Music Lovers Rejoice!

201505554a3b114c86bCome and hear the St Paul’s Choir, St Paul’s Choir School and Orchestra perform works by Antonio Vivaldi, Charles Villiers Stanford as well as music from all ages on Sunday, May 31 at St. Paul’s in Englewood. 

The St Paul’s Adult Choir is a semi-professional group of singers that sings for services and concerts at the church. Our members come from all walks of life, and include professional singers as well as volunteers from the community.

St Paul’s Choir School, a 30-member ensemble of choristers ages 8 through high school, sings regularly at St Paul’s and performs throughout the eastern seaboard states. The Choir School is a musical and educational outreach of St. Paul’s explained Music Director Mark Trautman, “It is based on the idea that all children are able to sing, with encouragement and instruction. Girls and boys receive free music education and performance opportunities.” They recently appeared onstage at Bergen PAC with the award-winning group “The Chieftains.”

Featured on the program will be Antonio Vivaldi’s “Credo” for chorus and orchestra and Stanford’s “Te Deum” for strings and organ. Other works include “I Want Jesus to Walk With Me,” “The Storm is Passing Over” and Keith Hampton’s “Praise His Holy Name,” as well as other jazz and gospel favorites.

Everyone is welcome at St. Paul’s to hear this exciting concert. No tickets are required, and there is a suggested donation is $20, students and seniors $10, children under 12 free, and a reception follows the concert.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, well-known in the community for its lively and inspiring musical events, is centrally located at 113 Engle Street, Englewood NJ. The Gothic building, built in 1865, with its rose limestone foundation has stained glass windows from Tiffany, La Farge, and Lamb Studios. Contact Mark Trautman at mtrautman@stpaulsenglewood.org or call 201.568.3276, or visit at www.stpaulsenglewood.org.

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