Join the choir for the June 2020 Archdiocesan Pilgrimage featuring the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul at the Papal Mass in Rome, July 23 - July 2, 2020.  Click here for the pilgrimage brochure.

 

Purpose

Under the direction of Dr. Rick Lopez, this select chorus of 60+ voices from all over the Archdiocese, provides music for core liturgical events at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart such as ordinations, the annual Chrism Mass and other Archdiocesan Liturgies celebrated by Cardinal Dinardo.  The Archdiocesan Choir provides liturgical music in the celebration of the designated Archdiocesan liturgies serving as a model liturgical choir for the parishes of the Archdiocese.  The Archdiocesan Choir has developed into one of the premier choral ensembles within the region.

Membership

Choir membership is open to all adult Catholics of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston who have reached their eighteenth birthday and who commit to regular attendance at rehearsals and liturgies. 

Members are selected based upon their musical knowledge and vocal abilities. Choir members will have at least an average good choral voice being able to match pitch and blend well with other voices. It is strongly preferred though not required that they possess music reading ability.

Auditions - Click here to schedule your audition

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Archdiocesan Choir? To schedule your appointment please email your name, phone number, and several options for auditions times to rlopez@archgh.org. You will be contacted with your scheduled audition time. You may also phone Dr. Rick Lopez at 713-741-8764.  Auditions will be by individual reservation. Click here for Guidelines and Requirements. 

2019 Audition dates

Summer

Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, August 4

Time
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location
St. Dominic Chancery, Morkovsky Hall, RM 102
2403 Holcombe Blvd., Houston TX 77021

Season Highlights

 * Fall Concert - In Memoria - November 24, 2019

Since 2009, the Archdiocesan Choir of Galveston-Houston has offered a sacred music concert the Sunday afternoon nearest the Feast of St. Cecilia (November 22), the patron saint of musicians.  Each year, the concert gives honor to persons or events that are significant in the life of the Church.

* Permanent Deaconate & Presbyteral Ordinations

* Annual Archdiocesan Chrism Mass