Adult Choirs, Ensembles, and Cantors
St. Joseph Choir (SATB/9:30 Mass)
The men, women, and young people who make up this choir rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:15-9 PM in the choir loft. Although most of the music is four-part (SATB), there is also some unison and/or two-part music. This choir sings weekly at 9:30 AM Sunday Masses and as a part of the Combined Choirs for Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, Holy Week, Easter Day, other Holy Days, festive Masses, concerts, and other special occasions.
Canticum Novum (12:10 Mass Choir)
This small choir/ensemble is open to singers with strong music reading skills. Rehearsals are currently being held in the choir loft on Sundays at 11:45AM, preceding the 12:10 Mass. Members of this ensemble may at times sing at all 12:10 Masses, including the Latin Mass on the last Sunday of each month, and as a part of the Combined Choirs for Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, Holy Week, Easter Day, other Holy Days, festive Masses, concerts, and other special occasions. . They may also sing separately as Men's Schola and St. Cecilia Ensemble (wome
Cantors lead the congregation in the singing of the responses of the Mass. Training sessions for new cantors are held as needed. Basic music reading skills, a basic knowledge of liturgy/structure of the Mass, and participation in one of the St. Joseph Church choirs or ensembles are required. Training sessions for new cantors are provided as needed.
For further information about any of these groups, please contact Nelda Chapman, 745-1631 ext. 120 or Nelda@st-joseph.cc.
COMING CHOIR EVENTS
KICK-OFF POTLUCK and WORKSHOP
Wednesday, Sept. 7th
- Dinner 6PM
- Workshop 7PM
- Church Social Hall
Guest Clinician - Dr. Richard Kosowski, Mercer University School of Music.
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!
ST. JOSEPH CHOIR (9:30 Mass) Rehearsals on Wednesdays 7:15-9PM:
August 24, Sept. 14, 21, 28
Canticum novum (12:10 Mass) Rehearsals on Sundays 11:45AM, before Mass.
August 21, 28. Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25.