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Pastoral Music Director
Our Lady of the Holy Souls
1003 N. Tyler Street, Little Rock, AR 72205
HLP-8458 Posted 10/13/16
We are seeking an intentional disciple of Our Lord Jesus Christ who feels called to lead others to Him through music and worship. Our parish has a great singing tradition, a robust choir and cantors, and is developing additional musicians and expanding into more contemporary music. Our goal is our musicians and congregation Encounter Jesus through music and liturgy. Responsibilities include coordinating and/or serving at weekend Masses, funerals and weddings, directing parish and handbell choirs, collaborating with Children's Choir Director, and developing /pastoring cantors and musicians. Assessment of candidates includes choral conducting experience, proficiency in organ/piano and understanding Catholic Liturgy.
Praise and Worship Leader
Holy Rosary Church
1313 A Street, Antioch, CA 94509
HLP-8439 Posted 08/25/16
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Antioch, California, seeking full-time Praise and Worship Leader. Responsibilities: oversight of parish music ministry, incl. 3 or 4 weekend Masses, special events, working with parish staff to implement vision committed to forming disciples for Jesus and advancing New Evangelization. Applicants must have ability to draw congregation into prayer and worship, not simply perform music. Knowledge of Catholic liturgical norms, experience in leading Catholic worship and familiarity with contemporary Catholic/Christian praise and worship music required. Applicants should have at least Bachelor’s degree/equivalent experience. Ability to speak or understand Spanish helpful. Please submit resumes to Barbara Daniels firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, GA
HLP-8440 Posted 09/02/16
Seeking qualified person for the full-time role of Director of Music and Liturgy, overseeing worship and coordinating Sunday, holy-day and special liturgies, sacramental celebrations, funerals and special events. This position also collaborates with our Spanish Worship Leader for our Spanish Mass in addition to our Youth Ministry Team/Life Teen Worship Leader for our Life Teen Mass. The DLM is also on leadership staff that meets to discuss overall direction/ development of the parish. Our parish/staff supports the Alpha program and intentional discipleship. We focus on implementing strategic methods of parish life; to ensure we’re mission-focused which infuses everything we do.
Worship Resources Editor
World Library Publications
3708 River Road, Suite 400, Franklin Park, IL 60131-2158
HLP-8457 Posted 10/13/16
World Library Publications has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Worship Resources Editor. A successful candidate for this complex job will have knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and the liturgical calendar, proven project management skills, good pastoral judgment, and be consistently attentive to detail. Creativity, flexibility, and a collaborative spirit are essential. Primarily responsibilities include compiling and editing four periodical liturgical pew resources and a periodical liturgical planning guide. This position requires facility with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe InDesign CC. Experience in liturgical music and basic skills in Spanish are desirable. Send resume to email above.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Hubert Parish, 729 Grand Canyon Street, Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
HLP-8444 Posted 09/16/16
Seeking a highly qualified pastoral musician for full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include selecting/preparing music for Sunday Eucharist, holydays, funerals, weddings and other sacraments, directing three choirs, training, coordinating parish instrumentalists, cantor scheduling and formation. Cantors 2-3 Masses; primary instrument is a Mason and Hamlin piano. Gather Comprehensive with a seasonal supplement. Must have at least a bachelor of music degree, a solid knowledge of Catholic liturgy, conducting and strong interpersonal skills. Proficiency at the piano is desirable. Send letter of interest, résumé and references by October 15th to Yvonne Cassa, Director of Liturgy or Fr. Robert Rizzo, Pastor.
Director of Music Ministry
St. Nicholas Church
806 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202
HLP-8443 Posted 09/16/16
Responsible for planning, conducting, coordinating, evaluating bi-lingual/multicultural music ministry; provide liturgical music at scheduled Masses on weekends, Holy Days, parish sacramental celebrations, and occasional seasonal liturgies. Help plan appropriate music for funerals and serve as pianist/cantor as requested. Coordinate and/or work with the adult choirs (English and Spanish), children’s choir, cantors, and instrumentalists. Assist the parish school with weekly school Masses, and provides music for parish weddings and quinceañeras with additional compensation. Bachelor’s degree or higher with focus in music, proficiency in Spanish and English, training in choral direction, basic formation in Catholic liturgy. Request complete job description from email@example.com
Church of the Little Flower
5607 Massachusetts Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20816
HLP-8450 Posted 09/30/16
Our parish is seeking a charismatic, friendly and professional organist to provide music for mass, weddings, funerals, feast days, etc. The ideal candidate is an exceptional musician, reads music and can play in various styles from classical to contemporary. The organist would work closely with the choir director and play weekly mass and weekly rehearsal. The organist would also be encouraged to play a bi-yearly concert on the Church’s concert series. Please contact Terry Eberhardt for more details ASAP.
