Danbury, CT: Organist and Choir Director
  • leighf
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    Organist and Choir Director position open immediately at St. Joseph Church, 8 Robinson Ave.,
    Danbury, CT 06810. Full-time or part-time is to be determined.
    Bachelor’s degree in music a pre-requisite and Master’s degree preferred, with professional
    training in organ and experience in choral conducting. Familiarity with Roman Catholic
    liturgical music is essential as well as leadership skills to develop a Church Music Program,
    including a volunteer choir.
    Candidate should demonstrate knowledge of choral repertory and effectiveness as a rehearsal
    director; be responsible for selecting, preparing, and performing music at weekend Masses to
    encourage congregational participation; will direct the music for the Youth Mass on Sunday
    evenings; will provide leadership in planning and executing School Masses, special concerts,
    particularly at Christmas and Easter and special occasions such as weddings and funerals.
    Candidate should possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills to
    oversee scheduling, budgets, ordering music, and supervising the choral library as well as
    overseeing the maintenance of Church instruments.
    Compensation commensurate with experience, education, weekly work hours as determined in
    consultation with pastor and the Search Committee.
    Send resume to: Father Samuel Scott, Pastor. StJosephChurchDanbury@diobpt.org

    [The parish has found several candidates, so applications for the position are now closed. --admin, 9/3/19]
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