Category Archives: Music

Singing joy from around the world: Feb 19

Building bridges through choral music…..Princeton and Westminster Choir College of Rider University welcome more than 800 choral singers from four nations and seven states to participate in “Sing ‘N Joy,” a choral festival and competition sponsored by Interkultur. Everyone is invited … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Music Intern

By Hyosang Park Marisa Curcio, a student from Westminster Choir College of Rider University is joining our staff to service the Lord with Princeton UMC congregation. She is currently a senior majoring in Church Music and Music Education. She has … Continue reading

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Jesus mine, in me shine

Morning star, o cheering sight, ere thou camst how dark earth’s light. Jesus mine, in me shine, fill my heart with light divine… These are the words of “Morning Star” sung responsively — in Moravian churches around the world. Layers of … Continue reading

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Eyeing ‘The Sound of Christmas’

Here are some beautiful photographs of the handbell concert on Sunday, December 4 at Princeton United Methodist Church, directed by Hyosang Park and featuring Duo Grazioso. Thanks to Robin Birkel for the photos.   

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Caroling on December 11

Christians sing more than any other religion, especially at Christmas time when carols tell the joy of Christ’s birth. And on Sunday, December 11, our carols will ring out throughout the day. In the morning Dr. Karen Fanta Zumbrunn will … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Bells!

Celebrate the season with a free Christmas music concert every Sunday at 5 at Princeton United Methodist Church, corner of Nassau and Vandeventer. This Sunday (12/4) hear handbell choirs and a solo handbell artist — Hyosang Park of Duo Grazioso. … Continue reading

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Singing Joy and Ringing Faith

Today, to illustrate “giving thanks” for 9:30 service at Children’s Time,  Tom Shelton presented five of the youngest choristers singing folk favorites like  “Kumbayah,” “I’ve Got the Joy in My Heart” and “This Little Light.” It was such a blessing … Continue reading

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All Saints Sunday

Here are some videos of the very inspiring worship on Sunday, November 6, at 9:30 a.m. It was All Saints Sunday, and the Children’s Choir sang the introit.  For the opening hymn, the camera focuses on the Durrell window, picturing … Continue reading

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Bagpipes and Colorful Dress: World Communion

PUMC truly is a diverse community, and this is never more evident than on World Communion Sunday.  As has become tradition, members are invited to to attend these services wearing the native dress of their countries of origin, transforming our … Continue reading

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Musical Highlights

La Fiocco, a period instrument ensemble that has scheduled a series of concerts at Princeton United Methodist Church, presents “Golden Age of the Countertenor” on Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. It features international opera star Ray Chenez and emerging … Continue reading

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