Uploaded by popular demand: Jay’s postlude from Feb. 1, 2015 – “Fanfare” (Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens)
Click on the above link to hear the Combined Choirs of FUMC’s performance of On This Day, Earth Shall Ring, from the December 14, 2014 Christmas Concert. This piece is a traditional Finnish carol from Piae Cantiones 1852 and was translated by June M. Joseph.
Click on the above link to hear Jay’s performance of Go Tell It, as arranged and performed by Jay at Franconia UMC’s Christmas Concert on December 14, 2014
Click on the above link to hear Jay’s performance of Fugue in D Minor BWV 565, 2 (composer JS Bach), as performed as a postlude at Franconia UMC on July 20, 2014.
(Click to play For God So Loved the World, offered during our Palm Sunday 11 AM worship service by the Chancel Choir (April 13, 2014).
Music Director Jay Parrotta organizes our volunteer musicians and vocalists. We currently have the following opportunities; if you would like to offer your talents to one of our groups or perhaps even sing or perform in solo, please email Jay or call at 703-971-5151.
Chancel Choir: Meets in the choir room, Wednesday nights 7:30-8:45 PM, and Sunday mornings 10:30-10:45 AM. They serve at 11:00 AM Sunday worship. Repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary. Open to 18 years and up.
Chamber Choir: Meets in the choir room, Monday nights 6:45-7:25 PM, and sings at 8:30 AM worship each Sunday. Open to 18 years and up. Music includes traditional, contemporary, praise and Taize.
Adult Bell Choir: Meets in the sanctuary, Monday nights 7:30-8:15 PM. Ringers learn coordination skills along with extended techniques such as table tamping, sonic halos, and shakes.
Chapel Ringers (Bell Choir): Meets in the sanctuary, Sunday afternoons 3:00-4:00 PM. Open to ages 8 and up.
Chapel Choir: Meets in the choir room, Sundays after 11:00 AM worship. Repertoire ranges from Gregorian chant to spirituals. Open to youth in 5th through 12th grades.
Instrumentalists: Franconia’s instrumentalists serve in special programs and during worship. Open to any age.
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