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Coordinator of Music Job Description

posted Sep 4, 2016, 10:27 AM by Karen Mansfeldt   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 AM ]

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The Coordinator of Music will implement the vision of the parish Leadership Team for music for the weekend Masses at the Baraga County Catholic Community churches.

Duties:

  • Facilitate the music for the regular 4:30 p.m. Saturday Mass and 8:00 a.m. Sunday Mass at St. Ann’s, the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus, and the noon Mass at Most Holy Name of Jesus/St. Kateri Tekakwitha churches as well as for special holiday liturgies (Christmas, Easter, etc.), direct the choirs at all three churches, and provide musical accompaniment on the organ.
  • Conduct choir rehearsals every week for the various choirs. Recruit additional members to foster growth in our choirs.
  • Work with the pastor to coordinate and plan all liturgical music.
  • Upon request, provide music for all weddings and funerals.

 

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Living his or her life in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Experience with Catholic music leadership; ability to integrate a variety of musical styles into worship in support of specific themes.
  • Competency on the keyboard/piano, both as a collaborative musician, to support hymn singing and accompany the choir/soloists, and as a soloist to offer repertoire for postludes/preludes.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for choral leadership.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with a community of staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to take initiative and be self-motivating.


Instrument(s):     
Organ/piano.
Compensation:   To be negotiated
Hours of Work:     15 hours per week.
Required Date:    As soon as possible.

Closing Date:      Until position is filled.

Applications:       A cover letter and resume should be submitted by e-mail to: bccc@up.net.