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Director del Coro Catedral (Director of Cathedral Spanish Choir)

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles)







Directs the Coro Catedral (Spanish Cathedral Choir), under the supervision of the Cathedral Director of Music.  promoting a high quality sacred music program that leads Cathedral congregations “to that full, conscious, and active participation in liturgical celebrations” (Sacrosanctum Concilium #14), and embodies the Cathedral mission statement to be “a welcoming community of prayer, worship and service.” This position is part-time.


Job duties include, but are not limited to

  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Cathedral mission, values, policies and procedures.
  • Directs the Spanish Choir at the weekly Sunday 12:00 pm Mass.
  • Leads one weekly rehearsal.
  • Directs the choir at other major liturgies throughout the year, including but not limited to Our Lady of Guadalupe, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, and Good Friday.
  • Develops a choir that is capable of singing classical, traditional and contemporary Spanish-language sacred music.
  • Educates the choir in the role of music in the liturgy.
  • Recruits new choir members.
  • Provides information to Director of Music on all musical selections for each week.
  • Works with Director of Music to encourage collaborative relationships between choirs.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to read music and to use and teach a variety of vocal techniques to choir members.
  • Fluency in Spanish, as well as English.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgies and liturgical celebrations.
  • Experience and understanding of the diverse Spanish speaking communities.
  • Ability to motivate choir members.
  • Commitment to working as part of a team.
  • Ability to accompany on piano or organ highly desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.


Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications and availability for this position at the Cathedral. Applicants may submit a video clip of choral conducting performance.  Please keep videos to no more than 5 minutes in length. Links to YouTube clips are acceptable. Please send your materials to and write “Director del Coro Catedral” in the subject line of your email.

Information/Application Contact

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles)

555 W Temple St

Los Angeles, CA 90012