Did you sing in college or high school? Do you miss the fellowship and musical joy of being in a choir? New voices are needed to join the Chancel Choir, especially sopranos and altos. Please join us for rehearsal and experience the glory of singing to the Lord with gladness. We meet Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
To become a member of any of the music ensembles, please contact Music Director, Lisa Bond.
Rejoice Singers and Ringers Choir
Rejoice Singers and Ringers Choir sings throughout the church season and as part of the Christmas Pageant and Children’s Day worship service. Rejoice Singers and Ringers are led by Lisa Bond and Barbara Falk. This choir is for students in grades 2 through 5, and meets September through May on Wednesdays from 4:10 to 5:10 p.m. in the music room, and Sundays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Schmidt Chapel.
The Chancel Choir sings an anthem for almost every worship service, and offers two large choral/orchestral works per year. This is a very dedicated group comprised of professional and volunteer singers. It is also a very rewarding fellowship opportunity. The Chancel Choir is directed by Lisa Bond and Alyssa Bennett. We are also very fortunate to have seven professional section leaders, all of whom have successful vocal careers throughout the Chicago area.
This unique adult choir rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7:30–9 p.m. On Sunday mornings, the choir meets at 8:15 in preparation for the 9 a.m. service, and at 10:15 for a rehearsal for the 10:30 a.m. service.
KUC Youth Choir
This energetic youth choir follows the apprenticeship multi-age approach to learning, and has many performance opportunities throughout the church season. The Youth Choir is led by Lisa Bond, Barbara Falk, and Alyssa Bennett. It is a large group for students in grades 6 through 12 that meets on Sunday mornings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Apostle Alumni Choir
Rehearses during Christmas breaks and performs Christmas Eve.
A youth string orchestra dedicated to the study of outstanding classical repertoire. This group meets on Sundays afternoons, 3:30–4:30 p.m. The director is Debora Ponko.
This children’s singing group of kindergarten and first graders are part of Music Ministry, that meet on Wednesdays from 3:40 to 4:20 p.m., and will dovetail with the beginning of Rejoice Singers and Ringer Choir scheduled from 4:10 to 5:10 p.m. There is a mentor buddy system between Rejoice and Cherubs. The director is Lisa Bond.
This preschool singing group of Jr. Kindergartners begin in January, and are part of Music Ministry and AJN Preschool, and will eventually feed into Cherub Choir. They meet on Tuesdays, 4:30 to 5:05 p.m. The director is Lisa Bond.
Adult Bell Choir
The Adult Bell Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7–8 p.m. September through May. The hand bell choir performs occasionally throughout the church season at Sunday worship. This choir is open to anyone and there is no audition necessary, but musical experience is helpful. This is a wonderful opportunity for fellowship. This ensemble is directed by Lisa Bond.
Junior Bell Choir
This hand bell choir performs periodically at our Sunday worship services. This ensemble is open to anyone, and there is no audition necessary. Fellowship is one of the many benefits of this music ministry opportunity. The Junior Bell Choir is for students in grades 5 through 12, and meets on Wednesdays from 6 to 6:55 p.m. A fun dinner is included.