WCPC Music Ministries 

 The Music Program at the Woodlands Community Presbyterian church has a long tradition of enhancing worship and inspiring our congregation. We offer opportunities for musicians of all ages and abilities to participate in a diverse range of ensembles. Our program fosters a rich sense of community, as together, we explore music that stirs the soul, heals our wounds, and enlivens our spirit. Most ensembles rehearse on Wednesday evenings, and childcare is available. Contact the directors listed below for more information.
 
 

CHOIRS

Sanctuary Choir (adult)

Alleluia Choir (grades 2-6)

Angel Voices (age 4-1st grade)

Cherub Singers (ages 2-3)

 

HANDBELLS

Jubilate Bells (adult)

Heavenly Metal (intergenerational intermediate/beginner)

Holy Vibrations (grades 1-6 chimes)

 

INSTRUMENTAL

Worship Band (intergenerational)

 

SANCTUARY CHOIR

Mark Vogel, Interim Director; Dr. J David Faber & Richard Palmquist, Accompanists

40-voice adult (and some teens) choir performing a wide variety of traditional and contemporary anthems in worship, plus major classical works presented in concert twice per year.

Meets Thursday evenings, 7:30-9 pm, September-May, in the Choir Room.

Performs three Sundays per month, plus two major concerts.

Contact: Mark Vogel

 

ALLELUIA CHOIR

Henrietta Lusk, Interim Director; Maria Paz Pickens, Accompanist; Lue Penton, Assistant

Grades 2-6

Children’s choir ensemble performing a variety of musical styles.

Meets Wednesdays, 4:30-5:20 pm, September-May, in the Hendricks’ Building.

Performs at the 11am service on the 4th Sunday of the month, plus special events.

 
 

ANGEL VOICES

Bonnie Graham, Director; Libby Greeley, Accompanist

Ages 4 through first grade

Young children singing such favorites as “Jesus Loves Me,” “Hallelu, Hallelujah,” “This Little Light of Mine,” and more.

Meets Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15 pm, September-May, in the Hendricks’ Building.

Performs at the 11am service on the 2nd Sunday of the month.

Contacts:  Bonnie Graham;   Libby Greeley

 

CHERUB SINGERS

Ages 2 & 3

Introductory music for our youngest singers.

Meets Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15 pm, September-May, in the Hendricks’ Building.

Performs occasionally in worship or special events.

Contact:  Mark Vogel

 

JUBILATE BELLS

Sherry Hunter, Director

13-member advanced handbell ensemble, ringing 5 octaves of Schulmerich bells and 5 octaves of Malmark chimes. Rings mostly Handbell Musicians of America Level 3 or higher music, in a variety of traditional and contemporary sacred repertoire.

Meets Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm in the Sanctuary Narthex, late August-May.

Childcare available.

Performs on the third Sunday of the month, plus small ensembles ring for special services as needed.

Contact: Sherry Hunter
 
 
HEAVENLY METAL

Sherry Hunter, Director

7th through 12th grade, plus beginning/intermediate adult members

11-member beginning/intermediate handbell ensemble, ringing 3 octaves of Schulmerich bells and 3 octaves of Malmark chimes. Rings mostly Handbell Musicians of America Level 1, 2, or higher music, in a variety of traditional and contemporary sacred repertoire.

Meets Wednesdays, 5:30-6:15 pm, September-May, in the Sanctuary Narthex.

Performs four times during the school calendar year.

Contact: Sherry Hunter

 

HOLY VIBRATIONS

Henrietta Lusk, Director

Grades 1-6

Children’s Handchime ensemble, playing Level 1 music with three octaves of handchimes. This group is open to all children. There is no need to have any previous music training. New musicians are welcome!

Meets Wednesdays, 4:00-4:30 pm, September-May in the Sanctuary Narthex.

Performs every other month on the 4th Sunday, plus special events.

Contact: Henrietta Lusk

 

WORSHIP BAND

Mark Vogel, Interim Director

Intergenerational instrumental ensemble, performing in worship once per month, accompanying hymns and special music. This ensemble includes a rotating roster of instrumentalists performing on piano, drums, guitar, bass, and more.

Contact: Mark Vogel