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 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
  • Assistant Organist Drew Crichton
  • Organ Scholars (2019/20)  Eleanor Wilson
  • Choral Scholars (2019/20) Eleanor Cozens and Timothy Cooper
  • Voice Coach Caitlin McGillivray
  • Choir Secretary Mary Margaret Scott

 

  • Festival Convener Mary Margaret Scott

 

  • Tower Secretary Anne Leigh Brown
  • Tower Captain Annie Brechin
  • Leaning Together Band David Dow

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

Our 2020 programme is suspended due to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

Sun 27

Sanctuary open 12-2

September 28 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oct 04

Sunday 10.30 Morning Worship

October 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Oct 22

Christian Aid Sale of Pictures

October 22 - October 24

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