Choirs at First Presbyterian Church

Choir Details

Please contact Daniel Cole at 803-799-9062, ext. 254 if you have questions.

Adult Choirs

Chancel Choir

Daniel Cole, Director
The Chancel Choir is a large adult choir which leads at least one morning worship service each week and sings at both services on Communion Sundays and other celebratory Sundays. The Chancel Choir also sings for special programs and concerts throughout the year, including those with orchestra. All church members with a love and skill for singing are welcome to join. Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Ministry Building Room 110.

Chamber Choir

Daniel Cole, Director
The Chamber Choir consists of auditioned and selected singers. The repertoire for the Chamber Choir is, at times, challenging, and the rehearsal time is limited. Singers should have good reading skills and a fair amount of solo vocal and choral experience. Members of the Chamber Choir are required to participate in Chancel Choir. Rehearsals in Ministry Building, Room 105.

Youth Choirs

Youth Chorus

Daniel Cole, Director
In the Youth Chorus, seventh grade through high school students continue to develop the musical, vocal, and choral skills taught in the children’s choirs. An emphasis is placed on vocal technique, sight-singing, and choral disciplines. The choir sings mostly three-part repertoire (SAB) and joins the Chancel Choir for special concerts and occasions. Choir members will also have solo and small ensemble opportunities. Music theory, Sight-singing, and Rehearsal on Mondays 7:00 - 8:30PM in Ministry Building Room 110. 

Junior Chorus

Ann Forrest Bowers, Director
Choristers from fourth, fifth, and sixth grade comprise this choir, which sings periodically at morning worship services and on occasion at evening worship services. Vocal skills and musicianship are strengthened through expert vocal training, sight-singing instruction, and music theory study. Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:25 PM in the Education Building.

Children's Choirs

Primary Choir

Elizabeth Yoder, Director
This elementary choir, for first through third graders, sings periodically for Sunday morning worship services and on occasion at evening worship services. Children are introduced to sight-singing instruction. Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:25 PM in Education Building Room 201/207.

Cherub Choir

Jane Nevitt, Director & Anna Klausli , Intern
The Cherub Choir, for children in four-year-old and five-year-old kindergarten Sunday school classes, meets during evening worship. They will be dismissed from the evening service to the Narthex where they will be escorted to the Education Building to learn musical skills, play musical games, and sing hymns and spiritual songs. Parents should come for them in room 103 immediately following the service.
Note: Choir Resources are password protected. Please contact Gloria Barrett at (803) 799-9062, ext. 349