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From the Director of Music Ministries

The Music Ministries of First Presbyterian Church has a tradition and history of excellence. The music program includes choirs for children, youth and adults as well as a concert series. Our magnificent Ruffatti pipe organ leads the congregational singing each Sunday morning creating an inspirational worship experience. There is a place for you in our music program and I hope you will take the time to look at all the opportunities available.

Our Soloists

Each week we feature our soloists in the worship service.

Lisa Acevedo, soprano
Valeria Estrada, mezzo soprano
Danielle Parks, soprano
Daniela Pepe, mezzo soprano
Brain Rapacz, bass
Caitlyn Walters, soprano

The Chancel Choir sings for the worship services each Sunday as well as special services and concerts throughout the year. Read More
Handbell Choir

The Festival Ringers is an advanced handbell choir for adult ringers. Rehearsals are held on Thursdays from 3–4 p.m. seasonally, in the Sanctuary.

Youth Choir

The Youth Choir rehearses each Sunday following worship.  The children perform several times each year during the service.

Join us each Lenten season where the spectacular Ruffatti pipe organ is featured in six Lenten organ recitals offered by our Director of Music, Brice Gerlach. Read More
The Julia Thompson Smith Memorial Organ
A Season of Music Concert Series

All Sunday concerts are held at 4 p.m.
Concerts are open to the public at no charge.  
A free-will offering will be taken.

 

Sunday, November 6, 2022 
Kateri Andress, organ

Sunday, December 4, 2022 
Chancel Choir Christmas Concert

Sunday, January 15, 2023 
Astralis Ensemble
Flute, Violin, Cello, Harpsichord

Sunday, February 5, 2023
          Anton’s Ensemble, Anton Sikuta, director
Anton Sikuta, violin, Susan Sikuta, violin,
Michele Byrd, soprano, Brice Gerlach, piano

Sunday, February 26, 2023
          FGCU Chamber Choir, Dr. Trent Brown, director

Sunday, March 5, 2023
Adam Brakel, organ

Sunday, March 26, 2023 
          The Combined Choirs of First Presbyterian Church of Naples and Moorings Presbyterian Church
This concert will be held at Moorings Presbyterian Church.

Lenten Organ Concerts:
          Wednesdays March 1, March 8, March 15, March 22,
March 29, April 5, 2023
12:00-12:30 p.m.

The spectacular 6.200 pipe Ruffatti organ is featured in six Lenten organ recitals offered by our Director of Music, Brice Gerlach.  In these informal concerts Brice takes the time to explain some of the mechanical workings of the organ and offers some musical insights about the pieces on the program. 

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