Music

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Sunday Gatherings are in church and we are welcoming our friends back to church services.

Sadly, the Thursday Twilight Organ recitals are temporarily on hold due to the widespread omicron outbreak.

We will notify our community here and via the Order of service and eNews when they resume. 

Music on Sundays at St Michael’s

Each week we feature Australian and International guest artists of renown to be a part of Sunday service. They bring something extra to our services – gravitas, joy, hope.
If you cannot make it to an in-church service, we continue our Online Gatherings and bring  inspirational guest musicians into your home. These are available to view each Sunday from 10am.

 

Choral Singing at St Michael’s

A small professional ensemble of singers, known as the St Michael’s Singers has been formed to sing during special services throughout the year.
We currently enjoy the presence of a church cantor to lead our community in hymns.
Visiting choirs also enrich worship at St Michael’s. Visiting choirs have included the  Choir of Trinity College from the University of Melbourne, The Australian Chamber Choir, the Choir of the Scots’ Church Melbourne and The Consort of Melbourne.

 

Instrumental Music at St Michael’s

As has been the tradition at St Michael’s, a wide variety of musicians perform during our Sunday services. In selecting guest artists, great attention has been paid to sourcing the highest quality performers from a wide variety of fields.

What can you expect from the music at St Michael’s? Click the links to find out.

Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black – Reverie (Joe Chindamo)

Georgia Wilkinson and Rhys Boak – ‘Ah se in ciel’ (Mozart)

Zoe Wallace and Rhys Boak – Adagio from the sonata for cello (Rachmaninoff)

Rose Riebl and Ceridwen McCooey – Even as the light fades (Riebl)

Thursday Twilight Organ Recitals

For our community’s health and safety, the Thursday Twilight Organ recitals are temporarily on hold due to the widespread omicron outbreak.
We will notify our community here and via the Order of service and eNews when they resume. 

Every Thursday, the church doors open and the Grand Organ comes to life with performances by St Michael’s organist, Rhys Boak, and guest artists.
These recitals bring the hoy and beauty of live music to many Melbournians and visitors.
From Thursday 9 December enjoy a concert at 6:15pm.
The Twilight Organ Recitals will replace the Thursday Lunchtime Recitals.
When: Currently potponed. Thursdays | 6:15pm – 6:45pm
Where: St Michael’s Uniting Church
Free entry

Attending an organ recital? There are a few things you need to know.

  • On entering you must scan the QR code at the door or sign in your name and phone number with the St Michael’s verger
  • Facemasks must be worn covering mouth and nose inside the church​ (unless medically exempted)
  • Enter via the corner of Russell and Collins St, or via St Michael’s Walk.
  • Use hand sanitiser as you enter.
  • Observe 1.5m physical distancing from people not in your household.
  • If you’re at all unwell, please stay home.

*Please note upcoming music may be subject to change.