Music Events

Christ Church Cranbrook boasts a variety of musical events throughout the year.

Choral Evensong and Organ Recitals


Christ Church Cranbrook is one of the few churches in Michigan to offer Choral Evensong. Evensong is held at 6:00 in the evening, on the first Sunday of the month, October through June. This year we are pleased to offer a short organ recital preceding the service starting at 5:30 PM. The Choral Evensong on [...]

April Salon Concert


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM A beloved tradition at Christ Church Cranbrook, these jazz flavored musical presentations are offered with Tea and Hors d’oeuvres in the Guild Hall. Jazz saxophonist Steve Wood has been performing and teaching in the Detroit area for more than 30 years. Join us for an afternoon of jazz [...]

Composer in Residence: Philip Stopford


Sunday, May 22, 2016 Philip WJ Stopford (b. 1977) is an English sacred music choral composer and choir director. He is known for his contemporary a cappella and accompanied settings of traditional Latin and English prayers and hymns. Mr. Stopford will rehearse and work with the Christ Church Choir during his visit and will present [...]

Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan


Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM Featuring the St. Andrew Society Pipe Band and Highland Dancers. The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan is the Scottish ceremony of the Blessing of the Tartans of the clans of Scotland. As is customary, all are invited to wear family tartans.

88th Annual Summer Carillon Series

The 2016 Summer Carillon Series – our 88th at Christ Church Cranbrook – features an exciting roster of carillonneurs bringing their skills to the church’s beautiful 50-bell carillon. The series runs Sundays at 4:00 PM., July 3rd through August 7th. Tower tours will be offered on several Sundays following recitals. Bring your lawn chair and [...]