Music Ministry

Contact Information:
               Mrs. Cathy Peckham, Director of Music
               607-739-3817 (Parish Office)
               smomc@stny.rr.com

St. Mary Our Mother is blessed with many musically gifted parishioners who lend their talents as choir members, cantors, and instrumentalists. Special choirs include the Adult Choir, the Children’s Choir and the Resurrection Choir.

Adult Choir

Sings at the 10:30 a.m. Mass each Sunday from September through mid-June. Participates in Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, Holy Week and Easter liturgies, special services such as Advent and Lenten Penance Services, Lessons and Carols during Advent, and other special music during the Church’s liturgical year. Rehearsals are on Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The adult choir is open to all parish members from grade 9 through adult.

Cantors

Assist with weekend Masses by leading the responsorial psalm and acclamations and hymnody. Those interested should contact the Director of Music.

Children’s Choir

Sings at the 8:30 a.m. Mass the first Sunday of each month from October through June. Also sings for 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Mass, First Friday Masses, Lessons and Carols Advent Service, Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, and Easter Sunday liturgies. Rehearsals are held Thursday afternoons from 2:45-3:45 p.m. during the school year. The Children’s Choir is open to all parish members in grades 2-8.

Resurrection Choir

Support the Funeral Mass liturgy. Those interested should contact the Director of Music.