Music at Shepherd of the Hills
There are many ways to become involved in the music ministry at Shepherd of the Hills.
Chancel Choir: A mixed-voice (SATB) choir which sings weekly at the 11:00am Traditional Worship, from September through May. Highlighted yearly performances also include an annual Christmas Concert and Easter Celebration, along with Holy Week musical events. The choir is directed by Lily Alo and rehearses Tuesday evenings (in season) at 7:00pm in Room 5/6. The choir invites singers of all abilities to come share in the joy of raising their voices to the Lord! Please check the calendar for rehearsal schedule details.
Shepherd’s Singers: A ladies (SA) ensemble which sings at the 11:00am Traditional Worship, during the summer months. All are welcome to join. Directed by Lily Alo, this ensemble rehearses on Tuesdays at 6:30pm in Room 5/6 in season. Please check the calendar for rehearsal schedule details.
Praise Band: A covenant group of musicians who lead the 9:00am Praise Worship weekly, with a mixture of contemporary praise music, hymns and secular tunes. If you are interested in auditioning to join this group, please see Lily Alo or use the contact form for more info. Please check the calendar for rehearsal schedule details.
Wesley Ringers: This four octave bell choir is directed by Anne Chamness and performs special music monthly at the 11:00am Traditional Worship from September through May, and also participates in Advent and Holy Week concerts and events. Please contact Anne Chamness or use the contact form to inquire about openings.
St George Interfaith Choir: This mixed-voice (SATB) choir, directed by Dr. John Ribera, is made up of participants from many churches and faith organizations which participate in the St. George Interfaith Council. The choir strives for musical excellence and performs for a number of events during the year, including the annual Prayer Over the City and the National Day of Prayer Breakfast. Several members of SHUMC’s Chancel Choir enjoy regular participation, and all are welcome. For more info, see Lily Alo or Anne Chamness.