Affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music, the music program at St. John's enriches our worship, nurtures fellowship, and contributes to the Spokane arts community
Conducted by Dr. Timothy Westerhaus, the Cathedral Choir sings weekly for the 10:30am Sunday Choral Eucharist, September through June, as well as for special festivals and Diocesan events hosted at the Cathedral. The Choir’s repertoire is made up of classic sacred music. The choir has also premiered contemporary choral music composed by gifted members of the choir. Membership in the Choir is open to all.
Rehearsals: Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm
Contact person: Dr. Timothy Westerhaus, 509-838-4277
Handbell Choir: The Cathedral Ringers
Our handbell choir, the Cathedral Ringers, is directed by Dr. Stan McDaniel. It was formed in 1998 with the gift of three octaves of handbells from Judge and Mrs. George Shields, and further enhanced in 2003 by a fourth octave of bells from the Shields. The Choir rings for services several times a year and for special festival occasions. Like the Cathedral Choir, membership is open.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Contact person: Dr. Stan McDaniel, 509-838-4277
The Junior Choir, conducted by Tamara Schupman, often sings at the 10:30am Sunday Eucharist, September through early June, as well as the 4pm Christmas Eve Service and on Easter Sunday. They also participate in major Cathedral events. Made up of students grade 2-grade 12, the choir rehearses Mondays, 4:45pm-6pm.
Rehearsals: Mondays from 4:45pm to 6pm
Contact person: Tamara Schupman, 509-838-4277