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

Weekly Moravian Music Notes for 60th Anniversary

CALENDAR

 

March 19 ~ 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 25 ~ Giannini Brass Concert, 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary at Calvary Moravian Church, 600 Holly Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC.  Admission is free but a “love offering” will be received! The Giannini Brass delights, entertains, and amuses audiences with a blend of musical styles, including patriotic marches, Big Band Swing, Dixieland, Light Classical, and Broadway!

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 17 ~ Moravian Day – 10:00am to 4:00pm on the church green of Central Moravian Church, 73 West Church St., Bethlehem, PA. Festival: activities, music and food for the entire community. Bethlehem Municipal Band plays at 2:30pm.

June 25th  ~   Bethlehem 275th Anniversary Lovefeast Service, 3:00pm, Johnston Hall, Moravian College, North Campus. Contact Becky Owens at rakleintop@hotmail.com to participate in the massed brass band or choir of singers from all Moravian entities.

MORAVIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL – Winston-Salem, NC

25th Moravian Music Festival  July 23-29, 2017 in Winston-Salem, NC

Sept 17 ~ Moravian Music Foundation Open House at the Archie K Davis Center, 457 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC. 12:00noon to 5:00pm; floating. A schedule of musical groups will be provided on the MMF website and on Facebook. DIRECTIONS  Free and open to the public.

Dec. 5 ~ German and English Advent Singstunde, 7:00pm, in the Old Chapel on the campus of Central Moravian Church, in partnership with the Moravian Archives (NP) and the Moravian Music Foundation. Free-will offering. Visit: www.moravianchurcharchives.org

 

 

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Mar 2,3,4          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    info@laurelridge.org     LINK

UNITY BRASS FESTIVAL July 19 – 22, 2018     Winston-Salem, NC 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, 3:00pm on Sunday.