Music Ensemble (MENS)

MENS 1200 Choral Society — 0 credits

This is a masterworks choir of 70-90 mixed voices, composed of students, faculty, staff and community singers. There is one rehearsal per week (Thursday evenings). The ensemble performs two concerts per year with a guest orchestra. Offered in the College for Women and the College for Adults.
Prerequisites: Audition required.

MENS 1201 Choral Society — 1 credit

This is a masterworks choir of 70-90 mixed voices, composed of students, faculty, staff and community singers. There is one rehearsal per week (Thursday evenings). The ensemble performs two concerts per year with a guest orchestra. Offered in the College for Women and the College for Adults.
Prerequisites: Audition required.

MENS 1400 Women's Choir — 0 credits

This is the principal collegiate choral ensemble of St. Catherine's. The choir performs often throughout the year, both on and off campus, including alternate-year concert tours. Recent tours have included Europe, Texas and California. Repertoire is from every style period, with an emphasis on music by contemporary composers, particularly women. Two rehearsals per week. Offered in the College for Women.
Prerequisites: Audition required.

MENS 1401 Women's Choir — 1 credit

This is the principal collegiate choral ensemble of St. Catherine's. The choir performs often throughout the year, both on and off campus, including alternate-year concert tours. Recent tours have included Europe, Texas and California. Repertoire is from every style period, with an emphasis on music by contemporary composers, particularly women. Two rehearsals per week. Offered in the College for Women.
Prerequisites: Audition required.

MENS 1501 Liturgical Choir — 1 credit

The Liturgical Choir serves the worshipping community of St. Catherine’s at Sunday Eucharist, Advent Vespers, Baccalaureate Liturgies, and other special celebrations that take place throughout the school year. This choir, which is open to both singers and instrumentalists, learns, sings, and plays a diverse repertoire of music for worship, representing many cultures, genres and styles. The choir will also be formed in the aspects of the vocation of music ministry from a liturgical and spiritual perspective. The choir is required to be present and serve at the above listed special celebrations, and at Sunday Morning 10:30 a.m. Liturgy on a rotating basis. Rehearsals are held Wednesday afternoon, from 3:30 – 5:00 PM and Sunday mornings beginning at 8:45 AM. Offered in the College for Women.

MENS 1720 Studio Accompanying — 1 credit

This is the study and performance of piano accompaniments for vocal or instrumental solo repertoire.
Prerequisites: Enrollment is by audition.

MENS 1901 Ensemble: Music Theater Workshop — 1 credit

This involves the musical and dramatic preparation of a musical show or opera, leading to complete performance with costumes, set and orchestra. Offered in alternate years. Offered in the College for Women.
Prerequisite: Participation by audition.

MENS 1911 Ensemble: Music Theater Scenes — 1 credit

This involves the musical and dramatic preparation of scenes from musical shows and opera to be presented in public performance. Offered periodically.
Prerequisites: Participation by audition.