Affiliated Choirs and Artists in Residence

Compline Choir

Every Sunday evening at 9:30 p.m. in the Cathedral’s nave, the all-male Compline Choir leads this formal choral service that is a Seattle tradition. More information about the Compline Choir can be found on the Compline Choir’s website. Information about the Sunday evening Compline service at the Cathedral is available here.


Artists in Residence: Choir of the Sound

Choir of the Sound is a leading Puget Sound adult community choir, performing primarily in the Shoreline/Lynnwood area. While focusing on programs of high musical quality, the choir strives to convey a genuine and infectious sense of fun to its audiences. The group is led by artistic director Jeremy Matheis. choirofthesound.org.


Artists in Residence: Cathedral Trio

The Cathedral Trio (Brian Fairbanks, flute, Joyce Ramée, viola, and Naomi Kato, harp) has been a resident ensemble at Saint Mark’s Cathedral since 2008, performing each year on the Arts at Saint Mark’s Series, as well as in venues around the Puget Sound area. In addition to numerous performances of standard works for their instrumentation, the Cathedral Trio has performed a wide repertoire of other lyrical and original works, including music by Jan Bach, Ian Krouse, Dave Volpe, William Mathias, and Bruce Babcock. The trio has given two world premieres of works composed for them Tears of God,(2011) by Seattle composer Dell Wade and In the Moonlight,(2010) by eminent Japanese composer Jiro Censhu.


Affiliated Choir: Seattle Choral Company

The Seattle Choral Company shares the diverse spectrum of choral music with the widest possible community by presenting accessible, engaging, and informative programs that are respected for their innovation and artistic excellence. seattlechoralcompany.org. Contact: Freddie Coleman, 206-365-8765, scc@seattlechoralcompany.org


Affiliated Choir: Pacific MusicWorks

The mission of Pacific MusicWorks is to provide Seattle and the Pacific Northwest with music-theater presentations worthy of the world stage.  PMW works to bring internationally renowned artists into collaboration with leading musicians from the Northwest, and to foster creative dialogue among artists from a broad array of fields and cultures.  The heart of its repertoire is 17th- and 18th-century vocal music, but performances range from the Renaissance to innovative contemporary works and from chamber music to oratorio and opera. The organization springs from the vision and international performing career of founding artistic director (and Seattle native) Stephen Stubbs. pacificmusicworks.org


Affiliated Choir: Mägi Ensemble

Heather MacLaughlin Garbes, Founder and Artistic Director
Named for the “First Lady of Estonian Music”, the Mägi Enesmble is a professional ensemble of eight singers that focuses on music from the Baltic region (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). The Mägi Ensemble performs and records music that is rarely heard outside of that area and also strives to be an ambassador for the power of music in inter-cultural dialogue and identity. magiensemble.com.