A Community Calendar of MMF and other Moravian music happenings.
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Apr 9 Lunchtime Lecture Series –
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– Christian Reuter: Moravian GIS Mapper for Forsyth County; Dr. Rod Meyer, former Director, Historic Bethabara Park, lecturer. Moravian Archives & Moravian Music Foundation present free lectures for the public, held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:15 p.m. https://moravianmusic.org/news-and-events/lunchtime-lectures/ 336-722-1742 or 336-725-0651
Apr 26 Unitas Chorale in Concert, Sunday, 4:00pm, April 26, 2020; Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem, PA
Apr 26 Friends of Music Scholarship Winner Recital, Sunday, April 26, 2020 – Chapel – 3:00 p.m. Central Moravian Church, 73 W Church St., Bethlehem, PA. Join the Bethlehem Friends of Music as they celebrate their Young Artist Scholarship winner in concert! Free admission.
May 3 North Carolina Brass Band, Brian Meixner, conductor, Sunday, May 3, 2020, 3:00 pm; Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC. Free. https://www.facebook.com/HMCMusicAtHome/
Moravian Music Sunday:
May 10 Special worship services.
Moravian Music Sunday encourages all Moravian congregations to celebrate music composed/arranged by, and texts written by Moravians. More Info and Resources
May 10 Moramus Chorale Concert – Moravian Music Sunday program, 4:00pm. Featuring some of the most recent choral publications from the Moravian Music Foundation. Free Concert. Salemtowne, in the Saal: Salemtowne is located near historic Bethabara Park, just off Bethabara Park Boulevard. 190 Moravian Way Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106 DIRECTIONS
May 14 Lunchtime Lecture Series – The Americanization of Moravian Music; Nola R. Knouse, lecturer. Moravian Archives & Moravian Music Foundation present free lectures for the public, held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:15 p.m. at the Archie K. Davis Center, 457 S. Church St. behind the PEC offices (Cedarhyrst). https://moravianmusic.org/news-and-events/lunchtime-lectures/ 336-722-1742 or 336-725-0651
May 17 Organ Dedication Concert, Susan Bates, organist; 3:00pm, First Moravian Church, 304 S. Elam Ave., Greensboro, NC. 336-272-2196, www.greensboromoravian.org Free.
May 17 PASTORAL PERFECTION
a string chamber concert: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, Pastoral, arranged for string sextet, performed by musicians of the Winston-Salem Symphony. 5:00 – 6:00pm, Spaugh Recital Hall, Moravian Music Foundation, Archie K Davis Center, 457 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC, behind the PEC offices (Cedarhyrst). TICKETS$ DIRECTIONS
May 18 The Center for Old Music in the New World presents a concert “Body and Soul in Spring” given by its performing ensemble, Musick’s Company. The concert will feature some Moravian choral music of the 18th century. Mon, May 18th, 2020 7:30pm, Maxwell Presbyterian Church, Lexington KY. Joanna Manring, Director of Music; Malissa Sullivan, Director of Instrumental Music
June 28 Moramus Chorale – Psalm of Joy, a musical celebration of peace in the land, 1783; 4:00pm, King Moravian Church; adding trombone choir for congregational Chorales and more singers to create two choirs.
Oct 8 – 10, 2020
Bethlehem Conference on Moravian History and Music
The Conference will take place on North Campus of Moravian College; with additional venues: Moravian Theological Seminary, College Hill Moravian Church, and the Moravian Archives. Central Moravian Church, 73 W Church St., Bethlehem, PA. www.moravianchurcharchives.org
Nov 1 Moramus Chorale Concert – celebrating 20th and 21st century Moravian composers; 4:00pm (location TBD)
July 18-24, 2021 26th Moravian Music Festival, in Bethlehem, PA. Choral and band; also opportunities for handbells, trombone choir, chamber music, steel drums, and guitar!
Full Children‘s Program!
Youth are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Worship, fellowship, workshops, learning new music and new skills! See www.MoravianMusicFestival.org for frequent updates.
Dr. John V. Sinclair, Festival Chorus and Orchestra,
Allen Frank, Festival Concert Band,
Rebecca Kleintop Lepore, Festival Organist,
Donald Kemmerer, Festival Trombone Choir,
Joni Roos, Festival Chamber Ensembles,
Jan Harke, Festival Handbell Choir,
Rev. Melissa Johnson, Festival Chaplain,
Myra Jones, Children’s Program Coordinator,
Hank Naisby, Festival Chair