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!
Contemporary Psalm Writing – Sing to the Lord a New Psalm! Find your inner King David during a Sunday evening writing group. Express your thoughts and prayers through writing with Zoom gatherings of like-minded people. Each session will include reading new and old psalms, loosely structured psalm writing time, as well as time to share writing with others. Try your hand at festal…Read More »
We can't gather together for Easter, but we hope you'll join us in St. Columba's Jesus Christ is risen today Virtual Choir that will include as many singers and their families as we can gather.
It’s easy to participate. Just click below to download the music and audio, and then make a video of yourself or your family singing along while listening through headphones.
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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 group sings music from a variety of sacred styles, and welcomes singers of all levels from the parish and community. They currently meet for weekly Zoom rehearsals Thursday evenings, 7:30 - 9 pm, and share their music in videos that are included in our Sunday onlin…Read More »
For adults and experienced young instrumentalists, the St. Columba's Chamber Orchestra is on hiatus until they can safely gather for rehearsals. 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 meets for interactive Zoom rehearsals on Wednesdays from 4-4:45 pm.
Click here to Register.
Children's Choir, for those in grades three through six, is a wonderful place to sing and learn…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 »