Choirs for All Ages
The Cherub Choir is for our youngest singers, beginning in Kindergarten and extending through second grade. The children in this choir add their voices to worship about once a month in addition to a special presentations at Christmas and in the spring. Rehearsals: Wednesdays 4:15 - 4:55 under the direction of Ruth Ideen-Sall.
The Carol Choir is for children from 3rd through 6th grades. In addition to singing once a month in the worship service, this choir participates in the annual multi-choir Christmas by Candlelight programs, as well as ongoing presentations of Christian musicals and participation in children's choir festivals. Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:00 under the direction of Ruth Ideen-Sall.
The Chapel Choir is for 7th through 12th grade youth. In addition to sharing the choral leadership of worship each Sunday at the 10:00 service, the choir tours every spring in a combined music and mission event. This outreach is partially sponsored by members of the Abington congregation. Rehearsals: Sunday evenings 6:00 - 7:15 under the direction of John Sall.
The Chancel Choir is open to all adults. In addition to sharing the choral leadership of worship each Sunday at the 10:00 service, this choir forms the core of the Oratorio Choir. Sunday worship includes a variety of musical traditions but is centered in new and classic settings of anthems, hymns, and spirituals for choir and organ, with some a cappella works and global worship music. Rehearsals: Thursday evenings 7:30 - 8:30 under the direction of John Sall.
The Oratorio Choir is open to all singers from the community regardless of religious membership. The Oratorio Choir joins forces with the Abington Symphony Orchestra to present major works each season as a part of the Music at Abington series. Programs include the two Christmas by Candlelight programs, an Annual Memorial Concert in the spring featuring a major work from the classic Requiem literature, and regular appearances on fall and spring concerts with the orchestra. Rehearsals: Thursday evenings 8:30 - 9:30 with occasional Saturday workshop days and dress rehearsals as announced, under the direction of John Sall.