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Arizona

Assistant Director of Music
The Cathedral of SS Simon and Jude
6351 N 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017
Email: mmeloche@simonjude.org
Website: www.simonjude.org
HLP-8321 Posted 01/07/16

Full-time with benefits. The Assistant Director chants the propers (English and/or Latin) and Ordinary at Daily Mass Monday-Thursday, works with the auditioned Children's Choir twice weekly, sings as part of the professional Cathedral Choir on Sunday, directs the Cathedral Youth Schola, and executes music at the Sunday Spanish Masses. Days off: Friday/Saturday. Ability to play organ (or at least sufficient keyboard skills), speak (or at minimum sing in) Spanish, a love of chant/polyphony, a strong desire to work with children, and exceptional vocal skills are necessary. Cathedral will install a new 47 rank pipe organ this Summer. Apply by email.

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California

Director of Worship and Music
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
6365 Douglas Boulevard, Granite Bay, CA 95746
Phone (916) 791-4661
Email: diane@lcrchurch.org
Website: www.lcrchurch.org
HLP-8246 Posted 02/04/16

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection seeks a part-time (approximately 29 hours per week) Director of Worship & Music. Responsibilities: (1) Conduct choir(s) and ensembles and lead traditional worship on organ or piano, as skills apply; (2) Schedule and direct rehearsals for choir(s) soloists, instrumentalists and ensembles providing supervision and leadership; (3) Maintain music library and coordinate care and maintenance of music instruments. Minimum Qualifications: (1) Demonstrated knowledge of Lutheran theology, liturgical practice and use of music in worship; (2) One to five years of experience and competency directing adult choirs. Salary is commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and résumé.


Music Director
St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
Yorba Linda, CA
Email: rozo@smdpyl.org
Fax: (714) 970-5654
HLP-8323 Posted 01/14/15

Dynamic, vibrant parish of 3,500 families in Orange County, CA, seeks Music Director with experience in Catholic liturgy, collaboration, and a variety of music styles for worship. The ideal candidate will be Catholic and have a degree in music or equivalent skill and experience. Must be equipped with excellent leadership and communication skills. This is a 40-hour per week position with full Diocesan benefits. Candidate must be proficient on the keyboard and should be comfortable leading various ensembles: 45-person choir; 30-piece orchestra; praise bands; children’s choir. Please email or fax résumé and cover letter to the attention of Roz Odion.

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Illinois

Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Anthony of Padua
PO Box 764, 101 E Virginia Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
Email: ckoenig@stanthony.com
Website: www.stanthony.com
HLP-8315 Posted 12/24/15

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.

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Indiana

Director of Music and Liturgy
Christ the King Catholic Church
52473 State Route 933, South Bend, IN 46637
Phone: (574) 272-3113
Email: crehagen@christthekingonline.org
Website: www.christthekingonline.com
HLP-8317 Posted 12/24/15

1,200 household parish with a K-8 school seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy. This person will be part of the pastoral team and experienced in Catholic music/liturgy. Responsibilities include: planning parish liturgies, providing organ/piano accompaniment at weekend and school liturgies, directing the parish and school choir, working with cantors, recruiting new choir members, etc. A complete job description is available upon request. A master’s degree in Sacred Music is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in a related field and experience is required. Competitive salary/benefits. A cover letter and résumé may be submitted by email to Fr. Chris Rehagen, CSC.

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Kentucky

Director of Sacred Music & Organist
St. Martin of Tours Church
639 S. Shelby Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Email: fatherbeach@gmail.com
HLP-8243 Posted 01/29/16

Large, historic parish seeks full-time Director. Requires individual committed to Catholic liturgical music in both Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite, including Gregorian chant. Established in 1853, St. Martin is the focal point for sacred music in Louisville. Original organ (installed 1861 by Koehnken and Grimm of Germany) replaced in 1897 by Farrand and Votey, is an outstanding example of its type and combined with spectacular acoustics is well acclaimed. Excellent salary in one of the most affordable cities in America with robust cultural scene. Forward letter of interest, current résumé/CV to The Very Reverend R. Paul Beach.


Minister of Music
Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church
609 East 4th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303
Email: ashleysjpc@yahoo.com
Website: www.stjpc.org
HLP-8241 Posted 01/29/16

Full-time with benefits. Minister of Music for vibrant, welcoming and family-oriented community that takes great pride in music and liturgies. Advanced level training in music required; skilled pianist, organist, and vocalist; strong knowledge of computers. Selects, provides and leads music, with a team of paid musicians, for four weekend Masses and other services including funerals and weddings; recruits and trains cantors and choir members; designs and prints worship aids for all liturgies. Compensation based on skills, liturgical experience and training. Diocesan benefits package offered. Email résumé to Ashley Wilkerson.

