Music Opportunities



OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!
Psalms 98:4

Music is an important part of worship at Shandon Presbyterian. Children, youth and adults are invited to share and develop their gifts by participating in the choirs. Other instruments are frequently used in services, as well.

ADULT CHOIRS

CHANCEL CHOIR - Only a joy of music required
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 7:30 -9 p.m.
Choir Rehearsal Room 222
Contact: Lillian Quackenbush

CHILDREN & YOUTH CHOIRS

KINDER CHOIR - 4-year-old Kindergarten-Kindergarten
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5-5:30 p.m.  Room 202
Contact: Anne McNair

ARISE CHOIR
- 1st-2nd Grade
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 6-6:30 p.m.  Room 202
Contact: Anne McNair

SHINE CHOIR - 3rd-5th Grades
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 6:30-7:15 p.m.  Room 202
Contact: Anne McNair

MIDDLERS CHOIR - 6th-8th Grades
Rehearsals: Sundays 4:30-5:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal Room 222
Contact: Anne McNair

SENIOR HIGH CHOIR - 9th-12th Grades
Rehearsals: Sundays 6-7 p.m. Choir Rehearsal Room 222
Contact: Anne McNair

INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

BRASS ENSEMBLE
Open to brass enthusiasts of all ages. Rehearsals as needed.
Contact: Janet Teuber

STRING ENSEMBLE
Players of all ages are welcome. Rehearsals as needed.
Contact: Janet Teuber

CELTIC ENSEMBLE
Open to string, acoustic guitar, woodwind players, and other celtic instrumentalists of all ages. Ability to read music is helpful. Rehearsals as needed.
Contact: Janet Teuber

HANDBELLS

CHIMERS - 3rd-5th grades
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Room 223
This group learns basic bell ringing techniques and fundamental music reading skills, and has fun making music in ensemble. No musical background is necessary.
Contact: Bill McNair

YOUTH HANDBELL CHOIR - 6th-12th grades
Rehearsals: Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
This group builds upon the skills learned in Chimers bell choir. They learn more advanced ringing and music reading skills. They play more advanced music. If you did not play in Chimers, but are interested in the Middler Handbell Choir, please contact the director.
Contact: Bill McNair

KEY RINGERS
Adult ringers, no experience required.
Rehearsals: Mondays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  Room 223
The Key Ringers bell choir is for adults who enjoy ringing less advanced music. Some basic music reading skills are needed, but the director will work with anyone interested in playing bells regardless of musical background.
Contact: Bill McNair

TINTINNABULATORS
Experienced adult ringers, demanding music
Rehearsals: Mondays 6-7 p.m.  Room 223
The Tintinnabulators is an advanced handbell choir for experienced ringers. This group plays advanced music with a variety of technical and musical challenges.
Contact: Bill McNair