Apostolist Music

St Paul Young Adult Choir & Ensemble, sings and plays for the Sunday 5:15 pm Mass every week at the Church of St Paul the Apostle. Under the musical direction of Joey Chancey, we select and perform both well-known traditional hymns as well as contemporary Catholic liturgical music.

We will periodically post recordings and videos here on this site. If you are interested in joining either the choir or the band, sign up via this online form. Hope to see you at 5:15 pm!

If you would like to purchase sheet music of our original songs and psalm settings by resident composer Christopher Tse, please visit http://music.apostolist.com.


CBS Special Taping: "A New York Christmas to Remember"

Garrett Taylor, the musical director of our young adult choir & ensemble, led an orchestra and 3 choirs at the live recording this year's christmas special on CBS, performed and recorded at our home church--the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City. The orchestrator and the choir features many members of our Sunday 5:15 singers and musicians.

Here is a home video preview of what you can expect when the shows air on CBS nationally at the David Letterman time slot on Christmas Eve on Dec 24, 2013.



"Our Prayer For You" - Special dedication to victims of 9/11 and their families

We commissioned a new song to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11 as a way to offer our prayers to those who perish on that fateful day. The St Paul Young Adult Choir performed and dedicated this song "Our Prayer For You" at the Sunday 5:15 PM service on 9/11/2011:

The song is written by Christopher Tse and Isabel Rivera (artist site). Isabel also recorded a studio version of this song:

Isabel Rivera - Our Prayer For You by apostolistmusic

Our prayers are with you, always.


"Fill Us With Your Love" album is now available on iTunes

The first album from released by the Apostolist Music ministry is now available for purchase from iTunes Music Store. The 12 songs based on psalm are sung by members of our Young Adult choir as well as cantors of our Sunday 5:15 pm mass. 

Fill Us With Your Love - Christopher Tse 


Preview of the upcoming "Songs of the Apostolist" CD

Here is an early preview of the 12 tracks that will be included in the upcoming "Songs of the Apostolist" CD album. All of the songs were performed and debuted as responsorial psalm settings for the Sunday 5:15 pm Young Adult mass, and features vocalists and musicians from our young adult choir and band. The CD will be available online and digital download via iTunes and Amazon around July 2011.

Psalm 90: Fill Us With Your Love

Video excerpted from The Sunday Mass for August 1, 2010. For full video, go to http://thesundaymass.org/video. Performed by Nancy Meyer (cantor), Aaron Diehl (piano), and Louis Castano (drums).

Original psalm setting composed by Christopher Tse, commissioned for Apostolist Music Ministry.