music

Music is central to our life at St Andrew’s and St George’s West. It enriches our worship, and enhances the life of our community and city. There are many aspects of our music-making.

St Andrew’s and St George’s West at Festival Time

Classical, jazz, world music or Scottish – whatever your taste there is something for you. We even have a Book Festival Fringe!

 Here’s the programme 

 

 

 

 


 

St Andrew’s and St George’s West Choir

St Andrew’s and St George’s West Choir supports Sunday services and also tours, performs concerts and sings at special events.

 

A Vocal Ensemble for Special Occasions

Our ensemble of young professional singers is available to perform at special events. They provide music for weddings, memorial services and other functions as requested

“It was a great pleasure and a privilege for Milena and me to have you singing so beautifully at our wedding ceremony in June.”                                         Richard & Milena

For further information and bookings please contact Brigitte Harris or Andrew Carvel via the church office.

Church Organ

Our Wells Kennedy Organ is used for services, recitals and special events.

Leaning Together Band

We’re an eclectic group of musicians from the congregation who play monthly
at the 9.45 service and occasionally other events.

Interested in joining? Contact David Dow via Church Office.

Bellringing

Find out more about our special peal of bells, and how you can get involved in bellringing with us.

 

Meet the team: music

Brigitte Harris is Director of Music at St Andrew’s and St George’s West.

She graduated with a Masters degree in Church Music from Hochschule für Musik in Detmold, Germany, having studied organ with Helmut Tramnitz and Gerhard Weinberger and choral conducting with Alexander Wagner.

Brigitte is a Lecturer in Harmony, Keyboard Skills and Improvisation at the Ian Tomlin School of Music at Edinburgh Napier University.

She also teaches organ at George Watson’s College and has a busy teaching practice in and around Edinburgh.

If you would like to contact Brigitte please contact the church office.

  • Director of Music Brigitte Harris
  • Assistant Director of Music Andrew Carvel
  • Choir Secretary Mary Margaret Scott
  • Organ Scholar (2017/8)  Drew Crichton
  • Accompanist Jamie Lang
  • Choral Scholars (2017/8) Joanna Stark and Caitlin McGillivray
  • Festival Convener Mary Margaret Scott

 

  • Bells Secretary Anne Leigh Brown
  • Tower Captain Simon Aves
  • Leaning Together Band David Dow

Upcoming Events

Tue 19

2018 Donald Gorrie Schools Debates

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 20

Knit For a Bit

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 20

1pm Wednesday Prayers

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Thu 21

1pm Thursday Prayers

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Fri 22

1pm Friday Prayers

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

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