Music Ministry


 

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Holy Week Cantata Members,  2012


Below you will find information about our various musical groups.  If you would like to share your musical talents with our parishioners, please read the info and if you would like to join, click here to sign up!

 

Handbell Choir
The Handbell Choir is made up of a 4-octave handbell set and 4-octave choir chime set which consists of 49 /files/Worship/Christmas Cantata '10-bell choir members.jpgbells and 49 chimes.  The Handbell Choir adds to our liturgies with its unique sound.  The Handbell Choir meets Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm in church as well as Sunday afternoons from 1:15-2:45 pm in the parish office conference room.  A background of reading music is highly encouraged.

 

Youth Choir-for kids ages 8-13
The Youth Choir is open to all youth of the parish no matter what school you attend. The Youth Choir meets on Wednesdays from 4:15-5:15 PM in Church.

 

Teen Choir-for teens in high school
The Teen Choir is open to all teens interested in either singing or those who have experience playing an instrument at the monthly Teen Mass and various other Masses. The Teen Choir meets on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 PM in Church.

Chorale-for all interested in singing
The Chorale is open to all people of the parish who are interested in offering their voice to the worship through varieties of choral works. The Chorale meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 pm  in Church.

 

Together Through Music (TTM)-for all interested singers 
TTM is a contemporary music choir which is open to all people of the parish who are interested in offering their musical abilities to the worship. The TTM choir meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 pm in Church.

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Instrumentalists-for all interested musicians
We are looking for anyone,young or old, who plays a musical instrument such as woodwinds, brass, strings, or percussion. We ask that you at least be in 7th grade and have some experience playing.

 

Resurrection Choir-open to anyone free in the mornings
The Resurrection Choir uses their voices to lend spiritual support to grieving families and friends at Funeral Masses. The Resurrection Choir meets one hour before the Funeral Mass.
To see music selections for funerals, click here.

 

                       Director of Music: Tom Labanauskas

Phone: 815-463-4209: tlabanauskas@stjudes.org

          Click here to read about Tom  

Read the history of our church's pipe organ