About Sheila

Sheila Bristow is a church musician, collaborative keyboardist, and composer living in Tacoma, Washington. She is currently Assistant Music Director at Blessed Sacrament Church, Seattle; keyboardist for Harmonia Chorus & Orchestra; and a collaborative pianist at the University of Puget Sound.

Contact: sheilagailbristow@gmail.com

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Winter Performance Calendar


Classical Tuesdays in Old Town Tacoma                                                                             Elizabeth Brown, guitar, premiering works by Northwest Composers                          (composer)                                                                                                                                    Tues, Nov 8th, 7:00 PM                                                                                                        Slavonian Hall, Tacoma

Dominican All Souls Day - Bruckner’s Requiem (chorister)                                                                                                                                       Tues, Nov 8th, 7:30 PM blessed                                                                                                          Blessed Sacrament Church, Seattle

Unfinished” - Schubert's Symphony in B minor,  Mozart's Requiem (organist)                                                                                                                                         Sat, Nov 12, 7:30 PM                                                                                                                            Harmonia Orchestra & Chorus                                                                                                    First Free Methodist Church, Seattle

Winterfest: A Celebration of Music and Poetry                                                                   (organist)                                                                                                                                         Sat, Dec 3, 7:30 PM; Sun, Dec 4, 2:00 PM                                                                          Adelphian Concert Choir, University of Puget Sound                                                         Kilworth Chapel, Tacoma

Handel's Messiah                                                                                                                  (organist)                                                                                                                                          Sat, Dec 10, 7:30 PM                                                                                                              Epiphany Parish, Seattle

Handel's Messiah                                                                                                         (harpsichordist)                                                                                                                              Sat, Dec 17, 2:30 PM                                                                                                                      First Free Methodist, Seattle                                                                                                        Sun, Dec 18 2:30 PM                                                                                                                   Bastyr Chapel, Kenmore                                                                                                      Harmonia Orchestra & Chorus

Recent Compositions

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)