Welcome to Saint Paul’s Choir School

Since 1963, Saint Paul’s Choir School has formed and educated boys in grades four through eight in the rich music tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, uniting a rigorous musical and academic curriculum with our Catholic faith and moral tradition.

New Headmaster for the Choir School

lescaultSt Paul’s pastor Fr. Michael Drea has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Lescault (Ph.D.) as the new headmaster of St. Paul’s Choir School, filling the position left vacant by the retirement of William McIvor. This appointment comes after an extensive search that yielded many fine candidates, but Dr. Lescault was ultimately the unanimous choice of the search committee.

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St Paul’s proudly offers its musical celebration of the Christmas season, Christmas in Harvard Square. Please take a moment to view video of the making of our first international recording!

Click Here to order the Christmas in Harvard Square CD

Click Here to order the DVD of the PBS special, “Christmas in Harvard Square.”


Choir Auditions Available

St. Paul’s Choir School is currently accepting applications for admission in the fall. Boys typically enter the Choir School in the 4th grade, but we also have a select number of spaces available for incoming 5th graders. St Paul’s, the only Catholic boys choir school in the United States, offers boys the opportunity to reach their full potential – not just musically, but spiritually and academically, as well. For more information, please contact Director of Music John Robinson, who will be more than pleased to arrange an interview and a no-pressure audition. jrobinson@choirschool.net, or (617) 868-8658 x319

 “Music (is) capable of opening minds and hearts to the dimension of the spirit and of leading persons to raise their gaze on High, to open to absolute Goodness and Beauty, which have their ultimate source in God.”

Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI




Goodbye to Fr. Drea

Fr. Michael Drea on the St. Paul’s altar after his final Mass as pastor, Sunday, January 10th.

The Choir School and the entire St. Paul’s community thanks Fr. Drea for his leadership and priestly service, and wishes him well as he becomes pastor at the St. Ann’s-St. Brendan’s collaborative in Neponset.