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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.
Director of Chapel Music
409 Prospect Street, New Haven CT 06511
HLP-8474 Posted 11/25/16
This position supports the music in Marquand Chapel, the University Church in Yale, and Berkeley Divinity School. T he position will have two equally important roles: overseeing the music-making in these centers (where worshipers experience abundantly diverse patterns of worship and music), and teaching the students to lead worship themselves. Job description and application information are at ism.yale.edu/ChapelMusic.
Director of Music Ministry, Organist & Pianist
St. Michael the Archangel
469 North Street, Greenwich, CT 06830
email: Anne Marie Hynes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HLP-8460 Posted 11/4/16
Seeking talented music professional with excellent communication and organization skills. Energized parish of 1400 families seeks candidate with strong understanding of the rich tradition of Catholic music and liturgy. They will develop and direct adult, teen, and children’s choirs utilizing volunteer singers. They will also be responsible for hiring and scheduling of professional cantor. Participation needed for five weekend Masses, holy days, prayer services, and seasonal liturgical services. Weddings and funerals are extra fees. Church has a Rodgers Organ and a Yamaha Grand Piano. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Full-time position is available 1/1/17.
Director of Music/Organist
St. Jude's Catholic Church
152 Tulip Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
HLP-8471 Posted 11/25/16
Saint Jude's is looking for a part-time Director of Music with knowledge of Catholic liturgy and music. Duties include planning and playing for weekend masses (Saturday: 4:30pm; Sunday: 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:00 am; additional masses thru the summer) coordinating and providing music for other special Liturgies, and directing the adult choir. Minimum qualification: 5-7 years of experience working with Church liturgies, choirs and as an accompanist proficient with organ/piano. Salary commensurate with experience. Rogers Allegiante 578 organ and piano. Please send resumé to Lou Ann Sullivan at email@example.com. You can also request a full job description as well.
Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 810 Freeman Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
HLP-8467 Posted 11/17/16
The executive director serves as the chief executive officer for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, a membership-based organization whose mission is to nurture and equip musicians to serve and lead the church’s song. The executive director reports to the board of directors and is responsible for the consistent fulfillment of ALCM’s mission and achievement of all financial objectives. The executive director will develop and drive the organizational strategy, financial and operational management, development of staff, program planning and assessment, and represent ALCM throughout the Lutheran community nationally. Complete job description http://www.alcm.org/executive-director-search/. The position does not require relocation to Valparaiso.
Part-time Music Director
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church
Mailing address: P.O. Box 310, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Physical address: 22800 Washington St., Leonardtown, MD 20650
Tel: 301-475-8064 ext. 14
HLP-8473 Posted 11/25/16
St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, Md. Adult choir, cantors and Youth choir supervision. Keyboard skills desirable. Spirit of collaboration necessary. Compensation commensurate with experience. Contact: Rev. David W. Beaubien, Pastor, at address above.
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 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
St. Philip the Apostle Church
797 Valley Rd., Clifton NJ 07013
HLP-8469 Posted 11/17/16
Large Roman Catholic parish seeks experienced baritone or bass cantor/section for Music Ministry program. Responsibilities include serving as bass section leader, rehearsing with Adult Choir Monday evenings, and singing with Choir at the regularly scheduled 10:00am Sunday choir mass. Opportunities to cantor at other liturgies are also available. Availability for the annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and the Spring Choir Concert is required. Should be professionally trained and possess solid musicianship skills. Comfort singing a stylistically varied repertoire of liturgical music desirable. Email resume and supporting materials to Frank Hydash, Director of Music at email@example.com
Director of Music
Saint Michael Church
4 Church St., Netcong, NJ 07857
HLP-8468 Posted 11/17/16
Saint Michael Church in Netcong, NJ is looking for a part-time director of music. The ideal candidate must hold specialized credentials in music and has a thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic Liturgy. Duties include planning and playing for weekend masses (Saturday, 5pm, Sunday, 8:45 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm), coordinating and providing music for other Catholic Liturgies, and directing the adult choir. Minimum qualification: Bachelor's degree in music/liturgy or equivalent education. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumés to Dr. Joseph Legaspi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Music and Organist
1890 Washington Valley Road Martinsville, N.J. 08836
HLP-8461 Posted 11/4/16
Masses are Saturday 5 PM and Sunday 9 AM, 10:30 AM, 12 Noon. Additional masses and services include Holy Days, Funerals, all Sacramental celebrations, parish liturgies and events. Attending staff meetings required. Director will be responsible for Adult and Children’s Choir, Christmas and Spring Concert, assisting with Christmas Pageant and Vacation Bible School. Skills needed: choral direction, organ, piano, sing as well as strong knowledge of Catholic worship. Music resources include, but not limited to, GIA Publications. Organ is a brand new designer Allen Organ and a Baldwin 6’3” grand piano.
