Madison Church’s Music Program features a Choir, a Hand Bell Choir, and a House Band. We are blessed to have many talented musicians in our congregation and community who share their music during worship and fellowship events.
If you are interested in joining any of our music ensembles, contact our Music Director Jane Wilcox Hively.
- Choir rehearses weekly on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, September through the beginning of June
- Hand Bell Choir rehearses almost weekly on Sundays after worship service, September through June
- House Band rehearses weekly during the summer and occasionally throughout the year
Our Music Director
Jane Wilcox Hively, a popular vocalist-harpist currently residing in North Conway, received a Bachelor of Music from Boston University and Masters in Music from Schiller College-Strasbourg-France. Jane has done opera studies in London, England and Celtic Harp studies in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Daughter of Rev. Dr. Richard F. Wilcox of Eaton, NH, Jane has a great traditional of sacred and secular music to draw upon and loves working with the excellent Madison Baptist Church Choir. Jane was “Artist in Residence” for the Cotting School for Disabled Children in Lexington, Ma. For two years and performed regularly with MUSE (Music Serving the Elderly) throughout Boston and environs for several years.
Jane has taught voice and harp at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH as well as Brewster and Fryeburg Academies. She currently performs in a musical duo with her bagpiper husband, Jonathan Hively called “Mountain Streams Music” for many weddings and special occasions. Jane & Jon have played with The New Hampshire Music festival for schools all over New Hampshire. She also was guest soloist for two NH Gubernatorial Inaugurations.
She also enjoys oil painting, theater, creative writing, skiing, tennis and horse back riding as well as quiet meditation times with her harp and at the keyboard.