Music

Evening Song, March 4

Evening Song returns to FUSN on Sunday, March 4, and every first Sunday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. We welcome all who wish to spend some quiet and restorative time with us to prepare for the weeks to come, with music for four voices, and poems chosen by FUSN’s poetry aficionados. … Continued

Music Overview

    Music has a rich history of professional and lay leadership and a vibrant role in services at FUSN. The music is chosen to complement each worship service; consequently, the musical styles vary. In addition to professional staff, a number of professional and amateur musicians offer their considerable talents in classical, jazz, folk, and … Continued

Musings

MANY THANKS to the FUUSN Musicians who played beautifully, energetically and basically off the charts last Sunday in our Annual FUUSN Musicians Concert. I think you all melted some faces. This is becoming a great tradition in our community, and we thank our enthusiastic audience members too! Next up for our musical folks: Music Sunday, … Continued

Musings

Here’s the annual early spring concert round-up – something for everyone! Come and hear the wonderful musicians of FUUSN in concert on Sunday, February 11, 1:00 pm in the Sanctuary. You’ll hear solo and chamber music by Debussy, Martinů, and Brahms, and “Motion”, a work for saxophone and piano four hands, by Adam Epstein. The … Continued

Musings

Happy New Year! The Annual FUUSN Musicians Concert will be held in our Sanctuary at 1:00 p.m., on February 11. We are so fortunate to have so many talented musicians in our congregation. The concert on Feb 11 will feature: classical works played by Lois Shapiro, Debra Minard, and Paul Antonucci; and original compositions by … Continued

Thanks to Lois and Laurel

The Services Auction Committee thanks Lois Shapiro for her wonderful piano performance on Sunday afternoon, November 19. Lois’s amazing talent really wowed the audience. Also thanks to Laurel Farnsworth for hosting the performance in her home.

Musings

George Frideric Handel wrote several oratorios, highly dramatic works for vocal soloists, choir, and orchestra, based on Biblical stories. In most of them there are strong characters who interact throughout the piece. But Handel’s most popular work, Messiah, is not a typical oratorio: there are no confrontations between set characters, and no clear plot line. … Continued

Musings

The Wheel of Life service on October 29 was a beautiful and thoughtful reflection on our journeys, as individuals, families, and as a congregation. Many thanks to the FUUSN musicians who contributed so much to the service: George Batchelor, Jim Cook, Aidan Devine, and Brian Hicks. Our FUUSN Band is always looking for people to … Continued

Musings

We live in an amazing area for choral music: there are always concerts to attend, for all ages, and the variety and quality of the repertoire one can hear is really extraordinary. Below are a few upcoming concerts – and for those of you looking to join in the fun: rehearsals for Handel’s Messiah, which … Continued

Musings

Here’s a look at our upcoming services: October 15 – More Than a Travelogue: we’ll revisit the FUUSN Musicians Tour to Germany, with great music, reflections by participants, bi-lingual hymns, and an appearance by the No Rehearsal Band. The service on October 22 will feature the simple yet powerful song, “Unity.” This is a translation … Continued