A place to Connect, Grow, and Serve
Music is vital to the life of UUCA
You will find many opportunities to discover, develop and share your creativity.
Spring Clerestory Choir Concert
June 12, 4 p.m. Mozart's "Requiem" for chorus and soloists. W.A. Mozart's final major work has inspired audiences for generations. Soloists include Katie Peebles, Devon Staren, Jane Roningen, Philip Stimpert, John Bohman, Cliff Gay, David Shilton. Organist: Jason Sherlock. Conductor: Bob Griffith.
Our adult Clerestory Choir sings in worship services on Sundays. Recent performing destinations included Ireland, Wales, and New Orleans. For over 50 years, our annual spring choral concerts with orchestra have featured major opuses, including Mass for the Children, Requiem, and Gloria by John Rutter; Dona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams; Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky; Carmina Burana by Carol Orff; works by J. S. Bach (Magnificat in D Major, St. Matthew Passion, and motets); and Requiem settings by Faure, Mozart, Rutter and Brahms. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Children and Youth
Chalice Choir—for Kindergarten through 3rd graders-- meets in the Chapel (on the lower level) each week between services, 10:30-11:05am and sings 6-8 times in services and for community outreach and other events outside UUCA each year. All children—including enthusiastic pre-school singers, and non-members of UUCA--are welcome!
Three performing bell groups that perform at the church and in the Washington metro area. Ages begin first grade through adult. Contact: Ken Bissell, email@example.com
SHINE - Singing to Heal, Inspire, Nurture & Energize
SHINE is a "Healing Choir" that offers members and friends of all ages the opportunity to explore the healing power of music through singing to comfort and support those in need. No auditions, no choral experience, and no long-term commitment needed. Contact Bea Ann Phillips.
Offers three formal concerts each year. Performances include a wide range of musical styles, including classical, jazz, big band, folk, and contemporary. Selection is by audition. Contact: Bea Ann Phillips
A select chamber choir, by audition. Contact: Bob Griffith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Skilled musicians with solo performing experience are encouraged to participate in Sunday services. Contact: Bob Griffith.