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2016 ~~ 60th Anniversary Year!

2017 ~~ 25th Moravian Music Festival Year! 

2018 ~~ 3rd Moravian Unity Brass Festival Year! INFO

Weekly Moravian Music Notes for 60th Anniversary

2018 CALENDAR

July 10        Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Tues. July 10th, SalemTowne in the Saal, 7:00pm

July 10        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Concert, 7:30pm – New Dorp Moravian Church, 2205 Richmond Rd., Staten Island, New York. Free; donations accepted.

July 11        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Concert, 7:00pm – United Moravian Church, 200 East 127th St., Harlem, New York. Free; donations accepted.

July 12        Bethabara Concert Band. 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Children’s activities begin at 6 p.m. The Band begins at 7 p.m.) Bring the family, a blanket and picnic dinner. Please join us immediately following the concert for the sound of Big Band and swing music. Free. http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Concert-Band-Family-Evenings

July 13        Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Friday at 7:30 pm, Bethlehem Rose Garden Bandshell, 9th Ave, Bethlehem, PA. Free. http://cityband.org

July 14        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Concert, 7:00 pm – Nazareth Moravian Church, 4 South Main Street, Nazareth, PA. Free; donations accepted.

July 15        Cape Town Moravian Brass Band (Western Cape, South Africa) Sunday worship at John Hus Moravian Church, 153 Ocean Ave., Brooklyn, NY www.johnhusmoravianchurch.com

July 15        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth in worship, 9:30am at Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Rd., Bethlehem, PA

July 15        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Concert, 7:00pm – Lititz Springs Park, 24 N. Broad St. (rain location, Lititz Church) Free.

July 17        Salem Moravian Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Concert,  7:30pm – Sharon Moravian Church, 4776 Moravian Church Rd., Tuscarawas, OH. Free; donations accepted.

UNITY BRASS FESTIVALJuly 19 – 22, 2018         Winston-Salem, NC
A long weekend of music and fellowship for brass instrument players of all ages and levels. An enormous 170+ member brass ensemble, made up of Moravians from around the world, playing in praise and adoration of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Performances and worship will take place at locations and churches all over the city.

July 20        Salem Band Concert with the Salem Band of Port Elizabeth, South Africa! Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm. Battle of the Salem Bands. Salem Band is proud to collaborate with the Moravian Unity Brass Festival to perform for our local fans and for guests from across the country and abroad. Meet and hear musicians from another continent as we present a joint concert with the Salem Band from Port Elizabeth, South Africa! Featuring trombone soloist, Erik Salzwedel and music from the Moravian repertoire, as well as swing, Sousa, and local favorite, “Morning Star Polka.” Salem Square, Old Salem, Winston-Salem, NC (Rain location Home Moravian Church Fellowship Hall) Free.   www.salemband.org

July 21        Herrliche Blasmusik; Glorious Brass Music, a concert featuring a variety of brass ensembles. Saturday, July 21 at 7:30pm. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University

July22         Unity Brass Festival Service of Music for Massed Brass Ensemble. Sunday afternoon at 4:00pm. Free; donations welcomed. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University. This concert is the culmination of the three day international Moravian festival

July 22        Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Sun. July 22nd, New Philadelphia Moravian, 7:00pm; Benefit Concert for the DAV (Disabled American Veterans), in the sanctuary.

July 22        Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Sunday at 7:30 pm, Bethlehem Rose Garden Bandshell, 9th Ave, Bethlehem, PA. Free. http://cityband.org

July 23        Sounds of Summer Pipe Organ Recital Series, Correction: had to change to venue / St. Anne’s AC failed so it is moved to St. Paul’s chapel Fisk organ. https://www.facebook.com/events/269241680284197/   http://everwondr.net/events/##!/132085
5:00pm program presented by Mark Ardrey-Graves and Frances Burmeister
6:00pm program presented by Mary Lou Kapp Peeples and Alain Truche
7:00pm program presented by Trey Williams and Robert Frazier https://www.facebook.com/SoundsofSummerWS/

Aug 3          Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Friday at 7:30 pm, Bethlehem Rose Garden Bandshell, 9th Ave, Bethlehem, PA. Free.

Aug 5          Winston-Salem Community Band Showcase Concert, Lewisville Baptist Church, 125 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd., 6:30pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

Aug 5          Sounds of Summer Pipe Organ Recital Series, Bring On the Chimes; 7:00 p.m. The Möller, Op.9505, 1961. Christ Moravian Church, 904 W Academy St, Winston-Salem, 27101. 336.722.2007 What may be the last remaining unaltered Möller in our city, tucked in the back of the loft in this beautiful sanctuary with its gorgeous set of chimes! Regina Pozzi, Matthew Bacon, and David Harrison. https://www.facebook.com/SoundsofSummerWS/

Aug 9          Bethabara Concert Band. 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Children’s activities begin at 6 p.m. The Band begins at 7 p.m.) Bring the family, a blanket and picnic dinner. Please join us immediately following the concert for the sound of Big Band and swing music. Free. http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Concert-Band-Family-Evenings

Aug 19        Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Sunday at 7:30 pm, Bethlehem Rose Garden Bandshell, 9th Ave, Bethlehem, PA. Free.

Aug 20        Sounds of Summer Pipe Organ Recital Series, Baroque-fest III; 7:00 p.m. The Flentrop, 1961; Reynolda Church, 2200 Reynolda Church, Winston-Salem, NC. 336.723.0716. The largest Flentrop in town. Its robust tonal characteristics make it an ideal location to hold our third annual Baroque-fest. As a special addition, we will hear the organ with a choir! Program presented by Students of the UNCSA and Salem College with a Sounds of the Summer Baroque Choir. https://www.facebook.com/SoundsofSummerWS/

Sept 2          Winston-Salem Community Band Traditional Summer Concert, Fries Mem. Moravian Church, 251 N. Hawthorne Rd., 5:00pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

Sept 2          Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Sunday at 7:30 pm, Bethlehem Rose Garden Bandshell, 9th Ave, Bethlehem, PA. Free. http://cityband.org

Sept 9          Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Sunday at 2:30 pm, Cedarbrook Assisted Living, 724 Delaware Ave, Fountain Hill, PA.

Sept 20       Bethabara Concert Band. 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Children’s activities begin at 6 p.m. The Band begins at 7 p.m.) Bring the family, a blanket and picnic dinner. Please join us immediately following the concert for the sound of Big Band and swing music. Free. http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Concert-Band-Family-Evenings

Oct 7            Winston-Salem Community Band Best of Summer Concert, Miller Park Amphitheater, parking lot on Queen St., 3:00pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

Oct 11         Bethabara Concert Band – Dark in the Park. 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Children’s activities begin at 6 p.m. The Band begins at 7 p.m.) Bring the family, a blanket and picnic dinner. Please join us immediately following the concert for the sound of Big Band and swing music. Free. http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Concert-Band-Family-Evenings

Nov 11        Winston-Salem Community Band Fall Concert, Salemtowne in the Saal, 3:00pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

Dec 5           Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Moravian Village, 526 Wood St, Bethlehem, PA. http://cityband.org

Dec 9           Winston-Salem Community Band Christmas Concert, Fries Mem. Moravian Church, 251 N. Hawthorne Rd., 5:30pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

Dec 19        Bethlehem Municipal Band Concert. Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Foy Hall, South Campus, Moravian College. Free.