Children Ensembles

Cherub Choir

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2019/2020 season:  September 4 through May 13
Location: Room 229, Snyder Building
Directors: Trinity Martin, Jimmy Jones, Evan Currie
Ages:  Kindergarten
Contact:  Trinity Martin, 704-295-4806, tmartin@mpumc.org

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), for the elementary worship services and the year-end recognition service.

Register for Cherub Choir
Registration begins July 14.

Alleluia Choir

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2019/2020 season:  September 4 through May 13
Location: Room 149, Snyder Building
Directors: Trinity Martin, Jimmy Jones, Evan Currie
Ages:  1st and 2nd Grade
Contact:  Trinity Martin, 704-295-4806, tmartin@mpumc.org

This choir is for 1st and 2nd 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. We also develop rhythmic skills through drumming circles and call and response. The Alleluia Choir sings for worship throughout the year, for special services, for the elementary worship services and the Christmas Concert.

Register for Alleluia Choir
Registration begins July 14.

Junior Choir

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:00 – 5:45 PM
2019/2020 season:  September 4 through May 13
Location: Room 152, Snyder Building
Directors: Trinity Martin, Jimmy Jones, Evan Currie
Ages:  3rd through 5th Grade
Contact:  Trinity Martin, 704-295-4806, tmartin@mpumc.org

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. We also explore more complex rhythms through our drumming circles and call and responses. This ensemble sings in worship throughout the year, for the elementary worship services, special services, the Christmas concert and has off-campus performing opportunities in the greater Charlotte area.

Register for Junior Choir
Registration begins July 14.

Tinker Bells

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:00 PM
2019/2020 season:  September 4 through May 13
Location: Room 229, Snyder Building
Director:
Trinity Martin, 704-295-4806, tmartin@mpumc.org
Ages:  Kindergarten through 2nd grade

Tinker Bells is the children’s handchime ensemble for rising kindergarten through second grade. In this class we work on reading music and rhythm while building the foundation for good musicianship.

Register for Tinkerbells
Registration begins July 14.

Junior Handbells

Rehearsal: Sundays, 3:00 – 3:50 PM
2019/2020 season:  September 8 through May 17
Location: Room 148, Snyder Building
Director: Trinity Martin, 704-295-4806, tmartin@mpumc.org
Ages:  3rd through 5th Grade

This is an intermediate level handbell choir for 3rd through 5th graders. 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 once per semester, for the elementary worship services, and travels to Aldersgate Retirement Community to perform twice a year.

Register for Junior Handbells
Registration begins July 14.