Music Ministry

CONTEMPORARY CHOIR

The Contemporary Choir consists of volunteers who sing music of a more contemporary nature with piano and other instruments during the 9:30 am Mass each Sunday, as well as Christmas Eve and combines with the Traditional Choir the second Sunday of each month for the 11:30 am Mass during the academic year, Holy Week, Easter Sunday, special feast days, and Lessons and Carols.

Share Your Talent

Rehearsals are Thursday nights from 7:00 – 9:00 pm September through May/June.

Membership requires a pleasant singing voice or ability to play an instrument and a regular ongoing commitment of talent and time to rehearsal and Masses. The ability for singers to read music is not required but helpful.

 

TRADITIONAL CHOIR

The Traditional Choir consists of volunteers who sing a wide variety of choral music during the 11:30 am Mass each Sunday September through May/June, as well as Christmas Eve and combines with the Contemporary Choir the second Sunday of the month, Holy Week, Easter Sunday, special feast days, and Lessons and Carols.

Share Your Talent

Rehearsals are Wednesday nights from 7:30 – 9:00 pm September through May/June.

Membership requires a pleasant singing voice and a regular ongoing commitment of talent and time to rehearsals and Masses. The ability to read music is not required but helpful.

 

HANDBELL RINGERS

The Parish of St. Patrick has 3 octaves of handbells and 3 octaves of choir chimes. It is an opportunity for students in grades 7-12 to participate musically in the parish’s liturgies. They play throughout the year for the 11:30 am Mass, Lessons and Carols, Christmas Eve, and other parish liturgies.

Share Your Talent

Rehearsals normally take place on Sundays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm or at a time convenient for the ringers October through May with a break in January.

Membership is open to students in grades 7-12. The ability to read music is necessary. Ringing of the bells is taught as part of rehearsals.

 

Information

For more information, and for registration and auditions, please contact:

Henry Bauer
Director of Music
Tel: 301-924-2285 x.306
Email: music@stpatricksmd.org