The regular column from Beth Syverson, OCUUC's Director of Music Ministries. Beth can be reached by email at musicdirector@ocuuc.org.

UU Musicians Network Annual Conference

Report on UU Musicians Network (UUMN) Annual Conference In July I spent five days with 230 of my UUMN colleagues in Arlington, VA at our annual conference. Here are some of the highlights: Every morning I enjoyed a worship service created by a worship team made up of UUMN members. It was wonderful to be…

Reflections on the Chorus America Conference

Last month I was lucky enough to attend the Chorus America Conference in Cincinnati, thanks to this congregation’s support of my professional development funds. Here are a few highlights of the conference – things that I can tangibly apply to my work here at OCUUC: Speaker on multicultural programming and multicultural audience development. Does our…

Thanks

I’d like to take this opportunity at the end of the church year to thank a few people who helped make the Music Ministries an inspiration for everyone this past year: The Music Committee – Barbara Schilling, Amy Tompkins, and Stacy Smith – creates fun events throughout the year to help raise funds for the…

Music Notes

Orange Coast Choir is lucky to have several new singers join us in the last few months: Richard Belles, Tamara Colby, and Don Martin. If you’ve always wanted to sing in a choir, this would be a great opportunity for you too. We sing through the end of June, then take off July and August. The only requirements…