St. Gerald Parish (Ralston) - Ralston
LocationName of Facility: St. Gerald
7859 Lakeview St
Submitted ByName: Sheri Kirk
DescriptionDepartment: Music Ministry
Reports to: Pastor
Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesSelects and provides music for parish liturgies. Plans, researches and selects appropriate music for the choir, including instrumental music and serves as a resource to the pastor and other parish groups. Strives to build a repertoire of music for the parish and facilitate full and active participation in liturgical celebrations. Seeks to combine the traditions of the Catholic Church with the contemporary for a blending of the new and the old. Develops and maintains the guidelines for wedding and funeral liturgies while assisting families in planning and selecting music for these liturgies.
RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong working knowledge and experience in Catholic liturgical practices, styles and music appropriate for liturgy. Ability to coach and mentor musicians. Ability to build a cooperative and welcoming environment for all musicians and individuals expressing interest in music ministry. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Education and Experience
Bachelor of Arts in Music or equivalent training and experience. Organist preferred or willingness to learn. Must be an active, practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing.