Contemporary acoustic duo

Sat., Jun. 3, 7 p.m., Sanctuary. Click here to purchase tickets. Visit Chris and John Boehmer’s website, Performing original “Music you can sink into – smooth and rich vocals, evocative imagery and tasteful harmonies that hover beautifully together at the edges of folk, pop and jazz.” “A tremendous gift of song.” Proceeds will benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Spirit Songs

Rutter “Magnificat” and Moses Hogan Spirituals. Featuring the UUCF Chorale and Orchestra (featuring Jacob Perry, Jr., Deborah Sternberg, Melville Moses Andradé and Sarah Jebian) with Artistic Director Laura Weiss. Sat., May 20, 7 p.m., UUCF Sanctuary. Purchase tickets here. Radically different styles find common ground in the message of hope for a better world. This event will leave you tapping your feet, and reveling in the beauty and power of the human spirit. All proceeds will benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Drum Circle

Mon., May 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Third Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Leader: Jeff Gilliam. Join us for a drop-in hour of drumming. We’ll focus on hand drums, explore basic techniques and rhythms and expand to more complex rhythms. We’ll also do a good amount of improvising and plain old jamming. Bring your own drum and/or percussion instrument or use ones supplied by UUCF and Jeff Gilliam.  

ARTspeaks installations

  Presenting theme-related works of art created by UUCF members and friends Open to all UUCF and external artists to loan UUCF selected artworks tying into the monthly theme. Click here for the submission process for all monthly shows. March 2017 theme: Risk Artwork should depict risk, explore the concept of “being at risk,” or be the result of the artist taking a risk (such as using a new technique or covering new subject matter). April 2017 theme: Transformation Artwork should depict a transformation from one state to another (i.e., young and old version of the same person, same location at different times of day or season) or be a combination […]

Music Improv Workshop

Description: The Improv Workshop will be a monthly session designed to help develop improvisational skills within a broader group of UUCF musicians (both instrumentalists and vocalists). The goal is to enable participants to create music from the heart in real time and express themselves creatively and with confidence on their instrument of choice. Each session will include lesson and performance components, allowing participants to gain experience in an informal, supportive group setting. Over time, this workshop will incorporate a range of popular musical styles (rock, blues, jazz, country, Latin, etc.), but there will be a slight emphasis on jazz, due to the central role of improvisation within this genre. Prerequisite […]