Music

Find Your Voice With Us

Music is a central part of worship here. Whatever you play, however you sing, we invite you to be part of one of our many vocal or instrumental groups. The power of music helps us share ourselves and our talents as we worship God and build community. Join us and find your voice!

Choirs

Find your voice with us in one of our many choirs!

Children’s Choirs

*In-person children’s choir participation is on hold during the pandemic.

Cherub Choir
Thursdays | 4:30-5:30 pm
Kindergarten-grade 2

Boys’ Choir
Wednesdays | 4:45-5:45 pm
Grades 3-6

Girls’ Choir
Wednesdays | 6:00-7:00 pm
Grades 3-6

Bring your little ones’ voices to sing in worship monthly and participate in weekly rehearsals. We hold an annual concert presented to senior housing facilities and 2-3 pizza parties throughout the year. What a wonderful way to learn to sing and have fun with friends!

Ruth Oliphant, Director
Angela Anderson, Accompanist &
Assistant Choir Director

Youth Choir

Wednesdays | 5:30-6:30 pm
Grades 7-12

Hear maturing voices really start to shine as our youth sing in worship services 2-3 Sundays per month AND become part of our remarkable tour of the U.S. every other June. To make it work with schedules, rehearsals happen right before Confirmation on Wednesdays. Sing with us, and bring a friend!

Seth Hartwell, Interim Director
Lorna Wolthoff, Accompanist

Normandale Choir

Open to all ages 18+
Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00 pm
Like to sing? Love a feeling of community? There’s a seat for you in our choir. Make lifelong friendships as you sing in worship weekly and on tour in churches around the world. You’ll even participate in concerts singing major sacred works with an orchestra. Serious music has never been so much fun. Bring us your voice.

Seth Hartwell, Interim Director
Lorna Wolthoff, Accompanist

Normandale Chamber Choir

Open ages 18+ by audition
Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00 pm

An auditioned choir of 30 singers, participating in seasonal worship services. Singers looking for an extra challenge! Contact Seth Hartwell for audition information.

Seth Hartwell, Interim Director
Lorna Wolthoff, Accompanist

Other Ensembles

Normandale Bells

Thursdays | 5:45-6:45 pm

Bringing a peaceful and meditative presence to worship, Normandale Bells rehearse weekly and play in worship monthly.

We’re looking for new ringers! Contact Lorna Wolthoff for more information.

Lorna Wolthoff, Director

Normandale Brass Quintet

Wednesdays | 4:30-5:30 pm
Small in number, big in sound, the Normandale Brass Quintet rehearses weekly and plays in worship monthly.

Normandale Strings

Grade 7 – Adult
Christmas season
A tradition of Christmas Eve preludes that’s adored here and open to all string players! Rehearsals are in December.
Suzanne Klein, Director

NLC Liturgical Dance Group

Dance, like music, helps us express our deepest feelings when words are insufficient.

Sophie Klein, Coordinator

CONTACT US

Have a question about any of our Music programs? Click the name to reach out to Seth Hartwell, Interim Choir Director or Gregory Peterson, Interim Organist/Worship Leader, or call the music office at 952.977.9366. They are happy to answer any questions and welcome you to our music community!