Sounds of LPC
Lakewood Presbyterian Church has a vibrant and varied music program lead by our Music Director Tony Testino. Our choirs and ensembles enhance our worship through a variety of musical styles to provide a "blended" worship experience.
Every Voice Choir (Rehearsals - Sunday mornings 9:00 a.m. starting June 11-August 13, 2017)
During the summer, we go to one service at 10:00 a.m. and the Every Voice Choir starts up. This is a volunteer choir made up of those who want to sing and try out the choir during the summer. All voices are welcomed and we practice every Sunday during this period at 9:00 a.m. in the Choir Room. We then will sing for most of the services in June, July and August. This is a good time to "try out" the choir and hopefully, continue on when we start our regular rehearsals in September. Please join us and please contact our Music Director, Tony Testino, at Tony@LPCJax.org, if you have any questions.
Chancel Choir (Rehearsal Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. starting September 6th)
The Chancel Choir provides music and musical leadership for our Worship Services. They normally participate at the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, but can be heard occasionally at 8:30 a.m. In addition to their regular music leadership, they offer special presentations in celebration of Christmas and again in the spring. These are often accompanied by symphony players and special soloists. Ages 16 and up are invited to join this awesome musical group!
The choir also participates in benefit concerts and has traveled overseas to share our love of God with our European brothers and sisters:
- 1996 - Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and Austria
- 2001 - United Kingdom
- 2003 - Italy
- 2007 - France
- 2010 - Ireland
Grace Notes (Rehearsal Mondays 1:30 p.m.)
Our GraceNotes are a special ensemble of female voices who grace our worship services and join with the Hand Chimes to entertain at local retirement and nursing communities several times a year.
Adult Handbells (Rehearsal Wednesdays 6:15 p.m. beginning September 14 )
Our Adult Handbell group provides music throughout the year during worship services and special benefit concerts. Occasionally they participate in handbell workshops. This year, will play on the 3rd Sunday of each month at both services. If interested in joining this group, please contact Tony Testino at Tony@LPCJax.org.
Adult Hand Chimes: Starting again after Easter
The Adult Hand Chimes will be starting up again after Easter. If you are interested, please contact Tony Testino at Tony@LPCJax.org to learn more. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO READ MUSIC for this group. We will teach you. Once we have enough who are interested, we can decide on a Monday or Wednesday morning or afternoon to rehearse.
LPC Band (practice Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.)
Our LPC Band is a special ensemble who provide music each week during worship and enhance the diversity of our musical offerings at LPC.
If you are interested in joining any of the above groups, please contact our Music Director, Tony Testino, at (904) 733-8055 or email him at Tony@LPCJax.org.