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ABOUT US

"I can’t describe it. It brought up such a mix of emotion. There was something spiritual behind this."

- Andy Schaeffer

"We have nurses, quite a few are school teachers, and we have three or four pastors."

- Scott J. Breiner

THE CAPE SHORE CHORALE, founded in July of 2004, has approximately fifty dedicated volunteer singers from Atlantic and Cape May counties.  Their repertoire includes both secular and sacred music.  In addition to annual winter and spring performances, the Chorale has performed with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra, First Night Events in Ocean City and in many other local venues.  Since its inception the Cape Shore Chorale has been under the direction of Scott J. Breiner, one of the most respected musicians in South Jersey.  The Chorale rehearses regularly at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Ocean City, New Jersey.

 

Our Director

Scott Breiner

In July 2004, he became the director and one of the founders of the Cape Shore Choraole, a choruys of fifty plus singers, based in Ocean City. 

He has serverd as an organist and choir director since he was fourteen yearts old. Moving to New York City at age twenty-one, he joined Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in NYC and became involved with its music program. As a professional chorist, he sang with the New York Choral Artists and performed major works in concert with the New York Philharmonic, at Carnegie Hall and "Live from Lincoln Center".

As an accompanist, Scott has worked with students at Rutgers University Newark Campus and with various choruses including the New York Choral Artists. He studied organ with McNeil Robinson at Mannes College of Music in Manhattan, where he also taught keyboard harmony. Scott serves as musical director and accompanist for local choruses including Masterworks in Ocean City. He has been guest condector, organist, and piano soloist with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. Scott is the Director of music and organist at Gracce Lutheran Church in Somers Point. Since 2014 he is the Principal Organist for Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, playing the largest organ in the world. 

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