Adult Ensembles

Chancel Choir

Fairfax UMC’s Chancel Choir is our traditional adult choir that participates weekly during the 9:30 worship service. The Chancel Choir performs a wide range of works from classical favorites to contemporary masterpieces. Open to singers of all abilities, the Chancel Choir presents concerts of special music throughout the year. New members are always welcome, no audition is required.

Rehearsals: Thursdays 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Jonathan Giblin, director


Open Doors Music Team

The Open Doors Music Team leads music for the 11:15a.m. Open Doors Worship Service. In addition to providing leadership during the congregational singing, this group of singers and instrumentalists offers special music on a weekly basis.  The music team is always looking for individuals who sing and play instruments (guitar, bass, piano, djembe, etc.)

Rehearsals: Thursdays 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Chris Burke, director


Bellissimo Ringers

Handbell music is a rich part of our music ministry at Fairfax UMC. Our ringers perform several times throughout the year and frequently participate in concerts, festivals, and workshops. Emphasis is placed on developing technique for all levels of ability from beginners to highly experienced ringers. Our Bellissimo Ringers is an intergenerational ensemble open to both adults and youth (grade 7 and above).

Rehearsals: Mondays 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Larry Burke, director