Music Ministry

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November 3, 2019

It was a privilege to listen to Claire Sharp play the prelude on the organ this morning. Recit de Cornet and Benedictus - Chromhorne en Taille by Francois Couperin were her choices. The Sanctuary Choir's ministry of song was "Bread of Heaven" (Mock and Lopez), "Table of Love" (Marrolli) and, during communion, was "Let us Come" (Marrolli). Next week is our Remembrance Service with music by the Chamber Choir. Guest musicians will be Pam Breuer on Trumpet and Andrew Joo, Piper. 

October 27, 2019

Our very own Angel Voices offered their gift of song Sunday morning as they performed a piece composed by Garrett Krause, accompaniest for the Sanctuary Choir. "Traces" was their anthem selection while their Offertory featured "Little Lamb, Who Made Thee?" (R.E. McVey) as their contribution to the Bless the Animals service.  

October 20, 2019

Our special guest organist this morning was Bruce Clark and, accompaniest for the Sanctuary choir, Garrett Krause was on hand as they sang two numbers: "You Say" (Heather Sorenson arrangement) and "He's God" (Edwin Hawkins/arr. Carol Cymbala.) Soloists were Christy Brekke, Ruth Cross and Ian McDonald.  

October 13, 2019

The Chamber Choir's offerings of "For the Beauty of the Earth" (Stopford) and "O Clap your Hands Together" (Tomkins) added to our measure of thanksgiving on Sunday morning and, as usual, text for our closing hymn, written by Rev. Peggy, reminded us that "A giving heart creates a warming light of hope and freedom, born when life feels bright. A Thankful faith expands our inward sight. Hallelujah, hallelujah." 

October 6, 2019

Music ministry on World Communion Sunday was offered by the Sanctuary Choir as they sang 

September 29, 2019

On this fifth Sunday of the month, we were privileged to have as our musican guest, Tor Ellergodt. Tor, a Baroque Celloist, played for us an "Allemande" and a "Sarabande" from J.S. Bach's 'Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major.' 

September 22, 2019

The Angel Voices led music ministry this Sunday. With Brent and Colleen, the Angel Voices provided as an anthem, "This is My Father's World" -- soloist Betsy Woolner (R.E.McVey) and the offertory, "People Need the Lord." (Nelson and McHugh). 

September 15, 2019

Last week we enjoyed the mjusic ministry offered by the Chamber Choir and this week, it was the Sanctuary Choir who sang "What a Friend" and "Amazing Grace" with Garrett Krause on the piano and Brent Tucker, directing. 

August 25, 2019

With Brent, our music director, accompanying on the piano, Brittany Rae offered her ministry of song this morning as she sang, "The Call" from "Five Mystical Songs" (R.V.Williams). Her offertory selection was Aaron Copland's "At the River." 

Next week, Eric Nyland will be joining us for the service. 

August 18, 2019 

Special music this week was provided by Jack Olszewski on piano.  

August 11, 2019

Gianetta Baril, on her harp, added her ministry of song this morning. Guest soloist was Josie Smith. Next week, Jack Olszewski will be our guest musician. 

August 4, 2019

Lindsay Johnston was our guest musician on Sunday morning, playing her French Horn. Next week, welcome Gianetta Baril as her talent on the harp invites us into worship. 

Gianetta

July 28, 2019

Carolyn Knight on flute/piano and Bruce Clark on organ/piano were our guest musicians this morning. Next week, Lindsay Johnston will be here with her French horn. 

July 21, 2019

This morning, Carsten Rubeling on trombone was our guest musician. His renditions of Oscar Peterson's Hymn to Freedom along with Summertime (Gershwin) and Serenade (Toselli) were well-received. Brent and Wayne's collaboration regarding this morning's music emphasizes the role of hospitality in the life of St. David's. The words to the selected hymns can be found by scrolling down to last Sunday's Worship Folder on the Ministries/Worship page: Come In, Come In and Sit Down, In Loving Partnership and Draw the Circle Wide.

July 14, 2019

Rev. Bruce Clark was our guest organist this morning along with Eileen Kosasih on violin and piano. Bruce also played the grand piano with enthusiasm as he accompanied the congregation in "One More Step along the World I Go" and "This is the Day." Kerry Duncan McCartney, member of the Sanctuary Choir and soloist, led us in our singing.

July 7, 2019

Mike Grammer, Torontonian and friend of ACTS Monday Night Book Study, was our guest musician on Sunday. His selection for Reflection was a piece that he had written to commemorate the death of a close friend and he and Brent performed "Romance" from "Duet Suite" by Denis Bedard with organ and piano as their Offertory selection. 

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MUSIC MINISTRY AT SDUC: There are a number of different choral groups associated with St. David's, each having their own focus and purpose.  Please contact Brent Tucker at 403-284-2276 Ex 106 or [email protected] if you are interested in sharing your musical talents in any of our ensembles.

Our different choral groups include: