Music Ministry – Choirs

We welcome our new music director Dr. Cyril Deaconoff, we are so excited to have him on staff!

Dr. Cyril Deaconoff is a composer, sound designer, mixing engineer, conductor, and organist. Originally from Russia, he is a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Indiana University and San Francisco Conservatory of Music. After moving to the U.S., he completed his doctoral degree at Indiana University Bloomington in 2006. Several of his recent works were published by E.C. Schirmer. As a film composer, Cyril‘s score for To Rest in Peace was recorded at Skywalker Sound, Lucas Films in 2018. His recent album “Voices of Our Time” was released on Orpheus label in 2020. In 2021 Cyril was invited to join The Recording Academy (Grammys) as a voting member. He has taught at Indiana University and Monterey Peninsula College. Dr. Deaconoff previously served at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in San Francisco and Immaculate Heart of Mary in Belmont. He previously directed American Canyon Singers and I Cantori di Carmel. Find more at

There are many opportunities to participate in music ministry at St. Dominic’s. Everyone is invited to participate. Contact our Music Director Dr. Cyril Deaconoff [ : 707-335-4682] for more information about any of our music ministries.

Saturday 5:00pm

This is a contemporary choir using an eclectic mix of current and traditional songs/hymns. Our musicians include guitars, bass and drums.  Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7:30pm in the Church.
Click on the link to hear the Mass setting we are currently using: Mass of Renewal.

Sunday 7:30 a.m.

Music at this Mass is led by a cantor.

Sunday 9:00 a.m.

This is a contemporary choir. 
Joe Lucero and family.

Sunday 11:00 a.m.

This is a traditional choir. 
Rehearsals are Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Magdalene Room.
Click on the link to hear the Latin Mass setting we are currently using: 

Sunday 1:00 p.m.

This is the Spanish choir.
Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Mary Magdalene Room.