Rock Spring Concerts

Rock Spring has a robust music program that includes a variety of concerts throughout the year, as well as our Rock Spring Recital Series.

The Rock Spring Recital Series (RSRS) 2017-2018 Season

Saturday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m- The Howard University Gospel Choir

Join us for a rock the roof Gospel concert by the award winning Howard University Gospel Choir!


Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Organ Concert on our 1 -year old Reuter organ

Pipe Organ Dedication Concert  











Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. - Children’s concert/Magic show featuring “Musico the Magnificent”
Cellist/magician Drew Owen performs as the musical wizard, Musico the Magnificent. Drew will be joined by Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra violist, Elizabeth Pulju-Owen in a show full of great music and fun feats of magic and audience participation. Along the way, children will learn about the instruments of the string family.


Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. - The Swing Dixie Ensemble
Swing Dixie Ensemble brings a Mardi Gras inspired concert to Rock Spring.  If you have had the pleasure to hear the Swing Dixie Ensemble at Rock Spring the past two years on the Sunday prior to Mardi Gras, you know that you can’t help but tap your toes to their infectious swing music, inspired by the music of New Orleans.   Join us for a full concert of this spirit raising music that invites you to sit back,  relax and hum along!


Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. - IBIS Chamber Music Ensemble Children’s concert
IBIS Chamber Music Ensemble once again brings us a concert geared for the youngest music lovers in our midst (as well as their parents and grandparents!)  Followed by their usual instrument petting zoo!


Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.- IBIS Chamber Music Ensemble
A Full concert by the highly respected and always creative IBIS Chamber Music Ensemble.


Become a Friend of the Rock Spring Recital Series (FoRS2)and keep the music playing!

You can become a supporter of the Recital Series and keep the wonderful concerts of top-notch local musicians alive at Rock Spring, celebrate the Children’s Concerts that grow our youngest audiences into seasoned listeners, and help us to schedule new and exciting performers in our beautiful Sanctuary.

There are four levels of giving, donors will be acknowledged in Concert Series programs:

Friend ($20-$99 annual donation)

Donor ($100-$299 annual donation)

Sponsor ($300-$499 annual donation)

Angel ($500+ annual donation)

Your donation is tax-deductible.

Make your check payable to ROCK SPRING UCC with “FORS2” in the memo line or donate online.  You can also use the Givelify app on your phone, too!

We appreciate your support!

An adult ensemble, which musically leads worship at the 11:00 a.m. service each week.

A four-part men’s choir that performs approximately once a month in both the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services.

Children in grades K through 5 perform an anthem each month.

Young people grades 6 through 12. A lively and supportive group of teenagers, they perform an anthem approximately once a month at both the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services.

An adult and young adult ensemble of experienced and beginning ringers.

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Your Place in Our Story is the theme for this year’s Annual Giving Campaign. The Finance Board has worked with all Rock Spring boards to create our proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Please attend the Budget Goals meeting on Sunday following the 11 a.m.

Join us to kick off the 2017-18 Rock Spring Recital Series with a special concert featuring the award-winning Howard University Gospel Choir. We hope to fill the Sanctuary to the rafters to hear their exciting and inspirational voices singing praise to God!