The choir meets during the fall, winter and spring and rehearses at the church on Wednesday evenings. In the summer, a pick-up choir called the Ashtones sings the first Sunday of the month and meets at 9 am before the 10:00 service. All voices welcome.
The Fall 2023 Choir Schedule is available!
Download the PDF here.
About our choir director:
Margery Heins has served as Choir Director at First Congregational Church of Ashfield since Easter, 1997. She also directs the church's Youth Choir, which sings, usually together with the Adult Choir, at various times throughout the Choir season. Margery has also been the conductor of the Greenfield Community College Chorus since the fall of 2001, and she is known in the Pioneer Valley for her voice teaching and direction of the Recital Chorus. In the past, she led choirs at North Congregational Church, Amherst, and Second Congregational Church, Greenfield, and she also conducted the Greenfield Chamber Singers and children's choruses. She has been singing her whole life, and is active with the American Choral Directors Association.
For information about joining either Adult Choir or Youth Choir, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listen to choir recordings made during 2020-21 below. (Please note that these pieces are sung by a small choir.)
If Ye Love Me, Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
Now God Be Praised in Heav'n Above, Melchior Vulpius (c.1560-1616)
David's Lamentation by William Billings (1746-1800)
Dona Nobis Pacem
Lift Thine Eyes
Minister's Office Hours
late afternoon - early evenings
Connect in person or by Zoom or phone.
Rev. David Jones at email@example.com or call
904-868-9641 to set up a time.
429 Main Street * PO Box 519 * Ashfield MA 01330
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