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Parish Director of Music

Parish Positions
Parish Director of Music
Apex, NC

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church

Full time             

40 hours

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

Candidate should have the ability to lead and supervise volunteer musicians at all levels to successfully staff 5 weekend Masses, Holy Days, Weddings, Funerals, and other Liturgical Celebrations.

Six choirs including: Adult, Teen, Children. Adult Handbells and two Youth Handbell.

The parish currently owns an organ, a grand piano, and 3 octaves of handbells. 

Will oversee the purchase of a new organ and possibly additional handbells.  

See parish website (  for full job description.  

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Parish seeks to hire asap.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education:  BA or BM in Music
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience:  3 years
    • Area of related work experience: Some previous experience in Catholic Parish Music Ministry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong organ and piano skills
  • Advanced choral and handbell conducting skills
  • Accomplished vocal skills with the ability to supervise and train parish cantor
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and collaborative skills. 
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing

Large, dynamic, Catholic parish focused on stewardship with over 3000 registered families

Parish Mission Statement:  St. Andrew the Apostle Roman Catholic parish is a people called by Baptism in which God’s presence is experienced, shared and celebrated. Empowered and enabled by the Spirit, we seek to transmit our Christian heritage, to help those in need, and to be an accepting, loving community for all people. Thus we commit ourselves to faithful witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Position Start Date:  ASAP

Send resume and letter of interest to: (email address) or for more information.