Music Events & Overview
Music Reading Course
4 sessions – come to 1, or 2, or all of ‘em; 11am-12:30pm on August 18 and 7-8:30pm on August 19, 20, and 22. The first half hour is geared towards beginners; the rest of the time is for folks who know a little about reading music (or maybe more than a little J). We’ll work on harmonizing as well as on music-reading, and, depending on who’s there, I may do a session on hymn-singing.
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Music Program Overview
In addition to our very active Sanctuary Choir, several FUUSN ensembles have sprung from congregational impetus: the FUUSN Band, CreationDance, and the FUUSN Intergenerational Chamber Orchestra. The music budget includes monies for orchestras to accompany the choir on Music Sundays, and for occasional guest artists, which have included drummers from Mali, professional Baroque trumpet players, and Klezmer musicians.
2018-2019 has kept FUUSN musicians busy. We sang the Fauré Requiem at First Parish Church in Arlington, MA and at FUUSN; we performed John Kramer’s Immigrant Experience in Concord as part of a benefit concert for BIJAN (pronounced like “beyond”), the Boston Immigrant Justice Accompaniment Network, and sang it again at FUUSN (benefitting the Newton Brookline Asylum Resettlement Committee). In February we will host a benefit concert for the UU Urban Ministry; and on April 28 we’ll participate in the Communities Without Borders benefit concert.