Choir and Handbells

St. Junipero Serra Catholic School recognizes the importance of music in our development of the whole child. To that end, music classes are offered to all students in Grades Preschool-Grade 8. In addition, the school offers extra-curricular programs and field experiences for students who enjoy music. There are three choirs and a handbell ensemble available.



Participation Agreements

Tiny Trebles 2018-19 Participation Agreement

Serra Singers 2018-19 Participation Agreement

Serranade Choir 2018-19 Participation Agreement

Bellisima Choir 2018-19 Participation Agreement
 

Please Note: Participation fees may be paid by check or credit card. To pay by credit card, fill out the Choir Participation Fee form at the bottom of this web page.  A signed Participation Agreement is required regardless of payment choice. 


 

Tiny Trebles (Grades 1 & 2)

This choir is open to students in grades 1 and 2. The Tiny Trebles Choir is directed by Ms. Peggy Armenta. Students perform at the grade-level Christmas concert, the spring concert, assigned school Masses, and at other events. The program is provided after school and is fee-based. A participation agreement is required from every student. For more information about this choir, please contact Ms. Peggy Armenta at parmenta@serraschool.org.

All rehearsals are scheduled to take place in the PEB, after school from 1:50 to 2:30 p.m.

First grade will rehearse on Tuesdays. 
Second grade will rehearse on Thursdays. 

 
 
 

Serra Singers (Grades 3 & 4)

This choir is open to students in Grades 3 and 4. The Serra Singers Choir is directed by Ms. Peggy Armenta. They perform at the grade level Christmas concert, the Spring concert, assigned school Masses, and at other events. They will also attend a Disneyland performance workshop. The program is provided before school and is fee-based. A participation agreement is required from every student. For more information about this choir, please contact Ms. Peggy Armenta at parmenta@serraschool.org.

Rehearsals began Tuesday, September 11. Rehearsals will take place weekly, Tuesdays and Thursdays, before school, upstairs in the PEB Music Room 6:50 to 7:40 am.

 


Serranade Choir (Grades 5-8)

The Serranade choir is open to all students in grades 5-8. It is a no-audition, year-long activity. Rehearsals are Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6:50 a.m. -7:40 a.m. in the SCLC Music Room.

The choir prepares for performance including school Masses, Harvest Festival, Christmas and Spring concerts, 8th grade Graduation Mass and Commencement, and Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day. They will also attend a Disneyland performance workshop in the spring as well as the annual Choral Festivals in December and May.

Regular attendance at the weekly choir rehearsals is required. Choir is a fee-based program and participant fees are due on September 28, 2018. All interested and enthusiastic singers will be admitted. A participation agreement is required from each student. For more information about this ensemble please email Janess Sifers at jsifers@serraschool.org.


Bellissima Handbell Choir (Grades 5-8)

The Bellissima Handbell Choir is open to interested students in grades 5-8. The ensemble is a year-long activity. Rehearsals will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays (2:30pm-3:30pm.) in the SLSC Music Room.  Additional after school or lunch rehearsals will be scheduled as needed for performance preparation. The ensemble prepares for performances at school Masses, Christmas and Spring concerts and the annual Concordia spring handbell festival, in Irvine CA.

The Bellissima Handbell Choir is a fee-based program and participant fees are due on September 28, 2018. A participation agreement and fee is required from each student. For more information about this ensemble email Janess Sifers at jsifers@serraschool.org.