Soprano Staff Singer (New Canaan, CT)

Date Posted: 
February 20, 2024
Organization Name: 
St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church
Contact Email: 
Salary Range: 
$115 per regular call, $230 double call
Job Description: 

Seeking Soprano staff singer to be part of an active church choir, professional octet with some dedicated volunteers at an appreciative, large and busy church: St. Aloysius Church, New Canaan, CT. Seeking a bigger voice able to sing straight tone with excellent intonation and sight-reading skills, with the capability to sing solo repertoire as well as wonderfully blend with the ensemble.

The choir sings a wide range of repertoire that includes classical anthems to Renaissance motets and contemporary works. Thursday rehearsals during the season, September-mid June, are held 7:15-9:15 PM, Sunday Morning Mass is at 11:30 (1 hour) with a 30 min. warm-up prior; occasional additional Masses and Services; Prayer services, Confirmations, First Communions and Concerts with Chamber Orchestra; as well as occasional opportunities to sing for Weddings, Funerals and Memorial Masses.

Regular call fee is $115, Concerts, Midnight Mass, Easter Vigil, etc. are $230. Typically there are 10-11 calls during Holy Week and 7-9 calls on Christmas Eve/Christmas Day. Best for those with car transportation (the Church is located though across the street from the New Canaan Metro North Station).

To arrange an audition, please send CV with links to video/audio samples to Dr. John Michniewicz: The position is available late March or early April.