Every Sunday evening at 9:30 p.m. in the Cathedral’s nave, the all-male Compline Choir leads this formal choral service that is a Seattle tradition. More information about the Compline Choir can be found on the Compline Choir’s website. Information about the Sunday evening Compline service at the Cathedral is available here.
Artists in Residence: Cathedral Trio
The Cathedral Trio (Brian Fairbanks, flute, Joyce Ramée, viola, and Naomi Kato, harp) has been a resident ensemble at Saint Mark’s Cathedral since 2008, performing each year on the Arts at Saint Mark’s Series, as well as in venues around the Puget Sound area. In addition to numerous performances of standard works for their instrumentation, the Cathedral Trio has performed a wide repertoire of other lyrical and original works, including music by Jan Bach, Ian Krouse, Dave Volpe, William Mathias, and Bruce Babcock. The trio has given two world premieres of works composed for them Tears of God,(2011) by Seattle composer Dell Wade and In the Moonlight,(2010) by eminent Japanese composer Jiro Censhu.
Affiliated Choir: Seattle Choral Company
The Seattle Choral Company shares the diverse spectrum of choral music with the widest possible community by presenting accessible, engaging, and informative programs that are respected for their innovation and artistic excellence. seattlechoralcompany.org. Contact: Freddie Coleman, 206-365-8765, email@example.com
Affiliated Choir: Mägi Ensemble
Heather MacLaughlin Garbes, Founder and Artistic Director
Named for the “First Lady of Estonian Music”, the Mägi Enesmble is a professional ensemble of eight singers that focuses on music from the Baltic region (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). The Mägi Ensemble performs and records music that is rarely heard outside of that area and also strives to be an ambassador for the power of music in inter-cultural dialogue and identity. magiensemble.com.