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Director of Music
Our Lady of Fatima
229 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
HLP-8278 Posted 09/17/15
Energetic suburban parish (1800 families, plus regional K-8 school) seeks candidate demonstrating thorough understanding of liturgy; strong organ, piano, improvisation, and organizational skills; ability to relate well with volunteer and professional musicians. Position supervises adult and children's choir directors. Responsibilities include 5 weekend liturgies, weekly school mass, parish sacramental celebrations, adult and children's choir rehearsal accompaniment, working collaboratively with parish staff and lay leadership. Resources/instruments: Gather Comprehensive 2; Rodgers 940 organ, Roland RD700NX digital piano. Salary/benefits commensurate with experience. Available immediately. Mail or email letter, résumé, salary requirements, 2 letters of reference to Fr. Reggie Norman.
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
300 Malabar Road, Palm Bay, FL 32907
Phone: (321) 725-3066
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.olog.swiftdove.net (under construction)
HLP-8273 Posted 09/03/15
Dynamic/Diverse community seeks full-time Music Director to foster music ministry growth/development and community's full active participation in liturgy. Qualifications: pastoral musician/ minimum BA in Music; piano/conducting/vocal skills; knowledge of/respect for Catholic liturgy, traditional/contemporary Catholic music; ability to engage a population diverse in age and ethnicity. Plan/prepare music for weekend/Holyday Masses including Spanish Mass. Assist with funerals/weddings/special liturgies. Recruit/develop/direct adult/youth/children's choirs, cantors/accompanists, instrumental ensembles/bell choir. Work closely with liturgy director, music director assistant. Organizational, pastoral and communication skills are essential. Bilingual helpful. Continued professional/personal faith growth expected. Submit résumé by email. Start: ASAP. Open until filled.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church
7171 Glenridge Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (770) 394-3896
Fax: (770) 399-7866
HLP-8272 Posted 08/21/15
Full-time. Responsibilities: Organization of overall parish worship and liturgical music ministry, piano and organ musicianship at parish masses, recruitment and development of volunteer adult and children's choirs, cantors and accompanists, and leadership within the parish Liturgy Committee. A degree in music or higher, plus five years' parish experience is preferred. Candidate must be Catholic, organized, able to work independently with minimal supervision; have strong skills in: organ/piano, leading assembly in song, choir direction, arranging liturgies, organization/computer skills, and pastoral collaboration. Position includes benefits, salary commensurate with experience. Email or fax cover letter (with salary requirements) and résumé to Colleen Tyner.
Director of Music Ministry
Our Lady of the Brook Parish
3700 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
HLP-8283 Posted 09/17/15
Part-time. Provide music for two weekend Masses (Saturday 5:00, Sunday 10:00), Holy Days, feast days; select music/prepare liturgies with Liturgy Coordinator; direct Adult Choir (Wednesday rehearsal Labor Day-Pentecost). Oversee maintenance of 2 manual Zimmer pipe organ, Yamaha grand piano, 3 octave hand bell set. Qualifications: Bachelor’s in music or liturgy or other relevant experience; proficiency in at least two of these: organ, piano, voice; knowledge of RC liturgy/repertoire. Remuneration commensurate with skills/experience, in alignment with Archdiocesan guidelines; additional stipends from funerals and weddings. Open September 1. Reports to Pastor and Associate Pastor. Email cover letter and résumé to Eva-Maria Rill.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Anthony of Padua
PO Box 764, 101 E Virginia Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
HLP-8270 Posted 08/21/15
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 resume to Carrie Koenig, Director of Operations.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Matthew Catholic Church
4100 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Phone: (317) 257-4297
HLP-8267 Posted 08/14/15
We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized director for its music ministry. Duties will include the effective preparation, coordination, performance, and leadership of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish. Candidates will be a Catholic in good standing, have a minimum of two years experience in Catholic liturgy and sacred music, and a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. The Director should have a knowledge of keyboard, guitar, vocal, and choral techniques and be proficient in at least one of those areas. Please send a cover letter, resume, references by September 8, 2015.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
4795 Ilchester Road Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: (410) 747-4334 ext. 305
HLP-8281 Posted 09/17/15
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is seeking a part-time (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. Qualified candidate is an active Catholic with strong knowledge of Catholic Liturgy. 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
St. Paul Catholic Church
9240 Damascus Rd., Damascus, MD
Phone: (301) 253-2027
HLP-8280 Posted 9/17/15
Part-time position. Qualifications: proficient directing, vocal and piano skills as well as organizational abilities to coordinate all music and music groups for the parish. A good knowledge of sound technology and computers is also desirable. Specific responsibilities include the following: directing the adult choir on Sunday along with a rehearsal during the week, planning liturgical music and scheduling musicians for Sunday and Holy Day Masses. Applicants need to be practicing Catholics and have a good knowledge of liturgy in the Catholic tradition. Additional stipends for weddings, funerals and other weekend masses are available. Interested applicants can call or email inquiries.
LifeTeen Youth Mass Music Director
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
917 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 881-1380
Fax: (301) 881-3068
HLP-8268 Posted 08/21/15
Seeking a part-time leader of song for our LifeTeen Youth Mass on Sunday nights at 6:00pm. Candidate would select music, rehearse volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists, and serve as lead vocalist during the Mass. Ideally, candidate would also double as a guitarist or pianist while singing. Knowledge of microphone/mixer equipment a plus, as weekly Masses will require some sound setup on the candidate’s part. Contact: Msgr. Jack Macfarlane.
