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Director of Music Ministry

Organization: St. Peter (St. Charles, MO)
Full Time

Position: Director of Music Ministry


St. Peter Parish (St. Charles, MO), a community of 1100 families, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry. Role includes, though not limited to:

  • Plan and coordinate parish music program
  • Oversee and direct several choirs/musician groups
  • Supervise and train musicians and cantors, performing at various liturgies and a number of specially designed musical performances during the liturgical year
  • Provides musical ministry leadership through active membership on parish liturgy committee
  • Supervises other paid and volunteer musicians
  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s of Music preferred) or the equivalent in education and experience, along with considerable instrumental and vocal skills, and strong knowledge and appreciation of Roman Catholic Liturgy

The Search Committee will focus on candidates exemplifying:

  • Exceptional Musicianship – piano/organ; composition/arrangement; voice/vocal training; direction of cantors/choirs/assembly
  • Thorough Knowledge of Catholic Tradition and Best Liturgical Practice – with capacity to adapt according to local customs and varying demographics
  • Well Developed Skills for Recruitment, Training and Retention - of parishioners as cantors, choir members, musicians
  • Excellent People Skills – an ability to work with:
    • Multiple parish choirs and musicians
    • Visiting soloists and instrumentalists
    • Members of parish liturgy committee, staff and clergy

Interested candidates please send resume via email to the Business Manager, Mary Lorenz

at [email protected].