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Music Ministry

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At Trinity, choirs of adults and children enrich worship, provide outreach to the community and diocese, and participate in special services of music. Handbells and instrumentalists join a diverse, gifted group of singers for two sung services on Sundays at 9:00 and 11:15 AM. (The Adult Choir sings at one 10 a.m. service during the summer months).

The choral repertoire embraces anthems from the rich heritage of the Anglican tradition, including Elizabethan motets, spirituals, anthems written by contemporary composers, including Dan Locklair, John Rutter, Bob Chilcott, Philip Moore, and Morten Lauridsen; as well as movements drawn from major sacred choral works, including Handel’s Messiah, Mendelsohn’s Elijah, and the Lauridsen Lux Aeterna.

Special Events and Performances

Sunday Evening Choral Worship Services

These services are performed by members of the Trinity choir, along with students and faculty members of the Jacobs School of Music.  They are presented at 5:00 PM in the Trinity Sanctuary once about every other month during the academic year. Look for upcoming services for the 2017-2018 year soon.

Download more information on the history and importance of Anglican Choral Evensong »

Advent Lessons and Carols

Advent Lessons & Carols is presented in early December. It includes beautiful carols, anthems and instrumental music to begin the Advent season leading up to Christmas. Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming dates »

Noontime Advent Concerts

Trinity presents three (30 minute) Advent concerts in the sanctuary at 12:15 p.m. on the Fridays of Advent. Performers include Director of Music, Marilyn Keiser, our Church Music Intern, and choral scholars who select works from a rich variety of Advent musical repertory. Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming dates »

The Annual Pops Concert

Presented on a Sunday evening in early February by members of the Trinity Choir, along with several guest musicians, this gala event raises funds for the Daniel Music Fund, which supports the Choral Scholars program. Always a popular event, it offers performers and those attending the chance to spend a relaxing evening enjoying excellent food and a wide range of music from Broadway to jazz.

Our Staff

Trinity’s Director of Music, Dr. Marilyn Keiser, is assisted by Katie Burk, an Indiana University graduate student, who serves as the Church Music Intern.

Join the choir

Interested in the music program? Contact Dr. Keiser at (812) 336-4466 or keiserm [at] indiana.edu.

From September through May, the Adult Choir rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7:30 – 9 p.m. View the choir rehearsal calendar. »

Read more about our fabulous choristers »