This group is open to join with inquiry (basic music reading skills are necessary). Current membership rings with an octave and a half of bells, but we have enough bells to ring three octaves. Rehearsals vary based on the season. Check out our events calendar for updates.
This mixed-voice ensemble is the centerpiece of all music groups in the church. Weekly anthems and seasonal cantatas for Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter are presented. Rehearsals are on Wednesday's at 6:30pm and on Sundays at 9:30 am in the sanctuary.
Our band consists of piano, organ, guitar, bass, and drums. They serve as the primary worship leaders for the 10:30 am worship service. Rehearsals are on Sundays at 9:30 am in the sanctuary.
Tim started playing piano at age 7, and started singing with choirs at age 13. In high school, he was a member of the vocal ensemble, band, and All-State Reading Choir. As a student at Florida Gateway College, he was a member of the college choir, consort, and chamber singers; with these groups, he had the privilege of performing at Carnegie Hall three times.
Tim began attending First Presbyterian Church in 2006 as the keyboardist for the contemporary service praise band, then joined the church in January 2009. After stints as church musician at two other churches, Tim returned as church pianist in 2012, and has been the music director/worship coordinator since July 2014. He is also the staff accompanist at Florida Gateway College, where he plays piano for the college choir and voice students. In his free time, Tim is a member of the Gainesville Civic Chorus.