Music at Christ Church

Music has been an important ministry at Christ Church since its founding in 1967.Choir Organ.jp4

 

Distinguished musicians from the community and the universities have served as directors of music, instrumental and vocal soloists, accompanists, cantors, and singers in the Christ Church Choir.

 

The congregation is a singing congregation, embracing the church's new hymn and liturgical resources with enthusiasm and ease, while keeping the old alive in memory.

 

The sanctuary boasts a live acoustic, which lends energy to congregational and choral song.

 

The Choir

The Christ Church Choir is a mixed-voice, adult choir of about 6 members. It leads the congregational song and offers up psalms and anthems in worship every week from the beginning of September to the end of May. The choir meets for rehearsal on occasional Thursday evenings from 7.30 to 9 p.m. and Sunday mornings from 9.30 to 9.45 a.m., before the 10 a.m. service.

All persons of high-school age and older are invited to become members.

 

The Instruments

 

The pipe organ is an Edward Lye tracker organ (1920), brought to Christ Church and restored by Ross Dodington and Paul Meier in 1994. The crucifix on the organ case was designed and made by Paul Meier in 1994.

 

The sanctuary piano is a 4-foot William Knabe grand piano (1937).