Friends of Music Tucson
Our mission is to enrich the musical experiences of the Parish and the wider community by providing concerts, community outreach, education, scholarships, commissioned works and support of musical events enhancing Parish growth and the other ministries at Saint Philip's.
Friends of Music Board Members
Howard (Corky) Gabbert
David Hass, Chair
Beth E. Lee
James B. Marr
Members ex officio & Staff Liaison
Justin Appel, Director of Music
Jeffrey Campbell, Associate Director of Music & Organist
St. Philip's has a long tradition of offering the finest music through worship services that encompass high quality anthems, organ music and liturgical music that upholds the unsurpassed musical tradition of the Anglican/Episcopal Church.
St. Philip's Singers: Non-auditioned, adult choir.
Canterbury Choir: Auditioned, professional-level adult choir that thrives in the most demanding Anglican repertoire.
Schola Cantorum: Combined with Schola Trebles, this group sings the traditional Evensong and other festive liturgical services.
Youth & Children's Ensembles
St. Nicholas Choir & Schola Cantorum Trebles
St Cecilia Choir
Allyn Baker, Director
Mission Ringers (adult)
Saint Philip's Ringers (youth)
St. Philip's In The Hills Church
Friends of Music works closely with St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church for its ministries and mission to the community. For more information, please visit their website: www.stphilipstucson.org/
Church Services with Music
All are Welcome; an offering opportunity is provided
First Sundays (October-May)
9AM and 11:15am
Major choral works with St. Philip's Choirs often with instrumental ensembles.
Second, Fourth and Fifth Sundays
9am: St. Philip's Singers
11:15am: Canterbury Choir and Canterbury Apprentices
Sung Eucharist featuring the finest traditional church music from five centuries
9am: All Generations Sung Eucharist with St. Nicholas Choir
11:15am: Sung Eucharist with St. Philip's Singers
4am: Organ Recital and Choral Evensong with St. ;Nicholas Choir & Schola Cantorum Adults.
Guest organists perform a brief recital, followed by this beautiful contemplative Evening service, sung by candlelight.
7:45am each Sunday service
Instrumentalists and vocalists from the congregation provide music October through May.