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Massachusetts

Organist and Director of Music
St. Francis of Assisi Parish
530 Gardner’s Neck Road, Swansea, MA 02777
Phone: (401) 864-9009
Email: 2JAMB2@gmail.com
Website: www.stfrancisswansea.com
HLP-8318 Posted 01/07/16

400-household coastal New England Catholic parish is accepting résumés from experienced and enthusiastic music directors. The worshipping community is nurturing and supportive of the music ministry. Strong organ and piano skills required, embracing a broad repertoire of styles. Applicants should possess strong leadership skills, and have a minimum of five years professional experience; degreed applicants are preferred. Candidate would collaborate with Cantors in coordinating four weekend Masses, funerals and weddings and provide music for parish programs. While there isn’t currently a standing choir, the possibility for development exists. Salary range: $20,000 to $24,000, plus weddings/funerals. Email with questions or applications.

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Michigan

Music Director
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
1253 52nd Street SE, Kentwood MI 49508
Email: pastor@stmmagdalen.org
HLP-8324 Posted 01/14/15

St. Mary Magdalen is an active multi-ethnic parish with 7 musical groups that contribute to make our worship joy filled. We seek a full-time music director who has good leadership skills, with good liturgical and musical sense. 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 in collaboration with the Pastor and Staff, 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 Music and Liturgy
Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church
438 St. Antoine Street, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 961-8077 x219
Email: office@sspeterandpauljesuit.org
HLP-8314 Posted 12/17/15

Downtown parish, diverse growing membership, operates homeless ministries, oldest of all Detroit Jesuit ministries. Poised for growth as the Catholic heart at the center of the city, engaging the rebirth of Detroit, its millennial generation, and its religious and civic life in downtown/midtown. Seeking one person full-time (or 2 or 3 part-time) to 1) provide music for 3 weekend liturgies, with a broad and mixed traditional and contemporary repertoire for pipe organ and piano and 2) coordinate/oversee liturgy planning and lay liturgical ministers. Excellent competitive salary, and benefits. First round inquiries/applications due January 15, 2016.

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Minnesota

Contemporary Worship Leader
Westwood Lutheran Church
St. Louis Park, MN
Phone: (952) 767-5576
Email: c.folin@westwoodlutheran.org
Website: westwoodlutheran.org/jobs
HLP-8247 Posted 02/04/16

Westwood Lutheran Church is a vibrant, friendly, growing congregation of 2,500, seeking an experienced, professional musician to lead the Worship Team vocalists and instrumentalists. Position directs Worship Team while playing critical role in creating and sustaining an open, welcoming and encouraging community. Working closely with the pastoral team, this part-time position will choose music that pursues high standards, represents progressive Lutheran theology and a diversity of genres. Position is responsible for scheduling and leading weekly rehearsals. More information on website. Accepting resumes until position filled; preference given to applications received before 2/15/16. For more information please contact Pastor Damico.

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Missouri

Director of Sacred Music
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
3555 S. Fremont Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: (417) 887-0600
Website: http://ic-parish.org/Director_of_Sacred_Music.php
HLP-8325 Posted 01/14/15

A vibrant parish community of 1,100 families with a lovely 22 Rank, 2 Manual Schantz organ installed in 1981 is looking for a Director of Sacred Music. Responsibilities would include planning, preparing and executing music for Sunday and weekday school liturgies, training and instructing choirs and cantors in sacred music. Must be a strong organist with a proven choral background. A Master’s degree in Music or Liturgical Music is preferred. Must be a practicing Catholic. A complete job description with instructions for application can be found on our website.


Director of Music Ministry
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1206 E. McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-6143
Email: icchurch@icangels.com 
HLP-8316 Posted 12/24/15

Seeking a practicing Catholic for full-time Director of Music Ministry for a parish of 1,600 families. Duties include liturgical music planning/preparation, choral direction of adults and children, accompanist for liturgies, and training and scheduling musicians and cantors. Must be competent 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, salary/position history and references should be mailed or emailed to the attention of Larry Jansen.


Music Director
St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church
15642 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011
Phone: (636) 394-7307
Email: kevincallahan@saintclareofassisi.org
Website: http://www.saintclareofassisi.org
HLP-8313 Posted 12/10/15

St. Clare of Assisi is a vibrant Catholic parish family of 2,200 families located in Ellisville, Missouri. We seek qualified candidates for a Music Director position. We are seeking a high-energy detail oriented self-starter who will partner with our staff to develop and lead the worship music ministry in our church. We are interested in individuals who will use a blend of all types of music (i.e. traditional to modern contemporary) to help us fill the pews and truly celebrate the Eucharist with vibrant song.

