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2017 ~~ 25th Moravian Music Festival Year!         link to Festival information

Weekly Moravian Music Notes for 60th Anniversary

CALENDAR

 

Feb 26 ~ Advent Moravian Church Choir Benefit Concert; For a joyful affirmation of God’s Love: The Love That Never Falters, you are cordially invited to a benefit concert presented by the choir of Advent Moravian Church, on Sunday, February 26, at 3:00 p.m. at the church, 1514 West Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem, NC. The choir will sing a variety of their favorite anthems, including Moravian favorites, two anthems written by living Moravian composers, spirituals, and jubilant songs of faith and assurance. The choir will be directed by Advent choir director Anne Griffin, and accompanied by organist Donald L. Armitage and flutist Nola Reed Knouse. A band prelude, conducted by G. Van Krause, will begin at 2:30 p.m., and a reception will follow. Admission is free, and an offering will be received, designated for a scholarship for a student to attend the 25th Moravian Music Festival this July. The concert is co-sponsored by the Moravian Music Foundation, where you can call for more information (336-725-0651).

March 5 ~ Great Sabbath Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, March 5th at 3:30 in CE 101 at Home Church. Rehearsals will continue on March 12, 19, 26 (at 4:30), April 2, Friday, April 7 at 7:30 pm. Singers from all churches are encouraged to sing. Community singers are also invited to sing. Great Sabbath anthems and hymns will be sung at the 7:00pm service of music, Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC. Drake Flynt is the conductor. Mary Lou Kapp Peeples is the accompanist. Interested singers should email Mallie Graham, wgraham@triad.rr.com.

March 5 ~ The United States Army Chorus in concert; Central Moravian Church (Bethlehem, PA); Sunday, March 5, 4 p.m. Music at Central

March 9 ~ Lunchtime Lecture – The Last Wachovia Pioneer, Richard W. Starbuck, Archivist. 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

March 10,11,12 ~ Music on the Mountain, a Moravian Music Weekend at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference and Retreat Center. An opportunity to make music together, to worship, to learn, and to enjoy Moravian fellowship. There will be two tracks for participation, vocal and band (listeners welcome, too). Call Laurel Ridge to register (336) 359-2951   1 (888) 831-5922    LINK    info@laurelridge.org

March 14 ~ Bach at Noon –A Cantata Series The Bach Choir of Bethlehem 12:10 p.m. – 1 p.m. Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA. Please visit www.BACH.org for more information. Free.

March 26 ~ The Pivetta Duo, flute and piano, 3:00p.m., Home Moravian Church Saal, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC.  Music@Home Concert Series – Free; donations appreciated.

April 2 ~ Student Organ Recital, 4:00 p.m. Patrick Oswald’s Graduation Recital from Moravian College. Sanctuary. 73 West Church St., Bethlehem, PA. This concert is free to the public. Music at Central

April 11  ~ Bach at Noon –A Cantata Series The Bach Choir of Bethlehem 12:10 p.m. – 1 p.m. Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA. Please visit www.BACH.org for more information. Free.

April 15 ~ Great Sabbath 7:00pm service of music. Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC. Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, March 5th at 3:30 in CE 101 at Home Church. Rehearsals will continue on March 12, 19, 26 (at 4:30), April 2, Friday, April 7 at 7:30 pm. Singers from all churches are encouraged to sing. Community singers are also invited to sing. Great Sabbath anthems and hymns will be sung. Drake Flynt is the conductor. Mary Lou Kapp Peeples is the accompanist. Interested singers should email Mallie Graham, wgraham@triad.rr.com.

April 20  ~  Lunchtime Lecture – Elm Street and the Sunday School Movement, Richard W. Starbuck, Archivist. 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

April 30 ~  Unitas Chorale Sunday afternoon, 4:00pm. Emmaus Moravian Church, Emmaus, PA. The Concert will celebrate 275 years of music-making in Bethlehem and the musical legacy of Emmaus Moravian Church (270th Anniversary). Celebrating its 21st season of music-making, the Unitas Chorale is the Northern Province performing arm of the Moravian Music Foundation.  Gwyneth Michel, Director. Donna Ambler, Accompanist. Visit www.moravianmusic.org for information. See also Facebook for details. Free; donations appreciated.

May 5-6            MMF Board Meetings (Bethlehem)

May 11  ~ Lunchtime Lecture – Have We Heard It All Yet?, Nola R. Knouse. 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 14 ~ Moravian Music Sunday, Moramus Chorale, Home Church Choir. Premiere of MISSA BREVIS by John Mochnick. 3:00p.m., Home Moravian Church sanctuary, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC.  Music@Home Concert Series  The Moramus Chorale is the Southern Province performing arm of the Moravian Music Foundation. Free; donations appreciated.

June 25th  ~   Bethlehem 275th Anniversary 3:00pm Service

MORAVIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL – Winston-Salem, NC

25th Moravian Music Festival  July 23-29, 2017

In Winston-Salem, NC

 

2018 —————-

UNITY BRASS FESTIVAL – Winston-Salem, NC