Music + Arts

Choirs for All Ages

  • Chancel Choir

    Chancel Choir is open to all adults and sings in the 11 a.m. service every Sunday. This choir also has an annual Christmas concert and sings on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter.

    Contact interim director Mark Edwards to learn more.

  • Children's Choirs (4 years – 5th grade)

    James Wells and Gregg Bunn are currently meeting with elementary aged children weekly over Zoom. Although not the same as in-person music making, it has been a great way to stay connected while nurturing the children emotionally, spiritually, socially, and musically.

    We hope to be back together in person very soon!

    Contact James Wells to learn more.

  • Jubilation Choir (6th – 8th grade)

    The Jubilation Choir is currently operating under the umbrella of BUMC Youth Choirs. Students wishing to participate in our current hybrid form can register for the BUMC Youth Choirs.

    Contact James Wells to learn more.

  • Sonshine Choir (9th – 12th grade)

    The Sonshine Choir is currently operating under the umbrella of BUMC Youth Choirs. Students wishing to participate in our current hybrid form can register for the BUMC Youth Choirs. 

    Contact James Wells to learn more.

  • Young Adult Choral Ensemble

    Due to COVID-19, the Young Adult Choral Ensemble is not currently meeting.

Other Music Opportunities

  • JoySound Orchestra

    For all youth and adult instrumentalists who want to share their musical gifts with the church.

    JoySound plays in worship services 1-2 times per month from January through May.

    In addition to playing in worship, this group also plays in concerts throughout the year, at senior living communities, and other venues.

    Contact Patsy Wade to learn more.

  • Contemporary Praise Band

    The contemporary band leads worship in the 8:30 a.m. service every Sunday.

    This group combines singers and instrumentalists to lift praises up to God through music. The contemporary band requires an audition and interview. 

    Contact Mason Caviness to schedule an audition.

  • BUMC Ringers

    Due to COVID-19, BUMC Ringers is not currently meeting.

    Contact Dr. Gregg Bunn to learn more.

  • Youth Handbell Choir

    Due to COVID-19, the Youth Handbell Choir is not currently meeting.

    Contact Dr. Gregg Bunn to learn more.

  • Rhythm + Bells

    Due to COVID-19, Rhythm + Bells is not currently meeting. Children are encouraged to join James and Gregg for Zoom music time. It is our hope to offer limited number outdoor music time as warmer weather arrives and we are permitted to gather. 

    Contact James Wells to learn more.

Meet the Worship + Arts Team

BunnGregg

Dr. Gregg Bunn

Director of Worship + Arts
gbunn@bumc.net
615.324.7249

AAaron

Allie Aaron

AV Tech
aaaron@bumc.net

BernardMorgan

Morgan Bernard

AV Tech

CavinessMason-TRINITY+BUMC

Mason Caviness

Worship Leader
mcaviness@bumc.net

DurhamHaley

Haley Durham

Worship Coordinator
hdurham@bumc.net
615.324.8216

ProvostJohn

John Provost

Audio Engineer
jprovost@bumc.net
615.373.3663

LynnSummar

Lynn Summar

Angel Choir Director
(Pre-K + Kindergarten)

WadePatsy

Patsy Wade

Director of JoySound Orchestra
pwade@bumc.net
615.324.8204

WellsJames

James Wells

Director of Choral Ministries
jwells@bumc.net
615.324.7228

WoodJeff

Jeff Wood

Director of Production
jwood@bumc.net
615.373.3689