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Music Program

If you sing or play an instrument, there are many opportunities for you to get involved in the musical life of the congregation. From classical to jazz and folk to contemporary, a wide array of musical styles are offered in services, concerts and outreach activities.

Check our calendar for our current rehearsal schedules.

Sunday Music

  • The Adult Choir is open to all adults who are interested in singing. This voice ensemble of 35-40 singers performs during regular services throughout the year. Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday morning warm-ups are held before services begin.
  • The Children’s Choir performs during the school year and is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Rehearsals are held on Sundays from 11:30 to noon in the Priestley Room, beginning the second Sunday in September and running through the end of May. To sign up your child for the Children’s Choir, contact Director of Music John Herrick.
  • The Handbell Ensemble uses a set of 4-octave Malmark handbells to create beautiful sounds. Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.
  • If you are interested in being a guest singer or instrumentalist, contact Director of Music John Herrick, or call 704-366-8623, Ext. 6037.

Community Building and Special Programs

Community building is an important part of the Music Program, which includes regular social gatherings and an annual progressive potluck. Holiday outreach activities include Christmas caroling and “Singing Valentine” visits to area assisted-living facilities. UUCC musicians also participate in:

  • Coffeehouses
  • Special Programs
  • Music Sunday Services (December and May)
  • Summer Choir
  • Southeast District (UU) Choir Festival

In addition, the Music Program acts as a musical resource for the Lifespan Religious Education Program for children, youth and adults.

For More Information About the Music Program

To get involved in the Music Program, contact Director of Music John Herrick, or call 704-366-8623, Ext. 6037. You can also contact John for the latest rehearsal and performance schedule.