October 3, 2008

The "king of instruments" is holding court.

The American Guild of Organists has coordinated on October 19 what it calls "the world's largest organ concert" -- musical events in more than 200 locations in the U.S. and overseas to celebrate the multi-voiced instrument most people only hear...

September 12, 2008

The steps of London's historic Westminster Cathedral was the site where a gifted trio of Irish Roman Catholic priests signed a contract with Sony BMG for their first album set for U.S. release on RCA Victor Records on Nov. 18.

The priests, comprised of two brothers, Eugene O' Hagan, 48,...

June 27, 2008

Seeking to combat declining church attendance and rising crime among teenagers, the Diocese of Newark has established a music and dance program to help build self-esteem and develop valuable life skills among inner-city youth.

"The steady decline in youth attendance at churches and...

June 6, 2008

The Episcopal Church's most distinguished musicians gathered in Princeton, N.J., on June 1 to honor James Litton, a world-renowned choirmaster who returned to Trinity Church, where he served as organist and choirmaster from 1968 to 1982.

A list of "Who's Who" in the Episcopal music...

April 2, 2008

Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio, will honor musician and liturgist Daniel Hathaway on Sunday, June 29 at its 10 am service as he concludes his 31-year of ministry as Canon for Music, Art and Worship.

The celebration, open to all, will include a festival Eucharist at which Hathaway...

March 6, 2008

A group of talented students from Trinity College, Wales, visited New York during Wales Week from February 25 to March 1 to give concert performances as members of a 15-voice chamber choir and perform an original play, New Worlds, at the off-Broadway Producer's Club 2.

The Wales in New...

February 7, 2008

Nearly two years after performing at the Episcopal Church's General Convention where his debut album, "Rotation," became one of the Episcopal bookstore's best selling items, Isaac Everett is back with a second release.

"Transmission," a collaboration with lyricist j. Snodgrass, follows...

January 18, 2008

St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, in the Diocese of Western New York has receive the first-ever grant to a North American cathedral choir by the London, U.K.-based Friends of Cathedral Music (FCM).

This grant, amounting to approximately $11,000, will be presented by...

December 17, 2007

Bearfoot, a young Alaskan band, will be performing to benefit a bluegrass music program for Native American youth in Alaska and Canada January 8 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Kingston, New York.

The 7 p.m. concert will be preceded by a silent auction featuring Alaskan arts and...

December 13, 2007

During a parish retreat Brad Phillips, a music minister for more than 20 years, assigned participants to go on a treasure hunt for unconventional percussive instruments. They brought back cooking utensils, bars of soap, rocks, even a toaster.

Other times percussion instruments have been...