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If you would like to list a job opening for organist, choir director, cantor, instrumentalist etc., or for more information on available positions, contact:  Alan Lukas, Diocesan Director of Music, 716-652-6565, ADLUKAS@CKS.EDU.  For job listings, please include the following information:

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Current Job Openings

 

Job Title:

Contemporary Ensemble Director

Location:

Fourteen Holy Helpers Parish
1345 Indian Church Road
West Seneca, New York 14224

Description:

To work with existing ensemble of musicians and singers.
Weekly Sunday Mass (currently at 12:00 pm).
Select liturgical music, rehearse ensemble as needed, Direct and perform with ensemble. Consult / Collaborate with parish Director of Music.
Position open to experienced instrumentalist or vocalist.

Date:

8/19/2014

Contact:

Patrick B. Barrett, M.M., Director of Music
716-674-2374
pbarrett@14hh.org

 

Job Title:

Bass and Tenor Paid Singers

Location:

Fourteen Holy Helpers Parish
1345 Indian Church Road
West Seneca, New York 14224

Description:

Soloist / Choir Section Leader - with additional possibility for paid weddings & funerals

Established SATB Choir
Classic and Contemporary Choral Literature
Experience with Catholic liturgy not required
$25/mass weekly + for all additional services
$25/rehearsal weekly on Thursdays

Date:

8/18/2014

Contact:

Patrick B. Barrett, M.M., Director of Music
716-674-2374
pbarrett@14hh.org

 

Job Title:

Paid Singers

Location:

St. Katharine Drexel Church

135 N. Ogden St.

Buffalo, NY

Description:

Who: 3 or 4 experienced singers
Music majors preferred or trained singers with the ability to read music and choral experience. Tenors and Basses particularly needed. Only 1 day per week commitment.
Rehearsal: Sundays 9am–10am & 11am-12
Mass: Sundays 10am & 11am
Extra masses available around the holidays, Christmas Eve and Easter Week.
Pay: 50/service. Only 3 hours of easy work!

Date:

8/16/2014

Contact:

Heather Lovelace
Director of Music
Parish Community of St. Katharine Drexel
hrlovelace@gmail.com
(716) 531-8986

 

Job Title:

Organist/Choir Director

Location:

Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 57 Center Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Description:

The position is part-time. Duties include Masses on the weekend at 4 PM on Saturday, and 8:30 AM on Sunday. On alternate Sundays the Organist will be responsible for the 10:30 A.M Choir Mass. The candidate will conduct weekly choir rehearsals. Additional liturgies include the Vigil Mass for Holy Days of Obligation, The Easter Triduum, and the Midnight Mass on Christmas Day. Liturgy meetings are held on a monthly basis. Weddings and Funerals are usually the responsibility of the Organist, and include a stipend per event.

Date:

7/21/2014

Contact:

Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 57 Center Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120.

Tel: (716) 693-3822

Electronic applications may be sent to GKeleher@NT-OLC.org

 

Job Title:

Accompanist - The Genesee Chorale (Batavia, NY)

Location:

The Genesee Chorale (Batavia, NY)

Description:

The Genesee Chorale, a 70-75 member chorus seeks a pianist to serve as accompanist for rehearsals and performances. We rehearse each Monday evening in Batavia, NY from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Our performance seasons run from September to December and January to May. The choir does not meet during the summer months. Each performance season includes one to two major performances. Occasionally smaller outreach performances are scheduled in advance as well. Recent repertoire includes music by Dvorak, Schubert, Mozart, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Beethoven, Randall Thompson, as well as a variety of shorter choral pieces. For more information about the choir please visit www.GeneseeChorale.com.

Required qualifications:
Experience with choral accompanying.
Excellent sight-reading skills.
Ability to read open score.
Experience playing for and following a conductor.
Ability to run occasional sectionals during the regular rehearsal time. Professional, yet pleasant attitude.

Preferred qualifications:
Ability as an organist.

Compensation:
$75 per service (rehearsal and performance) negotiable

Date:

7/8/2014

Contact:

Please email your resume and contact information (including email and phone number) for three references, and a brief statement of interest to the Genesee Chorale (board@geneseechorale.com) by July 22, 2014.

Applicants will be contacted after July 23rd, and interviews/auditions will be scheduled the evening of July 30, 2014.

 

Heather Lovelace
Genesee Chorale Board Secretary
(716) 531-8986

 

Job Title:

Church Organist

Location:

Holy Family Parish at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Site
1413 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, New York 14301
(716) 282-1379

Description:

Primary responsibility of the organist is to provide organ/piano accompaniment at the regularly scheduled weekend Masses (Saturday 4:00 PM and Sunday 10:30 AM choir liturgy) and to provide music for additional services during the year, i.e. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, Easter Triduum, July 16th and Holy Days of Obligation. The organist will also be responsible for funerals, weddings, Memorial Masses and working with Anita Harless, choir director, in planning music and the weekly choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings.

Date:

6/17/2014

Contact:

For further information or to schedule an interview, please call Joseph Pastwik, business manager, at 282-1379.

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