St. Therese Catholic Church

Music Ministry

Music Ministry

We welcome new volunteers to the Music Ministry. Our goal is to lead the assembly in uplifting and heartfelt music at liturgy.

Contact Person Jeff Judge at 952-261-0567.


Handbell Choir

Youth and Adults Grade 8 and Older

This musical group of 12-16 ringers commit to rehearsals and liturgies as decided by the group and volunteer director, Cindy Bandur. Note reading is very helpful, but not required.


Adult Singing Ensembles

New, experienced and inexperienced singers are always welcome to join our vocal groups. The director’s job is to teach you to sing and read music. Join one of these small group faith communities. 

  • Saturday Singers and Instrumentalists commit for the Saturday 5:00 pm Liturgy. Weekly rehearsals are at 3:30pm on Saturdays. Jeff Judge, Director
  • Chorale Singers for the Sunday 10:00am liturgy. Thursday 6:30 – 8:00pm rehearsals, Sunday & Holy Day liturgies (September-May). Childcare is provided at rehearsals and masses. Choral music of all styles and a-capella and accompanied are sung at liturgies. Singers may commit to fall and/or spring schedules. Jeff Judge, Director
  • Resurrection Voices Volunteer singers of the parish are called for funerals and rehearse one half-hour before the liturgy begins. Jeff Judge, Director

Cantor – Psalmist

Auditioned singers rehearse and sing the Responsorial Psalm and other ritual responses at liturgy. 


Instrumentalists

Instrumentalists may play as often as they are able at Sunday (and vigil) liturgy and feast day liturgies. 


Other Music Ministry Support

Other volunteers are needed for various non-singing duties to support the various groups. Activities include care for church hymnals, organizing octavo choral binders for singers, choral and instrumental music filing, maintaining liturgical vestments/collars.