First Presbyterian offers a variety of adult vocal choirs and instrumental ensembles to experience the spiritual blessing of music. Rehearsals are well planned, well-paced, engaging, energizing, encouraging, and uplifting! In addition, one on one support and the power of multiple voices and players combined makes participation in a choir or ensemble accessible for adults of all skill levels, whether able to read music or not. For more information, please contact the director of the choir or ensemble in which you have interest.
The Chancel Choir
Wednesdays, 7–8:30 p.m. in Room 218 (mid-August - May)
The Chancel Choir sings weekly in the 11 a.m. service, under the direction of the Rev. Dr. Michael Waschevski.
The Fellowship Choir
Wednesdays, 6–7 p.m. (mid-August - May)
The Fellowship Choir sings primarily in the 9 a.m. service, generally twice a month, under the direction of the Rev. Dr. Michael Waschevski.
Summer Choir (June through mid-July)
The Summer Choir is comprised of adults and high school youth who sing for the 11 a.m. worship services. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7–8 p.m. in room 218. Summer Choir is a great opportunity to experience choir for the first time. The Summer Choir is under the direction of the Rev. Dr. Michael Waschevski.
Grace Notes Handbells
Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7 p.m. in Room 245
The Grace Notes adult handbell choir, under the direction of Music Associate Rebecca Sawyer, welcomes ringers of varying skill levels. The choir rings for several services of worship throughout the year.
Rehearsals are scheduled as needed and various instrumental ensembles play during Worship services as needed throughout the year, both for morning Worship Services and for Taize services. These groups consist of members who play a variety of instruments and include both professional and lay musicians and is directed by Rebecca Sawyer.