Music at St John’s Church, Dumfries – 2020


Choral Evensong – Sunday 5th April 2020 – 6pm

Introit:  If We Believe – Goss

Responses:  Smith

Psalm:  31

Canticles:  Walmisley in D Minor

Anthem:  There Is A Green Hill – Gounod


Maundy Thursday Service – 9th April 2020 – 6.30pm

Anthem:  Lord Let Me Know Mine End – Greene

The Lamination – Bairstow


Easter Vigil Service – Saturday 11th April 2020 – 8.30pm

Anthem:  Now The Green Blade Riseth – French trad. arr. Simon Lindley


Easter Sunday Service – 12th April 2020 – 11am

Anthem:  Awake Thou Wintry Earth – JS Bach


Choral Evensong – Sunday 3rd May 2020 – 6pm


Responses:  Smith

Psalm:  121

Canticles:  Stanford in C



Evensong – Sunday 17th May 2020 – 6pm

Responses:  Ferial

Canticles:  Dyson in C Minor



SCOTT BROTHERS DUO – Concert at St John’s Church, Dumfries

Saturday 30th May 2020 – 7.30pm

As part of Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2020, internationally acclaimed brothers Jonathan and Tom Scott present a dazzling programme of duos for piano and organ. Their programme includes original works as well as their own virtuosic arrangements of well-known classical pieces by Rossini, Guilmant, Debussy, Grieg, Mozart, Gounod, Yon, and Liszt. Tickets: £10/£5 Students via For more information: 01387 259627


Music and Events at St John’s

As well as having a rich musical component to our worship at St John’s, we also host musical events for the wider community in Dumfries. This page is a place to gather information and updates about both of these aspects of our church.