Music at St. Peter’s has played a central role in the daily rhythms of the church since the 1920s. The principal choir of the parish, The St. Peter’s Choir, assists in leading worship on Sundays and for many special services. There are also opportunities to assist in musical offerings during the monthly Taizé service.
St. Peter’s robust choral tradition extends to children of all ages as well. Twenty-four years ago, former Director of Music and Organist Ben Outen established The Choir School at St. Peter’s. The Choir School’s programs included separate choirs for boys, girls, and teens. Read more about The Choir School at St. Peter’s. These five choirs present three concerts each year, lead music at worship at St. Peter’s in rotation with the St. Peter’s Choir, and make an annual performing tour representing St. Peter’s in concert.
In 2010 St. Peter’s completed the installation of a mechanical action pipe organ, The Van Ness Hamrick Organ, C. B. Fisk Opus 136. Read more about St. Peter’s pipe organ.