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Director of Cathedral Children’s Chorus and Cathedral Youth Choir $24.00 – $27.00 per hour (Non-Exempt, Part-Time, 16 hours per week)

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles)






The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is looking for a Director for the Cathedral Children’s Chorus and Cathedral Youth Choir. These young ensembles, recently formed, provide children with an opportunity to help others to pray and to open their hearts to God, while at the same time grow in their own relationships with God and the Church. If you have experience in children choirs and sacred/liturgical music, we invite you to apply.


  • Directs the Cathedral Children’s Chorus and Cathedral Youth Choir at various liturgies and events throughout the year.
  • Coordinators with Director of Liturgy and Music on scheduling for liturgies and musical selections.
  • Leads one weekly rehearsal with each ensemble.
  • Develops choirs capable of singing all styles of liturgical and sacred music.
  • Educates the choirs in the role of music in liturgy, as well as in musical fundamentals.
  • Recruits new choir members.
  • Oversees and works with Cathedral Children’s Chorus Administrative Assistant.
  • Works with Director of Liturgy and Music to encourage collaborative relationships between choirs.
  • Is fully compliant with Archdiocesan policies and safe environment/child protection requirements.
  • Successfully passes the background check.
  • Working with the Cathedral Volunteer Coordinator, ensures that all Children’s Chorus parent volunteers are certified in safe environment protocols.


  • Ability to reach music and to use and teach a variety of vocal techniques to choir members.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgies and liturgical celebrations.
  • Ability to motivate young choir members.
  • Commitment to working as part of a team.
  • Ability to accompany on piano or organ highly desired.
  • Five years of experience working with children’s voices.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.


Please submit, by email, your resume and a cover letter addressing your qualifications and availability for this position at the Cathedral.
Write “Director of Children’s Chorus/Youth Choir” in the subject line and send your email to

Wage Range

The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.


Information/Application Contact

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles)

555 W Temple St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012