Music Ministry

Music holds a special place in our worship at St. George’s-on-the-Hill. Our talented choir leads us in singing hymns and other music. The repertoire sung in English and Latin reflects a broad perspective of music from the 1500’s to the present.  Other special masses, such as the Marian Mass by W.A. Mozart, and the St. Theresa Mass by J. Haydn, are sung to mark important celebrations in the church year. Occasionally, worship is enhanced by guest instrumentalists.  We look forward to presenting more new, beautiful and challenging music in the coming year, as the music is a reflection of the worshipful nature of the weekly celebrations.

Singing God’s love-song with harmony, faith, and compassion

Sunday Choir

Our choir is a congenial mix of extremely capable volunteers and professional singers committed to attaining a consistent level of singing for the worship.

The Organ

The organ was built in 1973, Op. 3175. Originally built and designed as a Tracker action, it was altered and installed as an Electric Pneumatic action (which most pipe organs are), due to a structural impediment in the roof.  In 2015, the organ was dismantled, cleaned, tuned, the metal screens were removed, and a new oboe stop installed, work that has greatly enhanced the tonal colour and volume of the organ.

The piano is a Heintzman Grand Op. H 61.

Wednesday Church by Candlelight Chamber Choir

The music sung at this celebration ranges from Gregorian and Anglican Chant, to polyphonic motets and Mass settings by composers such as Palestrina, Victoria, Byrd, Tallis, Willan, and Bruckner.  The music is very soothing, sacred, never performed, in keeping with the beauty of the service’s candlelight.

Mark Wood-Salomon (tenor) is the Director of the Candlelight Chamber Choir, along with gifted singers:  Claire Latosinsky (soprano), Katherine Jones (alto), Dan Cantiller (baritone), and Bill Jones (bass).

The choir also features additional voices on annual services such the All Souls Day/Samhain service, and our Hebrew-themed music night in partnership with Holy Blossom Temple.

Music @ St. George’s

Ran Kim - December 6, 2020

In the Spirit of Christmas - An Outreach Benefit Concert

On Sunday, December 6th at 4:00pm, we invite you to join us not just for a spectacular holiday concert but also to give back to those in our community by donating to three local charities.

In the Spirit of Christmas, a holiday concert featuring the principal players of Sinfonia Toronto. For a full programme for todays concert and bios of the performers please use the links below.
All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Daily Bread Food Bank, Jean Tweed Centre and George Hull Centre in Toronto, and St. George’s will match total donations up to $5000! Click on the DONATE link at the top of the page or the button below and specify “Christmas Spirit” as the fund.

Join us after the concert for a Zoom Coffee Meet and Greet with the performers! To join the Meet and Greet click on the link below.
The concert will be available to view again here or on our Facebook or YouTube Channels.
We thank you for your generosity! We’re all in this together!

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