The Unity Temple Choir under the direction of Music Director Marty Swisher and accompanied by a 12-member orchestra performs Sunrise Mass by Ola Geilo on April 28, 2013. Following this symphonic choral work, Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor offers a benediction.
The Unity Temple Choir's performance of the Cantata 142 by Johan Kuhnau is preceeded by a reflection from Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor and introductory words from Unity Temple Music Director Marty Swisher. The choir, conducted by Marty Swisher, is accompanied by chamber orchestra and features Amanda Thomas, mezzo soprano, Burt Anderson, tenor, and Michael Swisher, baritone.
This special choral service from May 15, 2011 features a small orchestra, The Unity Temple Choir, and soloists. Under the direction of Music Director Marty Swisher, The Unity Temple Choir performs Requiem, by John Rutter, in its entirety. Soprano Audrey Cole sings the soloist movements with choral and instrumental support. Harpist Stephen Hartman, oboist Deb Stevenson, cellist William Cernota, timpanist/glockenspielist Jim Holland, flutist Jane Wood, and our own UT organist, Peter Storms, provide instrumentation for this enchanting music replete with tender, comforting melodies and dramatic expressions of hope and longing.
This service from December 12, 2010 presents a special musical offering of Three Nativity Carols by Stephan Paulus. Performed by the Unity Temple Choir with an introduction by Marty Swisher, Unity Temple Choir Director, and accompanied by harpist Stephen Hartman and oboist Deb Stevenson, the carols preceed a brief homily delivered by Rev. Alan Taylor.
Musical reflections delivered by Marty Swisher, Unity Temple Choir Director, followed by the choir's performance of a 21st century musical setting of poems by Tennyson, Shelley, and Blake on May 9, 2010.
Daniel Pinkham’s "Christmas Cantata" sung by The Unity Temple Choir & First United Church of Oak Park Choir accompanied by Tehra Hiolski and the Brass Ensemble, directed by Martha Swisher, UTUUC Music and Choir Director.
December 16, 2007