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Posts from June 2015

Announcing the 2016 Anthem Competition

First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts announces Tenth Annual International Anthem Competition $1600.00 prize To composers under the age of 40 born after January 2, 1976. Each year, First Baptist Church invites composers from all over the world to participate in an International Anthem Competition. The Chancel Choir performs the world debut of the winning anthem at First Baptist Church, under the direction of the winning composer. You can view and download the 2016 Anthem…

Meet Wesley Hall, Minister of Music

We are excited that Wesley Hall has agreed to join FBC as Minister of Music, beginning in August, on a half-time interim basis. Wesley is an accomplished organist, pianist, and choral director, recently trained at Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Yale School of Music and already receiving wide acclaim. Beginning in September, he will be…

Open Mic – June 19

Join us for an Open Mic Night on Friday, June 19, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. In the Lee Room (handicapped accessible) at The First Baptist Church of Worcester, corner of Park Avenue and Salisbury Street. Dan Kennedy, New Age/Contemporary Piano (Audiosyncracy’s “Best of 2012” and # 7 ZMR on Top 100 Chart)…

Retirement Dinner for William Ness

On Saturday, June 27, we will be celebrating the music ministry of William Ness at FBC with a dinner event at which we will be expressing our deep appreciation for William’s leadership in music during the past fourteen years. William is retiring and the last Sunday that he will provide musical inspiration for our worship…