Director of Music
The 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 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 Tuesday evenings from 7:15pm to 8:45pm. This choir serves at the 9am Mass and the 11am Mass on Sundays with a brief warm-up from 8:20am to 8:50am for the 9am Mass and 10:30am to 10:50am for the 11am Mass.
The Mixed Choir forms a part of the SEAS Choir which divides itself amongst 4 Masses. For specific Feasts and Solemnities the SEAS Choir comes together and sings for the 11am Mass and 1pm Mass on Sunday or 7pm Mass during the week. The SEAS Choir consists of approximately 60 voices.
No experience is needed to join the 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 coral compuesto de hombres y mujeres que sirven en la Misa de 1pm en español los domingos. Este grupo es dividido en 4 partes vocales Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, y Barítono. Por el momento, solo se canta del libro de Flor y Canto, 3.a edición, el misal Canta La Misa y del libro de Source & Summit. 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 martes en la tarde de 5:30pm a 7:00pm. Este coro se dedica a cantar en la Misa de 1:00pm los domingos con calentamiento de voz de 12:30pm a 12:50pm.
El Coro Hispano forma parte del Coro SEAS (SEAS Choir) que se divide para cantar 4 misas los domingos. Para fiestas y solemnidades específicas, el Coro SEAS se reúne y canta para la Misa de 11am y la Misa de 1pm el domingo o la Misa de 7pm durante la semana. El Coro SEAS consta de aproximadamente 60 voces.
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.
The 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 Tuesday evenings from 7:15pm-8:45pm with the Mixed Choir. The Youth Choir serves at the 5pm Mass on Sundays with warm-up from 4:20pm to 4:50pm.
The Youth Choir forms a part of the SEAS Choir which divides itself amongst 4 Masses. For specific Feasts and Solemnities the SEAS choir comes together and sings for the 11am Mass and 1pm Mass on Sunday or 7pm Mass during the week. The SEAS Choir consists of approximately 60 voices.
No experience is required to join the Youth Choir. You must be 13-17 yrs. old to join. Please contact the Director of Music for more information.
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