The Review

The annual Candlelight service includes a procession of choirs, seasonal hymns, spiritual readings and performances by the St. John’s choirs and orchestras.Though the pandemic prevented an audience from attending both the fall concert and Candlelight this year, students and teachers created virtual programs in lieu of in-person services.

Candlelight video replaces annual in-person service

Afraaz Malick, Annie Jones, and Mia Hong December 15, 2020
The annual Candlelight service includes a procession of choirs, seasonal hymns, spiritual readings and performances by the St. John’s choirs and orchestras. Though the pandemic prevented an audience from attending both the fall concert and Candlelight this year, students and teachers created virtual programs in lieu of in-person services.
Chamber Strings accompanied Chorale for “In Terra Pax.”

Candlelight service unites choir, orchestra for holiday celebration

Hamzah Mir and Russell Li January 21, 2019
On Sunday, Dec. 9, hundreds of members of the St. John’s community streamed into St. John the Divine Church in order to enjoy Candlelight, an annual service marking the beginning of the holiday season.
Orchestra accompanies Boy Choir's performance of

Candlelight unites school to celebrate the holidays

Abigail Poag and Laney Chang December 16, 2017
The annual Candlelight service featured choral and orchestral performances to celebrate the holidays.
St. John the Divine had to accommodate record numbers of performers this year due to an influx of singers in both Chorale and St. John's Singers.

Hundreds crowd church for Candlelight amid exam excitement

Marisa Murillo, Staff Writer December 13, 2014
This year's Candlelight featured performances from students, teachers, and alumnus Rohan Ramchand ('13) amid the flurry of exams and holiday excitement.
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