TENOR-Staff Singer - St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Houston, TX
  • cmbearer
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    The focus of this position is to provide a professional level of musicianship and choral support to the music program in service to the Liturgy. This will include a repertoire of traditional Sacred Music including Gregorian Chant, English plainsong, Sacred Polyphony in various languages, Choral Anthems and Congregational Hymnody.

    Responsibilities:

    • Section leader of the choir (or small ensemble) at both the Sunday 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Masses and also 1 weekly rehearsal on Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. (Currently the 9am ensemble is made up of 3 staff singers and 3 volunteers. The 11am choir is made up of 3 staff singers and about 12-15 volunteers.)

    • Availability for Christmas and Holy Week/Easter is essential. Other Solemnities may also be possible as needed and as agreed upon.

    • Additional opportunities to sing for weddings, funerals etc.

    Qualifications:

    • Read both standard and Gregorian musical notation
    • Competent Sight-reader
    • Excellent intonation
    • Have a clear, resonant and pleasing vocal quality
    • Experience in singing polyphony/chant as well as traditional hymnody
    • Blending with while also leading a choral section of volunteer choristers
    • Ability to study/learn/practice music on your own

    Contact information can be found in the attached document.
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