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Old St. Mary's Parish Choirs



St. Mary's Choir's principal responsibility is to provide liturgical music for St. Mary's weekly Sunday Latin Mass (10:00am). It also provides music for all principal liturgical celebrations in the Christmas and Easter holiday season. The choir meets weekly on Thursday evenings at 7 pm. Membership is open to anyone by audition.
St. Mary's Schola Cantorum is a men's organization formed to provide music for the noon Mass. It also provides music for holidays and other special occasions. The Schola Cantorum meets once a month on Thursdays at 6 pm.
St. Mary's Festival Choir was formed to provide music for the annual St. Cecilia's Day Concert and the Good Friday evening musical service at which is performed a major work.

In The Choir Loft

These programs are given on the third Sunday of the month at 2 o’clock. They are all performed from the Choir Loft. There is no admission charge for this series.
Sunday, 19 January - Organist, Frederick Mooney
Sunday, 16 February - Organist, Frederick Mooney & Harpsichordist, Robert Barnhart
Sunday, 16 March - Baritone Davis Gloff


Wayne State University Salutes Detroit

The annual program, "Wayne State University presents a salute to downtown Detroit", takes place on Tuesday November 26 at 1:30 p.m.. This program is performed by members of all the musical organizations of the University School of Music.

The Advent Luncheon Series

This is a series of organ recitals of music for Advent & Christmas given on the three Thursdays of Advent at 11 o’clock. There is no admission charge for this series.
Wednesday, 4 December
Wednesday, 11 December
Wednesday, 18 December


Music For Christmas

Saturday, 7 December at 8 pm- Southfield Madrigal Choir Christmas Concert (there is an admission charge)
Saturday, 14 December at 8 pm - MESSIAH, The Dehaven Chorale & Orchestra (there is an admission charge)


The Parish Music Director is Bob Barnhart. He can be reached through the parish office at 313.961.8711. Or email at bobbarnhart@ameritech.net.