Music Ministry

Children’s Music Ministry

Melissa Durham, 210.849.8743 MDurham1812@outlook.com

Two wonderful choirs lead worship at the 8am Mass on Sunday and other special liturgies throughout the year. The Cherub Choir is for younger children through first grade who enjoy singing and playing instruments. The Joyful Sounds Choir is for children and youth, second grade and up. Rehearsals for both groups are on Wednesday nights in the pastoral center music room. The Cherub Choir meets from 5:30-6:15pm, and the Joyful Sounds Choir meets from 6-7pm. In addition to these two choirs, we also have cantor practice for anyone fifth grade and older who would like to lead the Psalms during Mass. Cantor practice is from 7pm-7:45pm on Wednesday nights. Middle school and high school instrument players with good reading skills are also welcome to come and play. Music is provided. Come and join the fun!

Advanced Ensemble

Melissa Durham, 210.849.8743 MDurham1812@outlook.com

The Advanced Ensemble leads worship at the 5:30pm Mass on Saturday evenings and other special liturgies throughout the year. If you love singing or playing a variety of traditional and contemporary hymns, we would love for you to come and join us. Practice is Saturday afternoons at 4pm in the Pastoral Center Music Room, prior to Mass. All music is provided. Come and be blessed!

Traditional Choir

Eric Thompson, 210.287.8694  ethomson_piano@satx.rr.com

The Traditional Choir provides music at the 10am Mass on Sunday and other special liturgies. We focus mainly on 4-part (SATB) singing in a variety of musical styles with emphasis on traditional repertoire. No particular experience is necessary, just a willingness to sing with a group of fun-loving, friendly people who enjoy working together and providing musical leadership throughout the year. This choir is primarily composed of adult members but high school students are highly encouraged to come and check us out! Rehearsal is every Thursday at 7pm in the Pastoral Center music room.

Folk Choir  

Teri Clay, 210.590.7482 clay.t@sbcglobal.net

The Folk Choir provides music for the 12pm Mass on Sunday and other special liturgies. While music selections vary, it is usually contemporary in nature. If you enjoy this style of sung prayer and/or play an instrument, you are encouraged to join. Rehearsal is every Wednesday at 7pm in the church.

 Spanish Choir                                                                                

 Galo Gutierrez, 210.409.0875 galomario21@gmail.com

The Spanish choir provides the music for the 2pm Spanish Mass every Sunday as well as special services such as Quinceañeras, Weddings, Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day, & the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Our mission is not only to teach the community about the importance of music liturgy, but to develop the basic fundamentals of music in the process. You do not have to have experience in music, nor speak Spanish to join. Middle school & up are up welcome!! Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm in the pastoral
center music room.

Life Teen Band

Brianna Beasley 830.305.5092 brianna@olphyouth.org

The Life Teen Band provides music at the 5pm Mass on Sundays and is open to vocalists and instrumentalists from ninth grade to young adult. Music ranges from traditional to contemporary. Life Teen Band is open to middle and high school teens who love to worship in song and play any instrument. Rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons from 1:30-3pm.

Homeschool Choir

Melissa Durham, 210.849.8743 MDurham1812@outlook.com

The OLPH Homeschool Choir is a wonderful opportunity for your child to come and share their gift of music with other children during the week. We meet at 8:10 am Friday mornings in the Church to warm-up prior to Mass at 8:30 am. After Mass, we have a short rehearsal in the Pastoral Center music room until 9:30 am. Hymnals are provided for your children. Instrument players with good reading skills are also welcome to come and play. Music is provided. Come and join the fun!