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2022/2023 Music & Arts Season
Doxology Youth Choir Disney Revue
Saturday, March 18, Harp Center
5:30 pm Pre-show Picture Party
6:00 pm Doxology Disney Revue
Join Doxology Youth Choir and your church friends for a rollicking evening filled with song and fun for all ages! Our talented choir will present Disney favorites in full costume for our entertainment. The show will include solos, duets, quartets and full chorus performances in celebration of their upcoming summer tour to Sarasota and Disney World.
The revue will span all decades of Disney magic, so it really is a show for all ages. Come out on a beautiful spring evening and support our young musicians with your presence. This event is free and open to all. Come early to get keepsake photos with the Disney characters!
Music from: Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Princess and the Frog, Cinderella, Frozen, Aladdin, Snow White, Tangled, and The Little Mermaid.
Passion of the Christ: The Musical Stations of the Cross
Scott H. Atchison, gallery organ
Herb Buffington, chancel organ
Rev. Emily Miles, narration
Schola, antiphons, Peachtree Carillon
Sunday, March 26, 7:00 pm
Over the past decade, Peachtree Road has created a beautiful Lenten tradition through inspired improvisations and organ works played by two organists on the Church’s two consoles of the Great Organ, reflective settings sung by PRUMC’s Schola and live readings of connective scripture. The Sanctuary is illuminated by the glow of hundreds of candles representing Christ’s light in world’s darkness and inspire moments of reflection and contemplation for the listener.
$15 suggested concert donation
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A New Chapter Begins!
Georgia Boy Choir International Festival
Friday, April 14, 2023, 8:00 pm
Atlanta Symphony Hall
The Georgia Boy Choir is thrilled to announce their first-ever Georgia Boy Choir International Festival. For years, the Festival was held here at PRUMC bringing together choristers from all over. COVID brought an end to that event and gave them the opportunity to reimagine future festivals that would attract the choirs they’d hoped to collaborate with. GBC will be joined by:
The Nidarosdomens Guttekor, Norway
Münchner Knabenchor, Germany
Augsburger Domsingknaben, Germany
The Maryland State Boychoir, USA
The Newark Boys Chorus, USA
The Florida Boy Choir, USA
The combined choirs will perform Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem and Ēriks Ešenvalds, Trinity Te Deum. As the Ensemble-in-Residence here at PRUMC, they can’t wait to represent our amazing music program at Atlanta Symphony Hall. PRUMC’s own Dr. Oliver Brett will be the organist! The ASO box office is offering a 20% discount for all PRUMC members! The discount code is prumc (all lower case) . Tickets to events are sold through TicketMaster. In order to use the discount code you must “unlock” the lower prices by clicking on the UNLOCK button, then enter the code, before you choose your tickets and proceed to checkout. Purchase tickets here.
Are We There Yet?!
Not Your Average Children’s Musical!
Saturday, April 22, 6:00 pm
Take a hilarious trip with our children’s choirs as they make their way through the story of Exodus! If you think you’ve had an epic road trip, think again. Our kids will sing – and rap – their way to the promised land, making the best of plagues, angry pharaohs and rule-breakers who party way too hard.
Come celebrate the hard work and contribution of our young singers to the life of our church. Please make plans to support our kids with your presence!
Midday Music in May
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm, Sanctuary
May 3 – Matthew Brown, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
May 10 – Käthe Wright Kaufman, Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
May 17 – Trey Clegg
May 24 – Scott Atchison, Oliver Brett, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
Enjoy anniversary themed 30-minute lunchtime organ recitals featuring the best of Atlanta’s organists who will share in the celebration of The Great Organ of Peachtree Road. Admission is free.
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Atlanta Summer Organ Festival
Wednesday, July 26, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary
Jean-Baptiste Robin is regarded as one of the most prominent French concert organists and composers of today. With his appointment in 2010 as Organist of the Royal Chapel at the Palace of Versailles, he was secured a place in a long line of famous French organists, such as François Couperin, Louis Marchand, Louis-Claude Daquin, and Claude Balbastre. He also serves as Professor of Organ and Composition at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Versailles.
The Atlanta Summer Organ Festival was established in 1995 to help increase classical music performances in the summer and PRUMC joined as a host in 2002. To this day, the festival continues the tradition of offering a series of wonderful venues for both established and talented rising your organists. Please join us for a dessert reception after performance.
$15 suggested donation
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Elizabeth B. Stephens International Organ Competition
June 17-19, 2024, Sanctuary
The Music and Arts Program will host the second bi-annual Elizabeth B. Stephens International Organ Competition on June 17 – 19, 2024. It is designed to attract the very best young organists from around the world and will be centered on the Great Organ of the church. Six organists will be invited to Atlanta to compete for prize money totaling $21,000. The competition will be judged by a jury of five of the world’s finest performers. This competition was founded by the family of the late Elizabeth B. Stephens, who was a great supporter of the arts at PRUMC and throughout the city of Atlanta. For more information about the competition and Betty’s legacy, visit www.www.prumc.org/organ-competition.