Music Director and Organist
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish
17 Winter St. Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-2000
Fax: (508) 473-6907
HLP-8459 Posted 10/21/16
Large, multilingual parish seeking collaborative, dynamic individual. Working with/responsible to Pastor; duties include leading/scheduling the overall liturgical music program. Responsible for scheduling cantors or one of other parish music groups for four weekly English Masses. Other non-English Masses provide their own music. Well maintained Steer and Turner Pipe Organ. Bachelor of Music or higher, organ/choral conducting, teaching experience, and knowledge of the Catholic Liturgy. Ideally able to lead music from wide variety of styles; ability to recruit, train and inspire cantors and choir; enthusiasm for working with variety of ages including children and adolescents. Music software skills are a plus.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
95 Woburn Street, Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 944-1572
HLP-8441 Posted 09/16/16
Seeking part time Director of Music for the 10:00 AM Sunday Eucharist. Church of the Good Shepherd is a warm, welcoming, inclusive congregation. The parish is very appreciative of music and are mostly enthusiastic singers, willing to try new music. Pipe organ and baby grand piano. The Music Minister reports directly to the pastor and will be responsible for coordinating music ministry, choosing music, directing the choir, and working with parish musicians. Knowledge of Episcopal liturgy and music helpful but not required. Send cover letter and resume to Fr. Brian.
Music Director & Organist
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
59 Cottage Street
Sharon, MA 02067
Phone (781) 784-2265
HLP-8438 Posted 08/25/16
Vibrant community of approximately 900 families seeks part-time (24 hours per week) Director of Music and Organist. Responsibilities include planning music for and accompanying three weekend masses, Holy Days, Christmas, Holy Week. Funerals and weddings provide supplemental income. Additional responsibilities include rehearsing cantors, directing 20+ voice Adult Choir, Children’s Choir, Funeral Choir, monthly Sunday and Wednesday Worship Services. Well-maintained Estey organ in church loft and Clavinova in sanctuary. Parish uses GIA Gather 3rd edition hymnal. Candidates should have degree in music, thorough knowledge of Catholic liturgy and good interpersonal skills. See detailed job description at olossharon.org.
St. Anne/ St. Patrick Church
16 Church Street, Fiskdale(Sturbridge), MA 01518
Phone 508-347-7338, fax 508-347-2982
HLP-8437 Posted 08/25/16
Seeking part time Director of Music. This liturgical musician will continue to develop our music program and foster the assembly’s full participation in the liturgy. Qualifications: Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Music or appropriate field preferable; knowledge and experience with the Catholic liturgy a must; well versed in both traditional and contemporary Catholic liturgical music; strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Duties: planning music; directing and preparing the choir; cantor training, preparation and scheduling; playing piano and organ at 4 weekend masses, holy days, special liturgies. Compensation commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Fr. Peter.
The Cathedral of Saint Andrew
215 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Websites: www.cathedralofsaintandrew.org, www.dioceseofgrandrapids.org
HLP-8453 Posted 10/08/16
Leader for liturgical music of the parish and diocesan organist, starting Advent 1 (November 26, 2016) or as soon thereafter as possible. Busy schedule: five weekend liturgies, five choirs, two weekly rehearsals, an active concert series, and 30+ diocesan liturgies (assistants available). Church and chapel have three exquisite LeTourneau organs and a Bösendorfer imperial grand piano. Salary commensurate with responsibilities, education, and experience; benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, pension; 25-30 weddings and 10-15 funerals per year, paid separately. Contact e-mail above for complete job description and diocesan policies; send cover letter/resume to same. See also websites above.
Director of Liturgical Music
Sacred Heart Parish
200 Third Street NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721
HLP-8454 Posted 10/08/16
Sacred Heart Parish in East Grand Forks, MN is looking for a full-time Director of Liturgical Music. This position oversees all elements of liturgical music in the parish and school and works to ensure that a vibrant, meaningful liturgies are available to all. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a resume and three references to Fr. Ilango at firstname.lastname@example.org
Music and Liturgy Editor
P O Box 7500
Collegeville, MN 56321
HLP-8449 Posted 09/30/16
Liturgical Press, is accepting applications for a full-time Music and Liturgy Editor. This position carries out editorial, educational, program development and project management roles; responsible for selection and editing of music for all ritual/pastoral publications, creating/supervising creation of all music files via Finale; approving all music settings in final publication files; Serves as permissions manager for music, represents Liturgical Press at events; collaborates with colleagues in acquisition, editing, production and marketing of music products, liturgical resources and ritual resources. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in liturgy, music or related; solid knowledge of liturgy and liturgical music. Applications are accepted online.
Director of Music/Organist and/or Choral Director
Our Lady Queen of Peace
400 Maywood Ave., Maywood, NJ 07607
HLP-8456 Posted 10/08/16
Seeking a Director of Music/organist and/or Choral Director to lead the Music Ministry. Masses Saturday 5 PM and Sunday 8 AM, 10 AM, 12 Noon. Additional masses and services include Holy Days, Funerals, all Sacramental celebrations, parish liturgies and events. Attendance at monthly staff meetings is required. Director will be responsible for OLQP Choir (formerly known as Adult Choir) and Children’s Choir. Essential skills: choral direction, organ, piano, as well as strong knowledge of Catholic worship. Music resources include, but not limited to, OCP Publications. Instruments: Renaissance Quantum Allen organ (5 years old) and Yamaha CP33 keyboard with weighted action.
