Music and the Arts
At First Unitarian Church, we are blessed with many different kinds of artistic expression. We hope you will find a way to become involved in one or another of the groups that contribute to the artistic life of First Unitarian Church.
The music program at First Unitarian Church serves our members through joyful celebrations both in our worship services and in the larger community. We nourish congregational music-making by offering a variety of ways for members to make both instrumental and choral music together. We also work with musicians from the larger community to present rich, meaningful, and diverse musical offerings in our worship celebrations. Opportunities include:
- UU Singers
- Family Choir
- Solo Instrumentalists and Accompanists
- Hymn Band & Folk Circle
- Other Performers
- Dance Choir
- SongSpace Concerts
- Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh
During the Covid-19 pandemic, our music and arts groups are not meeting in person. We have been connecting on a limited basis via email and Zoom and virtual ensemble recordings. We plan to resume in-person gathering when it is safe to do so. If you would like to share your musical talents and be on our contact list for instrumental music, please contact instrumental music director Ellen Gozion, firstname.lastname@example.org, and for vocal music, please contact vocal music director Kris Rust at email@example.com .
The Music Endowment committee reviews, and if necessary invites, proposals to spend funds from the Music Endowment. These are spent on one-time purchases and one-time music events (rather than ongoing maintenance expenses).