St. Mark’s has a strong music program, blessed with gifted directors, instrumentalists, singers and a supportive congregation. There are a variety of ways that people of all ages can praise God and encourage others through music.

Bells of St. Mark’s is our adult hand bell choir directed by JoAnn Luther. The group plays easy to moderately difficult music. Rehearsals are usually at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the Sanctuary and usually play once a month in Sunday worship services.

Celebration Singers is an adult choir and is for anyone who loves to sing. Music is of a more gospel nature. The accompanist is Grace Templeton. The group rehearses at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays in the choir room and usually sings three times a month in the traditional services.

Chancel Choir is an adult choir directed by Jordan Shomper. This choir is open to all who love to sing. Music performed is moderate to difficult. Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Sanctuary. The group performs three times a month in the traditional services.

The St. Mark’s UMC Concert Series is sponsored by our Music Ministries Committee. Each fall, we kick off a series of performances. Generally, more than a dozen concerts are scheduled throughout the year that include a variety of artists, each offering a particular, unique style. Artists include some of our church’s finest talent, as well as various artists from the Tucson community and beyond. All the concerts are free and open to the entire community. Most are scheduled at 3 p.m. Sundays in our Sanctuary.


Joseph Habedank, Southern Gospel Artist, Sunday, Jan. 15
Sandoli Trio, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12
UA Symphonic Choir, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19
Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23
Tucson Girls Choir, Sunday, April 23
Old Pueblo Brass Band, Sunday, April 30
Tucson Flute Club, Sunday, May 7
Desert Chameleon Community Band, Sunday, May 21