Location & Service Times

Floris United Methodist Church

Traditional Music

We welcome new members throughout September! Please join us!

Welcome to Traditional Music at Floris. We have many opportunities for you to join a choir or play in the orchestra.

Call to Harmony
Rehearsal: Every Wednesday night 6:30-7:15 PM
Who: Adult men
Contact: Ward Ferguson, director of contemporary music
Call to Harmony is a barber shop quartet mens' group. Their music ranges from Gospels to Hymns and various genres of praise and worship music. This group sings a once a month during worship services.


Sonrise Singers
Rehearsal: Every other Sunday 2-3 p.m. (starting on September 7, 2012)
Who: Adults
Contact: Yoon Nam, Traditional Music Director
The Sonrise Singers are a small group of singers that lead worship every other Sunday morning at the 8 AM service. They facilitate worship through singing anthems and leading hymns.
All abilities and levels are welcome. No audition is required. First rehearsal will be on September 7, 1 p.m. in the Music Room.

Sanctuary Choir
Rehearsal: Every Wednesday 7:30-9 p.m.
Who: Adults and Students (7th-12th grade)
Contact: Yoon Nam, Traditional Music Director
The Sanctuary Choir of Floris UMC is the largest of the adult choirs. They sing weekly at the 11 AM service, and also several special concerts and events with the orchestra throughout the year. They perform a variety of music ranging from Classical to Modern.
All abilities and levels are welcome. No audition is required. Simply show up to the Wednesday night rehearsal and all materials will be provided for you.

Chamber Choir
Rehearsal: Every other Sunday 2-3 PM (Starting on September 28, 2 p.m.)
Who: Adults, audition required
Contact: Yoon Nam, Traditional Music Director
The Chamber Choir is an advanced group of singers that perform more difficult selections of music. Their repertoire consists of genres ranging from the renaissance motets to modern choral music. The Chamber Choir sings at selected services monthly, and also performs special concerts throughout the year. Audition is required.

Floris Strings
Rehearsal: Every other Sunday from 1-2 PM (Starting on September 21, 1 p.m.)
Who: All Ages
Contact: Yoon Nam, Traditional Music Director
Floris Strings are a group of strings players who facilitate worship once a month and on special events and holidays. The group performs classical works, hymn arrangements and much more.
The only requirement to joining Floris Strings is to have at least two years of public school instruction, or two year private lessons.

Floris Symphonic Orchestra
Rehearsal: In preparation for specific events (Christmas Cantata dress rehearsals on December 6, & 13, 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.)
Who: Adults and Students
Contact: Yoon Nam, Traditional Music Director
The Floris Symphonic Orchestra is made up of instrumentalists who are of an intermediate to advanced level of musical ability. They accompany the large combined choirs for Christmas, Easter, concerts and several other selected services throughout the year.

Floris Wind Ensemble
Rehearsal: Every other Sunday from 9:30-10:10 a.m., play once a month at 11 a.m. service. Rehearsal begins Sunday, September 21.
Who: Students and adults with more than two years experience.