Saint Thomas Aquinas has 4 different choirs for students in grades 9-12. All choirs sing at Mass, Fall Concert, Christmas Concert, Spring Concert and Dinner Theater, and they participate in KSHSAA Music Festivals.
Chamber Choir is the auditioned classical choir at Saint Thomas Aquinas. Students in Chamber Choir sing music at a much higher level of difficulty, and they perform annually at the OP Arboretum’s Luminary Walk. Chamber Choir travels to local parishes to sing Mass, as well as sing in the Concerts at Aquinas, Coffeehouse, Mass at STA, KSHSAA Music Festivals, and Dinner Theater. Chamber Choir rehearses zero hour on Mon/Wed/Fri. Auditions are held in late March for the following year.
Concert Choir is the only choir at Saint Thomas Aquinas that does not require an audition for enrollment. Students in this choir learn all the fundamentals of good singing and music theory while participating in Concerts, Coffeehouse, Mass at STA, and Dinner Theater. This course counts towards the Arts credit requirement for graduation.
Saintsations (Girls Show Choir) is the all female competitive show choir at Saint Thomas Aquinas. These students learn all styles of music including: Contemporary Christian, classical choral, rock/pop, musical theatre. The Saintsations begin the year with a music and dance intensive camp, and perform their show choir set in competitions around the Midwest from Jan-Mar each year. Auditions are held in late March for the following year.
Swingin’ Saints (Show Choir) is the mixed competitive show choir at Saint Thomas Aquinas. These students learn all styles of music, and start work on their competition set in the late summer with a music
and dance intensive camp. Their competition season runs Jan-Mar each year and they perform throughout the Midwest. Swingin’ Saints also performs for Extravaganza in November. Auditions are held in late March for the following year.
Auditions for three (3) of these choirs above takes place in late March. For more information, please contact Mrs. Catherine Boone: email@example.com.