Music Ministry

Choirs Bring a “Heart Connection” – Part Two

(Excerpted from “Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection’” by Donald E. Skinner in the Fall 2010 edition of UU World. Reprinted with permission of UU World © UUA) What would our Sunday mornings be like without our choir[s]? Fortunately, most of us will never have to find out. All across the country there are friends and … Continued

“Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection'” – Part One

by Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry (Excerpts from Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection’ by Donald E. Skinner in the Fall 2010 edition of UU World. Reprinted with permission of UU World © UUA) Have you noticed a new addition to Crossings II in the Order of Service, ”Our Music Today”? Inspired by the work being … Continued

Auld Lang Syne: Sing Your Own Special Song

The Scottish poem Auld Lang Syne was not written by Robert Burns as many believe. He stated that he was only the first to write it down on paper. It translates to “old long since” and means “times gone by” and at the end of each year we find ourselves singing the song while drinking … Continued

Musical Traditions

by Caryl Tiption, Director, Music Ministry In this crazy world we live in, isn’t it nice to have traditions and rituals that connect us to our past and/or can bring us into the future? And…the best thing is when we can enjoy and make new traditions of our own in the present. Maybe you sang … Continued

The Great Spirit Gave Us Each a Song

The Great Spirit Gave Us Each a Song (Native American Proverb) I have a drawing with this proverb hanging in my office. It inspires me to continue to encourage everyone in our community to sing their “song” through music. Whether singing along with the hymns chosen for a sermon, singing specific songs that the choir … Continued

UUCWC Music Program

The Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing has had a long tradition of a vibrant and vital Music Program. Music is a key part of our rich community and provides an excellent opportunity for active involvement of our members and friends. We seek to assist our congregation in connection and worship through music and community … Continued

Blue Line Quartet Concert

UUCWC will host a performance of the Blue Line Quartet on March 12th at 2:30 PM. The performance will take place in the sanctuary and the suggested donation is $15. 50% of the proceeds will go to UUCWC. The quartet features our own Erin Busch on cello. Come hear the music of Mozart, Dvorak, and Borodin. … Continued