Tifton FUMC

Music Groups

Instrumental

Orchestra

Wesley Ringers

  Radical Ringers

 Cheerful Chimes



Orchestra

The Orchestra is made up of adults, and students (9th – 12th grades), who enjoy playing their instruments!  Some who play have kept up their instrument through college /  adult life; others have pulled their instruments out again to re-learn and progress!  Whatever the case, our orchestra leads in worship every 2nd and 4th Sundays at the 9 & 11 Worship services.  They also prepare seasonal music along with the choir, and are a huge part of Music Celebration Sunday. They rehearse on the Wednesdays before the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 6:15 until 7:30 p.m.  Led by the Music Director / Music Assistant



Wesley Ringers

This Adult Hand Bell group (next to the Chancel Choir) is one of the long-time music groups in the church.  Ringing 5 octaves of bells, extra music reading skills is encouraged!  This group plays for worship services every other month, has played for community events at Christmas time, Assisted Living Homes, and has even played for a wedding and a funeral.  Rehearsals are each Monday evening from 5:30 until 6:45 p.m.  A good time is had by all “ding-a-lings”!!  Led by the Music Director / Music Assistant



Radical Ringers

The Radical Ringers is a bell group for 5th & 6th Graders.  Sometimes grades vary due to the number of interested students.  They prepare music for worship services, family night suppers, and assisted living homes.  A pre-requisite is having been a part of Cheerful Chimes.  An interest in music and note reading skills is important.  They rehearse on 2nd and 4th Sundays from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m.  Marian Richbourg is the Director, and has been leading this group for almost 10 years. 



Cheerful Chimes

This chime group is for 3rd and 4th graders with an interest in learning more about music.  Sometimes for the first time they are exposed to note names, rhythms, and counting music.  Good learning skills for participating in a group setting and making music together!  They practice on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 until 4:00 p.m. just before children’s activities.  The Music Assistant leads this group