Strong working knowledge and experience in Catholic liturgical practices, styles and music appropriate for liturgy. Selects and provides music for parish liturgies. Plans, researches and selects appropriate music for choir, including instrumental music and serves as a resource to the pastor and other parish groups. Strives to build a repertoire of worship for the parish and facilitate full and active participation in liturgical celebrations. Seeks to combine the traditions of the Catholic Church with the contemporary for a blending of the new and the old. Leads couples in planning music for wedding liturgies. Assist families in planning and selecting music for funeral liturgies. Prepares music and liturgies for 1st Communion, 1st Reconciliation, Confirmation and RCIA. Ability to coach and mentor musicians. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Attend staff meetings. Computer skills in Word and email communications.
Bachelor of Arts in Music or equivalent training. Organist preferred.