Music Ministry

Good shepherd is blessed with an amazing music ministry.  Led by our Director of Music, Mr. Aaron Basch, our talented organists, Mrs. Cindy Gansel and Mrs. Donna Choquette, and our vocal and instrumental choirs, the music ministry at Good Shepherd enhances our worship on a weekly basis.  Each group shares their talents in at least one worship service every month.  Our choirs always have space for more people so do not hesitate to drop in on a rehearsal and join in. Check out our calendar for this month's rehearsal schedule and get connected with other members of the Good Shepherd family.

Carillon Choir

Adult Choirs

Adult Choir - Our Adult Choir is directed by Mr. Aaron Basch, Good Shepherd's Director of Music.  Aaron is an accomplished vocalist and puts tremendous effort into directing the Adult Choir and sharing his love for music with our church family.  A lifelong member of Good Shepherd, Aaron has participated in the music ministry of Good Shepherd since he was a child and is committed to making music an integral part of our worship at Good Shepherd.  The Adult Choir is open to anyone, High School age and older and rehearses on Wednesday evenings.

Carillon Choir - Our Adult Bell Choir is directed by Mr. Kyle Gansel.  Kyle is an accomplished musician and a lifelong member of Good Shepherd.  Kyle selects challenging music for the Carillon Choir to perform and always makes sure they have fun as well.  The Carillon Choir rehearses on Thursday evenings and is open to anyone, High School age and older.

Flute Choir - Our Flute Choir is directed by Mrs. Joy Ausec.  Joy and her group of flautists have been gracing our worship services with beautiful instrumental pieces since 2004. Joy has been a member of Good Shepherd since she was in grade school and loves to share her gift of music to enhance our worship services.  The Flute Choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings and is open to any flute player, High School age and older.

Youth and Children's Choirs

Junior Choir - Our Junior Choir is directed by Mrs. Michelle Podewell.  Michelle is an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and elementary school music teacher who loves to share her gift of music with everyone.  She has been a member of Good Shepherd for over 15 years.  The Junior Choir rehearses on Monday evenings and is open to anyone in 3rd - 8th grade.

Joy Ringers - Our Children's/Youth Bell Choir is directed by Mrs. Michelle Podewell. Michelle loves teaching young people the fundamentals of music.  The Joy Ringers rehearse on Wednesday evenings and is open to students in 3rd - 8th grade.

Cherub Choir - Our Cherub Choir is directed by Mrs. Donna Choquette.  Donna, our Assistant Organist and Administrative Assistant, has a love for music and our church family.  Donna helps our youngest vocalists find a love for music while making it fun.  The Cherub Choir rehearses on Sunday mornings.

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