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Director of Liturgy and Music
Holy Cross Parish
724 Elder Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 945-0430
Fax: (847) 945-7651
Email: VCostello@holycrossparish.net
HLP-8128 Posted 11/22/14

Holy Cross is hiring a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. Responsibilities include: preparation of weekly liturgy scripts; overseeing ministry teams; proficiency in choral directing; training of cantors, choosing repertoire based on St. Augustine Hymnal, GIA, WLP, OCP, CCLI and ministering to a welcoming community of congregational singers at three weekend liturgies. Certification in Liturgy, Bachelor’s degree in music or commensurate experience; sight-reading skills necessary; proficiency in piano & voice; ability to arrange music; must work as a team member; strong interpersonal skills, desired. More detailed job description available during interview. Email résumés to Fr. Vince Costello, Pastor.

Associate Director of Music
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 355-8980
Fax: (630) 355-0521
Email: sknisley@stapostle.org
Website: www.stapostle.org
HLP-8116 Posted 10/10/14

Seeing full or part-time, experienced Associate Director for vibrant, welcoming community of 3,600 families. Approximately 200 volunteer parishioners are involved in music ministry encompassing an 80+ member adult choir, 3 youth choirs, 8 adult vocal ensembles, funeral choir, cantors, and instrumentalists. Contemporary music is the primary genre utilized. Applicants need to be well versed in Roman Catholic liturgy; bachelor’s degree in music desirable, commensurate experience will be considered; must be formidable piano player; excellent choral and instrumental directing; work as team member; possess strong interpersonal skills. Email résumés to Scott Knisley, director of liturgy and music ministries.



Assistant Liturgy Director
Sisters of the Holy Cross, Inc.
100 Lourdes Hall, Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Email: jszekendi@cscsisters.org
Posted 09/27/14

Sisters of the Holy Cross seek an experienced, full-time Assistant Liturgy Director responsible for assisting the Director in liturgical prayer services and celebrations at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto and for Congregation events. Candidate must be proficient in keyboard / cantor skills. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in pastoral music and liturgy, emphasis on Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours and funerals .Other requirements : Must be a practicing Roman Catholic, Bachelor’s degree in music, liturgy or equivalent experience, Master’s degree desirable.  Computer literacy in Desktop Publishing software such as InDesign, and Sibelius or Finale music software.



Music/Liturgy Director
St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church
10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206
Phone: (410) 665-1054
Email: kmisek@smoverlea.org
HLP-8121 Posted 10/25/14

We are seeking a Music/Liturgy Director for our parish.  Position is for principal organist for two weekend masses, Holy Day celebrations, funerals, weddings, devotions, etc. Must have proficiency in organ, piano and musical direction skills. The Director position also includes directing tradition choir, children’s choir and handbell choir as well as coordinating with the Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Praise & Worship Group and Spanish choir (schola). The candidate is responsible for coordinating all liturgical minister schedules and work collegially as a member of Pastoral Staff. Candidate must have knowledge of, and be faithful to, extant Catholic liturgical norms.

Keyboard Accompanist
Shrine of St. Jude Church
12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: (301) 946-8200
Fax: (301) 946-4527
Email: deniselinde@hotmail.com
Website: www.shrinestjude.org
HLP-8115 Posted 10/03/14

Catholic parish of 1,400 families needs a part-time skilled Keyboard Accompanist to play the organ and/or piano for our Sunday worship services under the direction of our Music Director. The organist also accompanies the adult choirs and attends their midweek rehearsals. This is a part-time position requiring 15-19 hours per week inclusive of preparation.  We have an electronic organ and a baby grand piano and use United in Christ Hymnal from OCP.  There are special needs for holidays and sacramental events.  Playing for weddings and funerals is optional and comes with an extra stipend.  Please email inquiries to Denise Lindekugel.

Director of Music
Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
5200 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210-2023
Phone: (410) 464-4000
Fax: (410) 464-4060
Email: rmccurdy@archbalt.org
Website: http://www.cathedralofmary.org/
HLP-8109 Posted 09/19/14

The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore seeks a Director of Music to develop a singing congregation and to coordinate Archdiocesan liturgies reflecting the rich variety of liturgical music and the cultures of the local Church.  The DMM supervises staff; prepares and plays for weekend and Holy Day Masses, Triduum, weddings, funerals and Sacramental celebrations; leads two choirs and coordinates special events. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Music (concentration in Organ) and three years’ experience directing music ministry.  Must be a practicing Catholic with thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and all styles of sacred music. 



