The Shattuck-St. Mary’s Boys Choir Center of Excellence strives to achieve the highest in musical excellence via the preparation and performance of choral music from a variety of genres throughout music history to the present.
The SSM Boys Choir COE is an intensive, training and performance-based choir open to 5th-8th grade unchanged boys voices. Boys that are accepted into the choir are trained in sight-reading, vocal technique, and musicality. In addition, all Boys are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that upholds the belief that we are not just training singers, but we are training human beings.
Minnesota’s six boy choirs gathered at Zimmerman High School on Saturday, April 7, 2018 for the bi-annual Minnesota State Boychoir Festival. There was a workshop and shared performances followed by a performance of the “Missa Choralis,” or choral mass at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. The festival featured the Minnesota Boychoir, North Star Boys’ Choir, St John’s Boys’ Choir, Central Minnesota Boys Choir, the Land of Lakes Choirboys, and Shattuck-St. Mary’s Boys Choir.
- Saturday, April 7 - Minnesota State Boys’ Choir Festival, Zimmerman, Minn.
- Sunday, April 29 - Worship Service, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Owatonna, Minn.
- Sunday, May 6 - Worship Service, Church of the Advent Episcopal Church, Farmington, Minn.