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FUSN Musicians Concert, Take 2: your intrepid musicians will again plan to take the stage on Sunday February 19, 1:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary. Please come out and support these singers and players who have given so much of their time and talent to our worship services. You’ll hear beautiful chamber music played by Lois … Continued

Rescheduled: FUSN Musicians Concert, Feb. 19

The Annual FUSN Musicians Concert, which has been rescheduled due to the blizzard, will now take place on Sunday February 19 at 1:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary. Admission is FREE (donations toward the FUSN Musicians Germany Tour will be gratefully received). Hear glorious classical music by Debussy, Mozart, Chopin and Bach and rockin’ songs by … Continued

Musings: Join Us for Music Sunday, Mar. 19

“…the spring sun of the arts forms light out of suffering.” These lines are from a poem by Christoph Kuffner, set to music by Ludwig van Beethoven, for his Choral Fantasy, Op. 80. “Reports are numerous regarding the fiasco of the Choral Fantasy, introduced to the world at Vienna’s Theater an der Wien (capacity 1,230) … Continued

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Glaube ohne Grenzen: Faith Without Borders Your FUSN musicians (and some friends from other congregations) will be traveling to Germany in May 2017 to participate in the first European Unitarian Assembly, welcoming Unitarians from all over Europe. I have been asked to be the Music Director for the event and have been communicating with musicians … Continued

FUSN Christmas Pageant: Acting & Singing Opportunities

It is time once again for the FUSN Christmas Pageant, which will be held at the 5:00pm Christmas Eve service. There will be two rehearsals, December 18 at 11:30 and December 24 at 4:00, both in the Sanctuary.  All children in kindergarten through 7th grade are welcome to participate, and younger children may also participate with parental supervision. We … Continued

Musings: Artistic Riches

I think art keeps its newness because it’s at once unforgettable and impossible to remember entirely. Art is too volatile, multiple and evaporative to hold on to. It’s more chemical reaction, one you have to re-create each time, than a substance. Art’s discoveries are also, almost always, counter to ordinary truths. Evolution tells us how … Continued

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Time to mark your calendars with some great upcoming musical events: Chant Workshop Saturday, November 12 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free. Brighton Allston Congregational Church. Teri Kowiak will lead a workshop on the basics of performing chant, including historically-informed singing style, the basics of modes and modal tuning, rhythm and rhetoric, regional Latin … Continued

Evening Song, Nov. 6

Join Vermilion once again this coming season for Evening Song services beginning Sunday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. Evening Song at FUSN is a half-hour candlelight service of music, poetry, and meditation planned around FUSN’s monthly themes. Let the sanctuary welcome you into meditative music, poetry, and silence – even at the end of a full weekend at FUSN – for a … Continued

Oktoberfest Dinner, Oct. 22

Join the festive celebration October 22 starting at 6:00 p.m. here at FUSN. Enjoy German beer and wine and appetizers, along with other beverages, followed by a full German-inspired dinner. Come and polka with your FUSN friends! All proceeds go towards the FUSN Musicians’ Trip to Germany in May-June 2017. Our musicians have been invited to lead worship at the first-ever Assembly of Unitarians … Continued