Director of Sacred Music- Scottsdale Arizona
  • Frrossa
    Posts: 2
    St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Church in Scottsdale has an opening for a Director of Sacred Music. This full-time position is responsible for all parish music programs. Salary is based on education and experience, benefits included. This position reports to the Pastor.

    Responsibilities Include: providing musical accompaniment or choir direction for all liturgies: Weekends, Holy Days, Weddings and Funerals; plans and conducts music rehearsals; responsible for hiring, and supervising all accompanists; directs and trains all cantors as well as adult and children choirs.

    Requirements Include: must be an active member and in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church; possess a love for liturgical chant and a strong understanding of the liturgy; be familiar with the Parish Book of Chant, Graduale Romanum/Simplex, Simple English Propers and contemporary Catholic music; proficiency required in organ, and preferred in piano/keyboard as well as basic guitar; knowledge of group vocal techniques for adults and children; must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

    Special Opportunity: Must be positive, energetic, desire to share our rich liturgical music heritage with others and be a self-motivator; we are designing a new cruciform style church with a special emphasis on organ and vocal acoustics; experience in organ design is a strong plus.

    A complete job description is available. Applications are available in the Parish Office at St. Bernadette’s. To apply, please send or e-mail cover letter and resume to:

    Deacon Al Homiski
    St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Parish
    16245 North 60th Street
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254 cc:

    Phone: 480.905.0221
    Fax: 480.905.0249
  • Added bonus: Whoever gets this job will be right down the road from my parish! We can have sushi and talk about the implementation of sacred music in the Phoenix Diocese. My treat!
  • chonakchonak
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