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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:

bulletJob Title
bulletLocation
bulletDescription/Qualifications
bulletDate needed
bulletContact info (name, address, phone, email)

 

Current Job Openings

 

Job Title:

Coordinator of Music Ministry

Location:

St. Padre Pio RC Church

56 Maple Avenue

Oakfield, NY 14125

Description/Qualifications:

Our parish community seeks a part-time person responsible for weekend Masses at 2 worship sites 4.5 miles apart.

 

Responsibilities primarily include, but not limited to:

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Choose appropriate music for weekend Masses

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Weekly rehearsals

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Play and sing for weddings and funerals, which may include assisting in choosing appropriate music

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Organize music, prepare and direct the Choir for special events and celebrations, including Holy Days and sacraments

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Assist CRE with integrating music into religious education, Young Adult/Children’s Choir, etc.

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Direct the Praise Ensemble

We are looking for a motivated individual with enthusiasm and a dedication for the music ministry for this position. 

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

If interested, or for more information, please contact:

St. Padre Pio Roman Catholic Church

At (585) 948-5344, or via e-mail at office@padrepiony.org

 

Please forward your resume including 3 references to:

St. Padre Pio RC Church

Attn:  Office

56 Maple Avenue

Oakfield, NY 14125

 

Review of Applicants will begin immediately; resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Date Posted:

12/1/16

 

Job Title:

Accompanist

Location:

St. Padre Pio RC Church

56 Maple Avenue

Oakfield, NY 14125

Description/Qualifications:

Our parish community seeks a part-time Accompanist for weekend Masses at 2 worship sites 4.5 miles apart.

 

Responsibilities primarily include, but not limited to:

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Weekly rehearsals

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Play and sing for weddings and funerals

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Accompany the Choir for special events and celebrations, including Holy Days and sacraments

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Support CRE with integrating music into religious education, Young Adult/Children’s Choir, etc.

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Accompany the Praise Ensemble

 

We are looking for a motivated individual with enthusiasm and a dedication for the music ministry for this position. 

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

If interested, or for more information, please contact:

St. Padre Pio Roman Catholic Church

At (585) 948-5344, or via e-mail at office@padrepiony.org

 

Please forward your resume including 3 references to:

St. Padre Pio RC Church

Attn:  Office

56 Maple Avenue

Oakfield, NY 14125

 

Review of Applicants will begin immediately; resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Date Posted:

12/1/16

 

Job Title:

Organist/Music Director

Location:

St. Josaphat’s RC Church

20 Peoria Avenue at William Street

Cheektowaga, NY – between Harlem Road and the I-90 William Street exit 52A.

A Catholic parish of 1250 families.

Description/Qualifications:

Provide music for four weekend masses and holy days. Proficiency on organ is required. Ability to lead the congregation in the singing is strongly preferred. Availability for weddings and funerals is a plus. Other responsibilities negotiable.

Date needed:

January 2, 2017

Contact info:

Send Resumes to:

Father Richard M. Poblocki

St. Josaphat’s Church

20 Peoria Avenue

Cheektowaga, NY 14206

 

Email: sjrectory@roadrunner.com

Phone: (716) 893-1086

Date Posted:

11/30/16

 

Job Title:

Director of Music

Location:

Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church

317 Leroy Ave., Buffalo, NY

Description/Qualifications:

Blessed Trinity Parish, a diverse and welcoming faith community at home in a Landmark edifice in Buffalo, NY, seeks a motivated musician familiar with the Roman Catholic Liturgy to serve part-time as Director of Music.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

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Plan music appropriate for the liturgical season, including hymns, and Mass and psalm settings, to be sung by congregation and choir at one Sunday service (10am), and additional special services; e.g., Christmas, Holy Week, and Holy Days

 

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Serve as organist/pianist and cantor

 

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Rehearse and conduct an established adult volunteer choir at weekly evening rehearsal, Sunday, and special liturgies

 

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Serve as member of concert committee, which plans and implements the church’s concert series

 

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Right of first refusal for all weddings and funerals

 

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Monitor the church’s recently restored Tellers-Kent pipe organ for any needed service

 

Date needed:

January 1, 2017

Contact info:

Rev. Victor Ibhawa

Blessed Trinity RC Church

317 Leroy Ave., Buffalo, NY 14214

blessedtrinitychurch@gmail.com

 

Employer website: www.blessedtrinitybuffalo.org

Date Posted:

11/30/16

 

Job Title:

Organist/ Director of Music

Location:

St. Mary of the Angels Church in Olean, NY-- Catholic parish of 1300 families.

Description/Qualifications:

Provide music for four Catholic weekend masses, holy days, weddings, and funerals. Other responsibilities negotiable. Salary and benefits negotiable according to diocesan norms. 1915 Fledgemaker organ which has been upgraded and maintained. Relatively new grand piano.

Web site: smaOlean.org

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

Send Resumes to:

Personnel Committee

St. Mary of the Angels

202 S. Union St.

Olean, NY 14760

 

frgreg@smaolean.org

joe@smaolean.org

Date Posted:

11/8/16

 

Job Title:

Contemporary Ensemble Pianist/Conductor

Location:

St. Gregory the Great, Williamsville, NY

Description/Qualifications:

bulletContemporary music ensemble with SATB vocalists and other instruments including guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, flute
bulletMusic degree necessary for remuneration
bulletProvide piano accompaniment as part of an ensemble
bulletProvide conducting tasks for ensemble – cues, tempo, balance and blend of instruments and vocalists
bulletAvailability for rehearsal and two Masses each month, currently the second and fourth Sat. 5:30 Mass

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

Lee Butler

716-688-0859

lwbutler1@yahoo.com

Date Posted:

10/4/16

 

Job Title:

Bass Section Leader Position

Location:

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

Description/Qualifications:

Choir Section Leader / Soloist

with additional possibility for paid weddings & funerals

bulletEstablished SATB Choir
bulletClassical and Contemporary Choral Literature
bulletExperience with Catholic liturgy not required
bulletCollege study or equivalent preferred
bullet$25/mass weekly + for any additional services
bullet$25/rehearsal weekly on Thursdays + for any additional rehearsals
bulletAnnual Lessons & Carols concert

Date needed:

September 2016

Contact info:

Patrick B. Barrett, M.M., Director of Music

716-674-2374

pbarrett@14hh.org

Date Posted:

9/2/16

 

Job Title:

Music Teacher/Organist

Location:

St Andrew's Parish, Kenmore

Description/Qualifications:

St Andrew's Parish, Kenmore is looking for a full time music teacher who can also play three masses on the weekend. The church has a fairly new 3 manual Allen organ; there is no choir. Masses are Saturday 4:00 and 7:30 and 9:30 on Sunday. The contemporary ensemble leads the 11:30 mass. The school is enrolled with PreK-8th grades. You do NOT have to have NYS certification in music education to be considered for the position.

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

Please contact Deacon Terry Harter, at 873-6716 or fax application to 873-2214. Email: standrewkenmore@roadrunner.com

Date Posted:

8/1/16

 

Job Title:

Organist/Cantor

Location:

St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, located at 1990 Clinton St. in Buffalo, NY 14206

Description/Qualifications:

Part-time organist/cantor for (2) weekend masses: 4pm on Saturday, and 11:30am on Sunday. Also must be available for occasional rehearsals with small singing group, holy day masses, funerals, and weddings.

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

For further information or to apply, please email Brian Meyer at BMcopywriter@gmail.com.

Date Posted:

7/23/16