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Coming Up In Worship

2016 is off to an exciting and busy start for everyone in the music ministry!  Looking ahead to our spring worship services and concerts, here is a quick schedule of musical events at GCC.

 

Sunday, March 6 @ 10:00 AM–  Chancel Choir, Kent Wehman/Gary Wendt piano-organ duets

Sunday, March 13 @ 10:00 AM– Chancel Choir, Pilgrim Wind Quartet, Voices of GCC

@ 3:00 PM – SIMPLE GIFTS CONCERT – A Concert for Peace:

Members and friends of GCC will explore the theme of “Peace” through a wide variety of styles and ensembles. Featuring Katherine Hughes, Kevin Kizer, Jade Maze, Ken Haebich, Jill Kaeding, Carol Kalvonjian, Benton Wedge, Kent Wehman, Neal Wehman, and Gary Wendt.

Sunday, March 20 @ 10:00 AM– Chancel Choir – PALM SUNDAY

Thursday, March 24 @ 7:30 PM – Chancel Choir – MAUNDY THURSDAY

*note:  Chancel Choir rehearsal will be held at 8:30 after the worship service.

Friday, March 25 @ 7:30 PM – Chancel Choir – GOOD FRIDAY

Saturday, March 26 @ 7:30 PM – no music ensemble – EASTER VIGIL

Sunday, March 27 @ 9:00 & 11:00 AM – Chancel Choir, Joyful Ringers, Brass Quintet – EASTER SUNDAY

Sunday, April 3 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir, Katherine Hughes/Kevin Kizer/guest instrumentalists – DECADES SUNDAY

Saturday, April 9 @ 10-noon – Chancel Choir rehearsal for Vivaldi “Gloria”

Sunday, April 10 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir, Orchestra – VIVALDI “GLORIA”

Saturday, April 16 @ 7:30 PM – SIMPLE GIFTS CONCERT – Sing to Live Community Chorus “Beatlemania”

Sunday, April 17 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir, Joyful Ringers

Sunday, April 24 @ 10:00 AM – Children’s Choirs – MUSICAL “MALICE IN THE PALACE”

Monday, April 25 @ 6:30 PM – Children’s Choirs – MUSICAL “MALICE IN THE PALACE”

Sunday, May 1 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir – CONFIRMATION

Sunday, May 8 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir – MOTHER’S DAY

Sunday, May 15 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir

Sunday, May 22 @ 10:00 AM – PYF Singers – YOUTH SUNDAY

Sunday, May 29 @ 10:00 AM – Small Ensemble – MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

@ 4:00 PM – SIMPLE GIFTS CONCERT – God Bless America – For Those Who Gave Their All

Sunday, June 5 @ 10:00 AM – Chancel Choir, Joyful Ringers – FINAL SUNDAY FOR CHOIRS

Sunday, June 12 @ 10:00 AM – Summer Music Schedule Begins


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Christmas Eve Call Times for Choirs

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Thank you to our amazing music volunteers for leading worship this coming Christmas Eve!  The “call times” for each musical group participating in worship are:

Thursday, Dec. 24

1:30           Kevin Kizer Quartet                                               Sanctuary

1:30           Intergenerational Choir                                 Room 201

2:00          Intergenerational Choir & K.K. Quartet         Sanctuary

2:15           Primary Choir                                                  Sanctuary

3:00          CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE #1

4:30           Clarinet/Flute/Guitar players                       Sanctuary

4:45           Saxophone/Bass players                              Sanctuary

5:30           CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE #2

7:30           Joyful Ringers                                                  Sanctuary

8:00          Chancel Choir                                                  Sanctuary

9:00          CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE #3

Have a wonderful & blessed Christmas season!

~The Music Staff of GCC

 

 


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Kid Chimes Original Composition

Kid Chimes is back with an original composition for March 8th.  We’ve been working through February on improvising our own melodies, giving them rhythm and a note to always return to (so that it feels like it has a tonal center).  Check out the video of our first improvisation session that will lead to our original work, currently untitled:

Click here for video.

 

 

 


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January & February Worship Schedule

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Happy 2015!

Here’s what’s coming up in worship.  We have some exciting Sundays ahead!  All are welcome to sing and play in all of our ensembles and choirs.  Join us!

January 4 – Beth Forrester & Russ Hiltz, soloists

January 11 – Chancel Choir

January 18 – Chancel Choir

January 25 – Chancel Choir & Joyful Ringers

February 1 – Primary Choir (gr. K-2) & Voices of GCC (gr. 3-8) *no Chancel Choir!

February 8 – Chancel Choir with guest conductor, Paul Leddington Wright

February 15 – Chancel Choir & Joyful Ringers

February 22 – Chancel Choir

 

See you in church.

Peace,

Gary