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Do you like to sing? Play guitar, sax or piano? Are you a soloist? Then, there is a place for you at our UU! Join our Adult Choir, or the UUFCC Jazz Band and make some beautiful music with us! We'd love to have you participate during a service as part of the choir, during the Follies, or whenever a musical voice is called for... Plenty of opportunities abound for you to shine at the UUFCC. Our new Music Director, Wesley McCall, is the guiding force behind the folks that make up this great ensemble that is the UUFCC music scene!
If you enjoy choral singing of sacred music with a committed and enthusiastic group, please join us! The choir practices weekly and performs twice a month in Sunday services, special Christmas services, and as part of the annual “Music Sunday.”
When: Thursday night practice, 7 - 9pm (Sept – May)
Music Director: Wesley McCall
All ages and experience levels welcome--children don't need to be able to read to sing with us! We focus on experiencing the joy of music as an aspect of religious education. We occasionally perform during Sunday services and Wednesday night family night events.
When: First & third Sundays of the month, 11:00am -11:20am in room 6.
Location: Room 6
Music Director: Wesley McCall
Special Musicians or Vocal Soloists
Are you a musician or vocalist with the talent and desire to share your gift of music during a worship service? We feature special musicians each week at the worship service when our choir does not sing. We’d love to know about your interest. Contact the Music Director.
The UUFCC Band started as a brass band and over thelast several years, has morphed into a jazz band with trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, saxophone, French horn, drum, piano, electric bass, and electric guitar players. The band practices weekly and performs in Sunday services six times a year or more. If you have an instrument and would like to play with our band, please contact us.
When: Sunday practice, 11:30am to 1pm (Summer practices may be earlier)
Contact: Music Director
The UUFCC hosts three concert series annually and also serves as a venue for musical events sponsored by other organizations in Centre County. The Fellowship’s offerings, coordinated by the Music Committee, include:
· UUFCC Music Series, a series of Sunday afternoon concerts featuring the best of the region’s classical music performers (both instrumental and vocal) from fall through spring.
· Young Artists Concert Series, which envisions having aspiring young artists from the Centre County area perform at the UUFCC in concerts that benefit local, national, or international charities.
· Untangled Strings Concert Series, a series of concerts by contemporary and folk artists from around the U.S.
For more information, contact the Music Committee.
Click here for a list of our Past Events.
Untangled Strings Concert Series presents:
Long Time Courting
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County
780 Waupelani Drive Ext.
Boston-based band Long Time Courting will come to the UUFCC on October 24, 8pm, as part of the Untangled Strings Concert Series.
The band is an all-women supergroup featuring Shannon Heaton (flute, accordion, vocals) of Matt & Shannon Heaton and Childsplay, Liz Simmons (guitar, vocals) of Annalivia and the John Whelan Band, Valerie Thompson (cello, vocals) of Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards and Fluttr Effect, and newest member Katie McNally (fiddle, vocals), also of Childsplay.
Together as Long Time Courting, these four talented woman offer an extraordinary blend of neo-traditional Irish, Scottish and American music that showcases each musician's versatility, creativity, and mastery. Exquisite vocal harmonies combine with formidable instrumental prowess to create music that is both playful and richly satisfying. The members of the group are all seasoned performers, having toured with such notable acts as The John Whelan Band, Childsplay, Robbie O’Connell, Aoife Clancy, and Carlos Núñez.
This is a concert not to be missed.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and children and can be purchased at the door