Choirs

The St. Paul’s Choir

The St. Paul’s Choir sings for the 11:15 a.m.Sunday services. (The Sunday after Labor Day through Pentecost) and at special services and concerts.

Rehearsals:

  • Wednesdays 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
  • Sundays 10:15-11:00 a. m.

Choristers and Chorale

The Choristers and Chorale make up the choir for the 9:00 a.m. Sunday service during the school year. Choristers are third graders through Junior High, and Chorale includes High School and Adult members.

As affiliates of the Royal School of Church Music in America, we use the Voice for Life curriculum for musical education and work closely with other RSCM affiliated parishes for choir festivals and summer camps.

Rehearsals:

Wednesdays

  • 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Dinner
  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. RSCM “Voice for Life” Training
  • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Rehearsal

Sundays 8:15 a.m.

Novices

The Novices, first and second graders, comprise the very important feeder ensemble for the Choristers.  Novices learn the fundamentals of musicianship and ensemble singing and come to know themselves as musical leaders in Children’s Chapel and the 9:00 a. m. service on Sundays.

Rehearsals:

Wednesdays

  • 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Dinner with Choristers and Chorale 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

The Chamber Choir

The Chamber Choir is a small ensemble of singers from the Choir and Chorale. They sing Choral Evensong in the chapel several months in the season and contribute additional repertoire to Sunday morning services.  They are the primary vocal ensemble for special concerts.

The Summer Choir

The Summer Choir sings for the 10:00 a.m. Sunday services between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  Rehearsals take place before the service every Sunday for the music to be sung that day.  The Summer Choir is open to singers of all ages.

Joining the Choirs

Contact St. Paul’s Organist and Choirmaster Dr. John E. Cummins at (336) 723-4391, ext. 1401, or by email.