2023 is a special year of music at First United Methodist Church.  Our music ministry is planning activities and concerts to celebrate all that we have endured, those we have lost, and hope for our future. We are inviting our faith family, friends, and the greater community to join us in this musical celebration we are calling SING23!
One large part of SING23 is the Requiem. First UMC has commissioned Heather Sorenson to compose the Requiem which had its world premiere here at First UMC on April 23, 2023.  The Requiem will also have a Carnegie Hall premiere featuring orchestras and singers from around the country on November 27, 2023.
We are making available a limited number of concert CD's and DVD's, along with mp3's of all the music. Simply click here for the online order form.

Concerts at First UMC

During the course of the year, a variety of concerts will be held at First UMC in our Sanctuary or our Chapel. Many of these concerts will be part of the First UMC Center Stage Concerts and Chapel Concert Series, but if your group is interested in scheduling a concert at First UMC, fill out the form below for more information.
Organ Concert by Dr. Leon Couch, III
Sunday, January 8 at 4:00 p.m.

Tritium Ensemble
Sunday, February 19 at 4:00 p.m.

Gainesville Pops!
Saturday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Voices Rising Community Chorus
Saturday, April 1 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m

Requiem World Premiere
Sunday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m.
(watch the live stream)

Musica Vera
Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.

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