Welcome to the Music Ministry page for St. Thérèse of Carmel.  Below see descriptions of our various music groups with contact information.

If you are interested in joining one of our chiors please contact our music director Theresa by clicking here.


St. Thérèse of Carmel Choir (STOC Choir)



The STOC choir, under the direction of Stephen Coggeshall, provides liturgical music for the Sunday 9:00 am Mass.  Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  All are welcome, no vocal audition is required.  We also welcome string and brass instrumentalists to play at the Masses, an audition for instrumentalists with Steve is required.  The group performs a Lenten or Easter concert each spring. Contact Theresa Coggeshall for more information by clicking here.


Second to One: 
Teen Music Group

Our teen choir consists of middle school through high school-aged musicians and provides the music for our Sunday 5:30 pm Mass.  Instrumentalists and singers of all levels are welcome; rehearsals are Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.  



SD Chinese Catholic Community (SDCCC) Musicians

Liturgical musicians fo the San Diego Chinese Catholic Community, based at St. Therese of Carmel, serve at the Sunday, 4:30 pm Mass and special liturgies in Mandarin Chinese and English. 

International Choir

The International Choir is made up of singers of diverse cultural background, currently we have Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Irish singers.  Our goal is to make the choir truly INTERNATIONAL! All Are Welcome!

In addition to Christmas & Easter Liturgy, the i-Choir sings at Saturday Vigil Mass approximately 4 times per year, as well as performs at special occasions such as Christmas caroling and prayer. 

Men’s Ensemble

Once a month our Men’s Ensemble provides liturgical accompaniment at the Saturday 5:30 pm Mass. Rehearsal is once before the scheduled date as well as at 4:15 pm before Mass.  There are additional rehearsals prior to Holy Days, (Christmas and Easter).  Our instrumental accompanists rehearse with the choir. New members for both the vocal ensemble and instruments are welcome!  

The Contemporary Choir

Our Contemporary Choir is all about sharing uplifting spiritual music to our parish and we enjoy beautiful fellowship within our group.  We perform every Sunday at the 11:00 am Mass, except when the Children’s Choir sings.  Rehearsals are most Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the chapel. 

Contact information

Theresa Coggeshall, Music Coordinator
St. Thérèse of Carmel Choir