Director of Music; The Basilica of Saint Mary (Minneapolis, MN)


As the first Basilica in the United States and the co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Basilica of Saint Mary has been a home of spiritual nourishment, a beacon of hope, and an advocate for change for over a century. We are known for our legacy of exceptional music and liturgy with the power to move, inspire, and transform individuals and communities. The Director of Music will oversee all aspects of the music ministry at the Basilica of Saint Mary—including traditional, contemporary, and world music ensembles for musicians of all ages—and will play an essential role in the implementation of the sacred arts through the maximum use of staff and volunteers who reflect the diversity of our parish’s membership.


The Director of Music will be accountable for all aspects of the music ministries at The Basilica of Saint Mary.  This will include personnel, contractor and volunteer management, liturgical and event planning, budget management for the music program as well as individual contributions as conductor, choral director, musician, pianist and/or organist, and vocalist.

This full-time exempt position includes benefits including paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and vision insurance; employer-matched 403(b) plan; free parking and outstanding liturgical colleagues. Salary commensurate with experience.

A complete job description and applicant requirements can be found here.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Audra Johnson, Director of HR and Finance at

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Since 1970, the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has served the clergy and faithful of the dioceses of the United States by providing leadership, scholarship, and resources to aid in the authentic implementation and celebration of the liturgy.