Rehearses Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Sanctuary. Contact Worship Coordinator/Director of Music & Arts Laura Weiss. We invite anyone with an interest in contributing to worship through singing to join our 60+-voice adult ensemble (Grade 9 and up). The group performs a wide range of musical styles including world music, classical, jazz, pop, folk and more. No experience or audition required. The Chorale performs at Sunday services at least twice a month, September-May, and presents two major music worship services each year. Click here for Chorale practice tracks.
Catalyst Chamber Ensemble
Rehearses Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Contact Worship Coordinator/Director of Music & Arts Laura Weiss. This auditioned, 16-voice ensemble is made up of college-age and adult vocalists who are strong music readers with an ability to hold pitch with only one or two vocalists to a part. The group performs difficult choral works during worship services and at limited outside community engagements.
Meets as needed to prepare for performances. Contact Worship Coordinator/Director of Music & Arts Laura Weiss. Musicians (Grade 9 and up) can choose from among the different ensembles listed below. One large event each year includes the annual Banding Together benefit concert.
- Folk Ensemble
- Jazz Bands and Ensembles
- Joy Rock Ensemble
- World Music Ensemble
- Big Band
- Interdisciplinary Improvisation Combo (Or the IIC!)
- Holiday Brass
- Classical Trios
- Chamber Orchestra
Revolution Ringers Handbells
Rehearses Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Contact Assistant Director Gina King. Using a set of three-octave English handbells and chimes, this group (Grade 7 and up) will participate regularly in worship. Youth should have a background in reading music. Adults with little to no experience with music are welcome too! Parents and youth encouraged to participate together as a fun family experience!