Music at St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter's choirs at Easter 2014
St. Peter’s choirs at Easter 2014

Music at St. Peter’s Church opens hearts and minds to the transforming power of Christ’s love. We value music as a dynamic spiritual force that enriches the lives of parishioners and visitors alike. We nurture the talents of our musicians of all ages, we reach through the universal language of music to our neighborhood and the broader community, and we welcome all to sing, play and enjoy making music to the glory of God.

“Music hits me so directly in my emotions that I believe it is one way that God calls to me. Music at St. Peter’s is wonderful. It gathers me in to the worship service. When I walk up to take communion and pass between the choir members as they sing, I feel that I am about as close to Heaven as I can be on this earth.” – Jonathan Miller, parishioner

Children’s Choirs

St. Peter’s has the largest, liveliest, and most comprehensive children’s choir program in Philadelphia, offering a superlative music education to area boys and girls. Children as young as first grade can participate. Boys rehearse on Wednesdays afternoons, girls on Fridays, and they sing for Sunday morning services an average of twice monthly. Learn more…

Adult Choir

Our adult choir is composed of professionals and dedicated amateur singers who enjoy making great music together. The adults sing for three Sunday morning services monthly. Learn more…

How to Join

There are always openings for new children (as young as first grade), adolescents, and adults in our choirs. If you are interested, please contact Choirmaster Bruce J. Barber II or click here for an online form to request more information.

Music Director Search

St. Peter’s in the midst of a search for a permanent music director. Click the links below to read the latest news:

Director of Music Ministry Job Description, approved March 2015

Music Case Statement, approved February 2015

January 2015 Update, from the Rev. Ledlie I. Laughlin


 

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