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Positions are posted here and in Church Music Notes for two consecutive months, and must be resubmitted to appear additional months. The newsletter deadline is the 15th of each month prior to the next month's issue. Submissions for both online and newsletter job postings should be made to both linda.warren @ and ACM @

(Updated 8. July 2019)

Director of Sacred Music: St. Bernard Parish, Madison, WI is currently seeking a Director of Sacred Music. This is a full-time, salaried position with retirement, sick and vacation benefits. To view a complete job description, please visit our parish web site at . (7/19)

Music Director: St. John's Lutheran Church, a vibrant urban congregation in downtown Madison, WI with multiple musical groups (choir, handbells, brass) is seeking a music director to nurture the gifts and skills of members within the congregation and connect with other musicians in the broader community. 15 - 20 hours a week with a starting salary of between $15,600 - $22,360. For a full position description and application instructions, visit (7/19)

Soprano Section Leader: The Parish Choir of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madison, WI is looking for a soprano section leader. The Parish Choir is primarily composed of volunteers who sing at one Mass each Sunday morning at 10:00 am from September – May, in addition to special celebrations that happen throughout the year, including Christmas Eve & Day, Holy Week, and Easter. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. This position would ideally include attendance at weekly rehearsal as well as attendance at the 10:00 am Mass on Sunday mornings. There is flexibility in scheduling. This is a paid position. For more information about St. Thomas Aquinas, visit us at or contact Greg Buchberger, Director of Music Ministries at greg @

Organist/Pianist: The Skaalen Home, a retirement community in Stoughton, WI is seeking an organist/pianist for its chapel worship services. Responsibilities include prelude/postlude music, responsive liturgy, and two hymns for the 30-minute Sunday worship service; monthly Wednesday morning communion services; afternoon Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve services; and Wednesday morning Lenten services. This position could be filled by one person, or shared by two. Skaalen has a large, formal chapel, with a quality Rogers organ and a well-maintained Kawai grand piano. Pay level is excellent at $100 per service. Contact Pastor Jim Koza, jkoza @ The anticipated start date is September 15th, 2019. (6/19, 7/19)

Director of Music/Organist: St. Peter Catholic Parish, Ashton, WI (near Middleton) is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Organist. This a 0.25 FTE salaried position. Duties include accompanying all weekend masses and solemnities, directing the parish choir, and selecting music. It is critical that the candidate be conversant in Catholic theology and liturgical traditions. Full job description is available here. Please submit a resumé and cover letter to info @ (6/19, 7/19)

Director of Music and Liturgy: St. Patrick Parish in Cottage Grove, WI is seeking a director of music and liturgy. Fulltime and parttime options are both available. The music director plays and sings for nearly all of the Sunday and Holy Day masses of the parish. The music director also leads both Adult and Children’s Choirs at St. Patrick, with practices on Wednesday evenings. Excellent keyboarding and choral direction skills are a must. Some ability on the organ is a plus. You will work closely with the pastor and staff to plan liturgies. This position is salaried with a range of $35-45K potential, commensurate with experience and ability. To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resumé to Fr. Brian Dulli at fr.brian @ (6/19, 7/19)

Choir Director: Grace Presbyterian Church of Beaver Dam, WI is seeking an adult choir director. Competitive salary. For a complete job description, or to apply with a cover letter and resumé, e-mail secretary @ or write Grace Presbyterian Church; 215 Gould Street; Beaver Dam, WI 53916. (6/19, 7/19)

Organist: St. John’s Episcopal Church, Dubuque, IA is seeking an organist to play on Sundays and occasional other services (e.g. Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, etc.) The organist will also support the St. John’s Choir on Sundays and preferably in weekly rehearsals. Experience in liturgical worship necessary, Episcopal experience a plus. Pianists with interest/enthusiasm for organ study (which St. John's may supplement for the right candidate) are encouraged to apply. Organ experience and competency highly desired. Stipend negotiable based on experience and ability. For more information send cover letter, resumé, and references (or general questions) to St. John’s Episcopal Church, “Organist Search”, Attention: Father Goodrich, Pastor, 1458 Locust Street, Dubuque, IA or by e-mail at fathergoodrich (5/19, 6/19, 7/19)