St. Ignatius of Antioch
Tarpon Springs

The goal of the Director of Music Ministry is to develop full, active, conscious, and fruitful participation of the faithful at liturgies and other parish events.


  • Selecting and performing all music associated with worship, faith formation, and evangelization in the parish,
  • Coordinating and staffing all other liturgies with competent musicians,
  • Planning the liturgies with the Parish Liturgy Committee,
  • Developing and executing on a plan to expand the adult, children, and teen choir membership,
  • Providing or arranging for the provision of music at all funerals and weddings,
  • Attending parish office team and liturgy ministry meetings,
  • Preparing and executing on special seasonal performances as needed.

Quality and Skills:

  • Practicing Catholic.
  • Capable Organist and Conductor.
  • Strong Leadership Skills.
  • Considerable working knowledge of music as applied to vocal, choral, and instrumental works.
  • Ability to work with staff and other ministries, recruit and work with volunteer choir members, solve problems and to make decisions regarding the parish music program.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the guidelines set forth for the proper use of music during liturgies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing, ease in performance, competency in keyboard playing, and the ability to read and interpret musical scores.
  • Ability to choose and implement music that is appropriate for all liturgical functions.

The Director of Music must be able to successfully pass a DOSP Level 2 FBI Background Screening and complete online Safe Environment Training prior to employment.

Note: Parish office staff will assist with scheduling FBI Background Screening.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Please email Stephen at sperenich@ignatius.net.