IPC Music

IPC Music 2017-10-29T21:30:36+00:00


Irvington Presbyterian Church has a rich tradition of bringing high quality music to both its parishioners and the community, both in services and concerts. All are welcome to attend or participate by joining one of the choirs. Music is not only a wonderful way to glorify God, it is also healthy, social, and uplifting.

Director of Music
Jon Riss, holds degrees in Choral Conducting and Music Education from Temple University and Ithaca College, and earned the prestigious distinction of Fellow of the American Guild of Organists in 2016. Jon has been a professional church musician since 1999 and is the Director of Choral Activities at Hastings High School and Farragut Middle School in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Chancel Choir
We welcome all singers in high school and older to join the Chancel Choir. Please contact Jon Riss (jon.riss@irvingtonpresbychurch.org; 914.330.8262) for more information.

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The Organ
– Orgelbau Klais (2001), 29 stops over 3 manuals and pedal.

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Youth Choir – Our Youth Choir, made up of middle and high school singers, rehearses weekly under the direction of Zack Wright. In addition to singing during Sunday morning services approximately one per month, the Choir performs at local nursing homes during the holidays and other times and gives an annual concert in the sanctuary.

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Children’s Choir – The Children’s Choir, made up of elementary school singers, rehearses weekly with Director Zack Wright and sings in Sunday morning services approximately six times per year. Most of the participants graduate to the Youth Choir and start a life-long love of music.

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For more information about music at IPC, please contact Jon Riss, Director of Music. Email: jon.riss@irvingtonpresbychurch.org
IPC Music Office: 914.330.8262