Masterwork Chorale


Community Choral Group in Mission Valley 

Join our non-denominational group! We sing choral concerts with the First Church San Diego Chancel Choir. We perform two major concerts a year—early December and in the spring.

Spring Choral Concert 2024: 

Handel's Messiah (parts 2 and 3) with orchestra

Saturday, May 4 | 4 PM | church sanctuary

Registration Fee: $90 (void for First Church choir members and singers age 25 and under)
Music Fee: $10 
(optional if you already own the music score: G. Schirmer Edition, or if you're a First Church choir member) 

Space is limited! Registration is open November 29 through December 21, 2023, or until filled.

Choose your vocal rage to register:





Missed the registration deadline? Contact Brian Lustig.

If you have questions about registration, payment, or the music, please email Spencer Velky. 

Rehearsal Details

At our first rehearsal on Tuesday, January 9, please come to the sanctuary narthex (back of the sanctuary) at 6:45 PM to confirm your registration and to pick up your music.

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.

Join the Interest List

If you're not ready to register but would like to receive future Masterwork Chorale details, please email Spencer Velky or Brian Lustig. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to audition to join this choir?
No auditions are 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 $90 fee per semester to join and also need to bring their own music, purchased online. Those 25 and younger are free. 

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 rehearses on Tuesdays, 7:30–9 PM in Sutherland Family Music Center, located immediately to the west of our main sanctuary. 

Contact Us for More Information

Spencer VelkyAdministrative Assistant for Music Ministries

Brian LustigDirector of Choral Activities, 619-297-4366 ext. 135