ST. PAUL’S MUSIC MINISTRIES

Rusty McKinney, Minister of Music
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule

Wednesday Epiphany Choir (K-2nd Grade) 6:00 PM
Advent Choir (Grades 3-5) 6:00 PM
Advent Bells (Grades 3-5) 6:45 PM
St. Paul’s Choir (Adult) 7:30 PM
Thursday Bells of St. Paul’s (Adult) 6:00 PM
Canterbury Bells (Grades 6-12) 7:00 PM
Canterbury Choir (Grades 6-12) 8:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 Choir (Adults and Youth) 8:30 AM

Choral and Instrumental Choirs at St Paul’s:

St. Paul's Choir

St. Paul’s Choir

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Joann Dreier-Li, Organist

Rehearsals
Wednesdays
7:30-9:00 pm (9:30 PM)

Open to adults who enjoy singing and who have (or can develop) the skills of part singing, pitch matching, and good choral balance and blend. The choir rehearses on Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. and meets at 10:30 am on Sundays for warm-up/rehearsal September through May for the 11:15 a.m. service. (During summer season the 11:15 am services is moved to 10:45 am and the choir meets at 10:15 am for warm-up and rehearsal.)

With advanced notice, rehearsal extends to 9:30 when preparing for special services and events. Child care provided by Kid’s Club with advanced notice.

The St. Paul’s Choir leads music each Sunday (year round) in the traditional style of the Anglican Church, utilizing the 1982 hymnal with the music of the day based on the Church Lectionary and choral literature drawn from a variety of styles and periods. The St. Paul’s Choir performs at other times for special services and concerts throughout the year.

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Epiphany Choir

Epiphany Choir

Grades K-2

Andrea Dreier-Li, Director
For information contact
Rusty McKinney, Minister of Music
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule:
Wednesdays
6:00 – 6:45 PM

Open to children in grades K-2. Rehearsals are held from September through May in the back of the church. Children will be introduced to fundamentals of music through the music of the church, actively participating in worship several times during their season.

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Advent Choir

Advent Choir

Grades 3-5

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule
Wednesdays
6:00 – 6:45 PM

Open to children in grades 3-5. Rehearsals are held from September through May in the choir room. Children will continue to learn about music and explore the music of the church, actively participating in worship several times during their season.

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Canterbury Choir

Canterbury Choir

Grades 6-12

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule
Thursdays
8:00 – 9:00 PM

Open to youth in grades 6-12. The choir rehearses from September through May. The youth continue to develop their musical, vocal, and part singing skills rehearsing a variety of music and participating in worship several times during their season.

Youth Choir

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9:00 Choir

9:00 Choir

(Adults and Youth)

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Andrea Dreier- Li, Accompanist

Rehearsals
Sundays
8:30- 8:45 AM

Open to adults and youth who enjoy singing and enhancing Sunday Morning Worship through leading and sharing the joy of music with others. The 9:00 Choir rehearses September through May and meets at 8:30 am on Sundays for warm-up/rehearsal year round. This choir leads the congregation at the 9:00 a.m. service each Sunday throughout the year. Child care provided by Kid’s Club upon request.

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Advent Handbells

Advent Handbells

Grades 3-5

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule
Wednesdays
6:45 – 7:15 PM

Open to children in grades 3-5 who can commit to the rehearsal schedule and follow directions carefully. Advent Bells rehearse from September through May. These young ringers are introduced to the joys of English Handbell ringing through learning musical notation and the art of ringing and ensemble playing. Ringers participate in several worship services during their season.

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Canterbury Handbells

Canterbury Handbells

Grades 6 – 12

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule
Thursdays
7:00-8:00 PM

Open to youth in grades 6-12. This choir rehearses from September through May. This choir explores English Handbell ringing and advanced musical notation. Ringers participate in several worship services during their season. A commitment to weekly attendance at rehearsals and scheduled worship services is requested.

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Bells of St. Paul's

Bells of St. Paul’s

Rusty McKinney, Director
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Rehearsal Schedule
Thursdays
6:00 – 7:00 PM

Open to adults. Rehearsals are held September through May. Ringers enjoy improving their skills in English Handbell ringing and their work together as an ensemble. Ringers rehearse, participate in several worship services, and perform at other times for special services and concerts during their season. Though there may not be current openings, we are always looking for ringers to substitute and fill positions as they become empty.

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Music Ministries Leaders

Music Ministries Leaders

Rusty McKinney
Minister of Music
rusty.mckinney@stpaulscary.org
919-467-6241

Director of St. Paul’s Choir, 9:00 Choir, Canterbury Choir, Advent Choir, Bells of St. Paul’s, Canterbury Bells, and Advent Bells

Joanna Dreier-Li
Music Associate
Organist

Andrea Dreier-Li
Music Associate
Epiphany Choir Director
9:00 Choir Accompanist

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