Choirs

FESTIVAL CHOIR

Director: Lahonda Sharp

Sings: Music of all types at the 10:55 am Festival Worship (a traditional service).

Rehearsal options: Every Wednesday from 7 - 9 pm in the Choir Room or Sunday mornings 9:15-10:45 am going directly into 10:55 am worship.

To join, contact Lahonda Sharp

CONCERT CHOIR

Director: Lahonda Sharp

Sings: Major choral works with orchestra, and for special events at Christ Church; comprised of the Festival choir as well as individuals who, due to time restraints, choose to participate in this ensemble only.

Rehearses prior to major concert on either Wednesday 7 pm or Sunday mornings at 9:15 am and special rehearsals as needed.

To join, contact Lahonda Sharp

MEN'S CHOIR - SINGING CHURCHMEN

Director: John Richardson

Sings: This men's chorus periodically provides music for the 10:55 am Festival worship.

Rehearses: When scheduled to sing, the rehearsal occurs that Sunday morning at 9:15 am in the choir room prior to the worship service.

To join, contact John Richardson

WOMEN'S CHOIR - BELLA VOCE

Director: Molly Ness

Sings: This chorus periodically provides music for 10:55 am Festival worship service and offers special programs for community outreach.

Rehearses: Every Wednesday from 6 - 6:45 pm in Rooms 11/12.

To join, contact Molly Ness

Instrumental Ensembles

Joy Bells

This handbell choir welcomes beginning ringers; a working knowledge of music is helpful but not necessary.

Director: Molly Ness

Plays: Periodically during 10:55 am Festival traditional worship services and occassioanlly provides music for the 8:15 am First Light service.

Rehearses: Mondays from 6 - 7 pm in the Music Library

To join, contact Molly Ness

Jubilation Ringers

This handbell choir is for experienced handbell ringers.

Director: Molly Ness

Plays: Periodically during 10:55 am Festival traditional worship services

Rehearses: Mondays from 7:15 – 8:15 pm in the Music Library

To join, contact Molly Ness

Sacred Harp Ensemble

A celtic lever harp ensemble, its sacred music repertoire reflects varying levels of experience. New players are welcome! Instruction and musical scores are provided. Extra lap harps are on site for hands-on practice, and additional harps are available for rental.

Director: Molly Ness

Plays: Periodically during 10:55 am Festival traditional worship services, occasionally provides music for the 8:15 am First Light service, and offers programs for community outreach

Rehearses: Mondays from 3 - 4:30 pm in the Music Library

To join, contact Molly Ness