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Cathedral Choir

Openings in all voice parts

This volunteer choir provides choral music for our 9:30am Sunday Eucharist as well as on Holy Days. Its repertoire spans a wide range of genres and many centuries. 

A 15-minute audition is required. Please contact Teri Larson, 612.317.3426.

Policies for members of The Basilica Cathedral Choir:

  • No more than 4 absences (Sunday or Wednesday) in any given season

  • Season 1 - September thru January, Season 2 - February thru June

  • Choir sings for 9:30am Sunday Eucharist with an 8:30am call time

  • Rehearsal is Wednesday evenings, 7:00–9:00pm  

  • Rehearsals begin immediately after Labor Day and continue until early June.

  • Archdiocesan events are part of the regular choir calendar: Rite of Election and The Basilica confirmation as well as other events.

  • Christmas includes The Midnight Mass and the 9:30am and noon Masses on Christmas Day.

  • Holy Week includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday3:00pm and the Great Vigil of Easter at 8:00pm on Saturday.  

  • Easter Sunday includes the 9:30am and noon Masses.

Cathedral Chamber Choir

This sub-group of The Basilica Cathedral Choir provides leadership and occasionally sings repertoire meant for a chamber-sized group.

Openings in all voice parts

Upcoming Events

Oct 27
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The National Lutheran Choir presents a premier performance of Holy Spirit Mass by Norwegian composer, Kim André Arnesen.Commissioned for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, this new work for...
St Olaf Choir
Oct 28
8:00 PM
My Soul Cries Out: 500 Years of SingingSt. Olaf Choir and The Basilica Cathedral ChoirSaturday, October 28, 8:00pm, BasilicaThe Cathedral Choir of The Basilica of Saint Mary, Teri Larson, conductor,...
The Minnesota Sinfonia performs at the Basilica
Oct 29
2:00 PM
Join us for a free family friendly concert.The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional chamber orchestra based in Minneapolis, MN.The Sinfonia is the only orchestra of its kind in the entire country,...
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Dec 15
8:00 PM
Messiah Christmas Concert and Dinner6:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Concert Co-presented by The Basilica of Saint Mary and The Saint Paul Chamber OrchestraCelebrate the holidays with one of classical...