Choir Members

Sanctuary Choir Informational Webpage

Greetings Choir Member!!!

Welcome to the private choir informational webpage. Scroll down to find the singing schedule that includes sermon topics, song selections, and alternative service information. 

*For comments, announcement submissions, or questions, please email Dr. Jolie Rocke, Director of Music at jolie@firstuu.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston -- Sanctuary Choir
2024 Music Schedule for Service

*** scroll down for YouTube links to the songs***

Apr 21 - Earth Day
"The Earth is One" by Sonja Johnston
"All Things Are Connected" by Mary Lynn Lightfoot

Apr 28 - May Day
"Life is Not a Garden" by Elizabeth Alexander (p 1-7 and 15-21)

Wednesday, MAY 1 - NO CHOIR REHEARSAL 


May 4 - Saturday 2nd Annual Spring Arts Festival
please let me know if you are available to host the choir table at the festival from 11am-2pm.

*I am aware that most of the choir members will be singing in IVH concerts that weekend.

May 5 - Spring Music Service
NO CHOIR - music by youth of the church, Rev. Scott, Jolie, & Chelsea. If you are available to participate, please let Jolie know asap. 

May 11 - Saturday Dia de las Madres
NO CHOIR - please let me know if you are available to help with hymn singing in Spanish for this service.

May 12 - Mother's Day
"Little Elegy" by Stephen Paulus

May 19 - The Practice of Non-Practice: Thich Nhat Han
NO CHOIR - String Band will present the Special Music

May 26 - Memorial Day
"Ce Moys de May" by Clement Janequin

Jun 2 - Flower Celebration

Jun 9 - Love and Death: Forrest Church

SUMMER VOLUNTEER & GUEST MUSICIAN SCHEDULE
* dates a volunteer or guest are needed
Jun 16 - Juneteenth -  
June 20 - Thursday - Summer Solstice -  
*Jun 23 -  
*Jun 30 -  
*Jul 7 -  
Jul 14 -  
Jul 21 - 
*Jul 28 -  
*Aug 4 -  
*Aug 11 -  
Aug 18 - 

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
     June-July
        Sundays 10:40 am - 11:10 am choir room (not 3rd Sundays)
    August-May
        Sundays 10:40 am-11:10 am (
not 3rd Sundays)
        Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

CHOIR ANNOUNCEMENTS
Happy New Year!  Please check your music folder for new music and return any sheet music we have sung already that is not listed below.  If you have any suggestions for selections please let Dr. Jolie know. Also, it isn't too early for volunteers to sign up to share music during the summer months when the choir is on break. Thank you so much.

YOUTUBE LINKS TO SELECTED SONGS

These links are provided for your listening and practice at home. When possible, and instrumental version is provided in addition to a performed version. Please understand we may not sing the selections exactly as they are sung in the recording, these are guides.