Full Time - Director of Music, Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Sterling VA
  • FrJaffe
    Posts: 2
    In search of a Full Time Director of Sacred Music. The primary purpose of this position is to provide, organize, and/or coordinate Sacred Music for all weekend and Holy Day Masses and other special liturgies at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. This position reports directly to the Pastor and collaborates with a part-time coordinator of Spanish Music. The Music Ministry of the parish has as its main goal "the glory of God and the sanctification of the faithful." The Director of Music achieves this goal guiding, developing, implementing, supporting, and evaluating music programming toward this end, all done in collaboration with the pastor.

    • Plan music selections and lead music from the piano/organ for some liturgies every week. N.B. There are accompanists to help with some of the 2 Saturday evening Masses and 5 Sunday Masses (4 English and 3 Spanish) at Christ the Redeemer.
    • Prepare, rehearse, and lead music at Holy Day Masses, funerals, bilingual masses, and other special liturgies/services.
    • Rehearse Choir, children's choir, and cantors (various masses)
    • Supervises the scheduling of cantors, choirs, and accompanists.
    • Prepares the joint Spanish and English choirs for bilingual liturgies.
    • Continues the development of the bilingual children's choir and the teen cantor ministry.
    • Hire and rehearse professional instrumentalists for major holidays.
    • Assist with planning of music selections for weddings and funerals.
    • Oversee ongoing development of singers and accompanists and recruit new musicians.
    • Prepare music department annual budget.

    For more information, or to send a resume with cover letter,
    please contact Fr. JD Jaffe at joel.d.jaffe@arlingtondiocese.org


    Thanked by 1Bri
  • chonakchonak
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