Rhythm Revelations Weekend, with UU Musician Matt Meyer – A celebration of music February 3-4, 2024

Last week we celebrated a weekend of rhythm and song with a focus on social justice, led by Matt Meyer, UU musician, community organizer and educator. Here are a few photos from worship and the workshop held on Saturday. We wanted to extend these invitations from Matt Meyer, who was our...

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Winter Holiday Concert and Sing-along

Sunday, December 3rd at 3:00 p.m.; Featuring the Diamond State Concert Band; Fred Litcofsky, Music Director We welcome back the Diamond State Concert Band to usher in the season with a holiday concert. Bring your friends and family and plan to sing along to your favorite festive songs! The concert will be...

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Wister Quartet Concert

November 12, 2023; 3:00 p.m.; First Unitarian Church Sanctuary The renowned string quartet returns to First Unitarian for a program featuring works by G. F. Handel, Marcel Farago, Maddalena Lombardini-Syrmen and Felix Mendelssohn. This concert is given in loving memory of Phyllis Wynn, whose devotion to the arts and the people around...

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Songs and Sundaes Concert

On Sunday afternoon, October 22, the First U choir hosted a concert of theater music and then an ice cream social. It was an afternoon of fun and flavor!

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Songs and Sundaes: October 22, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

The First U Choir invites you, your friends and family to a celebration and a thank-you concert as we close out the 2023 Counterpoint Fundraiser. Join us for a family-friendly mash-up of musical theater hits and other tantalizing tunes, featuring the First U Children and Adult Choirs, soloists, and Linda...

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Counterpoint Campaign Continues

Your support of our music program’s Counterpoint fund has brought extraordinary music to our sanctuary over the years from special event concerts to many talented guest artists. Your generosity will continue to provide additional performances we anticipate and enjoy. This is the last Sunday for a visit to the Counterpoint...

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Counterpoint Campaign Continues

Your support of our music program’s Counterpoint fund has brought extraordinary music to our sanctuary over the years from special event concerts to many talented guest artists. Your generosity will continue to provide additional performances we anticipate and enjoy. For the next three weeks, visit the Counterpoint table during coffee...

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Organ Recital September 24, 2023

2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary; Featuring celebrated organist Bruce Barber Suggested donation: $20 Flyer available here. Join us in launching our 2023-24 First U Concert Series with a program featuring organist Bruce Barber holding forth on our extraordinary Rieger tracker organ! The program will include works by Mendelssohn, Bach, Buxtehude and...

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CHOIR STARTUP

It’s that time of year – once again we will hear a beautiful blend of voices wafting from the choir room at First Unitarian Church! The choir will meet for their first rehearsal on Thursday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the second floor music room. We’ll be preparing music to sing...

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MUSIC IN THE PARK

U.S. Navy Band Cruisers    (Contemporary Music Group) Bellevue State Park;  Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. First Unitarian Church members are invited to gather at Bellevue State Park to listen to music and socialize. Join Susan Cicala, Board Member, and her family, along with our Director of Religious Education, Catherine...

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Thank You Ushers and Hospitality Volunteers on May 7

Many thanks to our usher team of  Greg Griffin, Jennifer Brown, Maggie Duffy and Lois Morris for their service on May 7.    They are the welcoming faces greeting the increasing number of people in the building for Sunday services and the first to meet our visitors. Special thanks to The...

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More First Unitarian Concert News

SAVE THE DATE:  March 19, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. Palisades Virtuosi (Margaret Swinchoski, flute; Donald Mokrynski, clarinet; Ron Levy, piano) Performing: “Global Warning“, a program of works designed to bring attention to the climate concerns we now face, featuring Harness the Winds by world-renowned jazz bassist and composer Rufus Reid. Other...

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First Unitarian Concert News

Choral Concert featuring The DuPont Diversity Choir, The HildaMan Chorale and  members                                                                             ...

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Music Notes

First UU Music Notes from your Music Committee

As we move into mid-Winter, the First UU Music Committee is making plans to fill the sanctuary with joyous sounds in 2023. Working together to support the goals of Music Director Kathy Harris, the Committee includes Sarah Barlow, Cindy Cohen, Pam Finkelman, Rebecca Fisher, Seth Hammonds, Jan Shay and Richard...

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MUSIC MAKERS

Do you play an instrument like a guitar, drum, clarinet, violin, trombone, tuba, saxophone, etc.? Have you ever wanted to play with others in our church but were fearful of doing a solo? Well, now is your chance. The music program would like to bring together instrumentalists to see what...

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Welcoming Volunteers for December 18

Please thank our ushers: Greg Griffin, Janet Hall, Deborah Haskell, Lois Morris, Matt Marek. If you are interested in serving as an usher, please contact Greg Griffin at ggriffin8@msn.com. Usher schedules are flexible; can be one Sunday per month, an occasional substitute, on-call if a scheduled usher has a schedule conflict....

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Christmas Eve Choir: Come one, come all!

Join us in singing festive music of the holiday season in our Christmas Eve service at First U. There’s plenty of room for newcomers in the choir – this is the perfect time to give it a try if you’ve been curious, but are hesitant to commit for the long-term....

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