Sacred Music and Choir

Welcome to the St. Francis Music Ministry page

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

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.

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, a cellist, a clarinet, and a trombone player. 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.

The Organ at St. Francis

St. Francis of Assisi is blessed to have a pipe organ that was installed in 1980 and later renovated and enhanced with digital stops in 2008. Below is a stop list, which identifies each of the unique sounds on our instrument.