Director of Music Job at Saint Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, Washington DC

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  • Saint Mary Mother of God Catholic Church
  • Washington DC

Job Description

Saint Mary Mother of God Catholic Church Job Opening: Organist & Music Director The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, St. Mary Mother of God is seeking an Organist and Music Director. The Organist provides music for three Sunday masses and Holy Days and directs the parish music program. This role reports to the Pastor and has a flexible start date in Summer 2024. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide music at two Sunday Masses (10:30 AM and 7:30 PM)
  • Provide music for other Feasts and Holy Days as scheduled
  • Direct the parish quartet, professional ensemble specializing in polyphony
  • Oversee the parish Gregorian schola
  • Coordinate special music provided by local choirs for certain Feasts throughout the year
  • Coordinate parish concert series
  • Coordinate maintenance of the parish's historic (130 years old) and recently restored 2-manual mechanical action Hutchings pipe organ
Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to manage others
  • Excellent musical ability, organ proficiency desirable but not required
  • Excellent conducting abilities and ability to teach music in an engaging manner
  • Pleasant singing voice and ability to lead congregational singing
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities at once
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic liturgy
Required Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience as a church musician preferred, experience as a director a plus
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to Fr. Vincent DeRosa, Pastor: [REMOVED - SEE ORIGINAL LISTING] Interviews and auditions will be scheduled at a mutually convenient time.

Job Tags

Full time, Summer work, Local area, Flexible hours, Sunday,

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