Adult Choirs

Chancel Choir | Choral Society | Drumming Circle
Handbell Choir | Men’s Choir | Morning Choir
Music Mission Choir | Taizé Instrumental Ensemble
Women’s Choir | Schedule Updates


Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir sings September–June at the 8:00 a.m. Sunday worship service.

Rehearses Thursdays, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Sundays, 7:30–7:45 a.m.

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Choral Society

The Fourth Church Choral Society is a choral group for singers from the Chicago community and the Fourth Church congregation. More information is available here.

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Drumming Circle

The Drumming Circle is open to anyone who enjoys playing percussion instruments. During the 2015–2016 season, the group will play in 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship on the first Sunday of each month, October–May, and rehearse before each gathering.

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Handbell Choir

The Handbell Choir periodically participates in 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services between October and May. This five-octave multigenerational choir plays a wide range of handbell literature.

Rehearses Sundays, 8:00–8:45 a.m.

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Men’s Choir

The Men’s Choir sings at the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services during the summer and rehearses occasionally during that time.

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Morning Choir

The Morning Choir sings year-round at the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Sunday worship services. An audition is required for this choir.

Rehearses Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Sundays, 8:45–9:15 a.m.

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Music Mission Choir

The Music Mission Choir prepares to tour and engage in the outreach ministry of a mission trip. Past mission trips have taken place in Cuba and Guatemala; a domestic trip is planned for 2015.

Rehearses Wednesdays, several weeks before the trip
6:00–7:30 p.m.

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Taizé Instrumental Ensemble

Taizé music is beautiful and repetitive so any level of expertise is acceptable for this ensemble, which is open to youth and adults who can play an instrument.

Rehearses fourth Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
(prior to the 7:30 p.m. Taizé service)

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Women’s Choir

The Women’s Choir sings at the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services during the summer and rehearses occasionally during that time.

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Schedule Updates

   Palm Sunday
   Sunday, March 20
   8:00, 9:30, and 11:30 a.m. worship in the Sanctuary
   Please note the later start time for the last morning service.

   Chancel Choir Rehearsal
   Wednesday, March 23
   6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

   Morning Choir Rehearsal
   Wednesday, March 23
   7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

   Maundy Thursday Service
   Thursday, March 24
   6:30 p.m. Chancel Choir rehearsal
   7:30 p.m. worship service in the Sanctuary

   Good Friday Choral Service
   Friday, March 25
   6:30 p.m. Morning Choir rehearsal
   7:30 p.m. worship service in the Sanctuary

   Easter Sunday
   Sunday, March 27
   8:00, 9:30, and 11:30 a.m. worship in the Sanctuary
   Please note the later start time for the last morning service.

   Choral Society Rehearsal
   Thursdays, starting April 7
   7:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel   

   Choral Society Performance of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
   Friday, May 20
   7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

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For more information about adult choirs at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact John Sherer, Organist and Director of Music (312.981.3592).