Children's Choir Director: Chantilly, VA
  • JonLaird
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    Director of Children’s Choirs
    St. Timothy Catholic Church
    Chantilly, VA

    Location: St. Timothy Catholic Church ✠ 13807 Poplar Tree Rd.. ✠ Chantilly, VA 20151
    Hours/week: 5-8
    Payment: Please contact for details
    Applications accepted through: August 21, 2022

    Duties
    -Direct two children’s choirs, including leading weekly rehearsals and conducting them at 9AM Mass about seven times throughout the choir season (September-May).
    -Provide basic instruction in music literacy, vocal technique, and the meaning and structure of liturgy.
    -Collaborate with Director of Music on selection of appropriate music, creation, preparation, and distribution of rehearsal aids through the internet, and active recruitment of new choir members.
    -Perform administrative duties including preparing and distributing music, setting up and tearing down the rehearsal space, maintaining attendance records, communicating with families, and other duties as necessary.

    Distribution of Hours
    Varies weekly based on whether children are singing at Mass.
    Rehearsal/Mass: 2-4 hrs/week
    Administrative tasks: 2-4 hrs/week

    Description of Choirs
    K-3 Children’s Choir
    Rehearsal Time: Sunday, 12:00-12:45PM
    When singing at 9AM Mass with the Youth Choir: rehearsal time 8-8:45AM
    4-8 Youth Choir
    Rehearsal Time: Sunday, 9-10AM
    When singing at 9AM Mass with the Children’s Choir: rehearsal time 8-8:45AM

    The existing choir structure and rehearsal schedule are not set in stone and may be subject to adjustments if requested.

    Application Process
    Interested candidates should send
    -a resume or CV,
    -at least two professional references,
    -and a lesson/rehearsal plan OR other examples of tools used to teach music to children
    to:
    Jon Laird
    Director of Music
    St. Timothy Catholic Church
    13807 Poplar Tree Rd.
    Chantilly, VA 20151
    jlaird@sttimothyparish.org
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