Masterwork Chorale


Join the Masterwork Chorale!

We are a non-denominational, community choral group with approximately 120 singers, which joins forces with the Chancel Choir to sing our choral concerts at First Church. We perform two major concerts a year—early December and in the spring. Selected musicians from the San Diego Symphony Orchestra accompany our performances.


Lenten Choral Concert 2022

Palm Sunday, April 10 | 7 PM | church sanctuary

Ein deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms

Registration Fee: $75 (void for Jubilee Singers and age 25 and under)
Music: $15. 

Click links below to register.  Registration is open January 5 through January 16 or until filled to capacity.




First Rehearsal: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
7:30 - 9 PM.

At our first rehearsal on Tuesday, January 18, please come to the sanctuary narthex (back of the sanctuary) at 7 PM to confirm your registration and to pick up your music: Ein deutsches Requiem score (Peters edition) - $15 (unless you already have it)

Rehearsals are on Tuesdays, from 7:30 - 9 PM in the choir room of the Music Center at First United Methodist Church of San Diego.

If you have questions about registration, payment or the music, please email Katie Englund  


Do I have to audition to join this choir?
No auditions needed and all voice parts are welcome

Do I need to know how to read music?
Yes, singers should have an ability to read moderately difficult music.

Is there a cost to join?
Choir members pay a $75 fee per semester to join and also need to bring their own music, purchased at the same time as the online registration or at the first rehearsal.

When can I register?
Registration must be done online before the first rehearsal and payment should be made via credit card online, or by check (payable to FUMCSD) at the first rehearsal.

When and where are the rehearsals?
MWC rehearse on Tuesdays, 7:30–9 PM in Sutherland Family Music Center, located immediately to the west of our main sanctuary. 


For MWC choir members:
mwc practice info

For more information, contact

Katie Englund, Masterwork Chorale Secretary


Email Jaebon HwangDirector of Music Ministries and Organist
619-297-4366 ext. 112