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

St. Luke's Memorial Episcopal Church: Duo Concert with Dr. Wyatt Smith                                (harpsichord, organ)                                                                                                                         Jan 12, 7:30 PM

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: Lenten Vespers sung by Schola Nova                             (director)                                                                                                                                           Sun, Feb 18, 6:00 PM

MUSING: a collaboration of voices                                                                                                (chorister)                                                                                                                                          Sat, Feb 24, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                        Kilworth Memorial Chapel (Tacoma)

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