Music Ministry: The Sound of St. Colette
Check out St. Colette on youtube!
Below are a few clips from our Celebrate America Concert. All of the songs from the evening are available to watch on our YouTube page, "St. Colette Music Ministry." We hope you enjoy!
Meet our Musicians
Claudia Miller - Vocalist
Claudia has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church with her singing gifts since 2008. She developed a passion for music from her parents, who are both musicians, and continues the passion by adding the guitar and ukulele to her repertoire. Claudia enjoys singing for God and for the community, and to her singing "is like praying." Claudia is a full-time digital media coordinator at Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys painting and creating art.
Sara Kronholz - Vocalist/Lead Minister
Sara has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church since 2008 as a vocalist. Her musical inspiration came from her mother and from her childhood church growing up. She joined St. Colette's music team at the bequest of Fr. Krizner. She continues because of the uplifting and spiritual feelings and along with the many friends and memories. Music Ministry is " an awesome part" of Sara's life.
Cindy Indovina - PIANIST/Organist
Cindy has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church with her organ and piano talents since 2007. Her musical inspiration came from her maternal grandmother and she has been striking the ivory keys for over 50 years. She acquired a Masters Degree in Music Education and gives to the community by creating "a beautiful and uplifting worship experience." Cindy enjoys her free time with friends and family and loves getting lost in a good mystery novel.
CHRISTOPHER CHARLILLO- VOCALIST
Christopher has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church since 2014 as a vocalist. His inspiration to sing and be active at St. Colette started with his grandfather who was a musician. He was encouraged to participate and has been happy ever since. Christopher keeps returning because "the caring and thoughtful St. Colette Staff and parishioners make this a wonderful place to be every week." In his free time, Christopher can be found exercising, skiing, gardening and camping.
Ralph has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church since 1984 as a bassist. Ralph enjoys giving back to the church and his community along with playing and participating in the ensemble of talent at St. Colette. He has been playing since the 4th grade and his music talents extend beyond the double bass to the guitar, electric bass, and cello. When not performing for the church, Ralph enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. During the day, Ralph is employed at Albion Industries Inc.
Todd Schrader - Guitarist
Todd has been serving St. Colette Catholic Church with his guitar skills since 2013. However, he had the passion for music at the age of 8 when he began his first guitar lessons. He has done a lot of self teaching as an adult. To Todd, music is "like praying twice, which is awesome!" He views his talents as gifts from God and he is happy to share them. Todd is a full-time attorney at Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA and enjoys golfing and hunting in his free time.
John A. Venesile, Ph.d. - PIANIST/ORGANIST (1937-2016)
Dr. John served St. Colette Catholic Church starting in 2005 as a piano virtuoso. His family taught him the love of music and he carried that joy and love forward to acquire his doctorate from Case Western Reserve University. He enjoyed working with other musicians in the parish and sharing his talents with God and the parish community. Dr. John was a retired professor emeritus from Cuyahoga Community College and he always enjoyed spending as much time in the sun and by the ocean as he could.