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 part-time 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, and a 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 Liturgical Music/Organist
Church of St. Joseph
15 Cedar Street, Bronxville, NY 10708
HLP-8465 Posted 11/11/16
Accepting applications for church and school Music Teacher who retires at end of July 2017. Church position entails: playing organ for 5 weekend liturgies (Moller/Peragallo), directing 4 vocal choirs, playing for all Holy Days. The church job is full-time, includes health benefits and contributions into diocesan retirement program. (The organist also serves as cantor at some Masses.) Traditional music (Book of Sacred Liturgy). Additional compensation for funerals (approximately 100/year) and weddings (approximately 30/year). Submit cover letter/resume to Father Peter McGeory, pastor. No phone calls, please. Additional information will be provided to applicants; applications will be confidential until finalists are selected.
St. Joseph’s School
30 Meadow Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708
HLP-8466 Posted 11/11/16
In addition to the position Director of Music/Organist at St. Joseph’s Church, St. Joseph’s Parochial School is accepting applications to replace our current music teacher who is retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. The job is a 2/5 of contract – 9 classes (1 each week of Kindergarten through 8th Grade), playing for monthly school Mass, and directing a school musical for grades 5-8. Compensation based on academic credentials and number of years of full-time employment. Anyone applying for the church position is welcome to send a separate application for the teaching position to Ms. Margaret Kazan, principal.
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.
Director of Pastoral Music
Gesu Catholic Church
2049 Parkside Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43607
HLP-8470 Posted 11/17/16
Seeking a Director of Pastoral Music. (24 hours/week with the possibility of moving to full-time). Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning and leading music for three weekend Masses, Holy Days, funerals, weddings and other parish liturgies. Traditional and contemporary musical styles. Individuals should be skilled in organ and piano with qualifications in other instruments a plus. Candidates must be able to lead and instruct choirs, cantors and instrumentalists. A wonderful opportunity to build on an already solid program. Gesu has a Pilzecker three manual mechanical action organ and a Kawai grand piano. Salary commensurate with experience.
Liturgical Choir Director
All Saints Catholic Church
628 Lime City Road, Rossford, OH 43460
HLP-8462 Posted 11/4/16
All Saints Roman Catholic Parish in Rossford, Ohio is seeking a part-time interim Liturgical Choir Director to develop and direct our choir for one weekend Mass per week and provide one weekly rehearsal with our choir. Other duties include working with the Liturgical Assistant and Liturgical Music Accompanist to plan liturgies. Interim candidates will be considered for a permanent position. Interested candidates may send résumés to address or email above.
Liturgical Music Accompanist
All Saints Catholic Church
628 Lime City Road, Rossford, OH 43460
HLP-8463 Posted 11/4/16
All Saints Roman Catholic Parish in Rossford, Ohio is seeking a part-time interim Liturgical Music Accompanist to play the piano/organ for three weekend Masses and provide one practice per week for the parish choir, as well as help prepare cantors. Other duties include providing music for Holy Days, weddings, and funerals and working with the Liturgical Assistant and Choir Director to plan liturgies. Interim candidates will be considered for a permanent position. Interested candidates may send résumés to address or email above.
Director of Music
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
2252 Woodruff Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681
HLP-8464 Posted 11/4/16
We are looking for a music professional committed to the service of the Church and the Pope’s vision to the New Evangelization. The candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s Degree or higher will be given additional preference) with at least five years in a parish setting. The candidate must be knowledgeable in Catholic liturgical practices and various styles and forms of church music and the incorporation of such into the Liturgy. This is a part-time position (24-28 hours per week). To apply see the parish web site under News & Upcoming Events. www.smmcc.org/209
Director of Music and Liturgy
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
12975 Purcell Road, Manassas, VA 20112
HLP-8475 Posted 12/1/16
Full-time position with benefits. Candidates should be proficient in piano and organ and have a knowledge of Catholic Liturgy and Liturgical Music. A degree in music is preferred but not required, salary commensurate with experience. Weddings and funerals are part of your income. Sacred Heart is a Vatican II Parish in which Contemporary Liturgical Music plays an important role in the life of the Parish. We have an RX2 Kawai piano, 940 Rogers Organ, use Journeysong. Responsible for rehearsing, training and directing cantors, choirs and instrumentalists. Need to work collaboratively. Position available February, 2017.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI 54467
HLP-8472 Posted 11/25/16
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 above.
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: Email ads to Jill Nennmann (Jill@npm.org) with your membership number if you are a member, plus the name and email address of the person to whom the invoice should be sent. Ads formatted as noted in these guidelines which are received by 4:30 pm (Eastern) on Thursday will be posted that evening.
Removal: If the position is filled before the two month listing period ends, email Jill@npm.org so the ad can be removed when new ads are posted that week.