We join together on Sunday mornings as a sort of touchstone which reorients our lives toward the sacred, through gathering, reading Scriptures, prayer, offering, breaking bread, and engaging in service to our community.
Meet The music ministry Team
Mary is an active vocalist, involved with musical theatre, choral ensembles and solo work.
Apart from directing the Youth choir, she is also a member of The Marion Singers. She was for many years a member of both Youth and Adult choirs at Trinity, Aurora, and while living in Vancouver, sang with the Vancouver Bach Choir and the Elektra Women’s Chorus. She has directed the Youth choir since her return to Aurora in 1993.
Barton Handbell Choir Director
Kim joined the Trinity Barton Handbell Choir as a member in 2006 and enjoyed the challenge of ringing in a three-octave handbell choir.
She took over as director from Mary Ridgley in 2010. Since taking on this role, Kim has attended numerous provincial and international handbell festivals as a member of the Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers (OGEHR) and now serves as Communications Director and Webmaster on their board of directors.
Kim attributes her directing skills to the numerous workshops she has both taken and led for OGEHR, the on-the-job directing of the eleven-member handbell choir, and the patience and guidance of Mary Ridgley, Trinity’s youth, orchestra, and former handbell director.
After playing with the York Symphony Orchestra, Wesley Bells now performs on his 18c. Czech violin, with the Scarborough Philharmonic, the Ontario Philharmonic, and the National Academy Orchestra. On Stage, he has delighted audiences at the Richmond Hill Performing Arts Centre, Toronto’s Walter Hall and Glenn Gould Studio.
Wesley studied under Annalee Patipatanakoon and Timothy Ying, and has performed in masterclasses, for artists including Lara St. John, Jonathan Crow, Mark Skazinetsky, Jeanne Lamon, Marie Bérard, Paul Widner, and the late David Zafer. He is a graduate of UofT, with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Violin Performance, and holds an Associate Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT).
Our adult choir provides musical leadership most Sundays at our 9:15am service. A mixed-voice choir, featuring an extensive repertoire of anthems and motets appropriate for the various seasons of the year. Drawing from a broad selection of music, we showcase the diversity of the Anglican musical tradition.
The Youth Choir provides a creative opportunity for the young people of Trinity to offer their love of music and joyful voices to the glory of God. Through regular participation in Sunday worship and special events, the Youth Choir promotes Christian fellowship and provides musical training for young singers.
We are blessed to have the beautiful textures of strings, horns, woodwinds, and percussion accompany our 9:15 worship service, regularly. If you play an instrument and are looking for an opportunity to make music, you should considering auditioning for our orchestra!