Come Join the Music Ministry at BSCC

All singers and instrumentalists are invited to join the Music Ministry at Blessed Sacrament. Prior experience not required, and there is an opportunity for almost all ages and ability. Ensembles will begin following Labor Day weekend.

SANCTUARY CHOIR

Sanctuary Choir is comprised of volunteer members who give of their time and talents to glorify God through the ministry of music. This choir traditionally sings at the 10:00AM Mass on Sundays and at other Holy Days and special events throughout the liturgical year. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 6:00PM-7:15PM. Membership in the ensemble is open to all interested vocalists beyond High School, and by audition for section/part placement at the discretion of the ensemble director.

CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE

Contemporary Ensemble, for both vocalists and instrumentalists, prepares a variety of music from traditional to contemporary and leads the assembly at the 5:00PM liturgy each Sunday. Accompanied by piano and other instrumentalists, the ensemble explores music with a more contemporary style, while preserving the integrity and meaning of traditional music and scripture. Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoons at 3:30PM, just prior to mass. Membership in the ensemble is open to all interested vocalists and instrumentalists of at least High School age, and by individual audition. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact the Music Office or see Matt Cremisio for more information. mcremisio@mybscc.org (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

CANTOR PROGRAM

The Cantor Ministry is designed to help lead our congregation in prayer through song. This group meets at various times throughout the year to rehearse music for the upcoming liturgical season, and follows a rotating schedule, which is carefully balanced to meet the needs for weekend masses and special liturgy celebrations. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact the Music Office or see Matt Cremisio for more information. mcremisio@mybscc.org (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

RESURRECTION CHOIR

Resurrection Choir is comprised of volunteer men and women who want to share their musical talents by providing beautiful music for families who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This ensemble sings at funerals and rehearses as needed Membership in the ensemble is open to all interested vocalists beyond High School, and by audition for section/part placement at the discretion of the ensemble director.

SCHOLA CANTORUM

Schola Cantorum is a small ensemble of vocalists, which explores musical works of many genres within non-secular music. Schola sings regularly at the Sunday 12:00PM mass, and at other special liturgies throughout the liturgical year. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings from 6:00PM-7:15PM. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact the Music Office or see Matt Cremisio for more information. mcremisio@mybscc.org (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Children’s Choir is open to all students in grades K-8, and is an opportunity for children to serve our church through song. Children’s Choir sings once a month at the Sunday noon Mass throughout the year, including Christmas Eve and Palm Sunday Masses, and also sings at special events throughout the community. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 5:40-6:10PM in the day chapel, from September through April. For more information, please contact Ruthie Antmann at rantmann@mybscc.org, or the Music Office (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

SPANISH CHOIR

Spanish Choir joyfully leads our Spanish liturgies in traditional and contemporary music from various Hispanic cultures. They sing at the Saturday 6:00PM mass, and rehearse weekly in the chapel. For more information please contact José Colón at jlcd01@gmail.com, or the Music Office (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

INSTRUMENTALISTS

Instrumentalists add beauty and color to our music ministry. If you play an instrument, and are interested in joining mass celebrations, please contact the Music Office for an audition. Aside from special liturgy celebrations, instrumentalists traditionally participate in the Contemporary Ensemble. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact the Music Office or see Matt Cremisio for more information. mcremisio@mybscc.org (352) 394-3562 Ext 115

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