Ministry

The Music Program of the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church

We currently have opportunities for a brass quintet, women’s choir, flute choir, youth orchestra, instrumental soloists who are needed for anthem and hymn accompaniments, piano/organ duets and hand bell duet/trio/quartet. God has given us many talents and we rejoice in sharing them with the congregation and with our concert audiences. If you would like to use your talents at Gettysburg Presbyterian Church, please contact me. I can be reached at 334.1235 (church), (301) 788-0337 (home) or emilykkoons@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you!

Choir Opportunities for Adults

Adult Choir
~ This choir presents the anthem at the 11:00 Sunday service. It rehearses in the balcony of the sanctuary from 7:00-8:30 on Wednesday evening, September through June. Major works and instrumental accompaniments are a part of program. The director is Dave Conklin.

Early Choir
~ This choir is responsible for quick learning! It rehearses in the Music Room at 7:40 am on Sunday, then sings at the 8:15 service. This is the choir for you if have limited rehearsal time in your schedule. The director is Dave Conklin.

Adult Hand Bell Choir
~ This group rehearses at 6.00 pm on Wednesday evening in the Music Room. They play at the 8:15 or 11:00 service once a month. Sometimes smaller groups are used for hymn or anthem accompaniment. Director: Emily Koons

Recorder Consort
This group practices Sunday afternoons at 1:00 pm and plays in 8:15 or 11:00 services approximately every other month.. Director: Emily Koons

Choir Opportunities for Children

New Junior Choir Plus
The new Junior Choir Plus for students in grades 3 through 5 meets Sundays at 5:30 p.m. for an evening meal and one hour of fun group activities, singing, and movement with some involvement with instruments.  The Junior Choir Plus will sing at least four times throughout the year. Director: Emily Koons.  For more information contact Emily Koons at 301-788-0337.

Choir Opportunities for Youth

Youth Choir
~  What an enthusiastic bunch! Youth in grades 6-12 get together at 4:00 Sunday afternoon to prepare music to present in a Sunday morning service once a month. This choir is directed by Emily Koons.

Youth Bell Choir
     ~  The learning of hand bell techniques continues. This group of 6-12th graders meets at 4:30 Sunday afternoon. The choir plays at a Sunday morning service once a month and is under the direction of Emily Koons.

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