Music

The musical tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable value, greater even than that of any other art. The main reason for this pre-eminence is that, as sacred song united to the words, it forms a necessary or integral part of the solemn liturgy. 
- Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, §112
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About This Ministry

All choirs at St. Teresa welcome new members of all ages, voice parts, and experience.  Please contact the respective choir directors below if you have questions or would like to join a choir.

SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.

The principal parish choir sings every Sunday at the 10:00 a.m. Mass from September through May, as well as for various special Masses throughout the year including Christmas Midnight Mass, Confirmation, and the Triduum liturgies during Holy Week.

Contact
Amy Johnson
Choir Director
Ametten3@yahoo.com

Rehearsals
Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

SUNDAY 8:00 a.m.

Three different choirs lead us in song at this Mass year-round.

Family Choir
Family Choir sings the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

Contact
Laura Minchow
Choir Director
Laura.Minchow@gmail.com

Rehearsals
1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 7:15 a.m.


Men’s Choir
The Men’s Choir sings the  2nd Sunday of the month and welcomes adults, as well as high school boys with changed voices.

Contact
Nathaniel Cunningham
Choir Director
Nathaniel.Cunningham@gmail.com

Rehearsals
2nd Sunday of the month at 7:15 a.m.


Family Choir
This Family Choir sings on the 4th Sunday of the month.

Contact
Jean Timmerman
Choir Director
JeanMTimmerman@outlook.com

Rehearsals
4th Sunday of the month at 7:30 a.m.

SATURDAY 4:00 p.m. and SUNDAY 12:00 p.m.

Music for these Masses is led by an organist and a cantor as schedules permit.

Contact for those Interested in Singing as a Cantor:
Mary Pat McBride
MaryPatMcBride8@gmail.com

Contact for those Interested in Playing the Organ:
Aubrey Potter
aubrey-potter@cdolinc.net

WEDDINGS

Music plans for your wedding may be discussed with the priest who is preparing you for marriage.

For information on hiring musicians, please contact the following:

  • Terri Schilmoeller – organ/keyboard/flute/vocal https://terrischil.wixsite.com/organ
  • Melanie Kottwitz and Grace Raun – organ/piano/vocal (mrkottwitz16@gmail.com) and (gracieraun8@gmail.com)
  • Mary Pat McBride – organ/piano (MaryPatMcBride8@gmail.com)