Our Hymn Auction raised an amazing one thousand dollars

St. Stephen’s Transfiguration Sunday Hymn Auction on August 6th raised a breathtaking $1,025 for the Choir’s adopted charity: The Christ Child Society of Baltimore. The fundraising effort was all the more remarkable because only some 20 diehards attended the event—a reflection of summer vacation season.

Despite the relatively small numbers—far fewer attendees than we . . . → Read More: Our Hymn Auction raised an amazing one thousand dollars

Now hiring choirboys – apply today!

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Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy, the voice-training programme which provides the boy choristers for our parish choir, is looking for new recruits. If you know a family member, friend, neighbour, or random kid on the street who enjoys singing, wishes to receive a free classical music education, and who might be interested in getting paid in . . . → Read More: Now hiring choirboys – apply today!

The best kept musical
 secret in Baltimore

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People come from far and wide to hear St Stephen’s Choir of Men and Boys sing our monthly services of Evensong. Choral Evensong is the one of the great gifts the Anglican world has given the Church catholick, and it is cherished not only by Anglicans, but by music-lovers of many persuasions—including those with none . . . → Read More: The best kept musical
 secret in Baltimore

Epiphany Lessons & Carols

Sunday, 4 January 2015 — 6pm

Through scripture readings, carols and hymns, the Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany celebrates the joy of Christmastide and the revelation of Jesus to humanity.

The Carol Service begins at 6.00 PM and ordinarily lasts about 60 minutes. Visitors of all faiths are heartily welcomed, and all are . . . → Read More: Epiphany Lessons & Carols

Music Education Opportunities for Home Schoolers

St Stephen’s Choir Academy offers an excellent opportunity for home–schooled boys in the Timonium/Mays Chapel area to obtain a rigorous musical education. If you don’t find the answers to your questions on this page, feel free to contact Adric, the Choirmaster, at adric@choiracademy.org, or the Director of Admissions, Mrs Cheryl Nickol, at . . . → Read More: Music Education Opportunities for Home Schoolers

All Saints Evensong

This evening’s Evensong for All Saints was a rousing success. The Gentlemen of the Choir sang an arrangement by the Choirmaster of Bainton’s And I Saw A New Heaven, and Canticles by Sumsion, with Preces and Responses after Byrd’s Mass for Three Voices. Isaac was appropriately attired for the occasion. The post-Evensong was a rousing . . . → Read More: All Saints Evensong

Fourth of July Hymnfest

Come raise your voice in a musical tribute to the USA at our Fourth of July Hymnfest, taking place in our usual Evensong timeslot on Sunday, July 1st at 6.00 PM. The programme will include the usual patriotic spectaculars, supplemented by some of the parish’s most popular hymns. An American ‘Burgers-‘n’-Boh’ cookout will follow.

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A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

Palm Sunday, 1 April 2012, at 6:00 PM

For April, in lieu of Choral Evensong, we present a ‘Lessons & Carols’-esque service for Palm Sunday. The service begins at the usual time of 6:00 PM and is expected to conclude within an hour.

Music will include:

Bartholomäus Gesius – Hosianna dem Sonne Davids William Griffith . . . → Read More: A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

Choral Service for Ash Wednesday

The Choir of Men & Boys invite you to observe Ash Wednesday with the Penitential Office and Choral Eucharist on February 22nd at 7:00 PM. Music at the service will include Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere mei, Deus, and works of Gibbons, Victoria, Tomkins, and Batten. The Imposition of Ashes will be available at the Penitential Office.

Ding Dong Merrily On High!

The Choirmaster has a very special music program in store for us this Christmas. The Choir of Men & Boys will be accompanied at the Midnight Mass by a small chamber orchestra.

You can honor loved ones by helping to defray the cost of the Oboes and Strings. It’s the ideal gift for the people . . . → Read More: Ding Dong Merrily On High!