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Isaac Lara

Posted 7/27/2022

Job Title:

Music Accompanist


Part time


St. Catherine Laboure
3535 Thornwood Avenue
Glenview, IL



The accompanist will work collaboratively with the Director of Music and volunteers in developing and maintaining worship opportunities in which the parish community will deepen their relationship with God.

This is an hourly position.

Job Responsibilities:

• The main role of the accompanist is to play (Organ and Piano) at the various liturgical events at Saint Catherine Laboure Parish.

• The accompanist is to work with the director of music regarding liturgies and other parish functions throughout the year.

• The accompanist is to coordinate with other musicians, choirs, and cantors to ensure all liturgies are scheduled and well-planned.

• The accompanist is to support the music director in ensuring that the music for liturgical seasons, sacramental celebrations, and special liturgies helps the congregation uplift its prayer experience.



• Previous experience participating in parish music ministry.

• Experience in leading congregational song and proficiency in organ and piano.

• Ability to collaborate with clergy, staff, parish leaders, and volunteers.

• Understanding of Catholic Church teaching, mission, and values.

• Knowledgeable and comfortable with Church music literature in all forms and styles for the congregation, choirs, vocalist, and instrumentalists.

• Ability to play a variety of liturgical music for all parish celebrations.

• Strong commitment to collaboration and teamwork.

• Strong interpersonal and social communication skills Preferred Job

Skills and Experience:

• Previous experience in parish music ministry.

• Degree in Liturgy, Sacred Music, Pastoral Studies, or equivalent.


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