Music Experience (Ages 3-5)
Contact: Suzanne Logue
The Music Experience is a beginning class for children age 3 through 5. They sing, usually combined with the Primary Choir, several times throughout the academic year. For more information, contact Suzanne Logue, via email by clicking above.
They meet on Wednesdays, late August through May, from 5:30pm-6:00pm in Parish House 102.
Primary Choir (Grades 1-2)
Contact: Suzanne Logue
The Primary Choir is a joyous beginning for a child's choir experience, emphasizing the building and sharing of musical gifts. The choir sings several times during the academic year, including the 3:00 p.m. Christmas Eve family service and the Shrove Tuesday Supper. Boys and girls in grades 1 and 2 are welcome! For more information, contact Suzanne Logue, Primary Choir Director.
Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays, late August through May, from 6:00pm-6:30pm in Parish House 102.
St. Cecilia and St. Nicolas Choirs (Grades 3-8)
The combined St. Cecilia and St. Nicolas Choirs (for girls and boys with unchanged voices in grades 3-8) sing alone and with the Schola Innocentum at the 9:00 a.m. worship service on scheduled Sundays from September through May (usually 2 times per month) and for special services. These extraordinary ensembles have a wide ranging-repertoire of the finest in music for young voices, with a quality rarely found in choirs of the age group. Members develop skills in note reading, ear training, vocal techniques, and liturgical understanding.
At least once a month, choristers may sign up to receive 20 minutes of music instruction for voice training and music reading skills, leading to the attainment of various musical proficiency levels, as outlined in the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) scheme.
An annual spring trip, offering choristers recreation and the opportunity to perform at another parish, highlights the year. are welcome.
Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays, late August through May, from 5:45pm-7:00pm in Brensinger Hall.
SENIOR GIRLS CHOIR (GRADES 9-12)
The Senior Girls rehearse with the St. Cecilia & St. Nicolas Choirs and then stay for their own (brief) rehearsal following during which they prepare music to be sung on their own.
Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays, late August through May, from 5:45pm-7:15pm in Brensinger Hall.