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BASS needed for semi-professional Catholic Church choir in Brooklyn

Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
A paid BASS is needed for the semi-professional choir at the Oratory Church of Saint Boniface on Willoughby Street in Brooklyn. The church is easily accessible via public transportation.
 
Members of this mixed semi-professional chorus are responsible for learning their parts in advance of the Sunday morning rehearsal.  There is no midweek rehearsal. Repertoire consists of traditional music ranging from the 16th-21st centuries. 
 
Excellence is expected at all times. All Services for Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter are mandatory.
 
The successful candidate will have the following:
 
  • Solid vocal technique
  • Excellent sight-reading ability
  • The ability to sing with straight-tone and blend
  • Significant church choral experience
  • Knowledge /experience of Plainsong and Gregorian Chant
 
The season begins in September and runs thru the Feast of Corpus Christi (usually in June). [Work as a cantor may also be available.] Pay is $95 per appearance.
 
The Sunday rehearsal begins at 9:00AM sharp, with the service at 11:15AM. Absences are arranged in consultation with and substitutes are chosen by the Organist & Choir Director.
 
Please submit a note of interest, with a resume showing significant church choral experience and optional audio or video, by email to Benjamin Niemczyk at bonifacechoir@gmail.com only. No phone calls.
 
Benjamin Niemczyk
Associate Director of Music/Choir Director
The Oratory Church of Saint Boniface
Brooklyn, NY 11201
 
Email: bonifacechoir@gmail.com
Church website: www.oratory-church.org