About This Ministry

Sacred Heart Parish Music Ministry

1. Our parish Folk Group leads music at Saturday evening Masses (5:00 PM). The group meets ˝ hour before the start of the Mass to review music and learn new music. Singers and instrumentalists are always needed and welcome. We have a special need for a piano player. The ability to read music is necessary for a piano player. The folk group is off for the month of July, 2018 and will resume again August 2018.

2. The Adult Choir sings on Sundays and at other Liturgies and Paraliturgies from September –June. The adult choir welcomes those of high school age and older. The adult choir will resume rehearsals on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 10:15 AM in church. Beginning this year the choir will rehearse on Sundays from 10:15-11:15 AM. There are no weekday evening rehearsals planned. The choir ordinarily sings at the 11:30 AM Mass on the first two Sundays of the month and at the 9:00 AM on the third and fourth Sundays of the month. Those considering joining are encouraged to come and attend a few rehearsals. If you’re not sure what your voice part is (soprano, alto, tenor, or bass) Dan or Jack will be able to help you. The choir sings contemporary and classical repertoire. There is no need for you to be able to read music. New members are always welcome.

3. The Intergenerational Handbell Choir is for high school age folks and older. The choir will ring at the 4th Sunday of the month at the 11:30 AM Mass. Rehearsal will be held on Thursday evenings from 8:00-9:00 PM in church. The first rehearsal is September 20, 2018.

4. The Youth Handbell Choir is for students in grades 4-8. This choir will ring on the 3rd Sunday of the month at the 11:30 AM Mass. Rehearsals will be Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:00 PM in church. The first rehearsal is Thursday, September 20, 2018.

5. . Our Youth Vocal Choir will resume rehearsals on Thursday September 27, 2018 from 4:00-4:30 PM. This vocal choir is for any students in grades 3-8. The Youth Vocal Choir most often sings at the 9:00 AM Mass on the first Sunday of the month and for other special liturgies. Rehearsals are Thursdays 4:00-4:30 PM as scheduled.

If you have any questions about our Music Ministry, please feel free to see or contact Dan Mahoney. To contact Dan by phone, please call 908-756-0633 ext 139, or via email Dan410@aol.com

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