​​​​​​​Music at 

First Church

" Sing unto the Lord a new song!

Sing unto the Lord, all the whole earth.  "

Psalm 96:1

Music Ministries

Chancel and Festival Choirs

For more information about our choirs contact

Frank Martignetti, Director of Music and Organist

203-259-8396 x 102


Chancel Choir (9th Grade–Adult)  This ensemble plays an integral part of our worship on Sundays, singing a wide variety of choral repertoire. Rehearsals are September-June; Thursdays, 7:30-9:00 p.m. The Fall 2021 season begins Thursday, September 9th at  7:30 in Wakeman Hall. Repertoire and rehearsal resources for the fall season can be accessed here.


Festival Choir (9th Grade-Adult)  Can't make the weekly commitment to Chancel Choir? Join us the larger group for some or all of the following: Christmas Eve, Epiphany, Holy Week, Easter, and Pentecost. Fall 2021 Festival Choir rehearsals begin Thursday, Nov. 11. Repertoire and rehearsal resources for Christmas can be accessed here


Children's Choir and Youth Choir

Children’s Choir (For children in Kindergarten–3rd Grade) Children learn about pitch, rhythm, diction, conducting, and understanding the lyrics of songs. Members of Children’s Choir begin to discover how God’s Word speaks through music. by singing, dancing,  stories, playing Orff instruments, and music games.

Rehearsals: September –June; Thursdays 4:30pm-5:00pm.


Youth Choir (For 4th-8th Grade) Small group singing and/or instrument playing focusing on music as an expericence in worship through different genres and mediums. Joining with the Children and Chancel Choirs for special Sundays and other church events.

Rehearsals: September- June; Thursdays 5:15pm-5:45pm


Directed by Cheri Evan

cevan@firstchurchfairfield.org • 203-259-8396 x100


Handbell Choir

Beginning Thursdays this Fall

6:00 PM 

in the Webb Room

(back of Sanctuary)

  • - A Musical Way to Praise and Worship
  • - Music Reading Not Necessary
  • - 7th grade - Adult
  • - 7 + Ringers Needed
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Contact Cheri Evan for more information.

The Organ

Johannes Klais Orgelbau, Bonn Opus 1881, 2010

Concert Series

Our concert series includes an annual Lenten organ recital series (Wednesdays at 12:15), and a variety of other performances. Please watch this space for an announcement of our 2022 season in late September."  To be added to the Music at the Meetinghouse mailing list, please click here. To inquire about renting our sanctuary for a performance, please email Frank Martignetti.

 

MUSIC IN THE

MEETING HOUSE

ELENA BAQUERIZO ORGAN RECITAL