Music is the heart of our worship. Our services feature traditional church hymns, contemporary performances, instrumental concerts, handbells and more.
The FUMC Choir is a dedicated ensemble of musicians who meet twice weekly to rehearse and provide musical leadership and support for 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary Worship, Festival Services at Christmas and Easter, and special services and concerts during Advent and Lent.
September through June
Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary Choir Room (12th and Colorado St. entrance) and Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. in advance of the 11 a.m. service.
Provides musical leadership (July and August) for 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary Worship.
Rehearsals are Sundays, 10:15 – 10:55 a.m. in the Sanctuary Choir Room.
By arrangement and interview/audition with Director of Music.
Handbells (College and Adult)
The Sanctuary Bells ring on the second Sunday of every month.
Rehearsals (September through June) are Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the balcony of the Sanctuary. For more information, please contact our Director of Handbell Choirs, Shirley Derryberry at email@example.com.
Music Makers – Kinder-3rd grades
Room 108 in Education Building
#SingPraise – 4th-8th grades
Children’s Choir rehearsals (September through May) are Sundays, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. The children’s choir performs once a month throughout the fall and spring. Special performances occur during the Christmas season, and a fully staged musical is presented in the spring. Children Kinder – 8th grade are welcome. For more information, please contact Wendi Olinger at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 478-5684 ex. 210.
Wendi Ollinger (email@example.com; (512) 478-5684 ex. 210)
Shirley Derryberry (firstname.lastname@example.org; 512-497-1852)
Sanctuary Choir / Music Librarians / General Information
Scott Davis (email@example.com; 512-478-5684, ext. 209)
Scott Davis – Director of Music / Organist
Wendi Ollinger – Associate Director of Music and Children’s Choirs
Sallie Novinger – Director of Music Makers Choir
Shirley Derryberry – Director of Handbells
Susannah Willms – Pianist