We firmly believe in the power of music, art and creative performance to strengthen our community, to nourish the soul, and to see the world a bit differently.
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Upcoming in 2020
March 14 ~ The Music Man as told by the First Universalist Players A highlight of our calendar every year, the talented First Universalist Players produce an original musical each Spring.
April 4 ~ Sarah Libert and Friends will present the Poulenc Sextet and other great classical repertoire. Audiences are always transported and delighted when our Assistant Music Director, Sarah Libert, puts together a program.
May 9 ~ A Night of Peter Mayer We will close out this year’s concert series with the finely crafted folk songs of Peter Mayer on May 9.
We are building a dynamic chorale music program. Come sing with us!
First Universalist Singers
The First Universalist Singers is an un-auditioned choir of over 50 voices, performs twice a month during Sunday services in addition to occasional evening concerts. We rehearse weekly on Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m.
The Cantabile Chorale is a small, auditioned ensemble of 18 voices. Rehearsals are at 6:15pm on Wednesdays.
The Women’s Choir is a small ensemble of women that performs a few times throughout the year during Sunday services and rehearses as needed.
Contact Music Staff
Director of Music, John Hubert, 303.759.2770 ext. 35, John@firstuniversalist.org
Assistant Director of Music, Sarah Libert, Sarah@firstuniversalist.org
Featuring the Chalice Sparks and Flames
Open to all children grades K-3. We introduce each child to the interactive wonders of music through games, songs, and experiences. We have fun learning all the parts that make up music and deepen the desire to sing! The Chalice Sparks meet on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:00 p.m. and perform during services on the second Sunday of each month.
Open to all children grades 4-7. Our purpose is to continue developing the voice and to introduce children to melodic and percussive instruments. The Chalice Flames meet on Tuesdays from 6:00-6:30 p.m. and perform during services on the second Sunday of each month.
We encourage creative expression from the youngest to the oldest in our church. Each year, we offer a holiday musical in December, and we also have other performance opportunities throughout the year.
Please contact Sarah Libert, Assistant Director of Music.
Come as you are and join in the singing and chanting. No experience necessary.
4th Tuesdays of the month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., August through May
Singing Meditation is a quiet, simple way of praying for peace in our community and the world through song. This meditative candlelit service includes simple chants sung repeatedly; rich silence; short but profound readings; and guided prayers and meditations for peace. Most of us have experienced the wonder and magic when a great choir performs great music. The musical experience comforts igniting our spirits and awakening our emotions. We take a summer hiatus in June and July.
We encourage each other’s creative expression in small and large group gatherings.
Art Journal Workshop
Art Journal Workshop meets once a month and holds occasional weekend-long workshops. We have developed an art journal practice that benefits us both personally and spiritually. We would love to have you join our community! All you need is an unlined journal and a willingness to put words and images on its pages. Contact us.
Readers’ Theater meets once a month on a Saturday evening for a social half-hour, a potluck, and a director’s presentation of some members in a one-act play or play excerpt. We enjoy newcomers bringing fresh perspectives and talents. Welcome! Contact us.
Open Mic meets monthly on second Wednesdays. We want your creative energy! Each month we gather to share music, stories, and poetry with a supportive audience. Contact us.
Stitch ‘N Whine
Stitch ‘N Whine meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. All types of craft and crafters are welcome! Bring a project if you have one and enjoy some conversation while you work. Connected by our interests in crafts and our shared conversation, we are a supportive circle that is open to new participants. Contact us.
First Universalist Needlepoint
(FUN) Guild meets as needed throughout the year to work on needlepoint projects in a fun-loving group. Some of our work is proudly displayed in the church. Contact us.