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  • Choir Sunday February 14, 2016
  • Chalice Concert February 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045, United States International Young Artist Piano Competition Youth Winners
  • Choir Sunday February 28, 2016
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gray726 They’ve Found Your Brain On Music February 10, 2016 - According to an article in the Boston Globe, a sophisticated brain imaging technique has detected a specific area that fires off when a person listens to music. One fascinating finding is that this part of the brain is entirely separate from the part devoted to speech – suggesting the possibility that the functional purpose of … Continue reading
slow_down__take_it_easy__by_thonixx-d67idvh Slowing down and speeding up audio January 9, 2016 - If you use rehearsal audio of any kind to learn your choir music, you may be interested in some software which one of Tom Benjamin’s acquaintances told him about. Called The Amazing Slow-Downer, its purpose is to allow you to change the speed (or the key) of a recording
color-notes Preview of Spring, 2016 January 1, 2016 - Happy New Year, Choir Family! We have a whole bunch of music coming this Spring – much of it very high energy.  If you’ve been a choir person at UUCC for awhile, you’ll recognize almost all of it. I got my choir binder early last night, and I’m sharing the repertoire sheet with you HERE.
musical-notes-thumb Posted today on the UU Musician’s Network: December 30, 2015 - *C, E-flat, and G go into a bar. The bartender says, “Sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished, and G is out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not … Continue reading
STJ Hush … and Zosie the Riveter October 30, 2015 - Email tonight from Tom, attaching a hymn … Hi, All- For those who are planning to be at a service this Sunday, here’s the one hymn we’re doing, Hush (download here). Great old spiritual- in case you don’t know it and want to learn it. Please note- it’s not quite the same tune as in … Continue reading

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  • Haiku Wednesday: Quartweet Part 2
    Quartweet: A challenge. Express a musical thought. One-forty notes, max. I give you my first: It’s “A Bittersweet Farewell.” I hope you like it. After much deliberation, review, and musical sudoku, I give you my first quartweet, A Bittersweet Farewell, … Continue reading →
  • Classical Music Bargain Bonanza
    For my birthday I recently treated myself to an array of digital music.  It may take me until my next birthday to listen to it all, but it won’t take me a year to pay for it all.  Let me … Continue reading →
  • Telemann and the Dead Canary
      Oh, alas, my canary is dead! To whom can I bemoan my misery, To whom can I bemoan my bitter pain? Who will take this song to heart with me, To whom can I bemoan this misery?   The … Continue reading →

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  • Would you like to support the Social Action Council? February 11, 2016
    Looking for a way to get involved?We are looking for someone or two to support UUCC 's efforts to be a Welcoming Congregation to lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender individuals. The position entails attending a Social Action Council on meeting the first Thursday of the month. It includes supporting the LGBT community by keeping the congregation informed of […]
  • Pat Fort Animal Fair - Coming in April! February 11, 2016
    Save the date! UUCC's Animal Ministry, 'Creature Connection', will host its annual spring fair – the 4th Annual Pat Fort Memorial Animal Fair - on Saturday, April 16th, 10am-1pm, on the OBIC grounds. All are welcome and we encourage you to bring along your friends and neighbors to this always fun, family-friendly event!  Details are still bein […]
  • MLK Weekend at UUCC February 11, 2016
    UUCC had a great Martin Luther King Jr. weekend of service. We raised over $1000 for the Kids Safe Zone in Baltimore City at the Jim Scott concert. It was a wonderful night with about 80 people attending and bringing soup, dessert, beer, and wine. It was great fun and for a wonderful cause. We also had tremendous participation in Stop Hunger Now with familie […]