Music

All things musical

 

 

Director of Music:  Merrilee Jaskulski 

mjaskulski@stjoesylvania.org
Director of Con Brio:  Edward Gerrity
Parish Cantor:  Paul Casmus

 

 

High School Age through Adults
Rehearse:  Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Normally sings at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass
and other Holy Days.

This Choir sings a wide variety of sacred music with special emphasis on our rich, classical Catholic heritage. All are welcome to try! Don’t read music? Don’t worry! We’ll learn together as we go and grow. The choir is a wonderful opportunity to share that love you have for singing praises to our Lord! And you’ll have the added bonus of meeting and being a part of a wonderful group of people who share a common purpose to lead Liturgy in a prayerful and joyful way!

 


High school through adult singers and instrumentalists.
Rehearsal:  6:30–8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
prior to the second, fourth and fifth Sundays.
Normally sings at the 9:00 Sunday Mass
(2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays) and other Holy Days.

Con Brio is an ensemble of singers and instrumentalists who enjoy a wide variety of spirited liturgical music. You’ll have a wonderful time getting together with us and praising God with spirit!

 

Open to all boys and girls in the 3rd—8th  grades.
Rehearses:  Wednesdays, 4:30-5:20 p.m.
in the East Campus Media Center.
The St. Nicholas Choir will sing at weekend Masses
when scheduled  (about once per month).

The St. Nicholas Choir is a dynamic opportunity for our young
people to experience what it means to minister to one another,
and to their parish, while learning how to sing, learning about their faith, making new friends with a common purpose, and having fun, all at the same time!

 

Open to all boys and girls in the 4th —8th  grades by audition only.  
(Members must also be in the St. Nicholas Choir)
Rehearses:  Wednesdays, 5:30– 6:05 p.m.

The Jubilate Choir will sing at weekend Masses when scheduled
and some Holy Days.

This is an auditioned choir that provides even further opportunity for our young people to sing more challenging music and to enjoy a more in-depth choir experience. 

Sings for all Funerals in the Church, normally at 10:00 a.m.

The Resurrection Choir is a profound ministry to the parishioners
of St. Joseph at a very difficult time in their lives.
It has been, and remains a great gift and comfort to our parish community. Being a part of this choir is truly a rewarding experience.

 

Bereavement Outreach
Sings once a month.

The St. Michael the Archangel Choir
is an outreach of The St. Joseph Parish Nurse program
in which singers from the parish participate in a monthly memorial service at two of our area nursing homes.