St. James will resume public worship on Sunday, July 19th. Please note that the choir will not be in attendance at services during this phase of re-opening, due to the spread of COVID-19. To hear recent virtual choir projects, recorded from choir members homes and included in Sunday digital offerings, visit our Virtual Music page

Cathedral Choir

The Cathedral Choir sings Sundays at 11 a.m. and other special services. Made up of auditioned volunteers and paid professionals from the church, the choir’s repertoire is rooted in the Anglican cathedral tradition, spanning sacred choral music from the 16th century to the modern era.

Virtual Choir Projects

Cathedral Choir School

The Choir School is an after-school program that offers children a world-class musical training at no cost financially. Choristers have the opportunity to tour, attend summer choir camp, make recordings, and—of course—sing excellent music.

Special Services

St. James presents special choral services throughout the year, performed by the Cathedral Choir and joined by outstanding local and international musicians.

Music Institute of Chicago

St. James is one of the teaching locations for the Music Institute of Chicago (MIC), which annually serves more than 2,000 students of all ages and ability levels. MIC offers lessons from distinguished faculty in piano, strings, voice, woodwinds, brass, and harp.