Music

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The Music Ministry has a number of efforts planned for the year ahead. Look for our concert and service calendar in the 2016-2017 Music Brochure. We are especially pleased to include:

May 7, Sunday, 11:15 a.m. Cantata and Awarding of Crosses and Ribbons
Youth Choir
May 14, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. Awarding of Crosses and Ribbons
Children’s Choir and Cherub Choir
Britten: Psalm 150
May 28, Sunday, 7:00 p.m. Memorial Concert
St. James’s Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Bach: Cantata 106, Fauré: Requiem
June 4, Sunday,10:00 a.m. Jazz Eucharist
Parish and West Gallery Choirs with
the John Winn Jazz Band
Music by Ellington and Whitmire
June 7, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Welcome Summer Recital: Bruce Stevens, Organist
Offering benefits St. James’s Children’s Center
June 9, Friday, 7:00 p.m. Homegrown
A celebration of the musical talent in our Parish
(Valentine Hall)
June 14, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Welcome Summer Recital: Ellen Cockerham and Friends
Offering benefits Central Virginia Food Bank
June 21, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Welcome Summer Recital: Christine and David Hagan, piano duo
Offering benefits CARITAS

Music, Mission & Outreach

Haiti Mission Trip – Winter 2018 Inspired by St. James’s motto, “Be ye doers,” the choir made its first mission trip to New Orleans in 2008. This year, the choir takes itseleventh mission trip, travelling to Jacmel, Haiti, to continue work on a new facility for Wings of Hope ­– a home for disabled and handicapped children and adults.

The Virginia Home – 7:00 p.m., Fourth Monday of each month, September – May Led by members of the Guitar Ensemble, choristers and parishioners gather to sing hymns, bluegrass, Beatles tunes and vintage rock & roll with residents of the Virginia Home. Anyone who likes to sing is welcome to join us.

Christmas Caroling – 5:00 p.m., December 18 Each December, choristers carol at the Virginia Home, Westminster Canterbury, and the homes of parishioners who are home-bound. All are welcome to come share this joy of the season.