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Vocal Music

students singing in the church

Highly regarded for our performances of beautiful music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary eras, our choral program emphasizes healthy vocal technique and development of a rich choral tone. Solfege-based sight reading and ear training is incorporated as well.

Concert Chorale:
  •  Auditioned, 60-voice ensemble of young men and young women in grades 9-12
  • Rehearses five times per week
  • Performs at school masses, and three concerts per year, incorporating music from all eras, with a particular focus on the Catholic Church’s rich tradition of polyphony and Gregorian Chant
Madrigals
  •  Highly selective 24-voice ensemble of young men and young women grades 10-12
  • Rehearses three times per week, after school
  • Performs at school masses, at three concerts per year, and at off-campus locations, including the Cathedral of Saint Paul, and the Saint Paul Hotel. Performs music from all eras, with a particular focus on repertoire that challenges dedicated singers
Junior High Choirs
  • Open to all students in grades 7-8 who are not enrolled in band
  • Rehearses 2-3 times per week, in groups of young men and young women
  • Performs at school masses, and at two concerts per year, incorporating music from all eras, with a particular focus on development of the voice and music literacy, including solfege-based sight singing
Grade School Choirs
  •  Open to all students in grades 5-6 who are not enrolled in band
  • Rehearses 2 times per week, divided by grade
  • Performs together at two concerts per year, incorporating music from all eras, with a particular focus on development of the voice and music literacy, including solfege-based sight singing

Questions?

Contact Dr. Christopher Ganza, (651) 925-8718.