Music Ensembles

Liturgical Choir

This vocal group is open to all student members of the Saint Raphael Academy community. This group primarily sings at all of the liturgical services throughout the year. This includes Holy Days of Obligation, Prayer Services, the Fine Arts Gala and the Commencement Exercises. This group sings music in two-part and three-part harmony.

  • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.

Vocal Ensemble

This select vocal group is open to all female students of the Saint Raphael Academy community. To be a member of this group each student must have an audition testing their aural skills. Students who are sophomores, juniors or seniors take precedent in the audition process. However, if there are spots available freshmen may be allowed to audition. This group occasionally sings at Holy Days of Obligation, Prayer Services, the Fine Arts Gala and the Commencement Exercises with additional venues planned for the academic school year. This group primarily sings three-part harmony.

  • Meets on Mondays from 3:45-5:00.

Drumline

This instrumental group is open to all student members of the Saint Raphael Academy community. This group primarily consists of snare, tenor, quad, bass, cymbal and auxiliary percussion instruments. However, there are opportunities for other instrumentalists to perform depending upon the musical composition being studied. This group performs at the Walk-a-Thon, Open House, various pep rallies, the Fine Arts Gala and the occasional sporting event.

  • Meets Mondays and Thursdays from 2:20-3:30.

Instrumental Ensemble

This instrumental group is open to all student members of the Saint Raphael Academy community who are proficient in reading music and already perform on an instrument. (private lessons are preferred, but not required) To be a member of this group, students must audition on their main instrument testing their musical potential. Specific details regarding the audition will be discussed in the beginning of September. The instrumentation of this ensemble will be based upon auditions. In past years, this ensemble has performed jazz, rock and traditional concert band music. Venues for performance will be based upon the instrumentation of this group.

  • Meets Wednesdays from 2:20-3:30.