The annual Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols marks the beginning of the holiday season for the Greater Hartford community. Through the reading of nine lessons, each followed by the singing of a carol, the Christmas story is recounted and celebrated. This service is offered to all as a moment of comfort and hope.
Trinity College Gospel Choir
The Chapel Singers
Madison Thompson ’25, organ
Zachary Schurman ’22, organ
Ellen Dickinson, carillon
Vaughn Mauren ’07, organ
Christopher Houlihan ’09, director of music
The Reverend Marcus George Halley, chaplain
New recordings featuring The Chapel Singers; Zachary Schurman ’22, assistant Chapel organist; Ellen Dickinson, college carillonneur; and Christopher Houlihan, college organist and director of Chapel music.
A complete recording of the 2019 festival, with program and photos. In celebration of 'Women at the Summit: 50 Years of Coeducation at Trinity College,' the music program featured carols by women composers and poets, and the lessons were read by Trinity women— faculty, staff, administrators, students, and alumnae.
Music and photos from the 2016 Festival. This year's Lessons and Carols featured a choir of nearly 60 Chapel Singers alumni and the premier of Logos by Patrick Greene '07. John Rose, director and organist