The mission of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church is to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to all God's people by word and action.
Adult Choir – Joshua Frilling, Director: Membership is open to all interested singers high school age and above. This choir sings for the Sunday, 10 am, Mass, from September through May with a break for the summer. This is the main choir for the parish and also sings at other major Feast Days and often offers a concert in the Yvonne Cosgrove Concert Series. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings in the main Sanctuary at 7 pm
José Gonzalez, Director: Membership is open to all interested Spanish language singers and instrumentalists. This ensemble sings regularly for the Sunday, 2 pm, Spanish language Mass, and for other bi-lingual events such as the annual Living Stations of the Cross offered on Good Friday each year. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings in the main Sanctuary at 7 pm.
Orchestra – Josh Frilling, Director: Orchestral instrumentalists from middle school age through adults are welcome to be a part of this ensemble that plays at various liturgies in both contemporary and traditional styles of music. Musicians are asked to be able to read music beyond an intermediate level of playing as we perform a lot of music quickly. Rehearsals are on Sundays at 11:30 am (after the 10 am Mass and per announced schedule) in the Charism Room of building two next to the music offices.
Youth Choir – Josh Frilling, Director: Open to middle and high school age youth who enjoy singing a variety of styles, this choir sings once a month for the Sunday, 5 pm, Mass, and at other Masses at the request of the Director of Music. They sometimes assist the children’s choir as role models in liturgical music preparations. Rehearsals are Sundays at 1:30 pm (after the Noon Mass and per announced schedule) in the Charism Room of building two next to the music offices.
Contemporary Ensembles – Small contemporary groups assist with the Sunday, 5 pm, Mass, and for other Masses and events such as ACTS “Return Mass” and Living Stations of the Cross among other events. These groups are organized on a rotating schedule and “per event” opportunity. Singers and contemporary instrumentalists are invited to participate in rehearsals. Direction of the groups are overseen by Josh Frilling, José Gonzalez and our youth assistant, Thomas Buley.