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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 fourteenth season, previous year’s series have included performances by outstanding groups such as The Vienna Choir Boys, Canterbury Cathedral Choir, Chanticleer, Cornell University Glee Club, the Westminster Choir, the Westminster Chorus, the USC Chamber Choir, Libera, Canadian Brass, The Side Street Strutters Jazz Band, and world renown organists Frederick Swann, John Scott, Richard Elliott, Ken Cowan, Nathan Laube, James O’Donnell, and Christopher Houlihan. We invite you to explore these pages to learn more about the organization and our upcoming 2013-2014 season. Click on the page name in the horizontal menu below the logo to navigate to each page.

This season we are Pulling Out All the Stops to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the installation of the Quimby Pipe Organ including a free concert by the well-known organist, Ken Cowan, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 followed by a Gala Reception.

Please mark your calendars for these outstanding events.


Dates To Be Scheduled

Friday, November 22, 2013, 7 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2013, 7 PM

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7 PM

Friday, February 7, 2014, 7 PM

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7 PM

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 7 PM

Monday, March 31, 2014, 7 PM

  1. Organ Demonstrations

  2. Thomas Trotter, Organ

  3. A Festival of Lessons and Carols       

  4. Ken Cowan, Organ

  5. Boston Brass

  6. Simon Johnson, Organ

  7. Duo Majoya, Organ and Piano Duo

  8. Chanticleer

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 x109mailto:info@dfom.orgshapeimage_2_link_0