This group of youth meets weekly and
practices the craft of singing. Using the Royal School
of Church Music's Voices for Life chorister training program, members of
the Saint Peter's Youth Choir develop a strong foundation in music and
On Saturday, December 21, our Youth Choir participated in Saint Peter's
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Please enjoy the following selections
from that special evening of music.
You may also learn more about Saint Peter's Choirs (and view more videos, on this page.
SPYC performed "Nigra Sum" at our 10 AM service on Sunday, November
Singing in a good choir is much
more than a typical after-school activity. It is an exceptional
educational opportunity, and can be an essential part of a child's
learning and development. Musicianship skills are extraordinarily
important for today's children. A 2007 Reuters Poll shows us
that 88% of all post-graduate students in college and 83% of
all people earning $150,000 or more had extensive music training.
may enter the choir at any time. No prior training or experience is expected of prospective choristers.
Apart from minor incidentals relating to travel or social events, there
is no tuition cost expected of parents, unlike many
comparable children's choirs. The Youth Choir rehearses on Sundays from 11:15-12:30
and sings at Sunday 10:00 AM services. They are often featured at
the Family Church service held on the second Sunday of
The Boy & Girl Choir
offered Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Pie Jesu" at the 10:00 AM service on
Sunday, March 25.
Our choir recently joined with the choir of St.
George's, Schenectady, directed by Andrew Krystopolski, to sing at
services at St. Malachy's R.C. Church in Manhattan. This video is from a
rehearsal of the combined choirs.