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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

April 29 ~ Moravian Music Sunday was adopted by the Moravian Church to encourage each congregation to feature and celebrate our Moravian musical heritage. It may be in the form of morning worship, a lovefeast, a Singstunde, a special music service, etc. Details, ideas, templates, music suggestions, and free music available at moravianmusic.org/moravian-music-sunday/

April 29 ~ Unitas Chorale Concert for Moravian Music Sunday, Singing with the Spirit: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs. 4:00pm, Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Rd, Bethlehem, PA (610) 868-0477.  Free; donations appreciated.

April 29 ~ Moramus Chorale Concert for Moravian Music Sunday, 3:00pm, Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC. Free; donations appreciated.

May 6 ~ Winston-Salem Community Band Potpourri Concert, Miller Park Amphitheater, parking lot on Queen St., 6:30pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

May 10 ~ Lunchtime Lecture – Archival Resources for Local Historic Preservation and Restoration by J. Eric Elliott, Archivist, Moravian Archives. Moravian Archives, 457 S. Church St., W-S NC 27101  336-722-1742 www.moravianarchives.org  https://www.facebook.com/Moravian-Archives-Winston-Salem-NC-222812601157989/  Lunchtime Lectures are held at 12:15 p.m. in the Spaugh Lecture/Recital Hall of the Archie K. Davis Center. DIRECTIONS Free and open to the public. You are welcome to bring your lunch! Complete Lecture Schedule

May 27 ~ Benefit Concert presented by The New York Area Moravian Musicians on Sunday, May 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m., at First Moravian Church, 154 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan, New York. The concert will feature music for organ, piano, flute, voices, and steel ensemble, and Moravian choral music sung by the New York Metropolitan Choir. All proceeds will go to the support of the Moravian Music Foundation. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. Contribution: Adults $20; Children: $10 (at the door). For more information about the event, please call 336-725-0651 or info@moravianmusic.org, or contact the following church representative: Evadne Morrison-Taylor, Area Chair, MMF; Francina Harewood, First Moravian; Blondel Jones Grant and Eldra Drew, United Moravian; Winston Peart, John Hus Moravian; Linett Kong, Grace Moravian.  http://moravianmusic.org/moravian-concert-in-new-york/

Summer Play-Around Band, New Philadelphia, Moravian Church, all band musicians are invited! The band will meet each Wednesday from 7:00-8:00pm in the church fellowship hall (on the God’s acre side of the church) June 6 through August 29. We will play chorales from the green and blue books that are selected by the players. A different local band leader will direct each night. This is a great opportunity to meet new players, learn a new instrument or part, and keep those lips in shape over the summer. Steve Anthony, patriciaanthony@triad.rr.com www.newphilly.org

June 3 ~ Winston-Salem Community Band Summer Concert, Miller Park Amphitheater, parking lot on Queen St., 6:30pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

June 10 ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Sun. June 10th, Hopewell Moravian Church, 7:00pm

June 12 ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Tues. June 12th, Heritage Woods, 7:00pm

June 19 ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Tues. June 19th-6:30pm-Arbor Acres, 7:00pm

June 23 ~ Salem Band Concert in Bethlehem, PA   www.salemband.org

July 1 ~ Winston-Salem Community Band Patriotic Concert, Miller Park Amphitheater, parking lot on Queen St., 6:30pm. Free. www.weplay.ws

July 4 ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Wed. July 4th, Advent, 4:30pm. Concert at Pavilion if weather permits-supper at 5:30

July 8 ~ Advent-Hopewell Moravian Band Summer Concert; Free. Sun. July 8th, Friedberg Moravian Church, 7:00pm

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

UNITY BRASS FESTIVAL ~ July 19 – 22, 2018   LINK  Winston-Salem, NC. Register Now. 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, 4:00pm on Sunday.

 

July 20 ~ Salem Band Concert with the Salem Band of South Africa !!   Salem Square, Old Salem, Winston-Salem, NC www.salemband.org

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.

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

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

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

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

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