MUSIC MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS
♫ MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES AT ST. MARY CHURCH
FOR YOUTH IN ANNUNCIATION PARISH ♫
ALL Annunciation children are welcome to participate in any of our youth Music Ministries
♬ CHOIRS (open to all children age 7+) ♬
FOR: Kids age 7-12
SINGS: At monthly Children’s Masses
REHEARSES: Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m.
During Cherubim Choir rehearsals, the children learn both WHAT they will sing at mass and WHY they sing what they do.
We review the readings for each mass and discuss the religious themes, and we play fun musical games while learning all of the songs for the mass.
FOR: Teenagers age 13-18
SINGS: Once a month at 11:30 mass
REHEARSES: Thursdays from 6-7 p.m.
The Teen Choir sings fun, contemporary music that allows teens to express their unique identity within the church.
Guitarists, bassists, percussionists, and other instrumentalists welcome.
Musical styles include Christian Rock, Gospel, Contemporary, and Spiritual
♬ INSTRUMENTS (open to high schoolers) ♬
FOR: Instrumentalists with 4+ years experience on any band/orchestral instrument
PERFORMS: Christmas, Easter, in the summer, and other special occasions
REHEARSES: Several Wednesday evenings before each event
The Chamber Orchestra is an advanced instrumental group that performs during special masses.
The orchestra performs on its own and as an accompaniment to the Adult Choir.
FOR: Instrumentalists with 4+ years experience on any band or orchestral instrument
PERFORMS: During your choice of 4:00, 10:00, or 11:30 masses
REHEARSES: arranged with Music Director
Solo Instrumentalists add musical interest to the mass by providing harmonies to the vocal and keyboard music.
Soloists must be self-motivated and comfortable performing alone in front of a crowd.
Participation in the Chamber Orchestra encouraged but not required before pursuing this ministry.
*These ministries count toward COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS for Confirmation students
ALL St. Mary Music Ministries also participate in our parish’s annual Christmas concert
♫ For more information about our Music Ministries or to sign up,
please contact Elizabeth Famularo, St. Mary Director of Music ♫
(860) 666-1591 ext. 6