United Methodist Churchof Westlake Village

A Caring Christian Community

Music

Purpose is to communicate and enhance the mission of the church and the worship of God through music. All choirs sing or ring in worship services during the year.

Singers and Ringers Fall 2016 schedule

Vocal Choirs:
Carol Choir (age 3 up to K) Meets during Sunday School.

Sonshine Singers (age 4 – grade 1) Meet Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Melody Makers (grades 2-6) Meet Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Footprints (grades 7-12) Meet Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Celebration Singers (women) Meet Thursdays at 6:45 p.m.
Chancel Choir (College through adults) Meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Fishermen (Men’s chorus for special occasions) Meet at arranged times.

Handbell Choirs:
Tintinnabulators – a handbell choir for children in grades 2-6. Meets Tuesdays at 4:45 p.m.
Praise Ringers – a handbell choir for youth in grades 7-12. Meets Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Covenant Ringers – a handbell choir for adults. Meet Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

Pizazz Music Camp:
Started in 1993, this weeklong program is held the 1st full week of August each summer. Children (120 maximum) in the church and community – entering 1st-8th grades in the fall – are invited to participate in a music adventure, making use of singing, handbell and choir chime ringing, choreographed movement and music enrichment classes. The basic and more advanced techniques of reading, singing and playing music, as well as rhythm and movement are taught by a highly qualified staff. Participants put on a Celebration Performance on Friday evening.

 

Westlake Village Music Society:
 As a community outreach program started in 1992, Music Ministry sponsors 2 – 4 classical concerts per year in the sanctuary. It offers opportunities for area residents to hear outstanding artists in concert for a reasonable cost.

 Sacred Movement:
Youth and adults interested in using dance expressions with music during worship services on an occasional basis.