Explore the music within our vibrant parish. Visit our YouTube channel or listen to the latest songs in the playlist below. Send us an email to get involved with the Music Ministry at our Parish.

Rick Dellafield - Conductor 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. Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

A willingness to share your God-given gift of music. An ability to match pitch and follow musical direction.

Commitment:

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.) or Wondrous Love (Passion Concert)

Maureen Lombardino Maureen Lombardino Soprano Section Leader Marc Lombardino Marc Lombardino Choir Accompanist Joyce Christensen Joyce Christensen Choir Assistant jchristensen1@cox.net

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 rdellefield@stedward.com or come to one of our Wednesday rehearsals and/or Saturday evening Masses. Choir

Morningtide Morningtide is a music group comprised of a vocal quartet featuring Gary Sims, Heidi Rice, Rosie Klein and Jerry Klein; and keyboardist Rick Dellefield. Gary and Jerry also add guitars to the group’s contemporary sound. This combo has been making music together at St. Edward Parish for over a decade and some or all of its members team up with other parish musicians at the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. masses every Sunday providing music for liturgy and worship. Each individual in Morningtide brings an impressive background of education and musical experience to the group. Their combined talent, musical sensitivity and years of working together make for a sonorous and rich sound that helps to enhance the experience of worship through music in our parish liturgies. Morningtide’s Christmas CD collection is filled with fresh, imaginative treatments of new and traditional Christmas songs, featuring harmony-rich vocals and contemporary arrangements that will brighten and enrich the holiday season. purchase cd
Chorister The Chorister Choir is open to all Parish Middle School students (6th, 7th & 8th). Chorister rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 10th. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 3:05 – 3:45 in the Piano Lab. All Middle 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.
Cherub Choir Noel Night The Cherub Children’s Choir, open to all children in grades 2 – 5. The Cherubs rehearse on Wednesdays after school from 2:10 – 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.

Rick Dellefield
Organ & Piano
Rick Dellefield, B. Mus., M. Mus. Director of Music Ministry
(949) 496-1307 x2872 (Music Office)
(949) 837-0481 rdellefield@stedward.com
Brian O'Neill
Piano & Synthesizer
Brian O’Neill
(949) 218-4191
(949) 872-9571 brian.oneill.home@gmail.com
Cantor/Singer
Heidi FrenchHeidi French Rice, B.Mus., M.Mus.
(949) 257-9586 heidirice@icloud.com
Lauren McCaulLauren McCaul, B.Mus.(949) 697-8297 laurenmccaul@hotmail.com
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Chris Maze, B. Mus. (949) 412-6691 maze100@mail.chapman.edu

 

 

Kylena Parks(619) 820-9485classicallysing09@gmail.com 

 

Guitar
Robert DeCarlo
Bob DeCarlo
(949) 606-4569cantorbob@aol.com
Tim Hall
Trumpet
Tim Hall
(949) 874.0503 timandyoko@sbcglobal.net
Yang Li Bartolotti
Violin/String Quartet
Yang Li Bartolotti, M.Mus.
(949) 481-8185 ylb@iopsys.com
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