Choirs & Music Groups


Sing the glory of God’s name. Make God’s praise glorious!
Chancel Choir leads worship on Sunday mornings from September to June, sings in evening services during Advent and Lent, and prepares special performances during the Christmas and Easter seasons. Led by Director of Music Ministries Michael Denham, they rehearse regularly on Wednesday evenings. Sample sounds of the Chancel Choir.
National Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir
Festival Choir is a seasonal opportunity focused on large choral masterpieces such as Handel’s beloved Messiah. Singers from the church as well as the larrger community are invited to attend three or four Saturday rehearsals in preparation for these major performances. Sample sounds of the Festival Choir.
National Presbyterian Church Festival Choir
Summer Choir leads worship in June, July, and August and rehearses only on Sunday mornings prior to the worship services. For those who love to sing but are unable to rehearse on Wednesday evenings, Summer Choir welcomes you!
National Presbyterian Church Organ
Grace Chimes, NPC’s handbell ensemble, is open to adults and youth.  Led by Music Ministries Assistant Carolann Haley, they rehearse weekly. Ringing on five octaves of bells and chimes, they participate in worship several times yearly, and ring in festivals, weddings, concerts and other special events.
National Presbyterian Church Grace Chimes Handbells
Contemporary Praise Team is made up of adults and youth who lead our contemporary Sunday worship service. Music leader Hilda Gore is responsible for the band, comprised of vocalists and instrumentalists.
National Presbyterian Church Contemporary Praise Team
Concert Series
NPC presents a full calendar of musical events featuring some of the finest ensembles and soloists from the DC area, across the nation and around the world. Concert series calendar