The Moravian Music Festival is a unique opportunity to celebrate the musical heritage of this community.
The concerts begin at 7:30pm, are free and open to the public, and we hope you will join us!
Each evening will begin with a band prelude (6:45pm), and culminate with featured concerts by the Chorus and Orchestra, Concert Band, Chamber music ensembles. The Festival will also have an Anthem Sing, a Singstunde, a Lovefeast (of course), and a partnership concert with the Salem Band.
Dr. John Sinclair, Festival Chorus and Orchestra Conductor, is professor of music at Rollins College and Artistic Director of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, FL. Chris Wormald, Festival Concert Band Conductor, is one of the most recognized educators and brass band conductors in Great Britain, with countless accolades and awards. In 1991, he started the Smithills School Senior Brass Band and has led them to national and international brass band championships.
Loveliest Immanuel: An Elegant Evening is the first concert on Monday, July 24, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Moravian Church, 220 E Sprague St, Winston-Salem, NC, featuring Jill Bowen Gardner, Jake Gardner, Marika Kyriakos, Jonathan Sidden, Mary Siebert, Glenn Siebert, and Mary Wilson in a program of vocal solos, duets, and other small ensembles.
Tuesday, July 25, 7:30 p.m., Salem Band performs on Salem Square, Salem’s Shining Stars: Best of the Salem Band.
Joining Our Voices is an Anthem Sing with the Moramus Chorale, Wednesday, July 26, 7:30 p.m., Home Moravian Church.
On Thursday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Calvary Moravian Church will host the Festival Concert Band and Chamber Ensembles Concert, in the sanctuary, 600 Holly Ave NW, Winston-Salem, NC;
Home Moravian Church will present the Festival Children’s Choir in concert on Friday, July 28, 2:00 p.m.
Sing, O Ye Heavens! The Festival Chorus and Orchestra in Concert is 7:30 p.m., Williams Auditorium, Winston-Salem State University. There is ample free parking on campus.
On Saturday morning, July 29 at 9:30 a.m., there will be final performances of several instrumental groups, along with some hymn singing. The program is titled Mit Freuden zart: Singstunde and will feature the Festival Trombone Choir, Festival Handbell Choir, and Chamber Ensembles at Home Moravian Church.
For more information, please visit www.MoravianMusicFestival.org
and follow the “25thMoravianMusicFestival” on Facebook, where you are invited to join each of the Festival’s public concerts.
Festival app – download Eventbase and search for Moravian Music Festival – to have the week schedule with you at all times.