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St. Cecilia Sing! – Sunday, November 12, 2017

St. Cecilia Flyer 2017

Join NPM Detroit for our annual St. Cecilia Sing! A true festival of parish choirs. The event is free and open to the public. No ticket required. Participating choirs must register in advance through the NPM Detroit Eventbrite page.

A free-will collection will support the NPM Detroit Scholarship Fund for Young Musicians.

St. Cecilia Sing! A True Parish Choir Festival!
Who: Everyone.
When: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 3pm
Cost: FREE for audience.
Choirs: Participating choirs must register here.
Location: Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.

Summer Nights – August 21-24, 2017

Summer Nights 2017 FINAL

From vocal technique to music reading, there is something to be learned at this year’s Summer Nights!

Join NPM Detroit for an exciting week of music making as we explore the “FUN”- damentals of singing and reading music. Deborah Frontczak will work with singers to improve their breathing, posture, and voice production, while Dr. Robert A. Martin will guide singers in the basics of reading music, including pitch, rhythm, and intervals. The week will end with our annual NPM Picnic at 5:30pm, followed by Evening Prayer with a Commissioning of Music Ministers at 7:30pm. Register on the NPM Detroit Eventbrite Page.

NPM Detroit Presents Summer Nights
Who: All metro-Detroit liturgical musicians
When: August 21-24, 2017
Time: 7:00pm, 5:30pm on Thursday
Cost: $25 per person, for all four nights!
Location: Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.




Spring Social

Belle Isle Spring Social flier PDF 3

Gather with Detroit’s music ministry community and enjoy fellowship and delicious Slows BBQ. No matter if you are a singer, director, ringer, instrumentalist, or liturgist – any adult involved in music ministry is welcome! Let all the musicians of NPM Detroit gather for fellowship and relaxation!

Register on our NPM Detroit Eventbrite Page

Registration Deadline is May 16, 2017

NOTE: A State Recreation Passport is required to enter Belle Isle Park. Visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for complete details.


NPM Retreat, Call & Response: January 8-10, 2017



Ideally scheduled for the life of a parish musician, NPM Detroit invites you to an end of the Christmas season retreat steeped in Ignatian Spirituality for a time of renewal, stillness, and deepening. Ignatian spirituality focuses on God at work now…fostering an active attentiveness to an always initiating God joined with a prompt responsiveness. God calls, we respond. Just as we are…loved sinners.

Registration ends December 19!

Register on the NPM Detroit Eventbrite Page



Made in Detroit – February 25, 2017


All Detroit musicians are invited to come together for a sight reading session, featuring works of local composers.

For the composers: find all submission details in the Composers Invitation Document.

For the general public: Register on the NPM Detroit Eventbrite Page



Summer Nights – August 22-25, 2016

Summer nights-2

4 nights of singing, 1 great price!

Come join Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout and your fellow musicians

for a little summer singing to gear up for the new year! All are welcome!

Registration Fee:

Singing the Psalms!


Saturday, February 6, 2016

St. Thomas a’Becket, 555 South Lilley Road, Canton, MI, 48188

9:00AM – 1:30PM

Registration $15/person. Continental Breakfast and check-in begin at 8:30AM and lunch is provided.

Cantors and music directors alike will find benefit during this one day workshop. Dr. Peter Williamson, Chair of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Seminary, will speak about the psalms as scripture. Following, cantors and music directors will separate into sessions geared specifically toward their ministry. Guiding the cantor session will be Frances Brockington, Associate Professor of Voice at Wayne State University. Leading the music director session will be Joe Balistreri, Director of Music for the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Register now by filling in and submitting the spaces below or by mailing in the registration form.         Singing the Psalms – Registration Form

Registration deadline: January 29, 2016. Act now! Space is limited.

Registration Fee:

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