Church and Community Music Events

JUNE

June 24, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music on the Hill featuring Triad Harmony Express at Burkhead United Methodist Church (5250 Silas Creek Pkwy.).  This is a free concert.  Drinks and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

June 25, 7:00 p.m. ~ Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series at First Presbyterian Church (300 N. Cherry St.).  This “Richly Revoiced” concert will feature the recently tweaked Schlicker Organ.  Formerly bright colors have been revoiced with a darker, richer tone and color.  Featured organists are  Susan Orgain, John Cummins, and Jonathan Williams.

June 30 ~ God and Country Celebration at Fairview Moravian Church.  Games will begin at 4:00 p.m.  Our church band will play a patriotic concert at 5:00 p.m. and we will have hamburgers, hot dogs and all the trimmings  at 6:00 p.m.  Invite your family and friends to attend this wonderful time of fellowship with you!

 

JULY

July 1, 6:30 p.m. ~ Winston-Salem Community Band Patriotic Concert at Miller Park Amphitheater.

July 4, 4:30 p.m. ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert  at Advent Moravian Church (concert at the church pavilion if weather permits); supper at 5:30.

July 4, 7:00 p.m. ~ Salem Band Concert in Salem Square – “Stars and Stripes Concert” (Big Band, Yankee Doodle, Patriotic).  Rain Date:  July 5

July 8, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music on the Hill featuring New South Brass at Burkhead United Methodist Church (5250 Silas Creek Pkwy.).  This is a free concert.  Drinks and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

July 8, 7:00 p.m. ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert at Friedberg Moravian Church.

July 8, 7:00 p.m. ~ Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series at Highland Presbyterian Church (2380 Cloverdale Ave.).  In this “Family Fun Concert!” we hear the rich soundscape of the Brunner Organ. With fun repertoire planned for the listening pleasure of all ages, including transcriptions of several video game themes by recent high school graduate, Adam Waldo, we encourage young piano students to bring their pieces and try the instrument after the concert.  Featured organists are Henry Tysinger, Reid Gilliam, and Adam Waldo.

July 10, 7:00 p.m. ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert at the Smith Saal at Salemtowne.

July 19 – 22 ~ UNITY BRASS FESTIVAL – A long weekend of music and fellowship for brass instrument players of all ages and levels. Be a part of an enormous brass ensemble, made up of Moravians from around the world; an experience you will never forget. All in praise and adoration of the one who calls us to be his own. Performances and worship will take place at locations and churches all over the city. The Massed Brass will perform a Unity Concert at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

July 20, 7:00 p.m. ~ Salem Band Concert in Salem Square – “Battle of Salem Bands” (Moravian Music, Sousa, Swing; Erik Salzwedel, trombone soloist).  Rain Location:  Home Moravian Church Fellowship Hall

July 22, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music on the Hill featuring Richard Harding and Friends at Burkhead United Methodist Church (5250 Silas Creek Pkwy.).  This is a free concert.  Drinks and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

July 22, 7:00 p.m. ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert in the sanctuary of New Philadelphia Moravian Church.  This is a Benefit Concert for the Disabled American Veterans.

July 23, 5:00 p.m. ~ Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series at St. Anne’s Presbyterian Church (2690 Fairlawn Dr.). In this “The Charmer” concert three half-hour concerts will be played on the charming Bedient Organ. The organ is small, with only nine sounds, but this sweet instrument has all an organist needs to play loads of fun music nonetheless! As this sanctuary is not as large as our usual venues, we offer three chances for you to hear this lovely organ.
5pm program presented by Mark Ardrey-Graves and Frances Burmeister
6pm program presented by Mary Lou Kapp Peeples and Alain Truche
7pm program presented by Trey Williams and Susan Bates

 

AUGUST

August 5, 7:00 p.m. ~  Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series at Christ Moravian Church (919 W. Academy St.).  In this Bring on the Chimes” concert we hear what may by the last remaining unaltered Möller Organ in our city. The organ is tucked in the back of the loft in this beautiful sanctuary, but it is definitely worth a listen, especially with its gorgeous set of chimes! Featured organists are Regina Pozzi, Matthew Bacon, and David Harrison.

August 20, 7:00 p.m. ~ Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series at Reynolda Church (2200 Reynolda Rd.). In this “Baroque-fest III” concert we explore the largest Flentrop Organ in town.  As a special addition, we will hear the organ with a choir!  The program will be presented by students of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Salem College with a Sounds of the Summer Baroque Choir.