Music

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St. Simon Parish in Los Altos, California has an immediate opening for a part time Choir Director for our children’s and adult choirs.  The Choir Director provides effective musical leadership in directing the choirs in order to enhance prayer during liturgies through music.  Encourages and leads the people in sung prayer in order to achieve “full, conscious, active participation” by all.

  • Must understand the principals of liturgical music and Catholic worship.
  • Strong conducting and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to work with all ages and encourage ministry participation
  • Familiarity with both traditional and contemporary Catholic repertoire.
  • Experience in planning music for a wide variety of liturgical celebrations.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the Liturgy Director and the Pastor to plan music for liturgies.
  • Rehearse and conduct children’s and/or adult choirs
  • Recruit musicians as needed for liturgies
  • Maintain music files and assure musicians are supplied with music, books, binders, etc.
  • Member of the Liturgy Board and attends regular meetings.
  • Participates in setting quarterly and annual planning calendars.

How to Apply:

Please send DSJ Employment Application form and resume to Joan Mibach, jmibach@stsimon.org