St. Columba’s is a warm, welcoming place where music is an integral part of both worship and community life. The church’s long tradition of musical excellence is continued in our four singing choirs, handbell ensembles for youth and adults, and chamber orchestra. In addition, concerts offering a variety of organ, choral and instrumental programs are offered throughout the year. We encourage each of you to engage with us in our community of music makers by singing or ringing with one of our choirs, or attending a concert in our worship space. All are welcome!
Learn how to create your own music! Weekly composers’ circles on Zoom offer inspiration through images, ideas and sounds as well as an opportunity to learn tricks of the musical trade. Creations can be written down or simply recorded. Six sessions, Sundays 5:00 - 6:00 January 3, 10, 24, 31, Feb 7, 21. Come to all or just drop in. Open to everyone, the circles will be mo…Read More »
St. Columba’s is a warm, welcoming place where music is an integral part of both worship and community life. To listen to selections of our past musical events, including selections from our choirs, concerts, music rehearsals and more, view our music playlist.Read More »
St. Columba Singers is composed of a group of dedicated men and women who enjoy singing and worshiping together. The choir sings each Sunday at the 11:15 am service and rehearses on Thursday evenings, 7:30 – 9 pm. The group sings music from a variety of sacred styles, and welcomes singers of all levels from the parish and community.
St. Columba Singers Ensemble, a chamber choir dr…Read More »
For adults and experienced young instrumentalists, the St. Columba's Chamber Orchestra rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 8:15 – 10 pm and plays during our 11:15 am service several times throughout the year. For more information, contact Peter Clamp.
Primary Choir, our choir for children in Kindergarten through second grade, works on songs and anthems to share in church, but their main focus is on learning and enjoying music together. The choir gathers for playtime, Wednesdays at 3:45 pm on the Nursery School playground, and then moves to the choir room for rehearsal from 4 - 4:45 pm.
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Children's Choir, f…Read More »
Flentrop Orgelbouw, Zaandam, The Netherlands
St. Columba’s Flentrop organ has mechanical tracker action, two manuals and a pedal board. It was built in 1981 and expanded and revoiced in 2003.
Our Flentrop Pipe Organ's Story
Written by Carl Schwartz
The present stone church that is St. Columba's was dedicated in 1927 replacing a wooden frame church on the corner of Albemarle and…Read More »