1615 Wauwatosa Ave. Wauwatosa, WI
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Worship: Sundays 7:30, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. All are welcome!
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Music Ministry Ensembles

Vocal Ensembles • • • •

Praise Kids!

Praise Kids! Fall 2011

Praise Kids! in rehearsal

4 year old through Grade 2 Thursday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00

This Children’s Ministry Program has an emphasis on learning about God, faith, and Church through songs and movement. They meet on Thursday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00 for Gathering & Snack Time; for Story & Learning Time; and for Singing Time. Directors: Jeff Reeves, Amy Dankwardt, and John R. Paradowski.

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New Creation Choir

Grades 3 – 6 Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00

This choir sings in worship once a month and other special times. The choir helps to develop musicianship, knowledge of Church and singing. Directors: Jeff Reeves & John R. Paradowski.  Accompanist: Heide Hughes.

Here the New Creation Choir Sings Cantate Jubilate by Jeff Reeves

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New Generation Choir

Grades 7 – 12 Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:45

This group of enthusiastic youth sings a variety of musical styles from contemporary to classical. The Choir sings once a month in worship throughout the church year. Director: John R. Paradowski.

Here the New Creation and New Generation Choirs join together to sing on Mother’s Day in Worship.

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Senior Choir

Adult Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00

The Senior Choir rehearses every Thursday evening. Their repertoire includes a wide variety of forms and styles of Christian music. They rotate their singing schedules throughout the year so all can enjoy their message in song.  Director: David Mohr  Accompanist: John R. Paradowski


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Fallen Angels

Adult Monday Afternoons

This quintet of women’s voices shares their song with the congregation in worship about once a month. Director: John R. Paradowski

Combined Choirs of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church

Handbell Ensembles • • • •

Godsbells  

Grades 4 – 6 Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:45

This choir is a Choir Chime for students in 4th through 6th grade. This group will focus on learning the techniques of Handbell and Choir Chime ringing. They meet and ring for the Fall Semester only. Director: Jeff Reeves

Watch Godsbells ring in worship.

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Righteous Ringers

Grades 7 – 12 Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 7:50

This Youth Handbell Choir is for grades 7 through 12. They perform more complex music for handbells and play for worship services once a month and other special times. Director: Jeff Reeves

Righteous Ringers ring in worship.

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The EmBELLishments

Adult Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15

This group of ringers rehearses on Tuesday Mornings. No experience needed and new ringers always welcome! We learn music as we advance through the techniques of handbell ringing. Director: John R. Paradowski

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Bells Angels

Adult Thursday evenings from 6:15-7:25

This ensemble of adults plays advanced handbell repertoire. They have a fun time learning new music and enjoy ringing in worship. Director: John R. Paradowski

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The A Cabella Ringers

Adult Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:00

This group of adults rehearses every Thursday morning learning Advanced Ensemble Handbell Music. Director: John R. Paradowski

 

Brass & Percussion Ensemble • • • • 

Liturgical Ensemble

This group of talented instrumentalists rehearses to play at various services throughout the year. They share their talents in leading the congregation in the liturgy, hymns and choir anthems. Director: John R. Paradowski

Toccata from Suite Gothique by Leon Boellmann

Lift High the Cross for Congregation, Organ, Brass & Handbells