Mass Times:
Monday-Thursday, 8:00am (in the chapel)
First Friday 12:10 p.m.;
All other Fridays, 8:00 a.m. Communion Service
Saturday, 7:30m, 4:30pm
Sunday, 8:15am, 10:30am

Music Ministry

There is a saying that singing is like praying twice.  The goal of our music at Mass is to help draw us into a deeper communion with God.  At St. Michael’s we are pleased to have cantors and four vocal choirs, as well as a Bell Choir.  If you have a gift for singing we invite you to join us as we sing to the Lord!
Cantor Ministry
CantorsIn our parish, the cantors are the soloists who lead us in song (accompanied by our Music Director, Tim Schramm, on the organ or piano).  Rehearsals are arranged on an individual basis, and vocal coaching is available if desired. Cantors can be scheduled on a very flexible basis.  This is a year round ministry.
Contemporary Music Ensemble (Faith Works)
This group sings from September through June twice a month at the 4:30 p.m. Mass, with rehearsals Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the church.  Time commitment is flexible.  An audition is required.CHOIR12
Mixed Adult Choir
This group sings twice a month at the 10:30 a.m. Mass from September through June as well as at our Holy Week and Easter liturgies.  Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the church.  Ability to read music is helpful but not necessary.  No audition required.
Resurrection Choir
This ministry group provides music for church funeral liturgies, and is made up of singers that are available during weekdays. Practice is usually done prior to funerals.  No audition required.
Youth Choir
CHOIR16 This group consists of youth members (generally 10 years old and up) of the parish who are vocalists, instrumentalists, or both! Practice generally takes place after specific 10:30 a.m. Masses.
The Hand Bell Choir
Our Bell Choir plays at Christmas, Easter, and a few times throughout the year.  Rehearsals have typically been Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the school but we are in need of new members and open to new times.
Instrumental Ministry
If you are interested in being part of our Music Ministry at St. Michael’s, please contact our Music Director, Tim Schramm at 585-339-8546.
 
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Newark, NY 14513
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