Choirs/Groups

St. Andrew’s-Wesley has a long musical tradition, with its Jazz Vespers, Candlelight and Music and musical events.  That tradition also includes many choirs.  Join us – either as a singer or a listener!

  Music Vocal Ensemble Membership is by Audition

 

ST. ANDREW’S-WESLEY VOCAL ENSEMBLE

An auditioned mixed voice double quartet of carefully selected professional singers, often accompanied by professional instrumentalists, which assures musical support for the church’s Sunday morning worship services. Directed by Darryl Nixon.

 Music Oratorio Singers Membership is by Audition

 

ORATORIO SINGERS

A carefully auditioned choir of 50 to 60 singers dedicated to presenting sacred oratorio, cantata, motet, and passion repertoire to the Vancouver community in a concert setting. When in session, meets Wednesday evenings. Presently, this group is on sabbatical. Directed by Darryl Nixon, Michael Molnar, accompanist and organist.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO 2017 CHRISTMAS CONCERT

 Music Sanctuary Choir Membership is by Audition

 

THE ST. ANDREW’S-WESLEY SANCTUARY CHOIR

A 20 member auditioned mixed voice choir. Meets monthly to rehearse anthems for morning worship services. Open to all experienced singers. Directed by Darryl Nixon.

 Music Womens' Vocal Ensemble Membership is by Audition

 

WOMEN’S VOCAL ENSEMBLE

This ensemble, open by audition to experienced sopranos and altos, meets regularly to explore repertoire for women’s voices alone. Directed by Darryl Nixon.

 Music Mens Vocal Membership is by Audition

 

THE MEN’S VOCAL ENSEMBLE

An ensemble of auditioned professional singers which meets regularly to explore repertoire for men’s voices. Sings at selected Sunday morning services. Directed by Darryl Nixon.

 Music Congregational Choir Membership is Open to All

 

THE CONGREGATIONAL COMMUNITY CHOIR

An unauditioned mixed voice choir which meets bi-monthly to prepare appropriate music for Sunday morning worship. Open to everyone who loves to sing from within or beyond the congregation with no expectation of choral experience. Directed by Darryl Nixon.

 Music SummerChor Membership is Open to All

SUMMERCHOR

Summer Chor is a large community choir – usually 150 people, that focuses on one major choral work each summer from June to August, culminating in a performance.  All are welcome, with meetings Wednesday evenings from 6:45 to 8:55 pm from June to August

 Music Choir Membership is Open to All

 

GOSPEL CHOIR

Repertoire ranges from traditional Gospel to more contemporary expressions of faith. No auditions are required – Rehearsals are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month. Performs at Gospel services held at 10:30am on the 3rd Sunday, September through June. Directed by Curt Allison.