Summer Music Camp: July 31 to August 4, 2017
Every summer Saint Mark's offers a Summer Music Camp for children ages 3 and up. Save the date for this year's camp; registration will open in March. For more information, please contact Mother Erika Takacs.
Choir - Ages 8-14
Daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Extended care available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Experience award-winning choral training in the English cathedral tradition, along with drama instruction provided by Walnut Street Theater.
Schola - Ages 3-7
Daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Extended care available from 8 a.m.)
Spend a week with professional musicians, teachers, and faithful volunteers exploring the wonders of music. The week includes voice lessons, Bible stories, games, crafts, and more.
Meet Our Staff
The Rev. Erika Takacs
Mother Takacs has served as priest at Saint Mark's since 2011. Before entering ordained ministry, she enjoyed an active career as a choral conductor, music teacher, and professional singer. She holds degrees from West Chester University of Pennsylvania (1995), Westminster Choir College (1998), and Virginia Theological Seminary (2007).
Organist & Choirmaster
Mr. McCormick has served as Organist & Choirmaster of Saint Mark’s since 2016. He is internationally known as a trainer of children’s voices, having directed both the Choir of Boys & Girls at Saint Mark's and the Choir School at St. Paul's Parish, K Street, Washington, D.C. from 2008 to 2016. Young choristers he has trained have performed as soloists with the Washington National Opera, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and other noted organizations. He is an alumnus of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, N.J.