Grace & Holy Trinity Church has a rich tradition of excellent music which ministers to the spiritual needs of its parishioners and to the Richmond community. The music ministry includes children, youth, and adults in several choirs for children, teens, adults, and instrumentalists.
Our concert series draws hundreds of people to Grace and Holy Trinity each year for the concerts and special worship services. Join us!
Dr. Elizabeth Melcher Davis currently serves as Associate to the Rector for Music Ministries at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Read more about Dr. Melcher Davis.
Our 2017-18 Concert brochure is available to the right.
Greater Richmond Children’s Choir March 18
The Cantare Choir from the Greater Richmond Children’s Choir, directed by Crystal Jonkman and Pete Curry, will lead the hymns and service music on Sunday, March 18 at the 11:00 a.m. worship service. They will also present special music during the service including movements from the “Mass for Three Voices” by William Byrd. Please invite family and friends to this special Lenten worship service!
New Assistant Organist
Larry Heath began his ministry as Assistant Organist on Sunday, January 21. Larry retired last year as Director of Music and Organist at River Road Presbyterian Church where he served for thirteen years. He then served as the interim Director of Music at St. Thomas Episcopal Church last fall. Larry is an accomplished church musician. He received his Master of Music Degree in Church Music from Westminster Choir College. He also served as the Dean of the Richmond American Guild of Organists Chapter. He performed on the Organ Spooktacular concert, sponsored by the Richmond American Guild of Organists Chapter, at Grace & Holy Trinity in 2014. We look forward to having Larry on our music staff. Special thanks to Hope Armstrong Erb who served as Music Assistant last fall. We are blessed to have such musical talent at Grace & Holy Trinity!
Join One of Our Choirs
If you like to sing, or play an instrument, please join one of our choirs. Everyone is welcome to join. Previous musical experience is not necessary. Our music groups will begin rehearsals in the fall but new members can join at any time.
We have two children’s choirs. The Grace & Holy Angels Choir (4th-8th grades) and the Lightshine Choir (Pre-k through 3rd grade). The two children’s choirs will rehearse on Sundays in alternating months and sing every other month at the 8:45 a.m. CrossRoads worship service. The choirs are directed by Abbey Stinnett. The rehearsal schedule is here. The performance schedule is here. Please contact Beth Melcher Davis at (804) 359-5628, ext. 18, if your child is interested in joining.
The Adult Choir sings weekly at the 11:00 a.m. Classic worship service and for special worship services throughout the year. They rehearse on Thursdays from 7:30-9:30 p.m. beginning on Thursday, September 7. Youth in high school are welcome to join the adult choir.
Amazing Grace Choir
The choir is comprised of singers and instrumentalists of all ages. They lead the music weekly at the 8:45 a.m. CrossRoads worship service. They rehearse on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. They will begin rehearsals on Sunday, September 10
Greater Richmond Children’s Choir
Grace and Holy Trinity Church is home base for the Greater Richmond Children’s Choir (GRCC). This Choir is dedicated to bringing together boys and girls from diverse backgrounds to experience the joy of singing and to gain a life-long love for good music through age-appropriate vocal training. The GRCC strives to nurture the unique gift each child brings, to encourage all to reach for excellence, and ultimately, to create responsible and compassionate citizens of the world.
The GRCC includes 65 choristers, ages 8-18 in five ensembles representing over 35 different schools in metro Richmond. GRCC is a non-profit corporation providing need-based scholarships to over 30% of the children, and rehearses weekly at Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. For more information, visit their web site.