The Music Ministry at St. Gregory’s is an active and vibrant ministry. The Chancel Choir participates in leading worship on a weekly basis and rehearses each Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. They also sing a major concert on Palm Sunday as well as participating in the Holy Week services and two musically rich Easter Sunday celebrations. The Chancel Choir sings a major concert at Christmas and once yearly sings Evensong. They also sing a mini-concert before the Christmas Eve service. The Chancel Choir and friends also present a “Talent” show once yearly in August.
The “Voices in Bronze” handbell ensemble participates in the Sunday morning worship services on a monthly basis, sharing their artistry and musical expertise to enhance the worship experience.
David Feit-Pretzer, Director of Music at St. Gregory’s, was installed as Dean of the Long Beach Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) n 2012.  The American Guild of Organists is the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields.  The Guild serves approximately 20,000 members in 330 chapters throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He is also the president of the Orange County Chapter of the National Association of Church Musicians and is a past National President of NACM. He has toured Europe with the Master Chorale and the University Singers from CSUF.



I take great pleasure in welcoming you to the Ninth season of Music at Four at St. Gregory’s. This season we have planned a varied and exciting series of concerts we trust you will find interesting and musically fulfilling.
I hope that you will attend these concerts and I encourage you to become a member of Friends of Music at St. Gregory’s. The entire budget for these programs comes directly from the generous support of our donors. Your tax-deductible gift will enable us to continue this outreach to the community. Please use an enclosed envelope for your giving.
The 2015-2016 season of Music at Four begins on Sunday, September 20, 2015.  The first concert of the season will be Voices in Bronze.  Solo handbell artist, Christine D. Anderson will amaze you and delight you with her ability to ring so many bells by herself. You won’t want to miss her solo handbell artistry.  Here is this season’s bulletin – Music at Four.
David Feit-Pretzer, Director of Music


We are grateful to the Friends of Music whose support has made our concert season possible. Their generosity enables us to present the Music at Four concert season without admission charge. If you are not already a Friend of Music at St Gregory’s, please consider becoming one. Your tax-deductible gift will be acknowledged in the concert programs, unless otherwise requested. Thank you!
 Levels of Giving:
  • Sustainer –   $1,000+
  • Benefactor -$   500+
  • Sponsor –      $   250+
  • Donor –          $   100+
  • Patron –         $     50+
  • Friend –         $     25+
If you wish to make a donation by check, please make your check payable to St. Gregory’s Friends of Music and mail to:


Friends of Music
St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church
6201 E. Willow St.
Long Beach, CA 90815

 Thank you for your generous support!

David Feit-Pretzer, Director of Music

Friends of Music Committee:

 Dottie Kennedy, Dorothy Edwards, Darlene Feit-Pretzer, Rick and Michelle Crowe

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