Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA 02421

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Music & Arts Events
The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

The River Rock Band CD is Done! Tickets Available Now For the CD Release Concert

After a successful Kickstarter campaign last winter, our own River Rock Band spent the spring recording its debut album featuring songs they’ve sung at The Well. As of last Friday, the album is now finished and will be ready for our big CD Release concert on Saturday, September 24th at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Hall. Tickets are now available online for $20 each, with all proceeds going to the music program of the Russell School in Dorchester. The album is an incredibly eclectic mix of...
Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

Share Your Musical Talents At Worship This Summer

We have a wealth of talent here at Hancock, and we’d love to add that to our worship. Music need not be “classical,” in fact we’d love to have a diversity of genres over the summer. We’re looking for singers and players who are: adults returning college students high school students other students who have played their instruments for at least 3 years We can have more than one performer on any given Sunday. The following Sundays are available — first come, first dibs! August...
6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

6/5 Celtic Night @the Well with Skyloom!

Celtic Night @the Well with Special Guests The Heaton’s and Skyloom Dance! Join us on Sunday June 5th at 6:15 in Clark Hal for Celtic Night at Worship@The Well. Special guests Shannon and Matt Heaton will be joining our River Rock Band, and our own Skyloom Sacred Dance will be leading worship with us as well. A terrific night to invite a friend, neighbor, or co-worker to! Informal, with communion and the sharing of joys and concerns. Come join us!
Matters of the Heart Concert

Matters of the Heart Concert

Amorous cantatas and arias of the baroque Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church The allure of romantic love as a subject for musical compositions flourished in the baroque era and even appeared in sacred works such as Handel’s oratorio Joshua, in which a romanticized love plot was added to feed the audience’s insatiable appetite for the subject. In no small part the subject matter of this music was popularized by the novelty of the...
Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra

Hancock Concert Series Presents:  ​Hancock Chancel Choir and Cantata Orchestra Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna Vivaldi: Spring from the Four Seasons Sunday, May 15th at 9:45 a.m.  Hancock’s Chancel Choir will be accompanied by our 23 piece, professional Cantata Orchestra in Morten Lauridsen’s stunningly beautiful work Lux Aeterna. One of the most popular choral works of the past 20 years, this Grammy award winning piece is alternately reflective, soaring, and joyous as it celebrates those that have gone on before us and will be woven through the service. “This is truly...
New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices

The Hancock Concert Series Presents Sunday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m. New England Light Opera: Appalachian Voices The haunting sound of a Cherokee flute draws us deep into the mountains and valleys of Appalachia as we perform art song, sacred song, and folk songs from the heart of the mountains. Join Director of Music  Mark Morgan and sopranos Jeanne Lucas and Kaja Fickes, accompanied by Sarah Koonce (piano) and Elke Jahns (Cherokee and western flutes)  for this eclectic journey. Featured will be Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915, songs by...
An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio

An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio

An Epic Journey with the Theia Piano Trio Trio to Perform on Hancock Concert Series   LEXINGTON, MA–Take an “Epic Journey” this April with the virtuoso Theia Piano Trio. The Trio will be performing as part of the Hancock Concert Series on Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. “Epic Journey” will take us from Russia to to Argentina with works by Tschaikovsky and Piazzolla. Featured will be P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio op. 50 in A-minor and Astor Piazzolla’s complete cycle...
Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany @the Well! 1/10, 6:15pm

Jazz Epiphany@ The Well Featuring Yale’s Red, Hot, and Blue! Join us for our annual Jazz Epiphany at Worship at the Well, Sunday evening January 10th at 6:15 p.m. Red, Hot, and Blue, Yale University’s oldest co-ed a capella group, will be joining us and singing jazz takes on the songs of the season. The group tours nationally and internationally every year and will be giving a concert here at Hancock onSunday, January 17th at 3:00 p.m.
A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse, an early music ensemble in residence at Hancock Church, celebrates the music of German composer Dietrich Buxtehude this Saturdaywith a program titled From Advent to Christmas. At turns upbeat and meditative, this  beautiful music from the 17th century will take the audience on a journey through the advent season of preparation to the joy of Christmas and wish us all a  happy new year. The program is part of the Hancock Concert Series and takes place on Saturdayevening at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Dietrich Buxtehude (ca. 1637-1707) was famous as a composer and performer of...