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Genevieve Beauchamp, Music Director; Jonathan Spivey, Church Organist;
Yoko Spivey, Sanctuary Worship Coordinator

Friday, December 19 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Our next performance in 2014-2015 Concert Series will be a Festival of Carols. This is a collaboration between First Presbyterian Church, Church of the Palms' Chancel Choir and Sarasota Young Voices. Tickets will be on sale in the Church Office. You may also purchase tickets at the door. Cost $10.00

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Rehearsals resume on Wednesday, August 27 • 6:30 p.m. (pizza party!)
We hope to see many new faces!

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.

Rehearsals resume on Wednesday, September 10
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.

Rehearsals resume on Sunday, September 7
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.

Rehearsals resume on Monday, October 20 • 7:00 p.m. • Sanctuary
Led by Judy Lutes, this volunteer choir is well loved by the community. Rehearsals are held on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The singers rehearse for a few weeks prior to December and share their music during the Advent season with the different retirement home residents throughout Sarasota. All are welcome and encouraged to join!

Rehearsals resume on Tuesday, August 26
4:30 p.m. • Music & Arts Building

SYV is the youth choir in residence at Church of the Palms and rehearses on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Founded and led by Genevieve Beauchamp along with several assistants, this community group is comprised of 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.

Rehearsals resume on Tuesday, October 28
The Choral Society will celebrate its 70th consecutive performance of Handel’s Messiah this coming December. There is a membership fee to participate in this activity. Rehearsals for this community group are held at Church of the Palms and the performance will be on December 6 at 4:00 p.m. Please visit www.sarasotachoralsociety.org for more information.

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Rehearsals resume on Monday, September 8 • 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 is comprised of 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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Contact Susy Welsh: musicalmoment@me.com, 321-5703
Thursdays beginning on September 4 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Music & Arts Building

No previous knowledge needed. Learn to incorporate ASL into musical expression.

Contact Susy Welsh: musicalmoment@me.com, 321-5703
Tuesdays resuming on September 2• 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Sanctuary

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