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Advent Christmas
Recital Series


All recitals are Wednesdays at 12:10 noon.
They are free and open to the public. Recitals last about 25 minutes.  An optional light lunch is offered for the suggested donation of $4.

 

Wednesday, November 30 / 12:10pm
with Evensong Music Director, Tim Coons

 

Wednesday, December 7 / 12:10pm
with guests St. Andrew Sisters

Wednesday, December 14 / 12:10pm
with guests, Jubilee Handbells

Wednesday, December 7 / 12:10pm
with guest, Kay Coryell-Flutist

 

John Fielder
with the Colorado Wind Ensemble

Friday December 2nd | 7:30 pm

Colorado Wind Ensemble with

John Fielder-Photographer

Tickets must be purchased through the Colorado Wind Ensemble

 

 

Encore Community Chorus

Sunday December 4th | 3 pm
Encore Community Chorus in Concert

Tickets at the door

 

 

Reunited
with Rebecca Moritzky

Friday December 9th
Dinner at 6 pm, Concert at 7:15 pm

Reunited At Christmas with Guest harpist Rebecca Moritzky. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

 

Enjoy a wonderful catered meal prepared just for this event. Then sit back and prepare to hear the incredible sounds of harp and mostly accapella choir.

Reunited now in its 8th year as an ensemble will sing such favorites as Carol Of The Bells, Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy, O Holy Night and many others. Also enjoy the fresh and vibrant sounds of Rebecca Moritzky Russian trained harpist.

 

Tickets are $35 for Dinner and concert. Included are the best seats in the house. $250.00 for a table of 8.

Concert only tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.  These seats are towards the back of the room.

Advance tickets will end on Monday, December 5 at 5 pm.

 

Denver Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Show

Sunday December 11th | 3 pm
Denver Gay Men’s Chorus Holiday Show

Tickets available at the door or by going to www.rmarts.org

 

The Denver Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates 35 years this season and will entertain you this holiday season with Merry and GAY! A DGMC Holiday Spectacular!  With songs spanning the traditional to the nonsensical antics at Santa's workshop, you will love this show as much as the guys do singing it!  Imagine Santa not letting you enjoy your favorite tunes while working in the workshop!  Why it'll be a revolt!  And what is up with Mrs. Claus?!  You will be talking about this one for the entire season!

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Immersion

Canto Deo Community Choir & Orchestra

Friday, December 16th | 7  pm
Saturday, December 17th | 2 pm

CWC, Festival Choir, Bells and Orchestra

Concert is free and open to the public.  No tickets are needed.

 

Very limited “Immersion” seating tickets will be available on Monday November 14.

For special seating among the choir/orchestra tickets are only sold in advance. No Special Seating tickets are sold at the door. They are $15 and may be purchased on line or here. Ticket holders may be seated while choir and orchestra is warming up (45 minutes before) and they should look for the seats that have a lime green stripe across that back.

 

These tickets will allow audience members to sit among the performers. They are $15 in advance and will not be sold after Monday, December 12 at 5 pm. Click HERE to purchase.

 

 

 

Sunday December 18th | 3 pm
Canto Deo Community Choir and Orchestra Concert

Free tickets available on Canto Deo Website.

MUSIC TO YOUR EARS!

 

Whether you're a child, youth or adult, join us in making a joyful noise! We have a choir for every singer. Music and the Arts is a vital part of the St. Andrew Ministry. We have 19 musical ensembles and choirs. If you have questions or need more information please let us know!

 

To find out more about St. Andrew's music programs or upcoming events,

contact Mark Zwilling by clicking on the link below.

 

 

EMAIL

ADULT CHOIR

We want you! The choir is made up of people that can carry a tune but have almost no choral experience. Other choir members can music a little, some can read music well and some have degrees in music.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

ORCHESTRA

We have openings for all instruments! Come make beautiful music! What started out as a few players 10 years ago, has grown to over 45 players including strings, horns and harp. The Orchestra ranges in ages from 15 to 80. We ask that you have had a little experience playing and, if you are a student, you have at least one or two years of school experience. The arrangements we use are flexible with many instruments included.

 

HANDBELLS

Jubilee Handbells - Outreach Choir

This choir visits nursing homes, retirement communities and schools.

Fall tour in late November/Early December and Spring Tour in Late April and Early May.

 

Carillion Handbell Choir

This choir has opportunity for inexperienced as well as seasoned players.

This group plays in church in October, December, February and April.

 

Alleluia - St. Andrew’s Advanced Handbell Choir

This choir plays in church in September, November, January and March

and plays for Christmas Programs and Spring programs.

