Performance Rates for
(please keep a
copy of this in your files) adjusted August, 2006
[surpassing rates of 1998] Go to Mondoy Music Web Page Index (at the left) for
Attention: All interested individuals / All Diocesan Departments / Parishes
Re: Rates for All Services to the Diocese of Honolulu
In the interest of a just and more realistic
compensation, the following rates are provided for various musical services. They are
effective immediately. If you are a diocesan department, you may want to review your music
budget, and accommodate these changes. The prices here are competitive. Others of
professional caliper assess higher rates, and many musicians do not possess liturgical
The "old" rates have been in place
since 1984. If you believe these rates to be too high or unreasonable, then I recommend
you inaugurate research into the true value of music in liturgy. Musicians are
not a dime a dozen; in fact, good liturgical musicians are rare. I have
consistently shown my personal musicianship to be professional, cordial, and pastoral. Not
all musicians are able to provide quality liturgical music. I thank you for your continued
support of my work with the People of God in Hawai`i.
Funerals* $150.00 *optional: Music for visitation before Eucharist
@ hour $100.00
Weddings [simple rite or Nuptial
Liturgy of the Hours $150.00 Program
Preparation @ hour $25.00
All programs and individual music selections are
subject to my prior approval. All liturgical celebrations are celebrations of the church,
not honorifics for individuals. Each celebration should demonstrate an enthusiastic
awareness of the the church year and liturgical principles of simplicity, pre-eminence of
the gathered assembly, and good musical and ritual taste.
All liturgical services may include extra
fees for program preparations. The hourly rate of $25 is for consulting and typesetting.
Your programs, even if self-made, must be reviewed by me for
appropriateness. Music choices contrary to the official music documents will not be
Entertainment & Gigs
Entertainment services; [receptions and the
like] 1st hour: $150.00
Workshops (For Parishes and other groups
interested in workshops:)
Workshops per weeknight session:
$150.00 [varies from 1 to 3 hours, depending
on the range of topics and clients' needs].
Weekend workshops $275.00 [Friday night, Saturday morning]
a) The pastors and members of the parish liturgical
commission must attend the entire workshop. You paid for it,
might as well be there...
b) Need to communicate directly with the members of the parish music ministry beforehand
to obtain a profile of their needs, viewpoints, and concerns.
c) ALL music ministers must attend the
assigned workshop. No exceptions. These include directors, instrumentalists, songleaders,
d) The above will help for a more
enthusiastic and comprehensive grasp of the liturgical principles to be taught. By right
of our baptism, all Catholics are entitled to excellent Eucharistic celebrations.
These attendance requirements are aimed at building community; excluding no one, including
e) The fee does not include
airfare or accommodations.
Please don't hesitate to call or write me: Robert M. Mondoy 1555 Pohaku Street, B-104 Honolulu, Hawai'i 96817 (808) 845-8405 Our friends on the neighbor
islands may call toll-free (888) 845-8405 Some calls may need to be preceded by *82
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