Choirs of Saint George's Church
As ministers of music we make known the love of God and the beauty of God’s creation through our song.
We aspire to teach, to learn, to inspire, and to lead all to a deeper knowledge of our Lord.
Saint George’s is affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCM).
You do not have to be a member of Saint George's Church to participate in our choirs.
To join a choir, please register here or contact the Minister of Music.
Saint George's Choir
Saint George’s Choir is a mixed choir of women and men that are tasked with the musical leadership of our 10:30am Sunday Eucharist, as well as Holy Day liturgies and Evensongs.The choir is open to boys with changed voices, and anyone age 16 and up who is willing and able to make a reasonable commitment, eager to be challenged, and open to experiencing the reward of spiritual and musical growth that comes from working together to make beautiful music. The choir sings a wide variety of repertoire from chant to modern day compositions.
Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:15pm (September – May), and Sunday mornings at 9:30am prior worship. The choir sings on Sundays year round.
You do not have to be a member of Saint George's to sing in the choir.
The Saint George’s Choristers are children with unchanged voices in 4th-12th grade who enjoy singing with others, being part of a fun and exciting group, and are able to make a reasonable commitment to the group. The choir’s primary focus is on developing life-long leadership, musical and worship skills that are an essential part of the whole formation of a child.
Rehearsals are demanding, as well as fun, and use the Voice for Life curriculum which trains choristers in singing, music theory/ear training, and worship leadership, along with many other life skills. The Choristers rehearse on Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-7:30pm (September–May) in the Song School. The choristers are mentored by members of the St. George’s Choir and may choose to earn ribbons and medals associated with the Voice for Life curriculum as part of their training. The Choristers sing on Sundays and at other services as scheduled. A Pizza dinner is available prior to or after rehearsal. You do not have to be a member of Saint George's to sing in the choir.
The Angel Choir is open to children ages 3-Kindergarten who love to sing and are able to participate in group activities. Through fun musical activities, movement, and simple songs the children explore their voices and learn the basics of singing alone and in a group, along with rudimentary worship and music theory skills.
Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:00pm in the Saint George’s Room. The choir sings on Sundays 1-2 times per semester, including Christmas Eve. A pizza dinner is available before or after rehearsal. The Angel Choir is directed by Mrs. Rebecca Hill. You do not have to be a member of Saint George's to sing in the choir.
St. Cecilia Choir
The Saint Cecilia Choir is for children in Grades 1-3. Using the Voice for Life curriculum, emphasis is placed on developing the fundamentals of singing, music theory, worship skills, and choir membership. Children engage in fun musical activities that help prepare them for a life-time of singing and servant leadership.
Rehearsals are held on Thursdays from 6:30pm-7:15pm (September–May) in the Nave and Song School. The choir sings on Sundays, 4-5 times a semester, and on Christmas Eve. A Pizza dinner is available prior to or after rehearsal. The St. Cecilia choir is directed by Dr. Jennifer Grotpeter. You do not have to be a member of Saint George's to sing in the choir.
Bells of Saint George
Saint George’s maintains a five-octave set of Malmark Handbells for liturgical use. In addition to offering voluntaries, our bells punctuate our liturgies with peals and festive decoration.
Our handbell choir is open to both adults and youth – a sense of rhythm and music reading skills are helpful, but not required. Change ringing techniques and other ringing skills are taught. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (September – May) in the Nave. We ring at services as scheduled.