2016 MUSIC PROGRAM REPORT
Foremost, and as always, a huge offering of gratitude to the choir who, with loyalty, skill and dedication, persevere to enhance immeasurably the worship at Holy Trinity.
During 2016 we introduced some new hymns and rehearsed and performed some challenging works. We have enjoyed musical offerings from Ferdinand Bredenholler and Justin Bury on trumpet. Some members of our choir sang at Weatherby Pavilion on several occasions, with Cynthia Batchelor accompanying on piano. Thank you.
As a choir, we attend services twelve months of the year and sing at memorial services. We have been doing varied presentations of the psalms, with talented cantors and readers. Several choir members also serve in multiple capacities during services. This year, we happily welcomed Steve Swenson and Mitzi Tyler to our choir family.
Many thanks to Lynne Francis for coaching the congregation in learning new hymns. She very generously gave of her time and talent to prepare very moving choral selections for Good Friday and other occasions, which included wonderful solo work by Sean Latimer and Lenore Richards – thank you both! We enjoyed a successful Carol service entitled “Come and Journey”. The performances were bolstered by additional choristers from within and outside the congregation.
Our thanks and appreciation to Terri Johanson for filling in on the organ during the incumbent’s vacation. Our choir rehearses Thursdays 7:15 p.m. to about 8:15 p.m. at the church. Have a word with me if you are interested in joining. Hymn suggestions and comments are always welcome.