The Music Ministry Team at Trinity Lutheran Church is made up of a dedicated staff and volunteers who strive to enhance the worship experience through the joy of music. Our organist, accompanists, cantors, and vocal and instrumental soloists and ensembles provide special music and support congregational singing in a wide variety of styles appropriate to each worship service.
Festival Choir Information!
Be a part of Trinity's great tradition of music this Holiday Season - Festival Choir rehearsal information and scores are now available! We will present our 6th annual Advent Cantata, "Canticles in Candlelight" with orchestra and soloists on Sunday, December 20th. This lovely setting of new and familiar carols follows the lighting of the Advent candles as we prepare for our Savior's birth. Part rehearsal CD's are also available! All singers are welcome to join us for the Cantata as well as Cookies & Carols and Christmas Eve - see Liz for more information!
Liz Wolber, Director of Music Ministries
Liz directs all the vocal and instrumental ensembles at Trinity. She has a M. M. in Choral Conducting and has been a music educator in both public and private schools. Before coming to Trinity, Liz was Music Associate at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in Dallas, TX. Liz is also the Artistic Director of the Novi Choralaires, a private voice instructor and on the board of the Society for Musical Arts in Ann Arbor. New members are welcome at any time - our groups enjoy each other's fellowship and praising God with our music!
Dolly Collins, Organist
Dolly is available to accompany soloists, cantors, as well as the Congregation. She is available to support your Wedding and/or other special services. Dolly also accompanies the Sanctuary Choir. Dolly celebrated 40 years of serving at Trinity's organist this fall!!
Chancel Bells rehearses from 6:30- 7:20 p.m. on Thursday evenings. Music reading and prior handbell experience is helpful, but not necessary. The Bells participate in worship about once a month.
Sanctuary Choir rehearses from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings. We participate in the 8:30 a.m. Heritage worship service about three Sundays a month singing a variety of music from more traditional choral literature. Music reading and prior singing experience are not necessary!
Celebration Singers rehearse at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. This group leads the congregation in praise songs at the 11:00 a.m. worship service every week and also prepares contemporary anthems.
Praise Band warms-up at 10:00 a.m. for the 11:00 a.m. Celebration Service. All instrumentalists are welcome: Youth and Adults, brass, winds, strings and percussion!
The Festival Choir combines singers from both the Sanctuary Choir and Celebration Singers, as well as additional members of the congregation who enjoy singing with the choir on special occasions but cannot commit to weekly rehearsals throughout the year. This group prepares a small major work with chamber orchestra, and is often a highlight for both the singers and the congregation. Past offerings include: Mozart’s “Missa Brevis in d minor,” Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” as well as seasonal Cantatas for Advent and Holy Week.
Sunday School Children and Families participate in a Music Opening before heading to their individual Sunday School classes. The Children share their music in worship several times during the year. Journy Jams is a begining Chime/Handbell Ensemble for Middle Schoolers that rehearses on Sunday mornings.