About Sheila

Sheila Bristow is a church musician, composer, and collaborative keyboardist in Tacoma, Washington. She serves as Music Director & Organist for St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and keyboardist for Harmonia Chorus & Orchestra.

Contact: sheilagailbristow@gmail.com

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Performance Calendar

Harmonia Chorus: Oracles                                                                                                 (composer)                                                                                                                                                             Sat, March 9, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                                      First Free Methodist (Seattle)

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: Lenten Vespers sung by Schola Nova                             (director)                                                                                                                                                            Sun, March 17, 6:00 PM                                                                                                                          (Bainbridge Island)

Harmonia Orchestra & Chorus: Rhapsody                                                                                       (keyboardist)                                                                                                                                                       Sat, April 6, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                                 Shorecrest Performing Arts Center (Shoreline)

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: Eastertide Vespers with Schola Nova                                              (director)                                                                                                                                                            Sun, April 28, 6:00 PM                                                                                                                           (Bainbridge Island)

Schmidt Vocal Competition: High School Regional                                                         (accompanist)                                                                                                                                                        Sat, May 4                                                                                                                                                               Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma)

Harmonia Orchestra & Chorus: The Ordering of Moses                                                                 (keyboardist)                                                                                                                                                           Sat, May 4, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                                            First Free Methodist Church (Seattle)

Recent Compositions

Preces & Responses (service music for choral evensong)

Waltz, solo guitar (premiered Nov 2022, Classical Tuesdays in Old Town Tacoma)

I Arise, SSATBB choir (CD release on PARMA, September 2022)

When Music Sounds, orchestra & chorus (premiered August 2021, Orchestra Seattle | Seattle Chamber Singers)

I Wonder as I Wander, arr. for soprano & viola (premiered December 2020, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer)

Jubilate Deo, treble choir & organ (premiered November 2020, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer)

Click here for a catalog with scores and recordings.