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Church of Saint Michael launches new choir, music program
by Nancy E. Wright for Vocal Area Network
Posted September 19, 2008

Odell organ at Church of Saint MichaelThe Church of Saint Michael, at 424 West 34th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues in Manhattan, is launching a new choir and music program under the direction of Donald Barnum. (For details, see the ad in the Info Exchange.) The Church, which is served by Father Myles P. Murphy, S.T. L, and Father Peter Ekanem, celebrated its centenary in 2006. The Parish of Saint Michael celebrated its 150th anniversary in December 2007 with a mass celebrated by Cardinal Egan, featuring special music presented by the Canoni Chorale. (See the VAN Feature, Canoni Chorale: Back to Brooklyn, posted May 20, 2008.) On September 28, 2008 at 4 PM, the Canoni Chorale, under the direction of Donald Barnum, will return to St. Michael's with a concert of major liturgical masterpieces and other sacred repertoire, in celebration of the church's Patron Saint Michael. (See the listing in the VAN Concert Cale