Our Chancel Choir is directed by Jim Pickley and Victoria Garrett, and accompanied by organist David Eicher. The choir accompanies both worship services from September through May. Choir Practice is held on Thursday nights at 7:15 pm.
If you would like to participate in our Choir, please contact Jim Pickley or the church office.
The Music Department at Grace features some of the most accomplished musicians in the South Bend area. In fact, Music Director and keyboardist Jim Pickley not only has his own jazz band, The Jim Pickley Trio, he also serves as an adjunct professor of jazz music at The University of Notre Dame. Victoria Garrett, our Choir Director, has performed nationally and teaches music at Bethel College. David Eicher was the editor of a church hymnal and serves as accompanist to the choirs at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend. In addition, Kevin Leazenby, who plays the bass during the 10:30 am service, is part of the music staff at Indiana University – South Bend; and our drummer, Dan Degucz, has been playing professionally for almost 30 years.