Music Ministry at St. Pius X Parish
Do you like to sing or play an instrument?
St. Pius X Church has a rich and varied tradition of music
ministry. Under the direction of Music Director Rebecca
Slater, there are several different ensembles and opportunities
for those who wish to share with others their love of God through
St Pius X Choir – The St. Pius
X Choir enhances the celebration of the Eucharistic liturgy.
This large choir, consisting of singers and instrumentalists high
school age or older, sings a wide variety of liturgical music,
both contemporary and traditional. All voice ranges and
instrumentalists are welcome. The choir sings at the 9:30
a.m. mass and at special celebrations throughout the year.
Practices are Monday evenings from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the
sanctuary, excluding the summer months.
Women’s Ensemble – The Women’s
Ensemble sings a variety of treble two and three-part liturgical
music at the 11:30 a.m. mass on the second and fifth Sundays of
each month. Currently there are eight regular members of the
Women’s Ensemble. This group rehearses approximately once
per month at a time convenient for all members.
Youth Ensemble – The
Youth Ensemble is a group of young singers and instrumentalists,
high school through college age.
This group sings at the first 5:00 p.m. Saturday mass of
each month in conjunction with the Youth Mass and at additional
liturgies throughout the year.
They perform a variety of styles but focus primarily on
contemporary Christian/Praise and Worship music. They practice at
3:30 prior to mass on the days they sing.
The Schola consists of children of the parish from grades 4 – 8.
All parish children are welcome to join, whether they attend the
parish school or another school. This group sings on the
third or fourth Sunday of the month at the 11:30 a.m. mass and at
additional liturgies throughout the year. The children
practice 6:00 – 6:50 p.m. Mondays from October through May and at
10:45 a.m. prior to singing their scheduled mass.
5:00 and 11:30 Ensembles –
These musicians lead the congregation in song
for the 5:00 and 11:30 masses on the days any of the
above-mentioned groups are not singing.
They practice prior to mass each week.
To become a part of SPX
Music Ministry or for more information, please contact Rebecca
Slater at 859-802-9344, or at
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