This is a great place to look for all the information and developments of the various choral and music programs in our parish.

Choirs at St. Francis

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The St. Francis Women's Choir sings monthly at the Saturday 5pm and the Sunday 8:30am masses as well as occasional special liturgies and holy days throughout the year. The Women’s Choir rehearsals are held on Thursdays from 7-8:30pm in the choir room on the second floor of the Meerschaert House. If you are interested in joining, please contact our Director of Sacred Music and Organist, Alvez Barkoskie at music@stfrancisokc.com or feel free to come up to the choir loft after mass to speak to him in person.

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The St. Francis Parish Choir sings weekly at the 11am Sunday mass as well as occasional special liturgies and holy days throughout the year. The Parish Choir rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm and there is a warm-up on Sunday mornings at 10:15am in the choir room on the second floor of the Meerschaert House. If you are interested in joining, please contact our Director of Sacred Music and Organist, Alvez Barkoskie at music@stfrancisokc.com or feel free to come up to the choir loft after mass to speak in person.

Instrumentalists at St. Francis

Several instrumentalists collaborate throughout the year with the choirs at St. Francis of Assisi, particularly during the seasons of Christmas and Easter as well as other feast days and special occasions. We currently have 3 trumpeters, 2 flutists, a violinist, and a cellist. If you play an instrument and are interested in sharing your time and talent in the music ministry at St. Francis please contact our Director of Sacred Music and Organist, Alvez Barkoskie at music@stfrancisokc.com or feel free to come up to the choir loft after mass to speak in person.

Organ Recitals at St. Francis

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Each Advent and Lent, St. Francis of Assisi hosts local organists for our Annual Advent and Lenten Organ Recital Series. These recitals take place at 3pm each Sunday of Advent and on the 2nd-5th Sundays of Lent. They last about 30-45 minutes and are free and open to the public. Here is the schedule for Lent 2018:
  • 2/25 Rebecca te Velde, First Presbyterian Church, Stillwater
  • 3/4 Sam Backman, Assumption Catholic Church, Duncan
  • 3/11 Casey Cantwell, Trinity Episcopal, Tulsa
  • 3/18 Alvez Barkoskie, St. Francis of Assisi, Oklahoma City