Music Program

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Adult Choir

Our adult choir provides music for worship services nearly every week.  We sing a broad variety of repertoire, ranging from world music and gospel to classics by Bach, Mendelssohn, Handel, and Palestrina.  The adult choir rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:00 pm, and also at 9 am on Sunday mornings before the worship service.  All are welcome to join the choir!

 

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Bell Choir

The Bell choir rehearses twice a month on the first and third Sundays from 11:30am-12:30pm.  This is an inter-generational group, so anyone is welcome to join. Experience with reading music is helpful, but not required; all are welcome to join this group!  We have a three-octave set of Whitechapel bells.

 

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Children’s Choir

The First Parish children’s choir rehearses weekly on Thursday afternoons from 5:30-6:15 pm, and performs about four times a year during the worship service.  The age range is about 8-13, and we sing rounds, hymns and other songs, learn about how to use our singing voices, learn how to read music, and sometimes play instruments as well!  This is the newest ensemble at First Parish, and it is specifically open to any children in the community, so we encourage people to spread the word about this musical opportunity.

 

Third Sunday Concert Series

The First Parish Cohasset Third Sunday Concert Series brings professional young musicians from Boston and the surrounding areas to perform in a historic space and bring top-notch musical performances to the community. Concerts are held on the third Sunday of every month from October through May. Concerts are at 3 pm. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors.

Past performers have included the jazz quartet Syncopation, jazz piano sensation Mark Shilansky, the extraordinary organist Christa Rakich, and the acclaimed period instrument ensemble Ensemble Florilège.