FBCR’s orchestra and instrumental groups are full of talented musicians who enjoy sharing their musical gifts as they help lead our church in worship.
Celebration Choir & Orchestra Mission Trip: New Orleans
The Celebration Choir & Orchestra will bus to New Orleans September 18 and return on September 21 for a mission trip with Church without Walls, Global Maritime Ministries, and Parkview Baptist Church.
Church Without Walls - A church for the homeless. Holds services on the River Walk and attracts visitors to New Orleans through this frequented location.
Global Maritime Ministries - The GMM exists to provide Christian ministry to seafarers and port workers in the Port of New Orleans and Port of South Louisiana.
Parkview Baptist Church - Leading worship on Sunday morning in Baton Rouge.
Roundtrip Charter Bus
3 nights double accommodations in the French Quarter, New Orleans
Dinner cruise on The Natchez Queen
Oak Alley Plantation tour
Visits to the French Market & Jackson Square, with a stop at Cafe Du Monde
The National WWII Museum Tour
St. Charles streetcar right in the Garden District
Cost & Registration:
Cost of this trip is $550, with a $50 non-refundable deposit included to reserve your spot. You can pay with cash, check, or online at the link below.
Join an instrumental group
For more information about joining a group, plesae call the Music Ministry office at 972-235-0059, ext. 108.
- Celebration Orchestra – The Celebration Orchestra, directed by Kent Tidwell, is a full orchestra that leads in our 9:15 worship service along with our adult choir, as well as during all major performances throughout the year including Carols. They rehearse on Sunday Afternoons.
- Brass Ensemble – The Brass Ensemble plays at the Celebration Service once a month. Practices are held at 7 p.m. on the two Wednesdays prior to playing in worship. The group is directed Kent Tidwell.
- Student Orchestra – Our student instrumental ensemble meets in late fall and plays in worship in December. It also meets in the late spring to prepare for the Student Choir & Orchestra Tour in the summer. They are directed by Marie Farley.