Chancel Choir Holy Trinity’s Chancel Choir rehearses weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm and leads the congregation in song at Sunday morning services September-June each year. The Chancel Choir sings as an intentional unit with a goal of achieving the most musical expression possible, singing choral music of all genres and styles from Distler to Fauré. All ages are welcome as this is an intergenerational ministry, and choir members are dedicated to rehearsal in pursuit of our highest capability.
Hymn Choosing Team Holy Trinity’s Hymn Choosing Team helps plan the music for worship. The Team meets before liturgical seasons to research readings and devise a meaningful path through the singing year. With the guidance and wisdom of the pastors and music director in attendance at each meeting, individuals present which hymns and special singing they find meaningful and appropriate to the team, resulting in the creation of a thematic and musical arc to each service and throughout the season.
Bond Organ & Steinway Grand Piano Featured prominently in our space is the rebuild of a Balcom & Vaughan organ. It’s one of the most substantial organs on the peninsula, with 30 stops and 24 ranks (link to organ specs: http://www.bondorgans.com/holy-trinity-lutheran-church ). This bold instrument accompanies our congregation in song every Sunday and is a resource for several organ students on the Olympic Peninsula. Additionally, Holy Trinity houses a harpsichord belonging to the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, as well as a Steinway…
Resident Chorale: North West Women’s Chorale Our resident choir is the North West Women’s Chorale, an auditioned chorale located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, directed by Joy Lingerfelt. The NWWC performs throughout the Pacific Northwest and sings in services at Holy Trinity several times per year. For more information check out their website: http://www.nwwomenschorale.org
Hand Bell Choir Holy Trinity’s Handbell Choir is a rotating group of individuals who meet to rehearse handbell choir music. Handbell ensembles require a strong dedication to attendance and teamwork, which results in a sense of camaraderie and reaffirmed social bonds. This group has premiered new handbell compositions and accepts all ages of players.