Choir/Music Ministries

“A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence.” -  Leopold Stokowski



St. Mary’s – (contact Mary Montanarella 734-6255)


Children’s Choir – meets for practice and sings on the 1st Sunday of each month, 10:30am Mass from October thru June.  Practice begins in church @ 9:40am the Sunday we sing.


Folk Group – meets for practice on Tuesday evenings @ 7pm in the rectory and sings at the 4pm Saturday Mass year round.


Parish Choir – Practices on Thursday evening @ 6:30pm in church.  Regularly sings at 10:30am Mass the second and fourth Sundays mid-September thru June and on special occasions.


Schola Brevis – A smaller choir which sings the 3rd Sunday of the month at 10:30am Mass and other occasions.  Music is more contemporary in nature; practice is when necessary before singing.


Resurrection Choir – sings at funerals based on availability.  There is no practice – a ministry to those grieving.


Bell Choir – meets Tuesday evenings from 6-7pm in rectory.  Plays at various Masses and occasions.  It helps if you read music, but a learning experience and Loads of fun.


Instrumentalists – used at Masses when available, especially holiday seasons.  Please share your talents.


Blessed Sacrament – (contact Arlene Siconolfi 733-6662)


Adult Choir – practices Thursday evening at 7pm; sings at Sunday 10:30am Mass at St. Patrick


Folk Choir – practices are announced; sing for special events


Christ the Redeemer – (contact Jessica Rutledge 425-4464)


Parish Choir – practices Sundays 9:15am prior to singing at 10:30am Mass


Contemporary Choir – sings once a month at 10:30am (contact Deacon Al Pacete 734-2401)



Elmira Roman Catholic Churches

1010 Davis Street, Elmira, NY  14901


Phone: (607) 733-3484

Fax (607) 846-3371