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Music & Worship

MUSIC AT ST. JOHN'S

Please contact our office if you would like an organist/pianist to perform at your wedding. If you would like to have the organ played, you must use our organist at St. John's. If the organist is not available, other approved organists will be provided.

Other types of musicians may be used. We welcome the use of guitar, harp, flute or a small chamber ensemble. Please see our list of vendors for recommendations.

St. John’s has many gifted musicians. It is your responsibility to make all arrangements with the musician(s) directly. If you wish to play music that is not in the church library, it will be necessary for you to provide the sheet music at least two weeks prior to the wedding.


ORGANIST
Please contact the office for an approved list of organists.


MUSIC DIRECTOR
Mezzo-soprano Karen Carle Irwin grew up in Stockton, California, and graduated from Pacific Union College with a degree in Music Education, and obtained a Master's Degree from San Francisco Conservatory of Music in Vocal Performance. Karen has sung leading and supporting roles with many Bay Area opera companies. Currently Karen is a professional member of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. She teaches privately in her home where she lives with her husband, Jim, and stepson, Kent. 

Contact Karen Carle Irwin at kcirwin.stjohns@gmail.com for solo performances.



SINGERS

Professional singers who are employed by St. John’s are available to sing at weddings. Their names and phone numbers are available upon request. All arrangements must be made directly.