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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

A Christmas Carol
Dec 1
2017
Friday
at
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A Christmas Carol"God Bless Us, Everyone!"Join us for a special evening featuring A Christmas Carol presented by River City Theatre Company at The Basilica of Saint Mary.This timeless tale...
The Minnesota Sinfonia performs at the Basilica
Dec 2
2017
Saturday
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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,...
Dec 2
2017
Saturday
at
8:00 PM
Saint John’s University/College of Saint Benedict ConcertCelebrating the SeasonTickets: csbsju.edu/fineartsThe annual concert tradition continues for another inspiring year of sacred music for the...
Dec 8
2017
Friday
at
4:30 PM
National Lutheran Choir Christmas FestivalFriday, December 8, 4:30pm & 8:00pmSaturday, December 9, 8:00pmThis cherished annual event creates a holy experience for audiences in the awe-inspiring...
Dec 8
2017
Friday
at
8:00 PM
National Lutheran Choir Christmas FestivalFriday, December 8, 4:30pm & 8:00pmSaturday, December 9, 8:00pmThis cherished annual event creates a holy experience for audiences in the awe-inspiring...
Dec 9
2017
Saturday
at
8:00 PM
National Lutheran Choir Christmas FestivalSaturday, December 9, 8:00pmThis cherished annual event creates a holy experience for audiences in the awe-inspiring Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis....
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Dec 15
2017
Friday
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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...
Rose Ensemble
Dec 16
2017
Saturday
at
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Welcome the Season: Christmas in Baroque MaltaBack by popular demand! A treasure trove of vocal manuscripts quietly at rest for centuries now comes to life in this joyful program of 17th-century...
Room for Christmas musical
Dec 17
2017
Sunday
at
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Room for Christmas: A Children’s Christmas MusicalPerformances at 11:00am and 1:00pmTeresa of Calcutta hall, Lower levelRoom for Christmas is for everyone who has ever felt they were running out of...