The Music Department at Unity of Arlington consists of the Angel Band, directed by Mike Garvey, our Music Director, and the Radiant Sounds Choir, directed by Dian Pierce. Our mission is to uplift and inspire with our music and to support the message of our Minister.
As Music Director at Unity of Arlington, Mike leads the Angel Band. The band consists of Mike on Piano, accompanied by bass, drums, and guitar. They provide prelude music for the Unity services and accompany Radiant Sounds, community songs, and guest artists.
Our Radiant Sounds choir, directed by Dian, welcomes all who enjoy singing to join them. Their mission is to soothe, inspire, and uplift all who hear their music. Come join us!
Mike Garvey – Music Director
Mike is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and has been an active part of the DFW Music Scene for more than 20 years. Mike was appointed to the post of Music Director at Unity of Arlington in 2019 and played with the band there beginning in 2017. Prior to that, he led the Praise Team band at East Dallas Christian Church for six years. Mike has played throughout the country in various Jazz and Popular music groups and has worked extensively as a solo pianist. He was a featured pianist at the four DFW area Nordstrom stores and currently plays regularly at the Music City Mall in Lewisville. Prior to its closure this year Mike played two nights a week at Dakota’s Steakhouse in Downtown Dallas. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master’s in Business from Vanderbilt University in Nashville where Mike spent four years on staff at RCA Records. Mike’s mission is to inspire and share Contemporary and New Thought music with the congregation at Unity of Arlington.
Dian Pierce – Choir Director
An accomplished pianist, keyboard artist, teacher, and composer and arranger of choral and instrumental music, Dian has 25 years’ experience as Music Director, Choir Director, and pianist in local churches along with serving as Music Director for numerous musical theater productions in the DFW area. Dian holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music Education degrees from the University of North Texas (NTSU). She is an ordained minister whose ministry is to uplift through her gift of music. Dian has recorded and released three CD’s of original keyboard music.