Church of the Magdalen seeks a Music Director to direct the Magdalen Chancel Choir and to be the leader of the cantor ministry for the parish. The Music Director will work closely with the parish organist/accompanist and pastor to conduct an SATB choir of approximately 30 adult stewards supporting various liturgies of the parish (primarily the 9:30 am Sunday liturgy). The Music Director will be responsible for the training, scheduling, supporting and recruitment of cantors for all non-school liturgies at which cantors are to support the liturgical music and will perform such other tasks as are assigned by the pastor. The successful candidate will be well-versed in traditional sacred choral music, liturgical norms for Catholic music ministry, and choral direction. Job functions are expected to occupy approximately 7-8 hours per week (with summers off), and salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Requirements:

·         A degree in music from an accredited college or university, or prior experience in conducting an adult SATB choir in traditional sacred choral music.

·         Knowledge of Catholic liturgy and liturgical norms for the presence and use of music within the Eucharistic liturgy.

·         Training in the precepts of Safe Environments, including VIRTUS.

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter, resume, and references to the attention of Fr. Matt Davied at Church of the Magdalen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than July 15, 2019.