Director of Music
The SEAS Women’s Choir is a treble ensemble of adult women. The choir is divided into two main voice parts - Soprano and Alto. The SEAS Women’s Choir sings in SA (Soprano/Alto), SSA (Soprano 1/Soprano2/Alto), and SSAA (Soprano 1/Soprano 2/Alto 1/Alto 2) format. Hymns are from the 4th edition of the St. Michael Hymnal and repertoire includes pieces from the Renaissance to the Modern period and the singing of Gregorian Chant and antiphonal psalmody. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:00pm with the Mixed Choir. This choir serves at the 9am Mass on Sundays with warm-up from 8:20am to 8:50am.
No experience is needed to join the SEAS Women’s Choir. You must be 17yrs or older to join. Please contact the Director of Music for more information.
The SEAS Youth Choir is still being determined. Students will be trained in music theory, aural skills, and vocal technique via training guides provided by the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) in England. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church is now an affiliate of RSCM America which is a branch of the Royal School of Church Music in the United States. Students will be graded and assessed throughout the year. They will be awarded for their achievements and will also have the opportunity to present formal examination for recognition by RSCM America if desired. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. The SEAS Youth Choir serves at the 5pm Mass on Sundays with warm-up from 4:20pm to 4:50pm.
No experience is required to join the SEAS Youth Choir. You must be 13-16 yrs. old to join. Please contact the Director of Music for more information.
The SEAS Mixed Choir is an ensemble composed of men and women. The choir is mainly divided into 4 voice parts - Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass. The SEAS Mixed Choir sings in SATB (Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass) and SAB (Soprano/Alto/Bass or all men) format. Hymns are from the 4th edition of the St. Michael Hymnal and repertoire includes pieces from the Renaissance to the Modern period and the singing of Gregorian Chant and antiphonal psalmody. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. This choir serves at the 11am Mass on Sundays with a brief warm-up from 10:30am to 10:50am.
No experience is needed to join the SEAS Mixed Choir. You must be 17yrs or older to join. Please contact the Director of Music for more information.
El Coro Hispano es un grupo compuesto de hombres y mujeres que sirven en la Misa de 1pm en español los domingos. Este grupo es dividido en dos partes vocales - voces agudas y voces graves. Por el momento, solo se canta del libro de Flor y Canto, 3.a edición y el misal Canta La Misa ya que contiene varios cantos. El Coro Hispano se dedica a cantar música sacra; el canto gregoriano, cantos eucarísticos y marianos. Por el momento solo se permite órgano o piano y voces. Ensayos son los jueves en la tarde de 7:00pm a 8:00pm. Este coro se dedica a cantar en la Misa de 1:00pm los domingos con calentamiento de voz de 12:30pm a 12:50pm.
No se requiere experiencia para unirse al Coro Hispano. Está disponible para individuos mayor de 17 años y familias. Por favor de contactar a la Directora de Música para más información.
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