Save Daylight with Choral Mattins

It’s that time of year again: time to set our clocks ahead and lose an hour of sleep! This means the 9.15 service will feel like an 8.15 service. If that notion fills your heart with dread, why not come to the 11am Choral Mattins service instead? It’ll feel like 10am.

This week (Sunday, 11 . . . → Read More: Save Daylight with Choral Mattins

Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy

Choir Christmas Eve 2018

Do you know a boy under the age of twelve who likes to sing?

Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy exists to foster the artistic and intellectual development of boys and to continue the tradition of English classical choral music. The boys are taught to read and write musical notation under an internationally recognised curriculum, and they . . . → Read More: Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy

Choral Eucharist at 11am

Despite reports to the contrary, there will be no Choral Evensong this month. Instead, why not join the Choir of Men & Boys at the Sunday 11am choral services?

This week (Sunday, 4 March) the Choir sings Choral Eucharist at 11am. [CLICK HERE] for details.

Christmas Lessons & Carols for 2017

Christmas Lesson & Carols 2017

Check out the photos from the 2017 Christmas Lessons & Carols service.

Christmas Schedule for 2017

St Stephen’s Christmastide service schedule has been posted. It’s actually pretty much the same as it has been for the last few years, except, because Advent IV is also Christmas Eve, and there will be three Christmas Eve services late in the day, there will only be two morning services. The 9:15 AM . . . → Read More: Christmas Schedule for 2017

Choral Evensong upon Advent Sunday

Advent Starry Night

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 6:00 PM The First Sunday in Advent

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir of Men & Boys on the First Sunday of the Month, the service begins at . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong upon Advent Sunday

Choral Mattins for Remembrance Sunday

Field-of-Poppies

A SERVICE OF CHORAL MATTINS for Remembrance Sunday Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Mattins, the morning counterpart to Evensong, is drawn from elements of the monastic prayer offices of Matins, Lauds and Prime. While Choral Mattins has been sadly forgotten in many churches, this jewel of Anglican worship is a tradition carefully preserved . . . → Read More: Choral Mattins for Remembrance Sunday

Choral Evensong for All Saints Tide

Dürer Adoration of the Trinity

Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 6:00 PM The Sunday in the Octave of the Feast of All Saints

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir on the First Sunday of the Month, the service begins . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong for All Saints Tide

Choral Evensong for Michaelmas

St Michael and the Dragon

October 1st, 2017 6:00 PM

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir on the First Sunday of the month, the service begins at 6:00 PM and ordinarily lasts about 40 minutes.

This month’s service, sung . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong for Michaelmas

September Hymnfest Report

The Choirmaster sends the following note: Dear Friends of Saint Stephen’s Music:

Kudos to everyone who participated in this past Sunday’s Hymnfest which raised $1,433 in aid of the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Your generosity is inspiring. Thank you for joining us in offering assistance to our fellow Americans in their time . . . → Read More: September Hymnfest Report