Part time. The position includes selection of music, providing organ/piano accompaniment, and recruiting, directing, and rehearsing volunteer musicians, choir, and cantors for four weekend Masses as well as holy days, funerals, weddings, and sacramental celebrations. Should have strong organ and vocal skills and be comfortable with both traditional and contemporary music. Brand new Allen, three manual, draw knob, organ. Hymnal: Breaking Bread. Salary negotiable according to Diocese of Cleveland scale. Submit cover letter, résumé, and references email Fr. Kevin P. Elbert, Pastor.
Director of Music Ministry
St. Pius X Catholic Church
1280 MW Saltzman Road, Portland, OR 97229
Phone: (503) 644-5264 x 127
HLP-8296 Posted 10/30/15
Full-time position. Coordinate music with team of pastor, staff and volunteers for 3,200 family suburban parish. Weekend Masses, as well as weddings, funerals, other liturgies, and rehearsals and training. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in music, choral conducting, accompaniment instrument, and thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic liturgy. Five years of experience, advanced degree, and bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Résumés received by November 16, 2015, will receive preferential consideration.
Director of Music/Organist
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 North Kimball Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: (605) 996-3639
HLP-8300 Posted 11/10/15
Full-time in 1,100 family parish. Implement liturgical music program consistent with Church's teachings on music. Ideal candidate will possess: experience in organ performance, knowledge of Gregorian and simpler forms of English chant (e.g. Simple English Propers of Adam Bartlett, chants of Columba Kelly and Samuel Weber), choral conducting skills, knowledge of choral literature, interpersonal skills, organizational/administrative skills, and knowledge of Church music documents. Four Masses/weekend, Holy Days (obligatory and otherwise), weddings, funerals. Bachelor's degree in organ performance or sacred music preferred. Salary/benefits consistent with AGO guidelines. Send letter of interest, résumé, references, and recordings of your work to Fr. Stevens.
Coordinator of Music
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish,
2541 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77845
Phone: (979) 693-6994
HLP-8287 Posted 10/16/15
Dynamic community seeks full-time coordinator to foster music ministry growth/development and community’s full active participation in liturgy. Qualifications: Catholic in good standing; motivated professional pastoral musician with minimum BA in Music; strong organ/piano/conducting skills; knowledge of /respect for Catholic liturgy, liturgical documents and traditional/contemporary Catholic music; 3+ years parish music ministry experience. Plan/prepare music for all liturgical/para-liturgical services; Recruit, develop, coordinate, schedule and direct adult/youth/children’s choirs, instrumental ensembles, cantors/accompanists. Excellent administrative, organizational, pastoral and communication skills are essential. Continued professional/personal faith growth expected. Salary/benefits commensurate with education/experience. Submit cover letter, résumé and references by email. Start: ASAP. Open until filled.
Director of Music
Saint Mary Catholic Church
HLP-8305 Posted 11/12/15
Saint Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, VA is seeking a Director of Music to develop and lead the parish music programs. The parish comprises 3,000 families and a school of over 700 students. Duties include: Developing and executing programs of liturgical music for all Masses and liturgical gatherings; serving as organist and director of traditional choir; providing overall leadership and direction to cantors, and leaders of the schola, contemporary and children’s choirs. The candidate will possess a Masters in Music or equivalent. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Please email cover letter and résumé.
Director of Sacred Music Ministry
Full-time Director of Sacred Music and Liturgical Ministries to lead liturgical music program, direct adult choir, train cantors, coordinate with other choir directors, and assist in planning funerals and weddings. Successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic. Musical proficiency in organ, piano and conducting, as well as substantial prior experience in pastoral music is required. Academic background in liturgical music is a plus as is ability to speak Spanish. Wicks 3 Manual, 22 ranks w/ Walker digital stops, Yamaha grand piano, 3 octave handbells. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. Immediate opening. Email résumé and three references.
All Saints Catholic Church
9300 Stonewall Rd, Manassas, VA 20110
HLP-8291 Posted 10/22/15
Director of Music Ministries
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
602 Everglade Drive, Madison WI
Phone: (608) 833-2600
HLP-8303 Posted 11/12/15
Growing 1,300+ household parish, with engaged assembly, professional staff, established ensembles, accompanists and choir, is accepting résumés from enthusiastic, experienced Catholic music ministry directors. Strong piano/vocal abilities preferred, embracing a broad repertoire of styles. Degreed applicant should possess strong leadership skills; bilingual skills helpful. Candidate would coordinate four weekend Masses (one Spanish), funerals, weddings; develop choirs, ensembles; and provide music for parish programs. The parish offers a salary range of $48,000-$60,000, plus weddings/funeral stipends. Interviews will be in February and the position offered by mid-March. Details are available on website. Email Jennifer with questions or applications.
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