"I will praise God's name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving." Psalm 69:30

NEPC Music exists…

  • to provide music for worship services in a variety of styles
  • to model and encourage unity in corporate worship
  • to facilitate and train skillful leaders in worship

We hope you’ll join us as we seek His presence, offer our gifts to the Lord, and declare His glory together!

ADULT ENSEMBLES

CHANCEL CHOIR

The Chancel Choir leads in worship at the 10:00 traditional service.

Requirements:  Previous choir experience is helpful, but not mandatory.  Formal auditions are not required.  If you are interested in joining or learning more about the choir, we encourage you to visit a rehearsal and then speak with the Director of Music.

Rehearsals:  Wednesday evenings 7:00 – 8:30 in the Choir Room

Mid-August through June

Contact:  Jeremy Buzzard, Director of Music Ministries

CELEBRATION ORCHESTRA

The Celebration Orchestra leads in worship at the 10:00 traditional service.

Requirements:  Any player with good high school or college experience is qualified to join.  Advanced Middle School students may also qualify with audition.  Each musician must furnish his or her own instrument, but all music is provided.  We also occasionally feature small instrumental ensembles.

Rehearsals:  Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 7:45 in the Sanctuary

Mid-August through May

Contact:  Maria Currey, Assistant Director of Music – Traditional

REACH WORSHIP BAND

The REACH Worship Band leads in worship at the 11:15 contemporary service.

Requirements:  This is an auditioned group.  Advanced knowledge of instrument is required.  Auditions are held periodically or by request.

Rehearsals:  Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 in the Sanctuary

Year-round

Contact:  Jeremy Buzzard, Director of Music Ministries

JOYFUL BELLS

The Joyful Bells periodically lead in worship at the 10:00 traditional service.  

Requirements:  Youth and adults who read music are eligible to participate.

Rehearsals:  Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 6:55 in the Sanctuary balcony.

Mid-August through May

Contact:  Maria Currey, Assistant Director of Music – Traditional

YOUTH ENSEMBLES

STUDENT BAND

The Student Band leads in worship at SM Live (6:00 – 7:30 on Wednesday evenings)

Requirements:  Intermediate skill level on instrument is recommended.  Experience playing with a band is helpful, but not required.

Rehearsals:  Sunday afternoons from 3:00 – 4:30

Contact:  Jason Pittman, Director of Student Ministries

KIDS' CHOIRS

Kids’ Choirs periodically lead in worship at both the 10:00 and 11:15 worship services.

Requirements:  Kids’ Choirs are open to all interested from grades K-5.

Rehearsals:  Wednesday evenings from 5:45 – 6:30

Mid-August through May

Contact:  Rebecca Busbee, Kids’ Choir Director

ARTS ACADEMY

Northeast Arts Academy promotes excellence in the arts within Northeast Presbyterian Church and the community. Qualified faculty artistically and spiritually train students in a safe, Christian learning environment. Students are equipped to serve musically and artistically within church, personal, and performance settings, enabling them to become an integral part of the worship services at their respective church.

Music Ministry Staff

Jeremy Buzzard
Director of Music Ministries
803.451.4616
jbuzzard@nepres.com

Macy Canady
Music Ministries Admin
803.451.4615
mcanady@nepres.com

Maria Currey
• Assistant Director of Music –
Traditional
• Director of Northeast Arts Academy
803.451.4614
mcurrey@nepres.com

Kerri Roberts
Assistant Director of Music – Contemporary
803.451.4612
kroberts@nepres.com

Robert Jones
Organist/Accompanist

rjones@nepres.com


Rebecca Busbee
Kids’ Choir Director
803.451.4613
rbusbee@nepres.com

Julia Harris
Kids’ Choir Director

juliacharris@gmail.com