Director of Music/Organist
St Mary St Catherine of Siena
46 Winthrop St. Charlestown, MA 02129
Phone: (617) 242-4664
Fax: (617) 242-0016
Website: stmarystcatherine.org
HLP-8130 Posted 11/22/14

Our parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Organist. The director will work in close collaboration with the pastor and parish staff in planning liturgical services. The desired candidate will have broad experience and familiarity with Catholic liturgy and music, have a Bachelor’s Degree in music (Master’s Degree preferred), a knowledge and proficiency in varied styles of repertoire including classical, traditional hymnology, bilingual (English-Spanish) music, and contemporary sacred music. The church has an historic three manual tracker organ built by Woodberry & Harris 1892, and two Steinway pianos. For more information, visit our website.



Director of Music & Liturgy
St. John Catholic Church
2099 N. Hacker Rd, Howell, MI  48855
Phone (517) 546-7200
Fax (517) 546-0403
Email: fgeorge@parishmail.com
HLP-8127 Posted 11/22/14

Full-time position in active parish (1,500 families - many who are young) seeks dynamic, collaborative person with strong leadership skillsResponsibilities include: plan and prepare all liturgies; principal accompanist (piano/organ) at 3 weekend Masses, weddings, funerals; direct the Adult Choir and Children’s Choir; develop Contemporary Ensemble; work with cantors and instrumentalists, coordinate all liturgical ministers schedules; lead Worship Commission. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in music (or related field), Roman Catholic Liturgical experience, proficiency in organ, piano, and accompaniment. Competitive salary with full benefits is offered. Mail, email, or fax résumés to Rev. Francis George, Pastor. Position is open, starting January 1.

Director of Liturgical Music Ministry
St. Sebastian Church
Byron Center, Michigan
Email: musicsearch@stsebastianmi.org
HLP-8114 Posted 10/03/14

St. Sebastian’s is a growing, youthful 750 family Roman Catholic parish in West Michigan seeking a Director of Liturgical Music Ministry (32-40 hours per week). Responsibilities include: principal musician for 3 weekend liturgies; direction of traditional and children’s choir, cantors, musical ensembles, funerals and weddings, and liturgical planning.  Both Rodgers organ and Steinway piano are available in the church.  Parish hymnal is Gather (3rd edition). Position is available immediately.  Forward letter and résumé by email.



Director of Liturgy & Music
All Saint Catholic Church
Lakeville, MN
Phone: (952) 469-6470
Email: awalker@allsaintschurch.com
Website: www.allsaintschurch.com
HLP-8120 Posted 10/25/14

This is a highly visible role and, as such, the Director must possess the utmost professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity. The Director actively supports the philosophy, principles, and teachings of the Catholic Church; attends services; assists with ministries and similar activities. Presence at liturgies and functions at All Saints Catholic Church is essential, although you may be registered in and regularly attend another parish. Position requires excellent organ/piano, choral directing, voice, communication, organizational, and liturgical planning skills, and a team player attitude.  Visit the website for a complete job description; call with any questions. Submit résumé and cover letter by email.


New Jersey

Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Music
St. Clare of Assisi Parish
140 Broad Street, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Phone: (856) 467-0037
Fax: (856) 467-0038
Email: stclarehr@gmail.com
Website: www.stclareofassisiparish.org
HLP-8122 Posted 10/31/14

Seeking full-time experienced, energetic person of faith for 3000+ family parish with multiple worship sites formed from the merger of three parishes.  The parish is invested strongly in their staff and volunteers demonstrating collaborative ministry. Applicants need strong interpersonal, administrative, musical, and liturgical skills. Responsibilities: coordinating or providing accompaniment for weekend Masses, Holy Days, school and religious education program liturgies, funeral/wedding liturgies. Applicants must be well versed in Roman Catholic liturgy; master’s degree or equivalent in music or liturgical studies. Salary commensurate with experience. Email résumés to St. Clare HR Committee. Complete job description will be found on Parish website.

Assistant Professor of Organ
Westminster Choir College of Rider University
101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540
Website: www.rider.edu/hr
HLP-8119 Posted 10/17/14

Westminster Choir College of Rider University seeks an outstanding organist and passionate church musician for full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Choral, Organ and Sacred Music Department. Masters required, doctorate preferred. Additional requirements may be found online. All applicants must complete an online application. Visit the website above and follow Employment Opportunities to Search Postings for position #315399, create an online résumé, and attach a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. See online posting for details of additional material to be sent separately. Screening of applications will begin November 21, 2014. AA/EOE.


New York

Director of Music
St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church
135 E 96th Street, New York, NY 10128
Email: musicministry@sfdsnyc.org
Website: www.sfdsnyc.org
HLP-8125 Posted 11/14/14

Music Director sought for vibrant, diverse Manhattan parish.  Five masses per weekend, including jazz mass and Spanish mass.  Responsibilities include playing piano/organ for 3 masses per weekend, directing choirs (including weeknight rehearsal), planning music for weekend and holy day liturgies, overseeing staff of cantors and accompanist(s).  Repertoire spans many styles, with an emphasis on contemporary gospel.  Must be able to improvise in various styles and transpose.  Thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and musical practices is essential.  Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.  Please email résumé and cover letter to Kathleen Kilbane at the address above.

