Youth Ensembles

Choral and Instrumental Ensembles 

Broken Together Student Ensemble 

6th - 12th grade – Ellie Pentland, director
Our talented and energetic Student Ensemble rehearse with Director Ellie Pentland, assisted by Beth Graves at the piano. Students explore many kinds of musical experiences. The ensemble meets on certain announced Sundays, 12:302:00 p.m. in the Choir Room.

Student Solos and Ensembles 

6th - 12th grade – Jennifer Whiting, director
We invite our middle school and high school students to bring their musical talents to worship throughout the year, participating as soloists or in ensembles of singers and instrumentalists. Bill Phemister or Jennifer Whiting will coach and accompany these groups. Please contact Bill or Jennifer, or the church office to join a group. 

Chancel Choir 

High School to Adult – Jennifer Whiting, director
This mixed choir sings at both the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. services alternately each week September through May. 
Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings, 7:00–8:30 p.m. 

Men's Chorus 

High School to Adult – Mike Krueger, director; Willey Lee, pianist
This chorus for men sings once a month, September through May.
Rehearses are various Saturday mornings.

Celebration Singers 

High School to Adult 
This women's ensemble sings at services once a month, September through May.
Rehearsals are various Wednesdays, 7:30–8:50 p.m. 

Festival Choir 

High School to Adult – Jennifer Whiting, director
Open to anyone, this combined chorus of voices prepares and sings a special musical offering in the spring. Rehearsals are on Thursdays, 7:309:00 p.m. beginning March 31, 2016, for presentation in worship on May 15, 2016. All are welcome to join! (Faithful attendance and score markings are required.) Watch for rehearsal details.

Instrumental Ensembles 

High School to Adult
String, brass, or various combinations of instruments gather, rehearse, and accompany the worship services at various times throughout the year. We especially need brass, strings, percussion, and winds on holidays such as Easter and Christmas, as well as on other Sundays. Please talk with Jennifer Whiting to participate!

 

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