Music at UCM


Historically, music has always been a rich part of UCM worship services and community life. On any given Sunday, you'll find our Director of Music, Sandra Hunt, playing the Laliberté piano and conducting our Parts in Peace Choir. Services are enriched by the music created by various church members.  Our Children's Choir, led by Sarah Abu, often sings during the service. The Church is also home to a variety of concerts and workshops throughout the year. Events are listed on This Month.

Workshop with Ysaye Barnwell, Spring 2011

The Church's Steinway


When the new home of the Unitarian Church of Montreal opened on de Maisonneuve Blvd. in 1996, it also became home to a magnificent seven-and-a-half foot Steinway grand piano. This piano’s story is part of the musical heritage of our city and province.

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Guest Musicians


We have a group of volunteer musicians, including pianists who provide service music on our Music Director’s off weeks including No More Blues, The Greater Goods and Tara Bissett along with other instrumental and vocal soloists who also volunteer.

Jean Séguin, piano, Denis Barsalo, guitar, Jane Critchlow, vocals, Stuart Edding, bass

The Hunt Russell Quartet

This video is a part of their series on the noncerto channel on YouTube.

Music at Midday


Music at Midday is scheduled every third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm after the Midday Meal. This popular series continues to attract an average of 20 supportive fans for the always interesting performances volunteered by pianists and other musicians studying at Montreal music schools.