Music and the Arts
Will you make a joyful noise unto the Lord? We hope so!
At First Presbyterian Church, we strive to offer a rich music ministry with many opportunities for children and adults of all ages to express their love for God. Our music team is here to help you find the right fit for your creative gifts.
Would you like to learn more, or join us? Please contact Marvin Crawford, Director of Music & Arts at (970)482-6107.
Adults and college and high school students are welcome to participate in Summer Singers as your schedule permits on Sundays through July 7. Those desiring to sing on a given Sunday meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Choir Room to prepare the music for the 10:00 a.m. summer service. For more information, contact Marvin Crawford.
- Sanctuary Choir (Adults, College, and High School)
Rehearsals Thursdays, 7:00–8:30 p.m. (September–May)
This passionate and dedicated group is the resident choir for our 9:00 a.m. Sunday worship service. This choir also prepares
musicfor our Christmas and Spring Concerts, as well as other special services. New members always welcome! No audition but an interview is required.
- Chancel Handbell Choir (Adults and College)
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30 p.m. (September–May)
This choir is an active part of worship services and concerts at First Presbyterian Church. Highlights include the annual The Bells of Christmas Concert in December and participation in a handbell festival in the spring. Participation is by audition/invitation only and is capped at 14 ringers. Ability to read music is required. This group is always looking for backup substitutes.
- FPC Festival Chorus (Adults, College, and High School)
Rehearsals Thursdays, six weeks prior to Christmas, Easter, and Spring Concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
A choir for those who are unable to make an ongoing weekly commitment but desire an opportunity to sing. Music is provided in advance of the first rehearsal for outside preparation. Please contact Marvin Crawford, Director of Music & Arts at (970)482-6107 for more information.
- Jubilate Ringers (5th–12th Grades)
Rehearsals Sundays, 4:30–5:15 p.m. (September–May)
Spots for 10 ringers. Students must have the ability to read music. Regular attendance at rehearsal is a must! Contact Kathryn Rudd, (970) 215-2377, for more information.
- Children's Sacred Chorus (2nd–5th Grades)
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 4:30–5:15 p.m. (September–May)
The Children's Sacred Chorus is an outreach initiative open to children in 2nd–5th grades from our church and our community. Registration is open now. Read more here.