Our Lady of the Lake Church
32 Lakeside Ave., Verona, NJ 07044
Phone: 973-239-5696 ext. 218
HLP-8452 Posted 10/08/16
Our Lady of the Lake Church, a suburban Catholic parish in Verona, NJ, seeks an experienced, collegial bass or baritone cantor to work with the music ministry. Responsibilities include rehearsing with the parish adult choir once a month on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm and serving as cantor for the 10:30am and 12:00pm Sunday masses. Availability for Christmas, Easter, and Holy Week is required. Opportunities to sing for weddings and funerals are available. The candidate should have professional training in music and be comfortable singing both classical and contemporary liturgical music. E-mail resume to Henry Gehman, Director of Music at email@example.com.
Director of Music
Church of St. Thomas More
65 East 89th Street, New York, NY 10128
HLP-8455 Posted 10/08/16
The Church of Saint Thomas More on the upper east side of Manhattan seeks a Music Director who will have responsibility for the parish’s music program, including supervision of a full and part-time music staff. The Music Director must be a liturgical musician and an accomplished organist who understands Catholic liturgical worship and the role that music plays in it. For further information, and the Job Description please visit our website www.olgcstm.org.
Music Coordinator/Choir Director
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
448 NY-32 Highland Mills, NY 10930
Phone: (845) 928-2067
HLP-8445 Posted 09/16/16
Upstate NY parish seeks a part-time music coordinator/choir director. Responsibilities: oversight of parish music ministry; programming music for all liturgies; directing an adult choir for 1 weekly liturgy; providing music for sacramental liturgies, Holy Week and Christmas; recruiting and conducting a youth choir for special events and Christmas Eve. Qualifications: minimum Bachelor's Degree in music, skill in choral conducting, ability to foster active congregational participation. Proficiency in organ or keyboard a plus. Position begins immediately. Allen Digital Organ; Yamaha Digital Keyboard; Salary commensurate with experience and education. Email cover letter, resume and salary history asap to firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Music Ministries/Organist
St. Augustine Parish
204 6th Street NW, Barberton OH 44203
HLP-8447 Posted 09/23/16
This is a full-time position for someone who is interested in being a part of developing a music ministry in our beautiful sanctuary where we are currently remodeling the choir loft and installing a new Holtkamp pipe organ. The successful candidate would be responsible for all music associated with worship, religious education, social ministry, and evangelization in the parish. We are looking for someone with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or certification of director of music ministries who is proficient in pipe organ and we have budgeted for this position according to NPM salary guidelines.
St. John the Apostle Catholic Church
101 Oakcrest Manor Drive, N.E.
Leesburg, VA 20176
Fax: (703) 771-9016
HLP-8448 Posted 09/30/16
A full-time Music Director/Organist with good understanding and experience with Catholic liturgy. Responsibilities: coordinating and planning music for liturgical celebrations, directing formal choir, creating/directing a children’s choir, working to establish a contemporary music program/choir, training cantors, serving as primary pianist/organist for weekend masses, funerals, weddings. Must have graduate degree in music/voice and/or sufficient equivalent experience: provide at least 3 references who know the candidate’s skills directly. Salary plus benefits. Deadline EOB 10/23/16; position available immediately.
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
3307 W. Dravus Street
Seattle, WA 98199
HLP-8451 Posted 09/30/16
Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Seattle seeks a pianist/organist. Responsibilities include playing piano for the Saturday 5:00 contemporary Mass with ensemble, organ at our Sunday 8:30 Mass with Schola, and organ and piano at our Sunday 10:30 Mass with the Adult Choir, plus weekly Thursday evening rehearsals, Christmas, Holy Week and selected solemnities and feast days. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate ability at both piano and organ and will have experience with service music across genres for the Catholic Mass. Compensation DOE including personal practice and rehearsal time. This is an hourly position and hours will vary depending on season, but we prioritize keeping the total yearly pay within salary guidelines. Please send resume and cover letter to Kate Leen at email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Bronislava Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 1,800 families, located 5 miles south of Stevens Point Wisconsin, seeks a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Pastoral Team. This full-time position requires a practicing Catholic with strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills and competency in choral/ensemble direction. The ideal candidate must be able to work well in a collaborative environment. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Music/Liturgy or equivalent education and preferably three to five years’ experience in a parish setting. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and salary requirements to Music Director Search Committee at the address shown above.
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI 54467
HLP-8442 Posted 09/16/16
Hotline is a service provided by the Membership Department at the National Office. Listings include members seeking employment, churches seeking staff, and occasionally church music supplies or products for sale. We encourage institutions offering salaried positions to include the salary range in the ad and to indicate whether that range accords with NPM salary guidelines. Other useful information: instruments in use (pipe or electronic organ, piano), size of choirs, and the names of music resources/hymnals in use at the parish.
Format: The header includes the position title, church or organization name, address, phone, fax, e-mail and/or website addresses. Following the header, ads are limited to a maximum of 100 words.
Fee: $75 (members) or $100 (non-members) for two months
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