SANTA CECILIA CHOIR
The solemn inauguration of the New Academic Year, 2015-2016, once again, set into motion the Santa Cecilia choir joining its melodious voices to create a beautiful harmony under the leadership of Fr. Simon D’cunha.
Following are the member of the choir for this Formative Year.
CHOIR MASTER: Sem. Joism De Souza
Joism De Souza
VIOLINS: Reagan Fernandes, Vaizel Pereira, Clarence Carneiro, Aidan Fernandes, Leslie Noronha, Sanford Rodrigues and Tyson Da Costa.
CELLO: Newton Fernandes
TRUMPETS: Joism De Souza,
SAXOPHONE: Aaron Magalhaes
EUPHONIUM: Anthony Carvalho
THE INAUGURATION OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015:
Santa Cecilia choir assisted in the liturgy through polyphonic singing at the solemn inauguration of the New Academic Year on the 3rd of July with the celebration of the Eucharist by His Grace, Most Rev. Filipe Neri Ferrão Archbishop of Goa and Daman, on the occasion of the solemnity of St. Thomas, the Apostle. The occasion was graced with a choral piece by the Cecilians, named ‘Lift up your heads’ and an instrumental orchestra by the budding instrumentalists, in a short cultural programme.
FEAST OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA:
On the 17th of October, the Seminary community was blessed with four deacons. The choir, adding up to the spiritual fervour of the celebration of the Mass gave expression to the prayers of the community through singing. The Eucharist was celebrated by His Lordship, Most Rev. Allwyn Barretto, Bishop of Sindhudurg diocese.