Music

Calling all instrumentalists!  It's time for our float the 4th of July parade in Coralville.  We'll meet at 9am at St. Thomas More Church to load the float and return to the Church parking lot at aprox. 11am following the parade.  Wear patriotic red, white, and blue colors!  Sign up below so we know how many chairs to put on the float.

Parade Instrument Sign up

 
 

Click here to download and print music for the instrument you play.


Hello Music Friends!

Now that we're back in Ordinary Time for the summer months, we'll be switching the music acclamations that we sing at our Masses.  We'll be using "Mass of Renewal" by Curtis Stephan.  Click below to listen:

Gloria

Alleluia

Holy Holy

When We Eat This Bread

Great Amen


Thank you to all who came to our production of "GODSPELL"! 

The team had a great time putting this show together to build a "Beautiful City" of God in our parish community!

         

Cast
Rob Williams (Jesus)
Sam O’Brien (John the Baptist/Judas)
Marijke Nielsen (Anna Maria)
Minsu Song (Lindsay)
Keith Feldmann (Nick)
Yannik Encarnacão (Telly)
Meliza Wise (Uzo)
Ella Schmitz (Morgan)
Jim Verry (George)
Amy Timperley (Celisse)
Len Duncan (“On The Willows”)
Gina Ferrel (“On The Willows”)
Joe Rohret (“On The Willows”)
Ava Ferrel (Ensemble)
Melissa Nielsen (Ensemble)
Glenn Schmitz (Ensemble)
Colleen Sunderland (Ensemble)
Elizabeth Wagner (Ensemble)

Band
Jim Porter (guitar/ukulele) Dave Duys (bass guitar)
Dylan Philibert (sax) Amber Rose (aux. percussion)
Spencer Knight (fr. horn) Tanner Knight (tenor sax)
Drew Duncan (trumpet) Noah Miller (Fri. drums)
Judy Duncan (piano) Darren McNabb (Sat. drums)

Special Thanks to:

Josh Sazon, our Director and Visionary
Olivia Symmonds, our Choreographer and Dance Muse
Fr. Chuck and the staff of St. Thomas More 
Liberty High School Choral Dept.
Liberty High School Lightning Theater Dept.
Jared Kiebel & Shannon Knipfer
West Liberty High School 
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
Steve Nielsen, The Sunderland Three, Diane Thayer, Justin Gorgone, Rob Philibert, and Dorothy Lynn

 

 Lent Music 2018

Click below to hear some of our Lent Music that sang this past Lenten season.

"Into the Desert"

"Hold On To Love"

"Gracious God"

"Miracle of Grace"

 

Thank you to all who attended, sang in the choir, narrated, played in the orchestra for our Advent Cantata Concert!  It was a glorious event!!!

                       Click here to see full photo album 

 

Click on the highlighted song titles below to hear  our songs for this 2017 Advent Season:

First Sunday of Advent ✠ December 2-3, 2017

Gathering "Sing Out, Earth and Skies" by Marty Haugen 

Prep. of the Altar  "Come To Us"  by Greg Walton
Communion “Jesus, Come To Us” By David Haas and “Emmanuel” By Steve Angrisano
Closing "Christ, Be Our Light" by Bernadette Farrell


Feast of the Immaculate Conception ✠ Dec. 8, 2017
Gathering “Holy Is Your Name" By David Haas
Gloria “Mass of Renewal” by Curtis Stephan
Psalm 98 “Sing To The Lord” By David Haas/Marty Haugen
Prep. of the Altar “Servant Song” Traditional
Communion “Jesus, Come To Us” by David Haas
Closing “Hail, Holy Queen” Traditional


Second Sunday of Advent ✠ Dec. 9-10, 2017
Gathering “The Voice Of John the Baptist” (New text/Familiar Tune) 

Psalm 85 "Lord, Show Us Your Mercy"  by Rick Modlin

Prep. of the Altar  “Ready The Way” By Curtis Stephan

Communion  "Come To Us" by Greg Walton

Closing "Emmanuel"  by Steve Angrisano

 

 

Third Sunday of Advent ✠ Dec. 16-17, 2017
Gathering “Emmanuel” By Steve Angrisano
Psalm  “Luke 1:46-55 Magnificat” By James Chepponis
Prep. of the Altar “Awake To The Day” By Ed Bolduc
Communion “Come To Us” By Greg Walton
Closing “Sing Out, Earth And Skies!” By Marty Haugen

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent ✠ Dec. 23-24, 2017  (5:15pm and 8:30am only)
Gathering "Christ, Be Our Light"   by Bernadette Farrell

Psalm 89  "Forever I Will Sing"  by M.D. Ridge
Prep. of the Altar “Ave Maria” By Dan Kantor
Communion “Ready the Way” By Curtis Stephan   "Come To Us"  by Greg Walton
Closing “Emmanuel” by Steve Angrisano

 

 

 

STM Musicians

St. Thomas More Music Ministry is an active group of fantastic people who like to come together and share their talents to enhance our liturgical celebrations through playing instruments and singing!  

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STM Musicians

 

Instrumentalists grades 7 and up are welcome and

encouraged to come join us!  

 

 

 

Contact Judy Duncan, Director of Music Ministries for more info: music@stthomasmoreic.com 

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STM Musicians

 

 

 

 

Links to a few favorites:

"Emmanuel" by Steve Angrisano is one of our  Advent Songs:

"Alleluia!  Love is Alive!" by Steve Angrisano/Jesse Manibusan/Sarah Hart

 

 

"Remain in Me/I Am the Vine" by Steve Angrisano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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