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

LIFE TEEN MUSIC DIRECTOR
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

Qualifications:
• 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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