Detroit: Director of Music / Principal Organist
  • chonakchonak
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    Historic St. Joseph Shrine in Detroit, Michigan, under the care of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest since October 2016, is immediately seeking a Director of Music/Principal Organist.

    Principal duties: On a weekly basis, playing the organ for two Sunday Masses (Low and High Mass) and special Feast Days; directing the parish choir for Wednesday evening rehearsals and for select Sunday & Feast Day Masses from September to June; directing the parish chant schola in place of the regular director, when called up and needed; typing and submitting, to have copied for the benefit of the congregation, a weekly Mass addendum sheet containing the liturgical music selections. Desired skills: well acquainted with the Traditional Latin Mass rubrics especially concerning music; familiar with and able to play the classical organ repertoire for all Masses, special Liturgies, and to accompany the choir; able to conduct the choir and instrumentalists for all choral Masses, including for two to three orchestral Masses per year; familiar with and able to conduct Gregorian chant, when called upon.

    Benefits include an excellent and well-maintained tracker organ in outstanding acoustical worship space, and a dedicated parish choir with experience singing an expansive repertoire of sacred music, including masses composed by Palestrina, Victoria, Bach, Haydn, and Mozart.

    Salaried position. Visit our website:

    (posted 09/08/23)
    Thanked by 2ServiamScores Bri
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