Valpo FUMC has a variety of different music groups. Your participation is welcome in any / all of these groups listed below. Whether you are a new musician, a budding amateur or a professional, we have a place for you!
The Adult Choir meets for rehearsal each Thursday evening in the Sanctuary from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. from September through May. We sing everything from early sacred music through compositions hot off the press. If you like to sing and would like to praise God with your voice, come join us. No experience necessary! Directed by Dr. Christopher S. Ebert.
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The Bell Choir rehearses weekly on Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. Our aim is to "Glorify, not Horrify" God through our music. The bell choir rings with English Handbells, Tone Chimes and even Boomwhackers! This is one fun and eclectic group. If you have the courage, come join us. Even if you do not know how to ring or even if you do not know how to read music, we will teach you! Directed by Dr. Christopher S. Ebert.
Good News Singers
The Good News Singers (GNS) is a Southern Gospel style group that meets Thursday evenings September through May at 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the Music Rehearsal Room in the basement. This group, usually compromised of around 10 singers (SATB) focuses primarily on Southern Gospel music and Hymns. The GNS sing in at the 9:00 a.m. Traditional worship service the fourth Sunday of each month (Sept-May).
The Flute Choir of Valpo FUMC meets the first and third Sunday of the month (September through May) at 1100 a.m. in the office of Dr. Christopher S. Ebert. If you play the flute, whether a 'newbie' or seasoned professional and would like to join, email Dr. Ebert at The Flute choir plays during worship at the 9:00 a.m. Traditional Service the Third Sunday of the month.
Do you play an instrument? It doesn't matter if you're 9 or 99. Would you like to share your talent with the congregation? Let Christopher (see below) know if you'd be willing to play. There are many opportunities from solo's during the year or playing in a chamber ensemble for the choir during Cantata's and other special functions. Feel free to email Dr. Ebert for further information!
Contact the Director of Choirs
The music at Valpo FUMC is led by Dr. Christopher S. Ebert, Director of Choirs. You may reach Dr. Ebert at .
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