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Enjoy a visit with Matthew Gray, one of Southern California's busiest Music Directors. Hear especially about his profession ensemble, DeAngelis Vocal Ensemble, as they begin their 13th Season of creating beauty through Choral Music! Hear from Matthew about the founded the organization, his own interesting musical history, and what lead his to create one of the finest musical groups in Southern California. Learn about the amazing concerts coming this season, from a birthday celebration for composer Herbert Howells, their annual Christmas Concert, a festive concert celebrating St. Cecilia with the music of Handel and a partnership with the instrumental group Kontrapunktus, and finally Sacré France featuring the spectacular choral music of french composers. All concerts, except for Sacré France are held in the historic Mission Basilica in San Juan. Sacré France is part of their annual partnership with Christ Cathedral Concerts. Complete details and to obtain tickets: http://deangelisensemble.org
The Cathedral Choir sings the English 9:30 Mass each Sunday at Christ Cathedral. They are also a part of Christ Cathedral Concerts. Rehearsals are each Thursday 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Audition required. Music reading required.
The Diocesan Choir of the Diocese of Orange sings for the major liturgies of the diocese, including the Ordinations, Chrism Mass. They are part of "Christmas at the Cathedral", our annual Christmas Concert. Rehearsals are two Monday's per month, 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Audition required. Music reading required.
Beginning in the Fall of 2016, the Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange was established. Rehearsals will be on average three Saturday's per month. The Choir will sing for the major liturgies of the diocese and one Saturday evening Mass at Christ Cathedral, usually the second Saturday of the month. Audition required. Grades 5 - 9.
The Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange, has a Preparatory Choir, grades 2-3-4. It rehearses on average three Saturday's per month. The choir will prepare children for membership in the Diocesan Children's Choir and give them both singing and musical training. They will occasionally join the Diocesan Children's Choir for a liturgy at Christ Cathedral.