Upcoming Music Events

Festival of Easter Music – Bach and Handel

Sunday, April 17 | 11:00 AM
Music Service for Eastertide Celebrating the Rich Musical Traditions & Legacy of FPC

This special service presented by the choir, soloists and orchestra will feature Bach’s Easter Cantata …

“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”: Singing in a City Church

Friday, April 8 & Saturday, April 9
A FREE Union Theological course taught by Dr. William F. Entriken
“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow” Singing the Psalter and Hymns in a City Church

Friday …

Annual Candlelight Carol Service – Lessons & Carols

December 20 • 4pm
Join us for a true First Church tradition. This very special service of choir anthems, lessons, and congregational carols is a great way to begin the final week before Christmas. This year, we are pleased to offer a new program Wee Carols & Crafts during the Candlelight Carol Service for young children.

Music of Francis Poulenc

The Advent & Christmas music season at First Presbyterian begins this weekend with our Vesper Service of Music. We invite you to listen to our outstanding choir and orchestra perform two beautiful 20th-century French compositions by Francis Poulenc. We are pleased to welcome guest conductor, James Bassi, who will conduct the choir in his anthem “Quem Pastores Laudavere.” The concert is free and open to the public.

Anniversary Choral Album Release November 15

The Choir and Soloists of First Presbyterian Church are proud to present, “God of Grace and God of Glory, Songs of a City Church.” This new choral album commemorating the 300th anniversary of First Presbyterian Church features the congregation, along with the choir, brass quartet and organ

Glory to God Hymnal Dedication

Mark your calendars and join us in worship on Sunday, October 11 as we dedicate the new hymnals and sing a new song to God. Thank you to the many donors who …

Glory to God!

The New Hymnal is here!
With joy we began using the new purple Glory to God hymnal in worship on Sunday, June 21. The cost of these hymnals was fully funded by gifts from our many members and friends. Thank you to all who gave this gift of music!

The Carillon Has Arrived!

“Make a joyful noise to God,” says Psalm 66. On Easter Sunday, April 5, a new carillon in the church tower will do precisely that. For the first time in many years, …

Congregation to Record Hymn for the Church’s NEW MUSIC ALBUM

In celebration of the FPC’s 300th anniversary in 2016, a new recording of music from FPC is being made. It will feature music sung by the choir, organ music from the sanctuary …

Music Celebrating the 300th Anniversary

Next year, 2016, we celebrate our rich history of 300 hundred years as a city church in New York.

In preparation for this year-long celebration, the music department is currently planning to record …

Listen to the FPC Choir on the Church’s Website

Choral anthems from Sunday morning worship services are now being posted in the music section of the church’s website.  It is our prayer that this music ministry will …