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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-renowned 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. Click on the page name in the horizontal menu below the logo to navigate to each page.

The Desert Friends of Music of St. Margaret's announces a partial listing of concerts for the 2015-2016 Season.


Sunday, November 1 - 4:00 pm

EVENSONG for All Saints' Day

sung by the St. Margaret's Chamber Singers.  A twenty-minute organ concert played by Frederick Swann will follow the service.


Sunday, December 13 - 7:00 pm


with organ concert beginning at 6:30, played by Frederick Swann.

Always a favorite at St. Margaret's, so come early and enjoy the beautiful music of Christmas.


Monday, January 25 - 7:00 pm

THE NORDIC CHOIR from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

Presented in cooperation with the Music Department of Palm Desert High School


Sunday, February 14 - 7:00 pm

THE WESTMINSTER CHORUS - "Back by popular demand!"

This popular male chorus from Westminster, California took our series by storm in 2012 and we are thrilled to have them back again.


Sunday, February 28 - 4:00 pm

FREDERICK SWANN, Organist in concert


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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