The Trinity Chorister Program Brochure
Learn more about our chorister program for boys and girls.
Music Program Events
Special services, concert listings and visiting choir performances for Fall 2016 are listed here.
The Choir of Men and Boys
The Choir of Men and Boys of Trinity Church, New Haven, is the oldest extant Choir of Men and Boys in Connecticut, and one of the oldest in the United States.
The Choir of Men and Girls
This choir, founded in 2003, welcomes by audition girls from grade four through high school. Alto, tenor, and bass professional singers are recruited from the area.
Trinity’s music staff members are exceptionally able and experienced. A full-time music director, a full-time music program manager, plus two part-time organ scholars from Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music work with all of the choirs.
The Chorister Academy staff provide lists of the music that will be used in upcoming services and concerts.
Fundraising and Shop
The Chorister Academy is supported by funds from the parishioners of Trinity Church, and by fundraising events run by the parents of the boys and girls.
The Parish Choir
This friendly group sings in a service twice monthly. New adult members are welcomed without audition.
The Æolian Skinner Organ
The Æolian-Skinner organ was built in 1935. It was designed by G. Donald Harrison, Tonal Director of Æolian Skinner, and G. Huntington Byles, Organist/Choirmaster of Trinity Church.
Listen and Watch
The choirs have made several recordings over the years and much of their music is now on YouTube. Christmas music, secular music, traditional church music, gospel music, all kinds. Watch the life of the choristers as they work and play. Listen, watch, and enjoy!