Music at UPC

Music is central to the worship life of University Presbyterian Church, and music is intentionally chosen to support and reflect the sermon theme and texts of our services. There are so many opportunities for friends and members to become involved in music ministry.

Cathedral Choir 

Cathedral Choir rehearses on Thursdays, 7–9pm, September through May. It sings most Sundays during 8:30am worship, occasionally at 11:45am worship, and participates in one or two concerts a year.Read more here. To set up a membership interview, contact David.

Gospel Choir 

Rehearses Thursdays September through June. Sings monthly for evening or morning worship and at other events. All that’s required is a commitment to the ministry of the choir; no audition necessary. Read more here. Contact: Aimie

Children's Choirs

Children from preschool age to 8th grade can join choirs that meet on Sundays and sing in services a few times a year. Learn more on our kids page.

Brass Ensemble

The brass ensemble plays for special services, like Thanksgiving and Easter among others. Contact Bob.

String Ensemble

The String Ensemble participates monthly in Sunday worship at 11:45am. Contact: Bob

Contemporary Worship Ensemble

A contemporary music team that plays at the 10am and 5pm worship services. Contact: Bob 

Our Organ

Our Reuter pipe organ, Opus 2196, was completed in 1999 with a size and versatility unequaled in the greater Northwest region of the United States. This powerful and sensitive instrument meets the needs of leading worship through hymns, accompanying choirs and soloists, supports a wide range of organ literature and is visually exciting. Click here for a complete list of stops.