Music Ministry

Music is an integral part of St. Andrew’s worship and parish life and we are blessed with one of the finest vocal ensembles in Kansas City.

Get Involved!

Parish Choir
St. Andrew’s Parish Choir sings at the 10 a.m. Eucharist throughout the year. Members give of their time and talents through the attendance at rehearsals, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., September-April, and other festival services as scheduled (i.e., Christmas Eve, Holy Week, etc). This is fulfilled with an understanding – if you are in KC, you are at St. Andrew’s to lead music in worship. Because of this commitment, St. Andrew’s is known for having excellent and exciting ensembles. An informal interview audition with you and a staff singer, singing with you, is required. An interview audition includes singing a hymn or two to determine vocal range, and an anthem to discern if your reading skills are aligned to have a successful ministry experience in the Parish Choir. (Unlimited openings. Informal interview audition required.)

St. Andrew’s Singers
St. Andrew’s Singers serve as vocal leadership for the Parish Choir. This ensemble serves as the outreach ensemble of St. Andrew’s. In addition to singing Choral Evensong, funerals, and weddings, they present musical offerings in greater KC, and beyond. Membership requires a formal interview audition, excellent music reading skills, and an outstanding voice quality that blends with current members. Attendance at all rehearsals is required, Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., September-May. (Limited openings. Formal interview audition required.) 

Sunday School Singers
Students 3 years old through 5th grade participate in group singing during Children’s Church. These young singers also participate in worship as scheduled.

St. Andrew’s Ringers (COMING SOON)
Watch for future announcements regarding the formation of a handbell ensemble. Strong music reading skills are required for membership in this ensemble. (Limited openings. Informal interview required.)

For additional information and/or questions contact Dr. Vozzella.

Music Ministry Leadership 

  • The Rev. John Spicer, Rector
  • Dr. Thomas R. Vozzella, Music Director/Organist
  • Lauren Augue, Assistant Conductor
  • Allison Fikejs, Music Ministry Assistant
  • Canon John Schaefer, Sub Organist
  • Matteo Generani, Piano Accompanist
  • Cathy Vozzella, Trailside Music Director
  • Ashley Vozzella, Sunday School Singers Leader
  • St. Andrew’s Parish Choir
  • St. Andrew’s Singers
  • St. Andrew’s Ringers
St. Andrew's Singers

Our Instruments

Our 1963 Æolian-Skinner Pipe Organ with three keyboards and one pedalboard, 48 ranks consisting of 2,982 individual pipes. Rebuilt and expanded by Quimby Pipe Organs in 1993 and again in 2021 with four keyboards, one pedalboard and an antiphonal division on the west wall of the nave. Retaining the Æolian-Skinner essence through the lineage of Æolian-Skinner’s head voicer John Hendrickson, working with Mike Quimby on the 1993 rebuild. Currently the instrument consists of 68 ranks consisting of 4,148 individual pipes. Known for being one of the top instruments in our region, it has been featured on numerous events of the American Guild of Organists events, locally, regionally, and nationally. It was featured most recently at the 2018 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists, in concert and for Choral Evensong during the convention.

  • Steinway & Sons Concert Grand Piano, Model B.
  • Young Chang Grand Piano, Model Y175.
  • Wanamaker Baby Grand Piano.
  • Sperrhake Single-Manual Harpsichord.
  • Five Octaves of Schulmerich Handbells.
  • Two Octaves of Malmark Hand Chimes.
  • Various other percussion instruments and electronic keyboards.

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