St. Peter Church
115 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY 10927
Phone: (845) 429-2196
Email: pastor@saintpeterschurch.us
HLP-8117 Posted 10/17/14

Part-time organist position at 144 year-old church; seating for 700; multi-ethnic congregation; Responsibilities: provide music for three weekend Masses: Saturday, 5PM; Sunday, 8AM and 11:15AM as well as Holy Days; salary $20,000; weddings, ca. 15 to 20 per year ($150) and funerals, ca. 50 to 75 per year ($150). Organ built in 1898 by Jardine and Son. It still has its original mechanical (“tracker”) action.  Restored in 2011 by Andover Organ Co., organ comprises 28 ranks of pipes, controlled by two manual keyboards and a pedal keyboard. Email or mail letter of interest; letters of reference. Position available immediately.



Director of Music
St. John Before the Latin Gate Catholic Church
715 S. Johnstone Avenue, Bartlesville, OK 74003
Phone: (918) 336-4353
Email: secretary@stjohn-bartlesville.org
Website: www.stjohn-bartlesville.org
HLP-8112 Posted 09/27/14

Exciting Opportunity! Part-time Director of Music needed to build an engaging music program that will elevate the worship experience for St. John Before the Latin Gate Catholic Church in Bartlesville, OK. Full job description found on parish website. Please contact Parish office or email the Parish secretary.



Director of Divine Worship
The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
Email: hr@archdpdx.org
Website: www.archdpdx.org/hr/jobs/pmddwdir2014-23.html
HLP-8129 Posted 11/22/14

This position fosters and enhances divine worship and prayer life in the local Church at both the parish and archdiocesan levels. The successful candidate will be able to inspire liturgical renewal within the broad reach of the Catholic Tradition and promote the solemnity of liturgical celebrations in the Archdiocese of Portland while giving special attention to sacred music in harmony with the organic tradition of sacred music in the Church. Email résumé and cover letter with Divine Worship in subject line.


South Carolina

Associate Cathedral Organist
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
120 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone (843) 724-8395 ext. 225
Fax (834) 724-6386
Email: dsansone59@gmail.com
HLP-8108 Posted 09/19/14

Part-time. Serve as organist for Cathedral Liturgies including the Solemn High Mass with Cathedral Choir, accompanying all rehearsals and concerts, and all Diocesan Liturgies which take place at the Cathedral. Responsibilities include maintaining the choral library, assist in caring for the Cathedral Pipe Organs, and various additional clerical duties to support Director of Music and Liturgy. Additional remuneration is offered for some weddings and funerals. Should be familiar with Roman Catholic Liturgies. Bachelor of Music degree is required; Master of Music degree is desired. Competitive salary offered. Please call or email Mr. Daniel J. Sansone, Director of Music and Liturgy.



Pastoral Assistant for Sacred Liturgy and Sacred Music
Sacred Heart Parish
Box 38, Battle Ground, WA 98604
Email: fr.david@sacredheartbg.org
Website: www.sacredheartbg.org
HLP-8126 Posted 11/14/14

Would you like to be a part of helping a parish community rebuild itself around the sacred Liturgy?  Sacred Heart Parish in Battle Ground, Washington with its two Missions in Ridgefield & Yacolt, Washington, is seeking a dynamic person with keyboard skills and strong vocal background, to coordinate and oversee its Sacred Liturgy and Music Ministry.  Applicants must have knowledge, and/or experience with coordinating parish liturgy, and with developing and managing liturgical ministers and pastoral musicians.  They must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  Salaried with Benefits (30hrs/week). If interested, send cover letter and résumé.

Campus Minister for Liturgy
Seattle University
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 296-5870
Email: hr@seattleu.edu
Website: http://www.Click2Apply.net/q6gh4fw
HLP-8124 Posted 11/7/14

Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Campus Minister for Liturgy to join our community. This position operates as a member of the Campus Ministry team to animate and coordinate the liturgical life of the university; creating dynamic and formational worship and sacramental experiences for the entire community. Please visit website to view full details and to apply.



Products for Sale

Allen Theatre Organ
Posted 10/17/14

Three manual digital Allen Theatre Organ with second touch, custom built in Allentown, PA, in 1996.  Model MDS-317, in excellent condition.  Built for an organ enthusiast, it has only been used in a home setting. Features: Traditional moving stop action; 4 memory capture system; settings can be saved via external MIDI sequencer; on-board voicing controls; built-in automatic rhythm unit; MIDI sustain switch on expression pedal; 4 channels totaling 400 watts RMS, 4 full range speaker cabinets.  Width 60-3/4", height 52" depth 32-1/2", depth with pedal board and bench 54".  Located near Dallas/Fort Worth. Asking price $10,000.  For more information email ccschill@hotmail.com


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