Music

Church on the Cape is considered a small church with a big church music program. Music is a significant part of our worship, our events, our celebrations, and our faith. From the musical and vocal talent within our own faith family to the national and international artists we host, our music ministry is a powerful part of our lives.
Janice Stover
Organist & Choir Director

 

Janice Stover grew up in Southern California, the daughter of Robert (baritone) and Dorothy (soprano) Dow. Her parents met while singing in a quartet on WMBI at Moody Bible Institute, and after Wheaton College and Fuller Seminary, they entered the ministry, had four children, taught them how to sing, and inspired Janice to pursue playing the pipe organ. 

 

She attended Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and Gordon College in Wenham, MA, graduating with a BMus degree in organ performance.

Janice has had a varied career in playing the piano and organ, singing, acting, choral directing and church music administrating in California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. 

 

Her passion is church music, and she is honored to be called to serve God and His people at The Church on the Cape.

Beryl Samia
Former Organist & Choir Director

 

Beryl was designated as our "Organist Emerita" in May of 2013, as she prepared to retire after a decade of leading our music ministry. She has a Bachelors degree in Church Music from Boston University and has served as Organist & Choir Director at several churches throughout New England.

 

She was instrumental in organizing the Sacred Music Symposium held at the Church on the Cape in August of 2009 and the Church Music Festival held in August of 2010. She was Program Director of The Keith McClelland Community Music Foundation.

 

Beryl currently directs the Senior Moments Choir.  Her musical talent and her Christian spirit combined to raise the quality of the music offerings at our church and she continues to occupy the 'bench' when called upon.

 

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