St. Dunstan’s Organ Celebrations

By Christopher Wells, Joe Balistreri, and Christa Albrecht

We celebrated the wonderful new organ in St. Dunstan’s last week and weekend. We give thanks to Simon Couture, Alain Goneau, Jens Peterson, and the entire crew at Casavant for their craftsmanship and

A Note on Sacred Music Concert

By Kisma Jordan, Program Manager of The Cranbrook Project

In the last years of Duke Ellington’s life, he wrote three tremendous works that combined jazz, classical music, choral music, spirituals, gospel, blues, and dance. He called them his “sacred concerts”

The Music Program is forging ahead with Fall and wants to include you!

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music & Organist

The Music Program has spent the summer charting a path forward to continue a robust ministry during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are pleased to announce that all ensembles will be

Presenting our 2020 St. Cecilia Award Recipients

By Nathan Costa, Assistant Director of Music & Liturgist

At its annual end-of-year music celebration Wednesday, June 3 the Music Department established the St. Cecilia Award, named after the patron saint of musicians, to be given to a

Praise God By Joining Our Virtual Ensemble

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music & Organist

Have you seen these split-pane videos showing up in your social media? Maybe you’ve seen CCC’s own Virtual Recordings on YouTube, or maybe you saw

An Update on St. Dunstan’s Organ

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music & Organist

View all the photos from the trip to Québec here

After nearly a decade of discussion and two years of intense planning, on Tuesday this week the

Waking the Organ

A New Pipe Organ is coming to St. Dunstan’s Chapel

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music & Organist

We are pleased to announce that a new pipe organ for St. Dunstan’s Chapel has been commissioned

Sharing Beauty through Handbells

Ringing collectively to create music

by Donna Hughes, Handbell Director

Christ Church Cranbrook has enjoyed a summer season of carillon music and concerts on the lawn and will be preparing to bring the sound of bells indoors

Let the merry bells ring

By Jenny King

Carillons as we know them — tuned sets of bells played manually on a keyboard — were first developed in The Netherlands in the mid-17th century. Status symbols for northern European cities, their popularity as public instruments

Consider yourselves warned! – Jesus is about to be transfigured

Christopher Wells

Today is the last Sunday after Epiphany. We will hear the story (this year from St. Mark) of Jesus ascending a mountain with Peter, James and John where he will