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New York

Music Director
St. Mary’s Cathedral Parish
415 Hamilton Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
Website: www.smcogd.org
Email: music@smcogd.org
HLP-8245 Posted 02/04/16

New parish community of St. Mary’s Cathedral and Notre Dame Church, 2,000 families in Upstate NY, seeks Music Director with experience in Catholic liturgy, collaboration, and a variety of music styles for worship. The ideal candidate will be Catholic and have a degree in music or equivalent skill and experience. 3-4 Weekend Masses, Funerals, Weddings, and large-scale Diocesan events. Must be equipped with excellent leadership, communication, and computer/word-processing skills. This is a full-time position with full Diocesan benefits. Candidate must be proficient in keyboard, organ, and voice and should be comfortable leading various ensembles: adult choir, funeral choir, cantors, instrumentalists.

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Ohio

Director of Music
Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St Mary’s Seminary
6616 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45230
Email: bocinnsealaigh@athenaeum.edu
Website: www.athenaeum.edu
HLP-8248 Posted 02/04/16

Full-time Director of Music and faculty position beginning August 2016. A doctorate in music, sacred music or equivalent is preferred, with knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and music, excellent organ/keyboard, conducting and vocal training skills. The salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications. A fuller description of the position is available upon request. Applicants should submit a Letter of Interest, a current Résumé or Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references by email to: Very Reverend Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, President/Rector, The Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati. Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2016.


Organist/Accompanist
Holy Martyrs Catholic Church
3100 Old Weymouth Road, Medina, OH 44256
Email: jfalkofsky@att.net
HLP-8242 Posted 01/29/16

To apply, email letter of interest and résumé to Mr. Jason Falkofsky, Music Director. Part-time position. Serves as primary accompanist at three Sunday Masses, including choir Mass, and additional liturgies. Required: Accomplished keyboard (piano/organ) skills; able to effectively lead the congregation; knowledge of organ registration; excellent sight-reading ability; experience as choral/collaborative accompanist; strong improvisational skills; familiarity with Roman Catholic music and liturgy; degree in Music or equivalent. Desired: 3-5 years experience as a church musician; ability to play solo repertoire; advanced improvisational skills; can serve as own cantor. Instruments: Boston Grand Piano; 3-manual, 80-stop Allen Digital Organ (Quantum 390).


Director of Music Ministries & Liturgy
Saint John of the Cross Parish 
140 Richmond Road, Euclid, OH 44143 
Phone: (216) 289-0770
Email: frsal@saintjohnofthecross.org
Website: www.saintjohnofthecross.org
HLP-8239 Posted 01/21/16

We are seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministry Liturgy who is a confident pianist and vocal leader with strong knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: three weekend liturgies & Holy Days, directing, planning, coordinating and rehearsing all music with adult and youth cantors and choirs. An ability to engage a diverse population in traditional and contemporary Catholic music is a must, and pastoral, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, with appropriate benefits and customary funeral and wedding stipends. Email résumé and references to above.


Director of Music Ministries
St. Charles Borromeo Church
4500 Ackerman Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: (937) 434-6081
Email: btibbits@stcharles-kettering.org
Website: http://stcharles-kettering.org/church/files/2015/10/Dir_Music_Ministries-FINAL.pdf
HLP-8320 Posted 01/07/16

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.

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Pennsylvania

Director of Music Ministry
Holy Trinity Church
5718 Steubenville Pike, McKees Rocks, PA 15136
Phone (412) 787-2140
Email: kkeene@holytrinityrobinson.org
Website: www.holytrinityrobinson.org
HLP-8322 Posted 01/07/16

Holy Trinity Parish, Robinson Township, seeks a full-time organist and choir director. 4 Masses a weekend, weekly school Masses, funerals, weddings, Holy Days and special parish liturgies (confirmation, yearly All Soul’s Mass). Weekday evening adult choir rehearsal. Work collaboratively with school staff. Presumed familiarity with traditional and contemporary sacred music and the understanding of GIRM with good interpersonal skills. Exceptional organ and piano skills are required. Salary dependent upon education and experience. Email cover letter, résumé, and 3 letters of recommendation to Rev. Kenneth Keene. Full job description available upon request.

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South Carolina

Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Clare of Assisi Catholic Church
Daniel Island
Charleston, SC
Email: gwest@saintclareofassisi.com
HLP-8312 Posted 12/10/15

Newest Catholic parish in US with 600 families so far. Catholic high school 550-seat auditorium; plans to build church by 2021. Allen Chapel Series CF8a two manual organ plus upright piano. Develop adult, youth, schola choirs, contemporary ensemble. Strong communicator, motivated, flexible, pastoral, sense of humor. Thorough knowledge of Catholic music and liturgy. Bachelor in music or related field plus minimum five years' experience in Catholic parish. Full-time, salary, benefits, NPM guidelines. Immediate opening. Please email résumé and references. Full description on request.

