Annual Music Production

The Follen Music Program sponsors an annual community-wide musical event supported by lay volunteers. The event showcases youth of all musical abilities to participate, and builds community through shared experience.

2023 Musical Production: A Jukebox Musical Featuring the music of the Indigo Girls

Save the Date: Friday, June 9, 7pm, Follen Sanctuary

The Music Program is excited to announce our spring musical production: the jukebox musical “Rites of Passage” featuring the music of the Indigo Girls. We are thrilled to launch the production! The Youth and Children’s Choirs will start rehearsals this week, and they enthusiastically invite community members of all ages to take part in an intergenerational choir of backup singers. Rehearsals for the intergenerational choir start April 30 after church.

How did we choose this show? 
The Music Team, Music Director and Youth Choir members spent time talking through many options for the spring performance. After much listening–to music and to each other–the Indigo Girls Jukebox Musical rose to the top. It is called “Rites of Passage,” a nod to one of the Indigo Girls’ best-loved albums.
What is a jukebox musical?
It’s a staged production of well-known songs, often by a particular artist or band, with a plot interwoven to pull the story together.
Why the Indigo Girls?
All of the artists we considered had a social justice angle. The Youth Choir enthusiastically gravitated towards the Indigo Girls with their rich, driving, folk-rock harmonies and many well-loved tunes.

How Can You Get Involved?

-Join the Intergenerational Choir!
Young and old are invited to join the Choir and be part of the fun. Rehearsals will be after church on Sundays from 12-2pm, beginning April 30. Sign up here!
Many hands make light work, and our Follen community is connected and built by working and playing together. Sign up for your slot(s)! Note: the form has multiple sheets.