The Adult Choir is the principal vocal ensemble at St. Thomas Aquinas. Some music experience in vocal or instrumental music is expected for membership. There is an audition for placement in this choir. Please call the director to schedule a meeting.
The choir is the regular vocal ensemble for at 10:45 am Solemn Mass and for Solemnities and other special occasions. The choir rehearses Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm, and Sunday morning warm-up at 9:45 am, in Saint Avila Hall. As well as providing leadership at liturgies and sacraments the Adult Choir also performs two major works per year with orchestra, makes biennial performance tours - domestically and abroad.
The choir draws from a rich repertoire of music from plainsong chant to present day music including spirituals and gospel music. Regular composers include Tallis, Byrd, Vittoria, Faure, Mozart, Franck, Bach, Handel, Durufle, Poulenc to the modern Tavener, Rutter, Nestor and Proulx. For a current listing of the seasons choral repertoire please see our Music Schedule.
Enjoyment is the key to success of the Adult Choir. The members who sing do it because they have fun singing together. It is a great opportunity to make new friends and grow in your spiritual life as well.