This adult choir leads the 9:30 am and 11 am Sanctuary worship services, offering a variety of sacred music by classical and contemporary composers. Choir members have the choice to sing at both services or just one of the 9:30 and 11 am services.
The Chancel Choir presents major works with orchestral accompaniment for Christmas and in the spring. Past presentations include the Vivaldi Gloria, Rutter’s Gloria and Requiem, Brahms Requiem, Haydn's Mass in Time of War, the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah, as well as other selections from Messiah.
Members of the Chancel Choir have sung at Carnegie Hall, under the direction of John Rutter, and sang at Lincoln Center for the world premiere concert of Mark Hayes’ Requiem, with Hayes’ conducting, in May, 2013.
In addition, the Chancel Choir has performed in patriotic concerts with the Arlington Community Band and has presented concerts at the Levitt Pavilion and the Arlington Music Hall.
Hear the Chancel Choir sing Vivaldi's Gloria on December 4, 2016.
Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 7–8:30 pm | Choir Room | Open to all Adults, College Students, and Youth | No audition necessary
Childcare available on request
Director: Sean Hale
The choir leads the 8:15 am worship service. In addition to singing anthems in worship, Testament also performs musical programs for the community, and presents a concert of music prepared for their annual summer choir tour.
In past years, Testament has traveled to Minneapolis, Chicago, the Grand Canyon and Disney World for choir tour. During their trips, they have sung in churches, nursing homes and homeless shelters.
Rehearsal: Sundays, 4–5:30 pm | Age: 7th–12th grade | Choir Room