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.


2019 Lenten Choral Concert

Sunday, april 14   |  7 PM  |  sanctuary

  • Mandatory online registration will open on January 3 at noon. Space is limited.



  • Rehearsals start on Tuesday evening, January 15 at 7:30 PM (sign-in at 7 PM)

  • Detailed practice instructions/dates coming soon

2019 Lenten Choral Concert features the following musical works:

  • Requiems by Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Duruflé.


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 $60 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 PayPal 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 more information, contact

Stan WicksDirector of Worship Music and Arts
619-297-4366 x 135


Katie Englund, Masterwork Chorale Secretary