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To contact Desert Friends of Music:

    St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

    Desert Friends of Music

    47535 Highway 74

    Palm Desert, CA 92260




    760-346-2697 Extension x109

Welcome to the web site for Desert Friends of Music, an organization of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Palm Desert, CA. You are invited to visit the church’s web site for information about worship services and other activities of the church. Each year Desert Friends of Music sponsors a series of public concerts in the church’s sanctuary. Now in its sixteenth season, previous year’s series have included performances by outstanding groups such as The Vienna Choir Boys, Canterbury Cathedral Choir, American Boychoir, Chanticleer (multiple times), Cornell University Glee Club, the Westminster Choir, Boston Brass, the Westminster Chorus, the USC Chamber Choir, Libera, Nordic Choir, Concordia choir, Canadian Brass, Boston Brass,The Side Street Strutters Jazz Band, and world-renowned organists Frederick Swann, John Scott, Richard Elliott, Ken Cowan, Nathan Laube, James O’Donnell, Christopher Houlihan, Thomas Trotter, Simon Johnson and Isabelle Demers, Raúl Prieto Ramírez, and Jonathan Dimmock. We invite you to explore these pages to learn more about the organization. Click on the page name in the horizontal menu below the logo to navigate to each page.

Descriptions of the individual events will be found on the 2017-2018 Season page and information on ticketing will be found on the Tickets page.

Desert Friends of Music 2017- 2018 Season Schedule

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7 PM             Thomas Heywood, Concert Organist

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 7 PM          Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7 PM       Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, England

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7 PM            David Baskeyfield, Concert Organist

Fridays at Noon in Lent 2018

      February16          John Wright, Organ

      February 23         LA Harptette

      March 2               Philip Hoch, Organ

      March 9               Amy Rooney, Piano

      March 16             John Bayless, Piano

      March 23             Fred Swann, Organ