Music Ministry

A Message From BRUU’s Music Director

Music Ministry Overview

violinWe have a vibrant music program at BRUU, with many opportunities for YOU to be involved. There are four choirs which meet regularly September-June.

Our children’s choir is for ages 8-12 and rehearses on first and third Sundays after the second service and occasionally on a Thursday night. This choir sings periodically at the second service. Please click here to see the schedule.

Youth choir is for ages 13-18 and rehearses on first and second Sundays after second service and often on fourth Monday nights. This choir sings periodically at the second service. Please click here to see the schedule.

The adult choir is for anyone over 18 and meets on Wednesday nights from 7-8:30 (childcare is available) and sings at both services on second and third Sundays.   Anyone who can match pitches and carry a tune is welcome to join choir; it is not necessary that you be able to read music or have prior experience.

UuPBeats is a choir for all ages and meets on first and third Tuesdays; this group learns hymns, chants, rounds and simple part songs and does not sing for Sunday services.  On third Tuesdays we meet at Caton Merchant House (an assisted living home near BRUU) and lead singing with residents there.  Bring a bag lunch and come early for fellowship at 12:45.  Please click here to see the schedule.

BRUU children, youth and adult choirs singing at the Ellipse in DC, December 2010. (Photo courtesy of Bob McGrath)

If you play an instrument and would like to share your talent, we have informal ensembles that meet and play periodically. Contact Annease Hastings for more information and if you would like to play for a worship service sometime.

We offer evensong services 4 times a year.  These are alternative worship experiences, often meditative, with lots of music. Evensong services are on Friday nights at 7:30.

The Music Liaison Committee sponsors our annual BRUU variety show in late January/early February each year.

Please contact our music director Annease Hastings for more information on any of these activities. (music@bruu.org or 703/361-6269)

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