Author: Mike Carney

Musical Musings: July 3 – July 9, 2022

Music Notes – Sunday, July 3rd:  

This week’s musicians are John Gibbon and UUCC Music Director Mike Carney

John Gibbon began playing the cello in 3rd grade at Onaway Elementary School in Shaker Heights and has continued to study and play throughout his life. In 2010 he … read more.

Musical Musings: June 26 – July 2, 2022

Music Notes – Sunday, June 26th:  

When you’re watching the GA Livestream at UUCC this Sunday, keep a close eye on the choir during the worship service, as you’ll be able to see a couple of familiar faces representing our congregation in song! UUCC’s own Mike … read more.

Musical Musings: June 19 – 25, 2022

Special pre-service music this Sunday at 10:45!

Be sure to arrive early to the sanctuary this Sunday, June 19th for special pre-service music from our special guest musician Damian Goggans (see below for more about Damian and his music). See you then! 

Music Notes – Sunday, June 19th:  

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Musical Musings: June 12 – 18, 2022

Music Notes – Sunday, June 12th:  

This Sunday’s musicians are Eldreth, Rev. Randy Partain, and UUCC Music Director Mike Carney. 

Call to Worship/Sung Meditation: Heart Opening Song – Partain 

“Heart Opening Song” is an original composition by UUCC Minister Rev. Randy Partain. In the composer’s own words: “In … read more.

Musical Musings: June 5 – 11, 2022

Good Company PRIDE Day performance this Saturday

This Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 p.m., Good Company will be singing as part of Cleveland Public Library’s PRIDE Day celebration. After the PRIDE march, come cool off and enjoy this free mini-concert from 2-3 p.m. in the 3rd … read more.

Musical Musings: May 29 – June 4, 2022

 Music Notes – Sunday, May 29th:  

This Sunday’s musician is UUCC Pianist Karin Tooley. 

Opening Hymn: #2 Down the Ages We Have Trod – Benjamin/Storey

One of the best-known living UU composers, Thomas Benjamin (b. 1940) remains an active performer, educator, and composer. Many of his works … read more.

Musical Musings: May 22 – 28, 2022

   

     Music Notes – Sunday, May 22nd: 

This Sunday’s musician is UUCC Pianist Karin Tooley.

Opening Hymn: #346 Come, Sing a Song with Me – McDade

#346 in our Singing the Living Tradition hymnal, “Come, Sing a Song with Me” is a well-known and beloved hymn to … read more.

Musical Musings: May 15 – 21, 2022

             

Music Notes – Sunday, May 15th: 

This Sunday’s musicians are The Chancel Choir and UUCC Music Director Mike Carney.

Centering Music: O virtus sapientiae (O Strength of Wisdom) – Hildegard von Bingen

Offertory Music: Ave generosa (Hail, Nobly Born) – Hildegard von Bingen

Special Music: O nobilissima viriditas … read more.

Musical Musings: May 8 – 14, 2022

              

Music Notes – Sunday, May 8th: 

This Sunday’s musicians are Aaron Burkle, Lucy Carney, The Chancel Choir, UUCC Pianist Karin Tooley, and UUCC Music Director Mike Carney.

Opening Hymn: #1056 Thula Klizeo – Shabalala

“Thula Klizeo” (#1056 in Singing the Journey) is a Zulu chant written by … read more.