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Seeking a Music Director to direct three choirs and run the musical operations of St. Stephen Parish in Portland, Oregon.
Proficiency in sight-reading the Latin chant of the Graduale Romanum, and a familiarity with chironomy, preferably of the Solemnes method, with an ability to direct a schola of amateurs.
Experience teaching music to children.
Basic knowledge of liturgical Latin.
Understanding of the differences between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite.
Familiarity with the magisterial documents on sacred music (Pius X, Pius XII, Vatican II, and post-conciliar).
Proficiency in recognizing and singing the Roman Psalm tones (I-VIII and peregrinus tone) and
the modes from which they are drawn in order to direct a Vespers schola.
Bachelor’s degree in Music, specialty in organ performance and/or conducting preferred.
Click here for a complete job description. To apply please email a resume to Fr. Eric Andersen, pastor.
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