Music is at the heart of our worship at Christ Church Cathedral. No matter the style or language, the goal of our music making is the same: to offer praise in the best way we can. From the congregation singing their most well-loved hymn, to the choirs and instrumentalists offering world-class concert, we offer the very best of ourselves to God.
The Cathedral Choir
The Cathedral Choir provides music for English-language services at Christ Church Cathedral. The principal musicians of The Cathedral Choir are choristers (children ages 7-18). Choristers sing the top-most vocal part, and their work is supported by staff singers, organists, and their director. The Cathedral Choir explores the very best of the Anglican-musical tradition. Click here to learn how to become a chorister. Contact Christopher Caurso-Lynch, Interim Director of Music, for more information.
El Coro Latinoamericano de la Catedral
The Coro Latinoamericano de la Catedral provides music for Spanish-language services at Christ Church Cathedral. The principal musicians of Coro are adult volunteer singers. Their work is supported by staff singers, instrumentalists, and their director. Coro explores the very best of the musical traditions from Latin and South America. Contact Interim Associate Music Director Paulo Castro at email@example.com, to become a member of Coro Latinoamericano.
World class music has long been a hallmark of Christ Church Cathedral, and we are pleased to present the 2021-22 concert series. Although we moved online in early 2021 to livestream our events, we’re thrilled that our new concert series is scheduled to be experienced in-person in the magnificent Cathedral.
All are welcome, and there is no charge for the concerts.
Christopher Pitts Trio
Organist Catherine Rodland, professor and artist-in-residence at St. Olaf’s College in Minnesota, joins forces with the Choir of Choristers and Adults to celebrate the refurbishment of the chancel organ by Helmuth Wolff, featuring Messe Solennelle for two organs. This performance will also feature Vierne’s Symphony No. 3.
The music of Durango Cathedral, Mexico, is unique in the history of the European invasion of the Americas. The Cathedral’s musician, Santiago Billoni, composed cantatas in indigenous Mexican languages, melding the new and old worlds. Join Tonos del Sur, an historically-informed ensemble led by baroque violinist Sarah Cranor, as they explore this thrilling music.
Exciting news! Christ Church Cathedral’s own Junior Organ Scholar, Collin Miller, has been invited to participate in two prestigious organ competitions this season. As one of only three finalists nationwide, Collin will be performing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Syracuse, New York, on Friday, June 4, as part of the Poister Competition. In July, Collin will participate virtually as …Read More
With lengthening days, and warmer temperatures, springtime has finally arrived. But that lingering afternoon light, which we so missed during the winter, has revealed the dust hiding in the corners. It’s spring cleaning time. Now imagine for a moment if you missed a year of spring cleaning, or two, or 30! For the Wolff organ at Christ Church Cathedral, which …Read More
NANDER NOVAES’ BIOGRAPHY “The sense of sacred music and worship in Bach’s music are present in the lyricism and musicality of Nander Novaes.” (Ernesto Bitetti, Chair of the Guitar Department at Indiana University, 2010). A classical guitarist, choral conductor and music minister from São Paulo, Brazil, Nander Novaes is regularly noted for his engaging and virtuosic skills as a music …Read More
A Hellmuth Wolff & Associates organ with more than 3,000 pipes. Dedicated in 1990, this organ was designed to handle the colorful French organ tradition and accompany the CCC choirs for traditional Anglican choral music. Visually, it complements the beauty of a stained glass window.
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This 1992 Taylor & Boody Organbuilders gallery organ provides congregational support for hymn-singing and service music. It is ideal for North German Baroque repertoire and provides choristers and musicians with the flexibility to perform in either the upper or lower galleries.
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FREDERICK E. WEBER MEMORIAL CONTINUO POSITIVE ORGAN
A modern organ based on a variety of historic instruments. Dedicated in 1996, this John Brombaugh & Associates instrument can accommodate the various musical needs of contemporary performers.
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