8:00 a.m. Morning Choir

This choir provides music for the 8:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. Anyone who can hold a tune is welcome to join, no music experience needed. Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights at 6:30pm in the Church.

For more information contact Andy Gutierrez, Music Director at (510) 703-1076 or by email.



Youth Choir (9:30 a.m. Family Mass)

This choir provides contemporary liturgical music for the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Family Mass. Anyone from 2nd grade to 12th grade who can hold a tune or play an instrument is encouraged to join, some music/choral experience is preferred. In addition to preparing for weekly Mass, introductory music theory assignments are given at every rehearsal. Some of the choir's responsibilities include First Communion, Confirmation, Christmas Eve Concert & 5:00 p.m. Mass and some Holy Days with the Adult Choir. 


Rehearsals are from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Saturday mornings in the Music Room. On Sundays the choir meets at 9:00 a.m. to prepare for the 9:30 a.m. Mass.


For more information contact Andy Gutierrez, Music Director at (510) 703-1076 or by email.



Adult Choir (11:00 a.m. Mass)

This choir provides music for the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass and the majority of Holy Day Masses to enhance the liturgy and inspire the congregation to sing. They also give concerts during Christmas and Easter seasons. Anyone who can carry a tune or play an instrument (see below) is welcome to join, although some music/choral experience is preferred. 

Rehearsals are in the Church every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 a.m. 


For more information contact Andy Gutierrez, Music Director at (510) 703-1076 or by email.



12:30 p.m. Choir

This choir provides music for the 12:30 p.m. Sunday Mass. Everyone who can sing or play a musical instrument is welcome. Rehearsals are in the Music Room every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 12:00 noon.

For more information contact Ligia Britto, Choir Director at (510) 237-6709.



5:00 p.m. Vigil Choir

This choir provides music for the 5:00 p.m. Saturday Vigil Mass. Everyone who can sing or play a musical instrument is welcome. Rehearsals are in the Music Room every Saturday at 4:30 p.m. 

For more information contact Marissa Bautista, Choir Director at (510) 502-5076.



Instrumentalists (9:30 a.m. Mass)

Any musicians interested in playing with 9:30 a.m. Youth Choir must be able to sight read, have at least one year of performance experience and be proficient in music theory.

Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights at 7:45 p.m in the Church.


For more information contact Andy Gutierrez, Music Director at (510) 703-1076 or by email

St. John the Baptist Church

11150 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Phone: 510 232-5659 | Email: stjohns@sjtbc.us

Music Ministries

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