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Clive Driskill-Smith starting as new organist at All Saints’, For Worth

For more than two decades, worship at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, Texas has been enhanced by the extraordinary artistry of Organist and Choirmaster Rick Grimes. After 64 years as an organist and 24 years at All Saints’, Grimes retired from All Saints’ on September 9. The church’s beautiful music in the Anglican musical tradition will continue with Grimes’ successor, British organist and recording artist Clive Driskill-Smith. Driskill-Smith played his first Sunday services at All Saints’ on Sunday,…
All Saints' organ

Rick Grimes retires after 24 years as All Saints’ organist and choirmaster

Rick Grimes, organist and choirmaster at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, concluded his 24-year tenure on Rally Day at All Saints’ this past Sunday, September 9. The vestry honored him at his retirement with a proclamation, which was printed in the service leaflet. View Grimes’ biography on this site. Grimes’ career as an organist started at the age of twelve, when he began playing at the Presbyterian church in Hillsboro, and he plans to return there in his…

Join diocesan choir for presiding bishop’s visit

Can you carry a tune without a bucket? Join a diocesan choir now forming to participate in the Eucharist with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Saturday, April 8, at 11 am at University Christian Church. David Lindsey, music director at St. Christopher Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, is coordinating the choir. Anthems will be selected from 8 Anthems for About 12 Singers: Easy-to-Prepare Gospel Songs and Spirituals for SAB Choirs. Lindsey is ordering copies; however, if you already own a copy of this collection and…

Garden blessing, English feast and Christmas boutique

All Saints’ Episcopal Church is holding some unique events over the next couple of weeks. Garden Blessing Friday, October 21, at “Twilight in the Garden,” Bishop Sam Hulsey will bless the church garden, located across the street from the church. The event is from 6 to 8 pm, hosted by the Women of All Saints and the Men’s Fellowship. English Feast and Silent Auction On Saturday, October 22 at 7 pm, the church will host a traditional English feast and a silent…

Upcoming worship opportunities

Solemn Evensong All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth offers Solemn Evensong on Sunday, October 23 at 6:00 pm with the All Saints’ Choir, directed by Organist and Choirmaster Frederick Grimes. Admission is free. All Saints’ Episcopal Church is located at 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth. All Souls’ Day Trinity Episcopal Church will observe All Souls’ Day with a service featuring John Rutter’s Requiem, with orchestra, choir and soloists. The names of those who have died in the past year will be read…

Solemn Evensong Sunday, February 28

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness by joining in Solemn Evensong, a treasure of the Anglican tradition, as part of the observance of the Lenten Season at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. All are invited at 6 pm on Sunday, February 28, with the All Saints’ Choir and Rick Grimes, organist and choir master. All Saints’ also will have the Stations of the Cross every Friday in Lent at 6 pm. Palm Sunday is March 20 and…

Good Shepherd, Granbury seeking music director

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Granbury is seeking a part time Director of Music and Choir Master. There are many ways the position can be structured; duties will include selecting music, organizing, rehearsing and directing a new choir, and administrating several special music occasions throughout the year. Requirements include knowledge of and skill with mainline Protestant Christian hymnody, piano, choral conducting and church ethos. A degree in sacred music, familiarity with Episcopal churches and knowledge of computers…

Christmas Concert set for Dec. 13 at All Saints’

All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth offers a Concert of Christmas Music on Sunday, December 13 from The program will feature harpist Yumiko Endo Schlaffer, Dallas Symphony violinist Andrew Schast, and All Saints’ organist and choirmaster Frederick Grimes playing with the All Saints’ Choir and a chamber orchestra. Admission is free with no tickets or reservations required, and a reception for everyone will follow the concert. For more information, call 817-732-1424 or visit www.asecfw.org.

Solemn Evensong October 4, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth

Come to All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, to experience Solemn Evensong on Sunday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. with the All Saints’ Choir, directed by Organist and Choirmaster Frederick Grimes. Music will include Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B minor by T. Tertius Noble and the motet, Save us O Lord by Thomas Matthews. Admission is free. All Saints’ Episcopal Church is located at 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth.

Thaw out with beautiful music at All Saints’, Fort Worth

After dreary days of ice and snow, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth, is offering a chance to venture out and hear some beautiful music. Solemn Evensong will be at 6 pm Sunday, March 1, 2015, with the All Saints’ Choir. Music will include Plainsong Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, as well as Psalm 8 sung by the All Saints’ Choir and the congregation.The choir will sing “How lovely is thy dwelling-place” from the Requiem of Johannes Brahms, and Ave verum…

Experience Solemn Evensong at All Saints’, Fort Worth

Experience Solemn Evensong at 6 pm Sunday, March 1, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth, 76107. Music will include Plainsong Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, as well as Psalm 8 sung by the All Saints’ Choir directed by Organist and Choirmaster Frederick Grime, and the congregation.The choir will sing “How lovely is thy dwelling-place” from the Requiem of Johannes Brahms, and Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Admission is free.

Christmas Choral Offering presented by St. Elisabeth’s and Christ the King

St. Elisabeth’s and Christ the King presents their annual Christmas Choral Offering on Sunday, December 21 at 7:30pm. The event features a concert by the choir, joined by the congregation for some caroling, and a reception afterwards. “We have a wonderful choir,” said the Rev. Sandi Michels. “Christ the King has been doing this for a long time, and it’s our second year to do it together.” The two congregations joined at the beginning of Advent in 2013. More information is…

Christmas Concert December 14 at All Saints’, Fort Worth

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth,  will present a Concert of Christmas Music at 5 pm Sunday, December 14, 2014. The program will feature harpist Yumiko Endo Schlaffer, Dallas Symphony violinist Andrew Schast,  and All Saints’ organist and choirmaster Frederick Grimes playing with the All Saints’ Choir and a chamber orchestra. Admission is free with no tickets or reservations required, and a reception for everyone will follow the concert. For more information, call 817-732-1424 or visit www.asecfw.org.

Clive Driskill-Smith in recital Feb. 21 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church

The public is invited to an Organ Recital to be played by Clive Driskill-Smith, an organist at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, UK, on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. All Saints’ Episcopal Church is located at 5001 Crestline Road in Fort Worth. Admission to the recital is free and a reception for everyone will follow the program. For more information, please contact Karla Uecker, communications manager at All Saints’, at 817-732-1424 or karla@asecfw.org.

Dutch organist and harpsichordist in concert Nov. 15 at All Saints’, Fort Worth

Dutch organist and harpsichordist Robert August will perform in concert at 7:30 pm, on Friday, November 15, 2013, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth. Dr. August will play All Saints’ magnificent 5 manual Garland Pipe Organ as well as the harpsichord.  Dr. August will be joined in the concert by his wife, the well-known flutist Dolores August. The program will include works by Poulenc, Telemann, Bach, Leclaire and others. A reception will follow the concert.  Admission is free with no…

Choral concert at St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth

The singing group Angelus will perform. Where: St. Luke’s in the Meadow1301 Meadowbrook Dr.Fort Worth, TX 76103 When: Friday, January 18, 2013 7:30 PM Unique among public high school vocal ensembles, Angelus is dedicated to the performance of sacred music from varied religious traditions and historical periods. Their upcoming tour to Texas will mark the 9th state the ensemble has visited since its inception in 2008. The ensemble has performed at the Episcopal and Catholic cathedrals of St. Louis, San…
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