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Director of Music Ministries – News

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com Hi Friends, I miss you! I hope you have been able to see our choir videos – we are enjoying making them. As we begin to imagine worship in our ‘new normal,’ it’s wise to consider disease transmissibility via group singing. Essentially, the current data strongly suggests that […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com Sending a huge ‘thank you’ to all of the musicians who made Lent, Easter, and beyond a success, despite our sudden shift to virtual life. Your patience with our steep learning curve is deeply appreciated, and I can’t wait to make music in person again. Thank you, thank […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com ——————————–——————— The music department warmly welcomes Britney Yauger as our soprano section leader.  Britney is a first-year vocal performance major at CMU and grew up in the North Hills.  Welcome, Britney! Chorister Choir (grades 3-6) will rehearse from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. on February 2, 9, 16, 23, […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries — Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com Happy Advent!  Thank you to all who are participating in this season’s music. We know it will be fantastic! Thank you to all who participated in the SHIM Thanksgiving service.  We cherished joining with Cantor Rena Shapiro and the Shalom Singers to form The Sacred Bridge Choir.  […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com ———————————————— New this year!  Chorister Choir for kids in grades 3-5 will rehearse from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the choir room every Sunday in November.  They will share their music in worship on December 1.  Please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4CACA72FA0F49-fall to sign up, or write your child’s name on […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries  —  Anne Carper Smith, an@bhccml.com A huge “thank you!” To everyone who worked to make commUNITY of Voices a resounding success.  Special thanks to Amy Grella for coordinating the kids’ events, the Hill Band, and Linda and the Ivey Boys Brother’s Band.  Also thank you to all who helped set up […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries – Anne Carper Smith – an@bhccml.com Friends, As we are gearing up for another fantastic year of music-making at Bower Hill, we are always looking to widen our pool of singers, instrumentalists, ringers, and enthusiasts. Adults are warmly invited to join the Bell and Chancel Choirs. The Bell Choir has weekly […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

The words “thank you” seem inadequate when I think about all of the support given to music by BHCC.  We participated in interfaith events, intercultural events, sang in new (to us!) languages, built partnerships with community groups, welcomed new members, and so much more.  I could fill a tome of our accomplishments over the past […]

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