Music Events

Reveille UMC

2017 Music Ministry Events

Download your copy of a the Children's and Youth Ministries and Music calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. We look forward to growing your child's love of God through music. For questions, contact Tamara Nicely (Children) or Cathy Armistead (Youth).

Advent and Christmas Music Highlights 

November 17-18 | Youth Choir JAM with James Wells
Youth Choir JAM is celebrating its 23rd year and will take place at River Road Church, Baptist on November 17 and 18. Nationally renowned conductor and clinician James Wells from Brentwood UMC will be the guest conductor. Many of our Youth Choir and Instrumental Ensemble members will take part in this exciting weekend, which culminates with a public concert on November 18 at 3:00 pm.

December 10 | Gloria! Christmas Concert | 3:00 pm Open House | 4:00 pm 
Everyone is invited to our annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 10. Come to the open house at 3:00 pm in the welcome center followed by the concert at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary. The inter-generational concert will feature all children’s and youth choirs and handbells, the Chancel Choir, and Reveille Ringers! The Concert will culminate with the Youth Choir and Chancel Choir’s joint presentation of John Rutter’s Gloria, accompanied by a 10-piece brass ensemble and organ, conducted by Robert J. Phanord II.  

Caroling at The Hermitage
Wednesday, December 20 | 4:00 pm | 1600 Westwood Ave, Richmond
Everyone is invited to meet at The Hermitage to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. After caroling, return to Reveille for the Wonderful Wednesday meal (5:30 pm) and a Las Posadas-themed worship service (6:30 pm). 

December 24, 5:30 pm | Lessons and Carols with Youth and Children’s Choirs
Join us for the music-filled Christmas Eve service!

December 27, noon | Reveille Ringers at The Jefferson
Come hear our adult handbell choir perform Christmas favorites in the lobby of the historic Jefferson Hotel at noon on December 27. 

Continue celebrating the birth of Jesus with joyous, music-filled worship with Reveille’s children’s choirs. Come to the Wonderful Wednesday meal prior to the service (5:30 pm).
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Past 2017 Music Ministry Events

April 26: Swansboro Elementary Chorus and Reveille Children's Choir in Concert
The Swansboro Elementary School Children’s Choir and Reveille’s Children’s Choirs will hold a very special concert at 6:45 pm, Wednesday, April 26. Before the concert, join us for the Wonderful Wednesday meal at 5:30 pm.

May 7: Youth Sunday
Reveille’s youth will lead all three worship services on Sunday, May 7. Come hear the word of God from our talented and dedicated youth group and youth choirs. Sermons and testimonies will also be offered by the class of 2017.

May 7: Children's Choirs Musical
Reveille’s talented children’s choirs, led by Assistant Director of Music Tamara Nicely, will offer their spring musical, It’s Cool in the Furnace, by Buryl Red. This classic musical is based on the Old Testament story in the Book of Daniel. Make plans to attend the performance at Reveille, May 7, at 4:00 pm. 

May 15: Reveille Ringers at The Hermitage
Join the Reveille Ringers for their annual outreach to The Hermitage, Monday, May 15, at 7:00 pm. 

The Reveille Ringers will play a concert for the May birthday celebration sponsored by the Frances Carroll Circle.

May 21: Mission Benefit Concert
The 24th Annual Mission Benefit Concert, will take place on Sunday, May 21, at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary. The featured masterwork will be selections from Joseph Haydn’s The Creation. Reveille’s Chancel Choir will be joined by members of Trinity UMC’s Chancel Choir and community singers. The concert will be conducted by Trinity UMC Director of Music Ministries and Organist Dr. Charles Staples, and accompanied by a chamber orchestra. The Reveille Ringers will begin the concert with several pieces, including one based on a popular movie. A catered reception will follow the concert in the fellowship hall. Donations will be accepted to benefit Reveille’s UMFS Ministry, which empowers high-risk children, their families, and communities throughout Virginia. Photos

June 25-30: Music and Worship Arts Week at Lake Junaluska
A week-long choir camp for active youth choir members. Photos

July 20-23: Youth Mini Mission Trip
The youth will travel to Northern Virginia for performances and mission opportunities. Photos

For more information about music at Reveille, contact Cathy Armistead.
For more information about 
Music Ministries or to join a choir, please contact:
Cathy Armistead
Director of Music Ministries
(804) 359-6041, ext. 123