Our Lady of Hope Parish is seeking a Director of Music and Organist to develop and direct a program of sacred music that will allow parishioners to enter more deeply into divine worship.
Essential functions of the Director of Music: - To coordinate with the pastor in fostering a prayerful liturgical celebration. - To provide musical leadership at the Saturday evening and Sunday morning celebrations of the Eucharist. - To schedule and coordinate cantors and accompanists. - To recruit, organize and direct regularly scheduled rehearsals for the adult and youth choirs. - To coordinate with the Pastor and DRE for all major celebrations such as First Communion, Confirmation, school Masses, graduation liturgies, etc. - To direct and play the organ at all parish weddings and funerals. If unable to attend these service, the director will provide a suitable substitute. - To plan and coordinate the music for the liturgies of Advent, Lent, Holy Week and Holy Days. - To maintain parish instruments as well as the upkeep of the parish's music library.
Knowledge of Catholic doctrine and liturgical traditions is required.
* Optional additional position of part-time Music Teacher in Our Lady of Hope Catholic Academy.