St. Edward the Confessor Evensong Choir under the direction of Mr. Rick Dellefield has around 35 members. As a part of the dynamic music program at St. Edward the Confessor Church, Evensong Choir supports the weekly 5:30pm Saturday mass and the Christmas and Easter seasons with selections drawn from the wide history of traditional Catholic liturgical music. The Choir also performs two concerts a year, many of them released as music CDs to support the Church’s fundraising efforts. Past performances include The Messiah (Handel), Mozart Missa Brevis in D Major (K 194), F Major (K 192), C Major (K259), D Minor (K65), Sparrow Mass, Coronation Mass, Haydn Missa Brevis in B flat (Little Organ Mass), and the Schubert Mass No. 2 in G. Listen to our music on the St Edward YouTube channel! The Bishop of the Diocese of Orange has also called on the Choir to support special Diocesan events including ordinations. While on a tour to Italy in April 2007 in addition to a concert with the Vatican Orchestra at Santi Bonifacio e Alessio the choir sang Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica and Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica in Rome as well as the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Basilica di San Marco in Venice.
Support the active participation of the assembly in sung prayer and enhance the parish-liturgical celebrations with choral music. Attend scheduled rehearsals, liturgies and concerts.
A willingness to share your God-given gift of music. An ability to match pitch and follow musical direction.
Wednesdays (September – June) rehearsal from 7:00-8:30 PM in the church Saturdays (September – June) rehearsal & Mass from 4:30 – 6:30 PM in the church Noel Night (Christmas concert); Christmas Eve 10:30 PM & Christmas Day 11:00 AM Masses; Triduum liturgies, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil & 11:00 AM Easter Sunday. Classical Mass (Mozart, Schubert, Haydn, etc.)
|Maureen Lombardino Soprano Section Leader||Marc Lombardino Choir Accompanist||Joyce Christensen Choir Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org|
Have you ever pondered contributing to one of our many parish ministries at St. Edward the Confessor? Have you ever listened to the choir at the Saturday evening 5:30 PM Mass, 11:00 AM Christmas day or Easter Sunday Masses and stood and applauded the wonderful music of the choir and orchestra? St. Edward the Confessor Music Ministry under the direction of Rick Dellefield invites you to share your voice and be a part of our wonderful Evensong Choir. If you are interested in being a part of our Music Ministry please contact Rick Dellefield at email@example.com or come to one of our Wednesday rehearsals and/or Saturday evening Masses
The Chorister Choir is open to all Parish Upper School students (5th – 8th). Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 3:05 – 3:45 in the church. All Upper School singers who would like to lead the singing for the All-School Masses must be actively involved in the Chorister Choir. The Living Stations of the Cross Choir are members of the 8th Grade Choristers. In addition to the All-School Masses, the Choristers also perform for our annual Noel Night Christmas Concert, Living Stations of the Cross, Diocesan Choral Festival, and Spring Sing Concert. Please pick up a sign up form in the Parish School Office and bring it completed to rehearsal.
The Cherub Children’s Choir is open to all children in grades 2 – 4. The Cherubs rehearse on Wednesdays after school from 3:10 – 2:45 in the church and sing once a month at the 9:00am Mass on Sundays, Noel Night Christmas Concert, Christmas Eve 4pm Children’s Mass, Easter Sunday 9am Mass, and our annual Spring Sing Concert. Please pick up a sign up form in the Parish School Office and bring it completed to rehearsal.
A variety of parish musicians and musical styles are available for weddings and other events. Options include the use of an organist, pianist, synthesizer, guitarist, violinist, string quartet, trumpet and vocalists in any combination.
Organ & Piano
Rick Dellefield, B. Mus., M. Mus. Director of Music Ministry
(949) 496-1307 x2872 (Music Office)
(949) 837-0481 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Heidi French Rice, B.Mus., M.Mus.
(949) 257-9586 email@example.com
Chris Maze, B. Mus. (949) 412-6691 firstname.lastname@example.org
(949) 874.0503 email@example.com
Yang Li Bartolotti, M.Mus.
(949) 481-8185 firstname.lastname@example.org