 

Good Vibrations - Youth Beginner Handbell Choir

For youth, 6 – 12th grade and some adults

This choir plays in church a few times during the school year.


ENSEMBLES

St. Andrew has a number of special, audition only, ensemble groups:

 

Expressions of the Soul

Bluegrass styling

 

Reunited Vocal Ensemble

12-14 members, 20-35 in age, accapella vocal ensemble

 

St. Andrew Sisters

Women of all ages are welcome and auditioned

 

Uncle John's Band

Country-western styling

 

Silent Message Liturgical Dance Ensemble

This is a dance ensemble that support worship services seasonally. Auditions only.

 

DANCE

Liturgical Dancers

Our Liturgical Dancers meet seasonally. Some experience is preferred. Let us hear from you if you are interested in liturgical dance!

 

Hallelujah Chorus

Grades 3 - 5

Directed by Sam Eschliman

Begins Wednesday, September 9th

 

Celebration singers

Kindergarten - 2nd grade

Directed by Katie Sinning

Begins Wednesday, September 9th.

 

SEASONAL CHOIRS

 

Men of Note (Men's Choir)

Director - Sam Eschliman

No audition needed. Men of all ages welcome.

Mother's Day Men's Choir

Rehearsals will be Wednesdays and Saturdays before Mother's Day, with a performance in church on Mother's Day 2017

 

Father's Day Women's Choir

Director - Elaine MacDonald

Rehearsal on Wednesday before Father's Day

Sing for Father's Day Sunday Services in 2017

 

HOLY PRETZEL YOUTH CHOIR

Sunday afternoons from 4:30-6:00 pm, Grades 6-12

 

CHILDREN'S CHOIRS

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Celebration Singers, Grades K - 2nd (5 year old not in Kindergarten may also attend if a parent stays for the practice)

Hallelujah Chorus, Grades 3 - 5

 

 

 

 

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

 

EMAIL

FESTIVAL CHOIR

The Festival Choir is designed to be a short term choral experience.

 

The Festival Choir joins with our 130 voice adult choir and it features wonderful music, community and spiritual enrichment.

 

There is no cost to be a part of the Festival Choir.

 

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CHRISTMAS 2016

The Festival Choir is a wonderful way to experience the adult choir on a short-term basis if your schedule does not allow you to commit to the year-round rehearsal schedule.  We meet with the Charles Wesley Choir, every Wednesday evening, from 7:15-8:15 pm.

 

The Christmas Immersion concert will be offered twice.  This concert will feature St. Andrew’s most advanced Handbell Ensemble called Alleluia, a full professional orchestra, narration and choir.  The music will be many Christmas Favorites and a few new arrangements of familiar Christmas songs.  A few of the titles are: See Amid The Winter’s Snow, Do You Hear What I Hear?,  Hallelujah and many, many more.   This concert will feature offer special seats for audience members that want to sit among the choir, orchestra and bells.  You will have a surround sound effect and watch the conductor as the concert unfolds.

 

The concert for regular seats is free.  Special seating is $15.
Advance tickets only and limited to 100 people.

 

 

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Wednesdays: October 26th – December 14th 7:15pm-8:15pm.

Exception:  Tuesday, November 22nd in lieu of Wednesday that week.
Wednesday, December 14 time will be 8:00-9:00pm

Saturdays: October 29th and December 10th 9:00am-12:00pm.


CONCERTS
Friday, December 16 at 7 pm and
Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 pm.
Call times will be 1 and half hours before the concert.  The program lasts under 80 minutes with no intermission.


ATTIRE

Men
Black slacks, black socks, black shoes, black belt, black long sleeve, collared dress shirt.  You are to wear the St. Andrew Red Tie.  If you do not have that tie we will provide it for you.


Women
All black.  Sleeves must be three quarter length.  You may wear slacks, dress or skirt.  You will wear the St. Andrew String of Beads.
If you do not have them we will provide them for you.

 

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We do use some of the Festival Choir Music for our Sunday morning worship experiences.  We invite and encourage you to come and sing with us for one of those Sundays.  November 27, December 4  or Christmas Eve December 24 at 9:00 pm.

*Members of the Festival Choir cannot miss more than three rehearsals to participate

 

*Childcare is available for all the rehearsals – reservations must be made at least one week in advance by calling (303)794-2683 ext. 151

 

*When you come to your first rehearsal we will ask you to fill out an information form.  Please do this and turn it in to the director.

 

*No scents, colognes or perfumes may be worn during rehearsals, worship or concerts.

ARTIST SHOWCASE

 

 

 

 

 

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