Rehearsals on Wednesday evenings, 7:00–8:30 PM, begin September 7, 2016.
The Sanctuary Choir provides the musical centerpiece for Sunday morning worship during the program year, September through June. The ensemble sings a widely diverse repertoire, including oratorio choruses, traditional anthems, contemporary works, gospel music, sacred jazz, and global music. During the Advent and Lent/Easter seasons, the choir performs major works with orchestra.
The Sanctuary Choir has sung in cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales, and performed at state and regional conventions for the American Choral Directors Association. In 2009 the choir premiered its commissioned anthem, “Pentecost,” by British organist/composer Malcolm Archer. Collaborative projects such as the Ike Sturm Jazz Mass with the Ike Sturm Jazz Ensemble in 2013 and the John Rutter Mass of the Children with the Appleton Boychoir in 2014 broaden the sound and experience of the ensemble.
The Sanctuary Choir welcomes new members; no audition is required.