The Principal Choir leads the singing at the 10:30 am Mass on Sundays and presents at various events throughout the year. All who love to sing are welcome. Previous singing experience and ability to read music are helpful, though not required. Level of difficulty is beginner to intermediate, with most hymns sung in 3 or 4 part harmony. New singers and instrumentalists are always needed. For more information, please contact Michael Blackburn, Director of Music, at [email protected]
Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 6:45-8:30 pm in the church.
The Spanish Choir leads the singing every week at the 12:30pm Spanish Mass. All those who enjoy singing and playing Spanish liturgy are welcome to join. For more information, please contact Loris Diaz at [email protected]
Rehearsals are Mondays from 6:00-8:00 pm in the church.
The Resurrection Schola Cantorum, celebrating its 12th year of formation, continues to be dedicated to excellence in prayer through music. The term Schola Cantorum comes from derivations meaning School of Cantors, ususally denoting choirsters who are interested in a higher level of music, challenge, and effort. The Schola will be accepting new members based upon a successful audition. Accepted Schola members will be committed and dedicated to practice, punctuality, and prayerful perseverance in all levels of choral performance. A wide and varied repertoire allows the Schola member to achieve higher lelvels of musical excellence. As such, the prayer and music for all of our parishioners are enhanced. Commitment to rehearsal is absolute and required to achieve the level of music presented. For more information, please contact Don & Carol Beyer, Directors, at [email protected]
Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7:15-9:15pm in the church.
Without Measure Youth Choir
Without Measure Youth Choir sings contemporary repertoire once a month at the 5pm Sunday mass. Singers of middle school through college age are welcome. Ability to read music is a plus, though not required. For more information, please contact Michael Blackburn, Director of Music, at [email protected]
Rehearsals are at 4pm on Sunday immediately preceding the Mass at which the choir will be singing.
In Catholic worship, the Cantor is the primary leader of congregational singing. He or she plays a deeply important role in the liturgy as both the proclaimer of the Psalm and leader of the Hymns and Acclamations. As such, a high caliber of musicianship is required. Admission to the cantor program is by audition with the Director of Music. Previous singing experience as well as an ability to read music and match pitch is required. For more information, please contact Michael Blackburn, Director of Music, at [email protected]
Michael Blackburn, M.A.
Director of Music
Resurrection Catholic Church
333 Terrace Way, Lakeland, FL 33813
P: 863-646-3556 x141
Office Hours: Wed-Sun