Choral Evensong and Melissa Dunphy premiere

Sunday, October 24, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

When: Sunday, October 24, 4pm
Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 415 El Camino Real, Burlingame
Cost: free-will offering
Contact: Susan Jane Matthews,

Choral Evensong at St. Paul’s Burlingame at 4pm Sunday, October 24th includes the premiere of a Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by Philadelphia composer Melissa Dunphy ( This choral work was commissioned by the Marcia McCowin Estate Fund, established to highlight the work of women composers and poets at St. Paul’s. Dr. McCowin was a Professor of Clinical Radiology at UCSF and a generous and enthusiastic supporter of Music at St. Paul’s Burlingame.

In addition to the Melissa Dunphy premiere, music of the service will include:
Andrea Ramsey | Luminescence
Margaret Burk | Preces and Responses
Melissa Dunphy | A new heart
Frédéric Chopin | Nocturne in E-flat Major for piano, Op. 9, No. 2
Jeanne Demessieux | Te Deum for organ

The 2021 - 2022 Evensong Series at St. Paul’s Burlingame included services of Choral Evensong, Advent Lessons and Carols, Annual Christmas Concert, Marcia McCowin Concert, and the Choir School Concert.  In this 15th Anniversary Season of the Evensong Series and Choir School, join in the festive offerings in a journey toward the July 2022 Residency by the Choir of St. Paul’s at Wells Cathedral, England.  Click here for the complete 2021-2022 Evensong Series schedule.