Choirs & Ensembles

Welcome to a new choir season for 2018-2019!  Please consider joining one of the following choirs: 

Children’s Choir will meet with parents and children on Wednesday, September 12, at 6:30 pm

Chancel Choir will sing for Worship on September 9, begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 13, at 7:30 pm

United Voices will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, September 19, at 5:30 pm

United Ringers will begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 20, at 6:15 pm

Contact David Furniss, St. John’s Minister of Music, to get connected.

Above: Our Junior Choir, Chancel Choir & United Voices combined rehearsal in the music room for our annual White Gift Service – photo taken on December 10, 2017.

Choir Rehearsal Schedules

Wednesdays

6:30-7:30 PM – Children’s Choir – Age 5 through Grade 7 – See “Children’s Choir & Fellowship Time” under the Youth tab of this website for more information.

5:30 PM Wednesdays – United Voices

Grade 8 through adults of all ages – unison & 2-part singing. You don’t have to be able to make every performance to participate. Sings about one Sunday each month except Summer

Below: United Voices, combined with the Children’s Choir, Easter Sunrise service at Whites Road Park 2018; Christmas Eve family service in sanctuary, 2017.

Thursdays

6:15 PM – United Ringers
Intergenerational Handbell/Chime Choir – play about one Sunday each month except Summer. No experience needed – come out and learn to play!

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7:30 PM – Chancel Choir
Adult four-part singers – sing 3-4 Sundays each month except Summer

7:30 PM – Friends of the Chancel Choir (Seasonal)

Sing with the Chancel Choir for Artist Series Concerts & Seasonal Events

Chancel Choir and Friends – Singers who are not already participating in the Chancel Choir are welcome to consider joining the Friends of the Chancel Choir.  Friends will be participating in Christmas (rehearsals begin in November on Thursdays at 7:30 pm) and Spring concerts.  Rehearsals will begin in the Fall for the Spring Concert 2019 – Mendelssohn’s “Elijah”. 

Sundays

St. John’s Brass (occasional) – also meet some Wednesday evenings

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St. John’s Wind Ensemble (occasional)

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St. John’s Dixieland Band (occasional) Play at selected worship services. 

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The Uke-arists (Ukelele Ensemble) (occasional) Play at selected worship services.

Below – St. John’s Chancel Choir, about 1952

1952 St. John's Choir