music

Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church is home to numerous musical groups including the Chancel Choir, Chancel Ringers, Praise Singers, Rainbow Choir (children K5-5th grade), Monarch Ensemble, Master Singers and Piano Arts. Each Sunday several musical selections will enhance your worship experience using the musical talents of children, youth and adults from these groups and the surrounding community. You may be delighted to hear the sounds from the 7ft Mason & Hamlin Grand Piano, bagpipes, hammered dulcimer, timpani, base xylophone, guitars, flutes, oboes or strings. 

  • chancel choir

    The Chancel Choir sings three Sundays per month during the 10:30am service and once a month during the 8:15am service. Rehearsals are at 7:30pm on Thursday evening, Fall through Spring.

  • chancel ringers (Handbell Choir)

    The Chancel Ringers provide music for the 10:30am service on the third Sunday of the month. A familiarity with handbells as well as the ability to read basic music are suggested for this ensemble. Regular attendance at rehearsals, which are on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm (Fall through Spring), and worship opportunities is expected.

  • praise singers

    The Praise Singers perform once per month at the early service. Rehearsals are held twice a month between services.

  • rainbow choir

    Children grade 1-5 are invited to be part of the Rainbow Choir. The choir performs several times throughout the year, including Christmas and Easter.

  • individual musicians

    We welcome individual musicians to lend their talents to our worship throughout the year. Contact Music Director Dimitri Shapovalov if you are interested in joining our music program.

  • special programs

    WPC has a long tradition of great musical leadership, exposing our members to many opportunities.  These include past programs featuring composers such as Vivaldi and Fauré, worship services that incorporate non-traditional music such as Broadway tunes, and a variety show that incorporates the many musical talents of our members. For information on upcoming special programs, check the most recent newsletter or contact the church office.

  • outside groups

    Occasionally, a visiting artist or group will hold a performance at our facility. Please contact Music Director Dimitri Shapovalov or the church office for more information.

  • Contemporary Music Ensemble

    These individuals provide music for the 8:15am service during the year and at every service during the summer. Rehearsals are scheduled as needed, usually on Saturday.

In May 2019, Dimitri performed for the Over 55's. The video below is just one of the many wonderful samples of composition that he shared with us!

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