Although most of you know our “new” Accompanist, Erin Busch, I realized some of you may not. Erin is a composer and cellist residing in Philadelphia, where she is currently pursuing a Ph.D in composition at the University of Pennsylvania. She served as our Accompanist … read more.
Author: Caryl Tipton
Director of Music Ministry Caryl Tipton shares an excerpt of her homily from Sunday, October 24, 2021 where she reflected on the theme “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned at UUCWC.”
Thirty years is a long time. A time filled with questions and searching, … read more.
by Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry
Our accompanist, Steve Ryan, and I have had emails/comments with concern about not wearing a mask at times while providing music for services on Sunday.
We are very aware of the many factors of COVID spread and especially singing. … read more.
In many ways, Unitarians made Christmas what it is today. Of course, Christmas is the celebration of a Palestinian prophet named Yeshua, or Jesus. The early Christian church celebrated his birthday in April and then in June. They then co-opted the yule … read more.
We know that not everyone can commit to choir rehearsals and Sunday worship services when Crossing Chorale sings. Many of you teach RE classes, are involved in so much at church, have active work lives and may have young families. In recent years, … read more.
The role of the Crossing Chorale is to sing choral music for our worship services…to create beautiful music; enhance the topic of the month and/or sermon; offer different genres and diverse cultural music; give the opportunity for listening, joy and reflection; and to support the … read more.
My articles for the past few months have been of a serious nature. Thought I’d share some church music humor with you this month!
Church Bulletin Music Bloopers:
The choir invites any member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
A bean supper will be … read more.
Join the Racial Justice Initiative Steering Committee on April 23 at 7pm to further explore this topic. RJI asks that you read Reckless Borrowing or Appropriate Cultural Sharing before the meeting. Email email@example.com with questions and if you need childcare to … read more.
Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry
Last month I offered Part One of this perspective on Music and Cultural Misappropriation from Rev. Jason Shelton. Next month, I will share some of my own thoughts and perspective.