Leanne Tees Director of Music

Leanne Tees
Director of Music

Martin Luther said that music “is an endowment and a gift of God.  I place it next to theology and give it the highest praise.”

At MacNeill, we strive to make music and integral part of our worship in a meaningful, appropriate and joyful manner. Our music program, led by Leanne Tees, is provided by a dynamic group of singers and instrumentalists whose talents allow for great flexibility in the presentation of a variety of music. These include the Choir, the Band, and various solo and small groups who perform on an occasional basis.

Our style would be described as “traditional” but perhaps “traditionally eclectic” might be more accurate, delving into many sounds from throughout the long and rich history of Christian music.

IMG_7721Our repertoire this year will include Shaker tunes, a Mozart Kyrie, American folk hymns, anthems by John Rutter and Edward Elgar, psalms from the Genevan Psalter, gospel songs, contemporary anthems, Tudor anthems, music from the Iona and Taize communities and more.

We recently started a Children’s Choir  with accompanist Margaret Springle, to the delight of all.  We are so blessed to have such a variety of music at MacNeill!!

We are always looking for eager musicians to join us.