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Music Ministry

Music Ministry
Music Ministry

Music Ministry at St. Joseph Parish
We worship God with a wide variety of traditional and contemporary liturgical music. If you are interested in joining one of our choirs or ensembles at 5:00, 7:00, 8:45, or 10:30 Masses, please contact Scott Pluff at 636-441-0055 x106 or worship@stjoecot.org. For information about the 12:15 LifeTeen Mass, contact Kyle Huelsing at kylephuelsing@yahoo.com. You are welcome to check out a choir or ensemble with no obligation by attending a rehearsal.

One and Done Choir
Please check back for future rehearsal dates!

Contemporary / Family Choir
Sings at the 10:30 Sunday Mass September through June, rehearses on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center. Sings a variety of musical styles, focusing on contemporary songs. Instrumentation includes piano, guitar, bass. Membership is open to high school students through adults, plus students in grades 4-8 are welcome to sing if a parent sings with them. Flexible scheduling, no minimum attendance.

Traditional Choir
Sings at the 8:45 Sunday Mass September through June, rehearses on Thursdays at 7:00 pm in church. Sings a variety of musical styles, focusing on traditional hymns and choral anthems. Instrumentation includes organ, piano, guitar, flute. Membership is open to high school students through adults. Regular attendance is required..

LifeTeen Ensemble
Leads music at the 12:15 Sunday Mass year-round, rehearses before Mass and as needed during the week. Instrumentation includes guitar, piano, bass, drums, violin.

Cantors
Proclaim the psalm and lead the assembly in sung prayer. Ability to read music and independently prepare music in advance are required. We also have a group of student cantors drawn from members of the With One Voice Youth Choir. Scheduling is flexible, call to schedule an audition.

St. Joseph Brass Ensemble
Plays with the Traditional Choir several times per year including Christ the King, Christmas Midnight Mass, Epiphany, Easter Sunday, and Pentecost. Ensemble includes regular players plus substitutes for 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani. Please call to schedule an audition.   

Ensemble and Orchestral Instruments

We welcome a variety of woodwinds, brass, strings, keyboard, and percussion instruments. Proficiency at your instrument, ability to read music, and ability to independently prepare music in advance are required. Scheduling is flexible, call to schedule an audition