Choirs

"Make joyful noise unto the Lord."

 
Bruton Parish's music ministry has a rich history that goes back more than 300 years. If you are interested in participating in one of our choirs, please contact the directors. New singers and ringers are always welcome and are heartily invited to join us.

Choir Singers

Pelham Choir.  Director: Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist (645-3431 or email); Accompanist: JanEl Will, Organist. The Pelham Choir, named after Brutons first organist, Peter Pelham, sings for the Sunday 9:15 a.m. Eucharist service.  The choir rehearses each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the choir room at the Parish House (lower level).

Chancel Choir. Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist (645-3431 or email); Accompanist: JanEl Will, Organist. The Chancel Choir sings for the 11:15 a.m. Sunday service, and the choir rehearses each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the choir room at the Parish House (lower level).

The Chancel and Pelham choirs combine for Choral Evensongs, significant feast day worship services, and major musical performances such as the Christmas Concert and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Concert.
 

 

Canterbury Choir.  Director: Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist (645-3431 or email).  The Canterbury Choir is comprised of college students who sing for the 5:30 p.m. service when The College of William and Mary is in session. The choir rehearses at 4:00 p.m. on Sundays in the church basement.

Canterbury Choir 9-4-11

 

 Bruton Choristers

Choristers. Director: Ann Porter (email). Youth in grades 3 and up are invited to join the Choristers for rehearsal each Sunday during the school year at 11:00 a.m. in the choir room at the Parish House. The choir sings once or twice a month from September through May for the 9:15 a.m. service of Holy Eucharist.

Joyful Noise Choir. Director: Genrose Lashinger (email). Children ages 4 through 2nd grade are invited to join the Joyful Noise Choir which rehearses Sunday morning at the same time as the Choristers. The choir usually sings once a month from September through May for the Sunday 9:15 a.m. service of Holy Eucharist.

Tarpley Ringers. Director: Rebecca Davy (645-3431 or email). The Bruton Handbell Choir rehearses Mondays from September through May at 5:30 p.m. and rings monthly at the 9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services.  They additionally perform two Candlelight Concerts each year. The choir rings five octaves of Malmark handbells and three octaves of handchimes. The ability to read a musical score is a prerequisite, but both experienced and beginning ringers are welcome.

BELLY UP TO THE BELLS