Calendar

Calendar

Bell Rehearsal

Bell Rehearsal

12/14/2017 6:30:00 PM EST
(Music room)

Choir Rehearsal

Choir Rehearsal

12/14/2017 7:30:00 PM EST
(Music)

NEWSLETTER DEADLINE

NEWSLETTER DEADLINE

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM EST
Send article to office@annapolis-presbyterian.com.

Worship, Education Hour & Coffee

Worship, Education Hour & Coffee

12/17/2017 12:00:00 AM EST
Worship at 8:30 and 11 am (sanctuary); Education Hour 9:30-10:30 am (campus-wide); Coffee Hour 10:30-11 am (Fellowship Hall)

Advent

Advent

12/17/2017 12:00:00 AM EST

Choir Breakfast

Choir Breakfast

12/17/2017 9:30:00 AM EST
(FH)

Bell Rehearsal

Bell Rehearsal

12/21/2017 6:30:00 PM EST
(Bell room)

Winter Solstice Yoga

Winter Solstice Yoga

12/21/2017 7:00:00 PM EST
(Sanctuary)

Choir Rehearsal

Choir Rehearsal

12/21/2017 7:30:00 PM EST
(Music)

Advent

Advent

12/24/2017 12:00:00 AM EST

Handbells Sunday Morning

Handbells Sunday Morning

12/24/2017 11:00:00 AM EST

Christmas Eve Worship

Christmas Eve Worship

12/24/2017 4:00:00 PM EST
4:00 pm - A service with the toddler in mind. 5:30 pm - Family Worship. 8:30 pm - Prelude Music. 9:00 pm - Candlelight and Communion Service.

Music Ministry

 

The Music Ministry of First Presbyterian Church offers persons of every age and ability a place to discover, nurture, and offer their musical gifts. For more information about your participation in a choral or instrumental ensemble, contact Bob Muckenfuss, Director of Music at directorofmusic@annapolis-presbyterian.com.

The choral music ministry at First Presbyterian has a strong, long standing tradition of offering some of the great choral works in the sacred church music canon. Every Lenten and Advent season the Chancel Choir offers such glorious works as Gabriel Faure's Requiem, John Rutter's Magnificat and Requiem, Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols, George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah, to name a few. These are often accompanied by instrumental ensembles.

The Handbell Choir is an active participating member of the Handbell Musicians of America, and enjoys traveling to area conferences for classes and massed ringing events.

Chancel Choir

High school through adult

Thursday evenings – 7:30 p.m. in the Music room. The choir offers appropriate worship music and leads the singing every Sunday at the 11:00a.m. service, and special services. It presents two major works each year during the holiday seasons in winter and spring.

Handbell Choir

High school through adult

Thursday evenings – 6:30 p.m. in the Music Room. This group plays in worship approximately once a month, presenting works from traditional to modern music for English handbells.

Genesis Singers

3rd grade through 5th grade

Sunday morning 9:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. in the Music Room. Our children learn the role of music in worship, how to be worship leaders, good musicianship, good singing and are introduced to handbell ringing.

Cherub Choir

Pre-K through 2nd grade

Sunday morning 9:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. in the Children’s Music room. Children begin to learn about singing for God. Good vocal technique is stressed, service to our church, and friendship. Basic musicianship skills are started and they have a lot of fun with musical games.

Questions about our church music ministry? Call or email Robert Muckenfuss, Director of Music. directorofmusic@annapolis-presbyterian.com or call the church office.

Sanctuary and Organ

The Sanctuary and Organ are described on the Sanctuary page http://www.annapolis-presbyterian.com/sanctuary

Choir Trip to Scotland

The Chancel Choir took an eight-day trip to Scotland in May, 2014, for sightseeing and three concerts:  at Iona Abbey, where Christianity started in Scotland; the Holy Trinity Church in St. Andrew's; and the St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.   John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation and the founder of Presbyterianism, spoke at all three sites in the sixteenth century.

To My Old Brown Earth

Ride the Chariot

Concerts by Members

Throughout the year, members of the choir present free concerts for members of the community.  On September 27, 2014, Erin Jones, Shannon Wise, David Hancock and Bob Muckenfuss, pianist, presented an outstanding concert of classical music.

Concert Recordings

 

 

Thanks to Bob, Bells and Choir