Music at First

Our Story

The First United Methodist Church of Peoria invites you to come to Music at First.  This music series is funded by the Foundation of First United Methodist Church which provides the Peoria community the opportunity to come to these event free of charge. Music at First includes a variety of opportunities to have your soul nurtured through the musical and performing arts.  Come to the heart of the city and experience the great music at First.  

Past concerts have included our annual Lessons & Carols with choir and orchestra, Diane Bish (organist), Angela Brown (soprano), John Orfe (pianist), Mariachi Monumental de Chicago (instrumental), AGAPE Ringers (handbells), a variety of collegiate ensembles, and major choral works including:  Sunrise Mass, The Peacemakers, and the Rutter Requiem.

For more information, please contact the Douglas Grogan, Director of Music Ministries, at 309-673-3641 ext. 117 or by email at

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Who We Are

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The Foundation

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First United Methodist Church of Peoria