Music at St. Anne’s

St. Anne’s Concert Series

St. Anne’s Church is known for its exemplary music program and this free concert series is a big part of it.  Through this series, we bring to Annapolis the best musicians in the region. The church itself boasts the finest acoustics in the area as well as one of the finest pipe organs. So, if you like music – music of all kinds – join us!

All Thursday Concerts begin at 6:15 PM at St. Anne’s Church (Church Circle, Annapolis)

No tickets required for these special nights! Come as you are, pay as you can.

Adult Choir

Snior Choir Music ProgramUnder the direction of conductor, J. Ernest Green, our Adult Choir is composed of over 50 members. The Adult Choir provides most of the music for our 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. worship services. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Skylight Room of the Parish House.  For more information, contact Ernie Green jegreen@stannes-annapolis.org.

Young Singers of St. Anne’s

young-singersThis interfaith ensemble consists of treble voices, including boys with unchanged voices ages 8+. Choristers rehearse weekly and sing monthly at our Saturday & Sunday 5:30 PM services. Our diverse choral repertoire consists of music from the Anglican choral tradition as well as other cultural and global musical traditions.

By participating in the choir, choristers gain training in vocal technique, music theory and aural skills that are compatible with studying an instrument, singing in additional choirs or furthering their vocal studies. For more information about our cathedral quality choral training program, contact Elissa Edwards, director, at elissa@stannes-annapolis.org. Download a PDF of our informational brochure & application here.

Worship & Anthem Schedule:

March:
11 & 12 Panis Angelicus – César Franck
I Lift Up My Eyes to the Hills – Jusuf Kamadjadja

April:
8 & 9 Christ Has No Body Now, But Yours – David Ogden
Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester  – L. J. White

15 Liturgy of the Light – Easter Celebration
An Easter Carillon – W. Leonard Beck

May:
6 & 7 My Master Hath a Garden – Randall Thompson
Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies – Gerald H. Knight

Come encourage our growing treble choir as they share the beauty of the Anglican choral tradition with the citywide community!  It is our vocational delight to bring you this glorious music each month.

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Children’s Choir

Music for ChildrenChildren’s Choir is for all St. Anne’s children between the ages of 3 and 8. Children practice year-round during the Sycamore Tree Children’s Liturgy at the 9.30 AM Sunday service and they sing the anthem at the Eucharist on the third Sunday of each month from October through May. The Children’s Choir sings at the Christ Child Service on Christmas Eve and the Children’s Liturgy of the Light on the Saturday before Easter.  For more information, contact Laurie Hays laurhays@gmail.com.

Church Circle Consort

Music Band St. Anne'sInstrumental music for church services and other events is frequently provided by the Church Circle Consort. This group is a collection of instrumentalist, including strings, winds and percussion that range from amateur to professional and beginners to lifetime musicians under the direction of Kari Shea. Interested participants are grouped appropriately with other instruments or arrangements are made for solo performances and accompaniment with piano. A brass choir meets regularly and a string trio meets at arranged times. Other groups are formed for specific performances and as the need arises. If you play an instrument and want more information, contact Kari Shea kari@shea.cc.