KidsSING

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KidsSING is Central’s music program for children, grades K-5. It meets on Wednesday afternoons 5:15 – 6:15 p.m., during the academic year, in the Evans Music Room. The director is Linda Reeb, with helpers Chris Teesdale, Pam Bridges, Burton Joyner, Beth Goins, and Brenda Peterson.

Children are led in musical experiences that teach them how much God loves them. The experiences guide the children in ways to show their love of God through music, while learning basic music skills and singing fundamentals.  The children have a variety of experiences including singing, ringing handbells, playing Orff instruments, moving, and praying.  The age range of KidsSING enables the younger singers to glean from the strengths of the older ones, while the more advanced choir members reinforce their own music knowledge by encouraging the newer singers.  The highlight event of past years has been the SPRING MUSICALS.

Photo by John Lynner Peterson (2013 production of The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit)

Photo by John Lynner Peterson
(2013 production of The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit)

 

Photo by John Lynner Peterson (2013 production of The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit)

Photo by John Lynner Peterson
(2013 production of The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit)

KidsSING has presented many full-length musicals. Until 2009, these were presented during the 11:00 worship.

1994 – Pote, A Technicolor Promise
1995 – Pote, Rescue in the Night
1996 – Pote, Oh Jonah!
1997 – Cox/Lindh, Welcome Back Billy Best!
1998 – Hopson, Moses and the Freedom Fanatics
1999 – Pote, The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit
2002 – Pote, A Technicolor Promise
2004 – Pote, Oh Jonah!
2005 – Hopson, Moses and the Freedom Fanatics
2006 – Pote, The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit
2007 – Pote, Rescue in the Night
2009 – Patterson, Elijah (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on May 10, 2009)
2011 – Pote, Table for Five…Thousand! (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on May 1)
2012 – Pote, Oh Jonah! (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 22)
2013 – Pote, The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 21)
2014 – Pote, The Lost Boy (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 27)
2015 – Horsley, 100% Chance of Rain (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 26)
2016 – Medema, The Big Fish (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 24)
2017 – Kids-SING Extravaganza! (presented during an after church lunch, in the fellowship hall, on April 30)

Photo by John Lynner Peterson(from 2011 production of Table for Five...Thousand!)

Photo by John Lynner Peterson
(from 2011 production of Table for Five…Thousand!)