Bells, Choir & Youth Ensemble

Youth Music and Bellisimos         Rehearsal on Thursdays: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Beginning on September 17th

Singers/Instrumentalist  Rehearsal is on Thursday evenings 6:00-6:30 pm.  We welcome not only singers but also instrumentalists – keyboards, winds, strings, guitars and drums.  Music is arranged to fit the skills of the members who participate in worship on a monthly basis.

 

Bellisimos meets at 6:30 on Thursdays and is a hand bell choir for youth Grades 5-12 and adults interested in developing hand bell skills.  This choir is directed by Carol Prasad with Laurie Kubik assisting.  This ensemble also contributes to worship monthly.

 Worship Arts for Children  Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Beginning on September 15th

Our Worship Arts program is led by Cheryl Ortolf with Carol Prasad directing the music assisted by Jane Vooys.  Children, ages 3 through 5th grade are invited to join us as we learn different art techniques, have fun acting out different dramas, and enjoy music through singing, movement and playing instruments.  We serve a small snack from 4:00 – 4:10 p.m. each week.  We divide the children into 2 different age groups: – age 3  – grade 1  and  grades 2-5.   . While they rehearse with their age group, all worship Arts children participate together in Sunday Worship as a Choir approximately once each month.  All children are welcome to participate.  You do not have to be a member of the church. You can also make arrangements for Cheryl Ortolf  pick your child up after school if they attend South Row School. Please talk to her if you would like to arrange this.

ADULT CHOIRS

Chancel Choir      Rehearsal on Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

The Chancel Choir provides vocal music Sunday mornings during the 10:45 a.m. worship service weekly from September through June.  While singers are encouraged to be present for the Tuesday evening rehearsals, those whose schedules do not allow this and feel confident to do so are welcome to participate on Sunday morning by coming to the warm-up rehearsal at 10 am in the choir loft. This choir is directed by Carol Prasad.

Shepherd Bells   Rehearsal on Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:45  p.m.

Shepherd Bells is an English hand bell choir for adults who have some musical background.  It’s helpful if you can read music. We can teach you to ring!  This choir is directed by Carol Prasad and participates regularly in worship as well as occasional concerts, weddings,  bell festivals and other community events.