Music Ministry Weekly News! 1/28/15




January 28, 2015


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in this issue
:: Street Requiem
:: Dallas Summer Musicals Academy
:: Voice Lessons
:: Star Bright Concert
:: Kids Choirs
:: Youth Ringers and Singers
:: Handbells
:: Music Lessons



Music Council Meeting Report:

February 18 – Ash Wednesday – Children, Youth and Adult Choirs sing – No children or bell rehearsals.  Arrive at 6:30 pm to prepare for 7:00 pm service.

February 21 – Joyful Noise Bell Choir at area handbell festival.  3:00 performance at University Park UMC

February 28 – Adult Choir Workday at Holy Covenant  9 to noon.

March 1 – Youth Spaghetti dinner and talent show

March 8-15 – Spring Break – No Sunday or Wednesday rehearsals this week.

March 29 – Palm Sunday presentation of “Lenten Canticles” with Chamber Orchestra

April 2 – Maundy Thursday Communion Service

April 3 – Good Friday Tenebrae Service

April 4 – Easter Egg Hunt

April 5 – Easter Sunday

April 18 – Craft Fair

April 26 – Annual Spring Ring Handbell Concert

May 2 – Junktique

May 17 – Senior Sunday

May 31 – Children’s Musical

June 15-19 – Vacation Bible Camp

July 20 – 28 – Combined Choir and Mission Trip Dates are approximate

July – No Adult Choir Rehearsals

August 3-8 – Fine Arts Camp


Mark your calendars for October 3 for “Gospel Night” at Holy Covenant.  Bob Michael is the coordinator.  Stay tuned for more details.


Sunday, February 1 Music:

Prelude – Adult Choir singing “At the Table of the Lord”  AND Offertory “Put Peace into Each Other’s Hands”   Communion and Leadership Commissioning


Sunday, February 8 Music:

Prelude – Children’s Choir “Fairest Lord Jesus”

Anthem and Offertory – Covenant Carillons


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Holy Covenant’s Music Ministry is always open to new participants.

Email [email protected] with questions about how to get started!

Street Requiem

January 25, 2015

Dallas City Performance Hall

7:00 PM

I am so proud of Sheli Erenberger for her participation in this event.  Reports of the concert were impressive!  Good Job Sheli!

Dallas Summer Musicals

Academy of Performing Arts

Enrollling for Winter/Spring Classes

Ages 6-12


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New Voice Studio:

Erin Alcorn, Soprano

$40/ hour, $35/ 45 min, $20/ half hour 

She teaches in her home studio in Coppell, Texas

[email protected]



Another singing opportunity

For Dallas Bethlehem Center
Star Bright!


The concert is on Friday, February 20 and the choir will be directed by Russ Rieger.  If you’d like to participate in this opportunity, let Debbie know and she’ll send you the registration information.
The concert will be at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.  Rehearsals are at  Preston Hollow United Methodist Church on Sundays from 2:00 to 3:30 pm.

                Kids Choirs

Dates to sing:

February 8 – Prelude

February 18 (Ash Wednesday)

March 1 – Spaghetti Dinner

Easter SundayApril 5

MusicalMay 31


Wednesdays at 6:30 pm – grades 1-5! 



Children’s Choir (Choir room)

Grades 1-5, Wednesdays at 6:30 pm 

Pre-schoolers sing with nursery workers during our services of worship on Sundays.
Children’s handbells will not rehearse until all 8 positions are filled.  Let Debbie know if you are in the 3rd – 5th grade and want to ring.

    Revelation Ringers and Singers


Rehearsals have been roughly every other week.  We will not rehearse on Feb. 1 due to the Super Bowl or on Feb. 15 due to the Winter Retreat.  SOOOOO February 8 is an important rehearsal!  We still have openings in the handbell choir and are desperate for some low male voices!  Come join us.  invite friends!


We have some great songs we are working on and I’d love to schedule them.   Are you availble on Sunday, February 22 or March 1?  let me know ASAP.


Mark your calendars for roughly June 20-28.  We are going to combine Music and Mission.  Details are in the works but I see Florida on the horizon!  Singers, Ringers and Workers, plan to attend! We’ll work with our hands, our hearts and our voices!

Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show is going to be March 1st.  Start thinking about what you want to do for the show! 

FYI, we are not planning a Valentine Bake Sale this year……..


Handbell Choirs
Covenant Carillons  Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
Date to play in church – February 8!
Joyful Noise  Sundays at 2:30 pm
Joyful Noise is planning to participate in the
Greater Dallas Handbell Association’s handbell festival on
February 21st, 2015
Intermediate Clinician: Stephanie Rhoades
Location: University Park UMC, 
4024 Caruth Blvd. Dallas, TX 75225
Date to play in church – March 1
Children’s bells (grades 3-5)
We are not rehearsing until we have 4 more ringers! 
Email Debbie if you are interested!
Revelation Ringers (grades 6-12)  Sundays at 4:30 pm
Mark your calendars –Sunday, April 26 for our annual Spring Ring.
Let Joy and Debbie know if you would like to be on the planning team for this event.


To join a bell choir contact Debbie at [email protected] or Joy Lasley at [email protected]



Music Lessons! 
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Jonathan Kaan is teaching piano lessons at Holy Covenant.  You can contact Jonathan at [email protected] or at 972-505-1833 for more information.
Jonathan’s graduated with honors from Baylor University with a Masters Degree in Piano Pedagogy (teaching) and Performance. 

Have a Holy and Blessed Week!  God will work through us to bless our work and bless those that hear us.  I can’t thank you enough for all you do to make the music at Holy Covenant meaningful and unique.  Below is the link to sign up or unsubscribe from any of our email lists.


Thanks again for what you do to minister to Holy Covenant.

God Bless!

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