Children Ensembles

Register for Children and Youth ensembles for 2018-2019

Cherub Choir

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2018/2019 season:  September 5 through April 24
Location: Room 229, Snyder Builder
Director: Josh Wald
Ages:  Kindergarten

This choir is for kindergarteners. Children sing a variety of songs and experience rhythm through body movement and experimentation with a variety of instruments. The Cherub Choir sings for Kneeling at the Manger (December) and the year-end recognition service.

Alleluia Choir

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2018/2019 season:  September 5 through April 24
Location: Room 149, Snyder Builder
Director: James “Jimmy” R. Jones, 704-295-4809, jimmy@mpumc.org
Ages:  1st and 2nd Grade

This choir is for first and second graders. Children sing a wide assortment of songs and learn about the Christian life through music and activities designed to teach scriptural beliefs as well as age-appropriate musicianship. The Alleluia Choir sings for worship services throughout the year.

Junior Choir

Early Arrival Celebration:  Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:00 PM starting October 10
Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2018/2019 season:  September 5 through April 24
Location: Room 152, Snyder Builder
Director:
Ages:  3rd through 5th Grade

This choir is for 3rd through 5th graders. This intermediate choir focuses on the role of music in worship through scripture, hymn studies, and choral singing. Early Arriver Celebration gives children the chance to explore instruments and various educational components. Children are given the opportunity to attend the CBF Children’s Choir Festival and the CANTUS Summer Choir Camp at Caswell.

Tinker Bells

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:00 PM
2018/2019 season:  September 5 through April 24
Location: Room 229, Snyder Builder
Director:
Ages:  Kindergarten through 2nd grade

Children grades K to 2 learn basic reading and performance skills on handchimes. The children accompany congregational singing several times during the year as well as visiting area nursing homes and retirement communities.

Junior Handbells

Rehearsal: Sundays, 3:00 – 3:50 PM
2018/2019 season:  September 9 through April 24
Location: Room 148, Snyder Builder
Director:
Ages:  3rd through 5th Grade

This is an intermediate level handbell choir for 3rd through 5th grade children. Children continue to develop music reading and performance skills, as well as learning how to be good worship leaders and goodwill ambassadors to our community. Participants are introduced to advanced bell techniques and encouraged to problem-solve many different bell challenges. This choir rings in worship services quarterly.