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Nunc dimittis (Henry Purcell), recorded during the Candelmas Evensong, held jointly February 1, 2015 with the choir of All Saints, Worcester.

 

Join the Choir of All Saints

 

  • Membership in the Choir is free of charge and open to any boy who enjoys singing. No prior musical experience or religious affiliation is required: basic receptivity to musical training, and a firm commitment of time for rehearsals and services are the only requirements. The best time for a boy to join the Choir is between 3rd and 5th grade, although older boys (through 7th grade) are also considered for admission. We begin with an interview – a simple, stress-free process requiring no preparation, although a parent is required to attend. Most boys come to the Choir with no prior singing experience. Please contact Andrew Sheranian, the Organist and Master of Choristers at , 617-436-3520, ext. 212, or use the secure form for more information or to set up an interview.

     

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Choir Experience and Repertoire

(schedule during academic year)

Sunday Mornings

Mass setting (Gloria / Kyrie, Sanctus / Benedictius, Agnus Dei)
typical: Howells, Vaughan Williams, Darke, Palestrina, Victoria, Schubert
Psalm (Anglican Chant, SATB)  
Anthem / Motet
Hymns (featured in occasional a cappella, solo, and descant verses)
 

Evensong

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
typical: Dyson, Stanford, Purcell, Leighton, Byrd, Tomkin
Preces and Responses
    typical: Rose, Shephard, Byrd, Gibbons, Tallis
Psalm (Anglican Chant)
Anthem
Hymns (featured in occasional a cappella, solo, and descant verses)
 

 
Evensong, Candlemas procession.
Candlemas Procession - Parish of ALl Saints, Ashmont

Parish Feasts and Fasts

All Saints (Feast of Title - Solemn High Mass, Evensong)
Evensong sung jointly with All Saints, Worcester - at Worcester
Candlemas    
Evensong with Benediction, sung jointly with All Saints Worcester - at Ashmont
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
The Eve of the Nativity of our Lord (Christmas Eve)
Holy Week
Palm Sunday with Procession, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, The Great Vigil of Easter
Easter Day
 

Community - SOME previous appearances

The Bach Project - Motet Ich lasse dich nicht (J.S. Bach, BWV 159 anhalt)

Inauguration of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (interfaith service, Old South Church)

Consecration of The Rt. Rev. Alan Gates, Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts

Guest choir in Winthrop, Milton, and elsewhere - Lessons and Carols

Concert “Children SIng for Peace” (Benefit for the Martin Richards family)

Choral Evensong at the Society of St John the Evangelist monastery, Cambridge

Choral Evensong at the Society of St. Margaret, Duxbury

Evensong at St. John’s Church in Winthrop

Sung Vespers / Choral Evensong - jointly with the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School

St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach with Harvard University (2013), Boston University (2016), Brown University (2017).

Concert appearances with the Harvard Glee Club on an annual basis.

Participation in Royal School of Church Music Courses each summer.

Annual summer choir camp at on location at St. John’s Church in Essex, NY.

Service Times

Sundays

7:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
8:00 a.m. Low Mass
9:00 a.m. Adult Christian Education*
10:00 a.m. Solemn Mass
11:30 a.m. Coffee Hour

* during the academic year

Weekdays

Low Mass
Wednesday 10 a.m. *
Friday 7 a.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.

* followed by coffee hour

 

Location and Parking

209 Ashmont Street
Dorchester MA 02124
(617) 436-6370

Map

All Saints is located in the south Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, just off Peabody Square, at 209 Ashmont St. and is a very short walk from the Ashmont T station on the Red Line. (Click icon for map.)

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The five principal levels of our buildings are handicap accessible, served by a five-stop elevator. Handicap access into both buildings is by a walkway and ADA-compliant ramp from the parking lot to the Ashmont Street door of the church.  There are handicap accessible bathrooms on four levels of the church and parish house.

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There is a private parking lot for 47 cars and on-street parking on both Ashmont Street and on the other streets surrounding the church.

Four of these spaces are reserved for Zipcars.

Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

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Our emphasis at the Parish of All Saints is on sacramental worship (the Mass or Holy Eucharist) celebrated in a traditional Anglo-Catholic style, with strong orthodox teaching and preaching, supportive pastoral care, a caring parish family, and responsibility to our community and the greater world.

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