Life Teen Music Director – Risen Christ Catholic Parish (Denver, CO)

Music Ministry, PT Employee
Risen Christ Catholic Parish (Denver, CO)

Risen Christ Catholic Parish, located in Denver, CO has an immediate opening for a LifeTeen music director to lead the LifeTeen music ensemble at weekly Mass on Sunday evenings. This is a part-time, non-benefit-eligible position. All Essential Functions apply to the Sunday evening LifeTeen Mass/LifeTeen music group. Other functions may include special liturgies, youth nights, and retreats as requested.

Essential Functions:
• Prepare for and direct rehearsals (held on Tuesday evening (7:30pm-9pm) and immediately preceding Mass (3:30pm-5pm)
• Lead the music group each Sunday evening for 5:30pm Mass
• Coordinate musicians and set-up of sound system
• Supervise volunteer musicians and singers; actively recruit new members and participate in the ongoing formation and education of all group members
• Prepare and compile music binders for group members; prepare worship aides for congregational use
• Maintain music library (contemporary praise and worship); select appropriate music for Mass; actively build group’s repertoire of congregational music and special pieces, all in keeping with the liturgical guidelines of the Church
• Prepare and submit requisitions for new music and equipment to Music Director
• Participate with other special liturgies, youth nights, and retreats as requested by Music Director and Youth Director
• Maintain up-to-date roster of current group members and provide to Music Director; communicate on timely basis with adult and teen group members and parents of teen group members regarding rehearsals, schedules, liturgies, etc.
• Educate group members on changes to current liturgical practices and documents
• Obtain necessary licenses for reprinting and reproduction of copyrighted music; adhere to and document adherence to copyright and licensing requirements
• Ensure all group members, both adults and minors, are in compliance with the requirements of the Archdiocesan Office of Child and Youth Protection

• Proficient in reading music, playing guitar and keyboard; strong vocal, conducting, and leadership skills
• Proficient in use and set-up of sound systems to insure well-balanced sound and blending of voices and instruments
• Conversant with liturgical music
• General knowledge of Catholic Church documents on the role of music in sacred liturgy and on liturgy itself required or willingness to learn; knowledge of contemporary praise and worship music repertoire strongly preferred
• Excellent organizational and collaborative skills required

Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest, and 3 song performances on mp3 files or links to youtube samples to Risen Christ Catholic Parish via email: [email protected] (0)

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