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stablished in 2006, the Christ Church Cathedral Treble Choir is made up of 30 boys and girls ages 9 to 15 who wish to share their talents with the Cathedral Parish and the community. Today they perform at community events, services and weddings. Their beautiful sound, maturity and joyful presence have made them a treasured part of the choral program at Christ Church Cathedral.

Christ Church Cathedral

TrebleChoir Houston, Texas

In addition to their performances at

their home church, they have been invited to perform at The Episcopal Diocese of Texas Children’s Choir Festival, Temple Beth Israel and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in San Antonio.

Contact us for more information! Marianna Parnas-Simpson, Director Robert L. Simpson, Organist - Choirmaster Bruce Power, Associate Organist - Choirmaster 713-590-3311 msimpso1@houstonisd.org rlsimpson@christchurchcathedral.org

Christ Church Cathedral 1117 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002 www.christchurchcathedral.org

Music

is the universal

language of love.

Allow the angelic voices of the

Christ Church Cathedral Treble Choir to bring additional joy to your special day


“The Treble Choir made the most important day of my life a truly unforgettable experience . . . their beautiful voices will remain in my heart forever.” —Jennifer Johns, a recent bride

Why thechoose Treble Choir

for your wedding?

v The Treble Choir will add a special and

unique beauty to your wedding. Your guests will be astonished by the children’s extraordinary sound. v The Treble Choir sings in three-part

harmony with exquisite tone, impeccable intonation and engaging expression. v The Treble Choir has a wide repertoire

designed for wedding ceremonies. Whether a formal church wedding or another ceremony, the choir has music appropriate for the occasion. v You will have peace of mind, knowing

that your wedding music will be handled professionally and sound heavenly.

Who is the Treble Choir’s Director? Marianna ParnasSimpson graduated with a masters degree in choral conducting and music education from the Rymsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, St.Petersburg, Russia. In 1979 Mrs. Parnas-Simpson founded the award winning St. Petersburg Girls Choir “Kamerton”, which she directed for ten years before coming to the United States in 1990. In 1999 she joined the faculty of Parker Elementary School, a Houston ISD Magnet School for music. Starting with 30 students Mrs. Simpson now has over 280 children involved in the choral program, and in 2002 Parker Elementary received a National Grammy Award. Mrs. Simpson has conducted numerous children’s chorus festivals and workshops and is a founding member of the Houston Chamber Choir She was recently appointed to serve as a music director of the summer program of the American Boy Choir in Princeton, NJ. She is married to Robert Simpson, Choirmaster and Organist at Christ Church Cathedral.

Treble Choir

FAQs

When is the choir available to perform? The Choir performs from September through early June. The summer months coincide with the children’s summer vacation, making it difficult to gather the choir together. How can I hear the choir perform? A sample CD of choir wedding selections performed by the Treble is available for your convenience. Contact Robert Simpson at 713-590-3311 to receive a copy. How about collaborations with other musicians such as string quartets, harpists, or brass ensembles? The Treble Choir is comfortable performing with other musical groups, however, please consult with the organist who will be playing your wedding before making any plans for additional music or musicians. What is the choir’s performance attire? The choir wears traditional red and white church vestments. They carry matching music binders with gold print logos on the front. For the ceremonies other than formal church weddings, the choir wears white formal shirts and black pants/skirts. How can I book the Treble Choir for my wedding? Please call Robert Simpson, Organist and Choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral, at 713-590-3311 for more details, booking information, availability and performance fees.

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