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Choirs for Adults

Choir Rehearsals for adults begin September 9th.
The Chancel Choir will meet at the Pavilion in the Gardens.
Chancel Bells will meet in the Sanctuary with masks required.

Chancel Choir

Lewinsville’s Chancel Choir is open to all ages and skill levels willing to make a reasonable commitment, eager to be challenged, and open to experiencing the reward of spiritual and musical growth that comes from working together to make beautiful music. The choir sings a wide variety of repertoire from renaissance to modern day compositions. The Chancel Choir is supported by four vocal professionals who make up the Chancel Quartet. The Choir’s rehearsals will rotate from a music lesson/workshop, rehearsal towards virtual choir recordings, fellowship, and vocal exercises. Work on effective breathing and lung strength by joining the choir this fall!
Rehearsals: Thursdays at 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Pavilion at the Gardens at Lewinsville
Director: John Nothaft, Director of Music

Chancel Bells

Lewinsville’s Chancel Bells learns more advanced bell techniques and involved compositions, with a focus towards fellowship and worship. They ring for worship and special services throughout the year. This bell choir will work towards virtual bell recordings for Sunday services this Fall. With practice at home, and individual recording in the sanctuary, brush up on your rhythm with kitchen tools at the couch and bells at church! Register for this choir to be notified of rehearsal Zoom links!
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 pm
Location: Sanctuary with masks required
Director: Kylie Johnson, Handbell Director

Lewinsville Cantorum

The Lewinsville Cantorum is an advanced chamber choir made up of members of the Lewinsville Chancel Choir. Repertoire includes music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and contemporary. For more information, contact John Nothaft

Beginner Bells

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, this choir has been suspended temporarily. Beginner Bells explore and develop handbell ringing skills with an emphasis on fellowship and community. Ringers learn introductory bell techniques and music theory.
Rehearsals: TBD
Director: Kylie Johnson, Handbell Director

Choirs for Youth & Children

Choirs/Bells for children and youth start on Sunday, September 12th.

Lewinsville Choristers & Lewinsville Bells (Grades 4-12)

These choirs learn repertoire appropriate for use in worship services while developing lifelong leadership, musical, and worship skills.
Rehearsals: Sundays, 5:00-6:15 pm (alternating weeks)
Location: Bells will rehearse in the Sanctuary with masks required; Choir in the Pavilion at the Gardens
Director: John Nothaft, Director of Music; Kylie Johnson, Handbell Director

Junior Choristers and Bells (Grades 1-3)

This choir offers beginner level voice choir instruction and elementary bells instruction. Emphasis is placed on developing the fundamentals of singing and music theory, with a focus on learning about music in worship.  Through fun musical activities, movement, and simple songs, children explore their voices and learn the basics of singing alone and in a group, gaining a familiarity with Christian worship.
Rehearsals: Sundays, 3:30-4:15 pm
Location: All rehearsals will be at the Pavilion in the Gardens at Lewinsville.
Director: Evan Ayars, Children’s Choir Specialist ; Kylie Johnson, Handbell Director

To learn more about joining a singing or ringing choir, please contact John Nothaft