Saint Joseph Parish
1382 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
Website: www.saintjoes.com; http://www.saintjoes.com/files/2665/organist%20position%20final.pdf
HLP-8282 Posted 09/17/15
We are seeking an accomplished Organist/Accompanist to work collaboratively with the Director of Music and parish clergy to provide for the worship needs of the parish. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing musical accompaniment for 4 Masses each weekend, accompaniment of 25-member Adult Choir rehearsal, providing music for all funeral Masses and weddings, as well as other liturgies throughout the year. Qualifications include proficiency in playing organ service music and repertoire, as well as occasional piano accompaniment, Bachelor of Music or Master’s Degree (preferred), knowledge and proficiency in Catholic liturgy and music. See website for further information.
Director of Music and Organist
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
59 Cottage Street, Sharon, MA 02067
Phone: (781) 784-2265
Fax: (781) 784-2540
HLP-8276 Posted 9/10/15
Our Lady of Sorrows, Sharon, Massachusetts, a vibrant community of 900+ families seeks part-time Director of Music and Organist. Responsibilities include planning music for and accompanying three weekend masses, Holy Days, Christmas/Holy Week , monthly Sunday 5:00 mass; rehearsing cantors, adult, teen, children’s and funeral choirs. Funerals and weddings provide supplemental income. Church has well-maintained Estey organ; Clavinova in sanctuary. Candidates need thorough knowledge of Catholic liturgy, good interpersonal skills, music degree. Salary commensurate with education and experience; full complement of benefits.
Email résumés and cover letter to Kathy Manela, Chairperson. Full job description on website.
Assistant Director of Music & Pianist
St. Malachy Catholic Church
14115 14 Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Phone: (586) 264-1220
HLP-8266 Posted 08/07/15
Will serve as the primary pianist for the adult mixed choir, direct the elementary children's choir and one handbell ensemble. Position is part-time, approximately 15 hours per week. The candidate described is strictly the ideal scenario. The final position could include any combination of the responsibilities above with only the pianist portion non-negotiable. Therefore, all competent pianists are encouraged to apply. St. Malachy is a vibrant and growing parish in Sterling Heights, MI (suburban Detroit). The 2,000+ family parish strives to provide a safe and welcoming community where all are welcome to pray, worship, socialize, and grow together. Full listing online.
Director of Worship and Music
St. Olaf Catholic Church
215 S. 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 332-7471
HLP-8275 Posted 9/10/15
Full-time with benefits; responsible for all worship and music at mid-sized parish in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Must have strong skills in organ/piano, choir direction, liturgy preparation and coordination. Email cover letter and résumé to Vicki Klima, Parish Director.
Organist and Choirmaster
Saint Peter's Catholic Church
1529 Assembly Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201
HLP-8274 Posted 9/10/15
Historic parish (The Very Rev'd Canon Gary S. Linsky, V. F., Pastor) with demonstrable support of musical excellence seeks musician(s): organist proficient in accompanying, service playing, and improvisation with love of hymnody (The English Hymnal, Worship/Gather III, Flor y Canto); liturgically adept choirmaster versed in Church's vast treasury of choral literature (Chant Mass Ordinaries, choral Masses, anthems and cantata/oratorio excerpts by 15th – 21st century composers in original languages) with passion for recruiting and training boys/girls and adult amateur/professional choristers and cantors. Will create/edit orders of worship, other communication media. Salary/benefits IAW AGO/NPM standards. Start January 2016. Email résumés/queries. No calls.
Director of Music Ministries
Catholic Church of the Nativity
5955 St. Elmo, Bartlett, TN 38135-1516
Phone: (901) 382-2504
HLP-8265 Posted 08/07/15
The Catholic Church of the Nativity is seeking a full-time organist and Director of Music. We are seeking a musician with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with handbells. The candidate needs the ability to bring forth the talents of the parishioners and incorporate many different styles of sacred music into the Masses and other liturgical settings. BA in Music/Liturgy or equivalent education with three to five years' experience in a parish setting preferred. Candidates should be a practicing Catholic in good standing or have a firm understanding of the Catholic Liturgy. Salary is competitive within the Memphis Area.
Coordinator of Spanish Music Ministry
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
46833 Harry Byrd Highway, Sterling, VA 20164
Phone: (703) 430-0811
HLP-8279 Posted 9/17/15
Seeking an individual with a passion for Spanish music ministry who can coordinate and lead music for three Spanish Masses per weekend. The ideal candidate will have experience in a liturgical setting, and be fluent in Spanish and English. S/he will have received professional training in music, and will have strong skills in keyboard and choir direction. The position is part time, approx. 15 hours/week. Salary in accordance with NPM guidelines. If interested, please email a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Fr. Patrick Cogan ASAP.
HLP-8271 Posted 08/21/15
Dynamic Jesuit parish, Saint Joseph, on Capitol Hill in Seattle is seeking a principal organist/pianist. Plays three weekend liturgies (5 pm Saturday, 9 and 11 am Sunday) and one Thursday evening choir rehearsal. 15 hrs/wk $23-27/hr DOE. Additional options for separately stipended funerals and weddings and possible accompaniment work in the school. 1875 Fr. Willis organ (the only one of its kind in North America!) and 9ft Kawai Concert Grand Piano. Applicants please email questions and résumés to Director of Music Robert McCaffery-Lent.
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