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Texas

Parochial School Choir Director
St. Joseph Catholic School
119 West Fay, Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: (956) 383-3957
Email: eparis@cdobcs.org
Website: www.st-joseph-catholic-school.com
HLP-8328 Posted 01/14/15

Seeking full-time director to envision, guide, develop and implement a comprehensive pre-K – 8th grade school choral music program. Ideal candidate has a music education degree with an emphasis in choral music. Candidates should be familiar with children's voices and their development. It would be desirable for applicants to have proficiency in keyboard, knowledge of Catholic liturgy, knowledge of the span of choral literature, and strong organizational and collaborative skills. Contact Mrs. Elida “Ellie” Paris, School Principal, for details. To apply please mail/email material (cover letter, unofficial transcript/s, résumé, and three references with contact info). Full job description available upon request.

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Virginia

Director of Sacred Music
St. Agnes Catholic Church
1910 N Randolph Street, Arlington, VA 22207
Email: music@saintagnes.org
HLP-8240 Posted 01/21/16

Saint Agnes Catholic Church, a suburban parish ten minutes from Washington, DC with 2,000+ households and a PreK-8 school, seeks a full-time Director. Candidate must have a thorough knowledge and good sense of Catholic liturgy and strong organ, piano, vocal, conducting and organizational skills. Conducting includes Adult, Children and Handbell Choirs. Knowledge of Catholic documents on liturgy required. Master’s Degree in Sacred Music and previous experience preferable. Must relate well with choir members, youth, staff and clergy and be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Three references requested. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and résumés.

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Washington

Piano and Organ Accompanist
Richmond Beach Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
1512 NW 195th Street. Shoreline WA 98177
Email: office@rbccucc.org
HLP-8327 Posted 01/14/15

Part-time position (10 hours/week) open now. Responsibilities: (1) accompany choir for weekly rehearsals and services Sept-June and special services such as Christmas Eve; (2) be available for weddings and ceremonies. Assist in selecting music for weekly worship services (prelude, offertory, postlude); coordinate with Choir Director to plan music for summer services. Coordinate care/maintenance of church’s musical instruments. Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to sight-read music for piano and organ Preferred Qualifications:  Experience accompanying choir and congregation in hymns. Please send résumé and cover letter via mail or email ASAP.


Choir Director
Richmond Beach Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
1512 NW 195th Street. Shoreline WA 98177
Email: office@rbccucc.org
HLP-8326 Posted 01/14/15

Part-time position open now, 15 hours per week. Responsible for directing choir during all weekly rehearsals and Sunday worship services Sept-June, and special services, e.g., Christmas Eve. Working with Senior Minister and Worship Board, select music for these services. Other responsibilities include recruiting and training members of adult choir, coordinating with accompanist, developing and maintaining choir budget, securing music as needed. Minimum Qualifications: 3 years’ experience in directing a choir or related professional education. Send résumé and cover letter via mail or email ASAP.

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Wisconsin

Assistant Director Liturgy and Music
St. Bruno and St. Paul Catholic Parishes
PO Box 95 Hwy D & 83, Genesee Depot, WI 53127
Email: rborowr@gmail.com
Website: www.stbrunoparish.com/ and www.stpaulgenesee.net/
HLP-8244 Posted 01/29/16

Under leadership of the Liturgy and Music Director, the Assistant Director will provide input collaboratively in liturgical planning and will serve as principal musician for parish and school liturgies, weddings, and funerals. Responsibilities include preparing cantors, directing choirs, and assisting to grow the liturgy and music at both parishes with specific liturgical ministry coordination at St. Bruno's. 1-3 yrs experience in Catholic worship; Proficient vocal, piano, organ, and conducting skills; ability to train/develop choirs, cantors, other musicians; Certification, BA degree or equivalent. Letter and résumé to Rita Borowski. Accepting applications until position filled; preference given to applications received before 2/10/16.

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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

Submission: Ads may be submitted by e-mail to Kathleen Haley at haley@npm.org, faxed to (240) 247-3001, or mailed to: Hotline Ads, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 210, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4461.  Please include your membership number (if applicable) and the name of the person to whom or institution to which the invoice should be sent.  Properly formatted ads received by 5pm (Eastern) on Thursday will be posted that weekend.

Removal: If the position is filled before the two month listing period ends, the NPM office should be advised immediately (Kathleen Haley at haley@npm.org or 240-247-3000) so the ad can be removed.

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