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End of Year Concert
April 24, 2016
4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Sarasota Young Voices (SYV) will close its 9th season with ther annual Spring performance on April 24. This performance will feature all of the choirs. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the talent of these young singers. Everyone is invited for this FREE concert.

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JUBILEE HANDBELL CHOIR - Resumes Wednesday, September 9
Rehearsals - Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. • Sanctuary

The Handbell Choir is made of about 20 musicians who rehearse weekly on our large set of Schulmerich bells. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Our players usually have some basic knowledge in music, but we offer training to new members as well. Directed by Genevieve Beauchamp, the group contributes to the worship services about once a month and sometimes plays along with the organ or accompanies the choir or congregation.

CHANCEL CHOIR - Resumes Wednesday, August 26
Rehearsals - Wednesdays at 7:15-9:00 p.m. in the Music & Arts Building
Church of the Palms’ largest music ensemble. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings from 7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Music & Arts Building. The group is directed by Genevieve Beauchamp and accompanied by Jonathan Spivey. Choral music from all time periods is studied and all are welcome! The Chancel Choir sings usually at the 9:00 a.m. service and participates in many special services throughout the year.

PRAISE & GLORY CHOIR - Resumes Monday, September 14
Rehearsals - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. • Sanctuary

This small choral ensemble meets weekly on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. These auditioned singers memorize their music and sing various styles of music from gospel to contemporary. Please see Genevieve Beauchamp if you are interested in joining the group.

Tuesdays & Saturdays • 4:30 p.m. • Music & Arts Building
Prelude Choir (Grades K-2) - 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Training Choir (Grades 3-5) - 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Concert Choir (Grades 6 and up) - 5:45-7:30 p.m.
Chamber Choir (Grades 9 and up) - 5:45-7:45 p.m.

SYV is the youth choir in residence at Church of the Palms. Founded and led by Genevieve Beauchamp along with several assistants, this community group is comprises four different ensembles according to age and vocal placement. The children perform frequently and are well respected by the community. The older singers go on tour yearly. Please visit www.sarasotayv.org for more information.

The Choral Society celebrated its 70th consecutive performance of Handel’s Messiah this past December. There is a membership fee to participate in this activity. Rehearsals for this community group are held at Church of the Palms. Please visit www.sarasotachoralsociety.org for more information.

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CHURCH OF THE PALMS ORCHESTRA - Resumes Monday, September 14
Rehearsals: Mondays • 6:30 p.m. • Music & Arts Building
Every Monday evening, the Music Building is filled with orchestral music, led by Linda Vasilaki. This inter-generational ensemble includes community musicians as well as our church members. If you’ve played in your high school band many years ago and would like to refresh your skills, this group is for you! The group focuses on accessible music and performs monthly at retirement homes as well as a few times during the year in the church service.

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Thursdays • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Music & Arts Building
Contact Susy Welsh: musicalmoment@me.com, 321-5703
No previous knowledge needed. Learn to incorporate ASL into musical expression.

Tuesdays • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Sanctuary
Contact Susy Welsh: musicalmoment@me.com, 321-5703

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