Staff Singers- St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Murfreesboro, TN
  • St. Rose of Lima Church, located in Murfreesboro, TN, is a growing parish with a talented and energetic staff serving approximately 2500+ families. We are seeking staff singers/section leaders for each voice part (soprano, alto, tenor, bass). A music degree is not required, but desired candidates should have experience and interest in singing traditional English choral repertoire, Gregorian and/or English chant, and Renaissance polyphony. We wish to fill these positions by Advent.
    Duties and responsibilities:
    • Punctually attend each scheduled choir rehearsal (6:45-8:15 PM Wednesdays, as well as extra rehearsals before Christmas and Easter) and 11:00 Sunday Mass with choir from September through the feast of Corpus Christi (usually mid-to-late June)
    • Lead each voice section and provide aid in vocal technique for the members in each section
    • Sing at Masses for scheduled Holy Day Masses such as All Saints Day and Ash Wednesday
    • Sing at 8:00 P.M. and Midnight Masses on Christmas Eve (will receive extra compensation for these services)
    • Sing at Masses/Liturgies on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil, and 11:00 Easter morning (will receive extra compensation for these services)
    • When not available, coordinate a reputable substitute
    Other available opportunities—not required, but may supplement income:
    • Singing at funerals, weddings, and quinceañeras
    • Singing at 5:00 Saturday or 5:00 Sunday Masses as cantor when no volunteer cantors are available
    • For soprano or alto (i.e. treble voices): singing as cantor at 8:30 AM Sunday Mass with children’s choir
    Compensation is per Mass and per rehearsal, with higher compensation for Christmas celebrations and for Holy Week.

    Please email resume and cover letter to Isaac Johnson, Director of Liturgical Music and Principal Organist, at:
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