Music Director - St. Patrick Church, London, OH
  • St. Patrick Church, a historic parish of 400 families located in London, Ohio (20 miles west of Columbus) is searching for a music director/organist. The Director of Music will develop and maintain a sacred music program well-formed in the traditions of the Latin Rite Catholic Church.

    The director of music is responsible for exercising supervision over all aspects of liturgical music in the parish and for leading sacred music for three Sunday Masses (one anticipatory on Saturday), Holy Days of Obligation, as well as funeral and wedding liturgies. Leads adult, children, and bell choirs (all September - May) and recruits, trains, and directs cantors. Collaborates with the pastor and parish staff to plan liturgies and special celebrations as needed.

    The parish has the following instruments:

    * Austin Organ Company Opus 2636 (II/15)

    * Baldwin Grand Piano

    * 2 + Octave Hand Bells

    A bachelor's degree in music or extensive experience is desired. A thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and music, the skills to introduce a repertoire to a parish, and excellent interpersonal and communications skills, are required.

    Familiarity with chant and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite is a plus.

    Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” course.

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements by May 15, 2019 to:

    Fr. Michael Hinterschied, Pastor
    St. Patrick Church
    61 S. Union St.
    London, OH 43140
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