Director of Music, Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, Katy, TX
  • Director of Music

    Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, a large suburban parish in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, seeks a talented and motivated Director of Music with a passion for musical excellence and love for the sacred liturgy. The successful candidate will serve a vital role on the parish staff. They will serve as principal organist/pianist for one Saturday and three Sunday Masses, as well as all major feast days and school Masses, rehearse and supervise all choirs, collaborate with the school music teacher in the thriving school music program, develop solo organ repertoire, and maintain the parish music program. The parish has a hybrid Rodgers pipe organ. They should be proficient on organ, as well as have experience in choral conducting and vocal training. The successful candidate must have an appreciation for the liturgical tradition of the Church, along with a pastoral zeal, living as a witness to Christ.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reports to the Pastor
    • Collaborates with the Hand bell director, contemporary director, and kids choir director
    • Collaborates with the school principal and music teacher in supporting the school music program
    • Planning, preparation, and execution of music for all liturgical celebrations including weddings and funerals.
    • Serve as organist for most Masses, all school Masses, as well as weddings and funerals
    • Rehearse and accompany choirs; supervise assisting musicians, singers, schedule all musicians, choirs, and cantors.
    • Work collaboratively with the school music teacher, who conducts the school choir at Thursday morning school mass.
    • Prepare worship aids for confirmation, Christmas, and Easter
    • Attend parish staff meetings, liturgy meetings and maintain music budgets

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Catholic music and liturgy
    • Catholic in good standing
    • Leadership, communication, planning and organizing skills and responsiveness to facilitating the worship life of the parish are required
    • Supervisory experience preferred

    Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or equivalent education or experience
    • Three to five years in a parish setting
    • Excellent organ, keyboard, conducting and vocal skills
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Experience in building a children’s choir preferred
    • Experience with establishing and maintaining budgets

    Hours: This is a full-time position with expected weekend and evening hours.
    Please send resume and letter of interest to:
    Rev. Tom Lam, Pastor
    Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church
    Katy, TX
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