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Music Matters 2014 in Red Deer, AB: A fabulous time was had by all!

A passionate group of musicians and music lovers gathered in Red Deer from across Alberta and Northwest Conference, with leadership from across the country, for Music Matters 2014, September 5-7! Plans are now underway for next year’s event, likely in … Continue reading

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Fred Graham honoured as Fellow of The Hymn Society in The United States and Canada!

Congratulations, Fred, for an honour well deserved! Fred is one of our most well-known musicians in the United Church, and a Music United executive member, and we in Music United wish him well and thank him for his many contributions to … Continue reading

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MUSIC…MATTERS! 2014 in Red Deer, AB, September 5-7, 2014

Attention all musicians and music lovers! Music United is sponsoring a supportive, learning event for church musicians at Sunnybrook United in Red Deer in September because we have heard comments like the following: “I have no tenors in my choir…” … Continue reading

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United Future – Join us!

Let your voice be heard! Here’s a note from the United Church’s Comprehensive Review Task Group asking for participation. Jump in, and let the voice of musicians be heard! Friends– From coast to coast to coast, we have begun a … Continue reading

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Concert Quality Piano Available

1974 Yamaha C7 semi-concert grand ( 7’4″”) This instrument has been fully rebuilt by Dwight Pile, a Yamaha specialist. Soundboard re-crowned and refinished, new pin block, re strung, new hammers, new dampers, action rebuilt. This was the last year Yamaha built … Continue reading

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AGM and Music Matters in Moncton!!

Come explore new ways of making meaningful music in worship! Join us in beautiful Riverview, New Brunswick, across the river from Moncton! September 13-14, 2013 at St. Paul’s United Church (Riverview, NB) Programme: Sept. 13, 7pm Hymn Festival – Come and sing! … Continue reading

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Conn organ looking for a home

If you know of a congregation who may be in need of a Conn Prelude Strummer Model 04, Type 001, Style 001, Finish 042 upright organ in the GTA please contact Alydia Smith (asmith@united-church.ca).

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SING! – A Community Songfest with choral icon Alice Parker

Alice Parker, the renowned American choral composer, arranger, author and conductor, comes to Toronto for SING!, an exhilarating three-day, one-of-a-kind singing experience, October 25-27, 2013. Open to all enthusiastic choral singers, directors, church musicians, and hymn enthusiasts, SING! is co-sponsored by the Department … Continue reading

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United Church seeks input from church musicians

Music United members participated in a worship consultation conference call on January 31. There was good discussion and comments, and if you weren’t able to be part of the event you are still invited to participate: Alydia Smith, our staff … Continue reading

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