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 Orchestra & Chorus: Glory!                                                                             (orchestral keyboard)                                                                                                                    Sat, Oct 7, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                          First Free Methodist, Seattle

Sweeter Than Roses                                                                                                           (harpsichord)                                                                                                                                    Fri, Oct 20, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                     Blessed Sacrament, Seattle

Wayward Music Series: Puget Sounds - Music from Kitsap & Pierce Counties (composer/pianist)                                                                                                                          Fri, Nov 10, 8:00 PM                                                                                                                       Good Shepherd Center, Seattle

Pacific Lutheran University: Angela Meade Vocal Competition                                         (collaborative pianist)                                                                                                                    Sun, Nov 12, 3:00 PM                                                                                                                     Mary Baker Russell Music Center

Harmonia Orchestra & Chorus: Chamber Series                                                  (composer/pianist)                                                                                                                         Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 PM                                                                                                               University Unitarian 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.