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Walter Tambor


Contemporary and World Music

Openings for all voice parts

Mundus is the Contemporary & World Music Ensemble at The Basilica of Saint Mary. The ensemble leads the 11:30am Mass twice a month from September through May, sharing sacred music of the Americas, Africa, and Asia with the mission of bringing music of the World Church to the Local Church.

A simple 15-minute voice check is required for placement in the ensemble.
Please contact Walter Tambor, 612.317.3507.


Mundus Ministry Requirements:

  • A maximum of 4 absences (Sunday or Tuesday) in any given season
  • Fall Season - September thru January, Winter Season - February thru June
  • Mundus sings for 11:30am Sunday Eucharist with a 10:15am call time
  • Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings, 7:00–9:00pm 
  • Rehearsals begin after Labor Day and continue through late May.
  • Mundus sings the 5:30pm Christmas Eve Mass.
  • Holy Week includes the 7:00pm Holy Thursday liturgy.
  • Mundus sings the Easter Sunday at evening Mass.

Upcoming Events

Jun 15
7:30 PM
An Evening at The Basilica of St. Mary“I am so thrilled that we can continue this unique collaboration between MacPhail and the Basilica of St. Mary. What’s more, for this program, we are working...