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PRUMC Concert Season 2018 | 2019

The Great Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 2, 5:30 pm, Sanctuary
PRUMC Children’s and Youth Choirs

Please join all 200 members of the youth and children’s choirs for a glorious music program and the lighting of the great Chrismon trees! After the program, we’ll gather in Grace Hall for hot cocoa and treats from CParks Catering (peppermint bark snowflake cookies, snickerdoodles, rocky road chocolate chip cookies!). No RSVP necessary.

Childcare available for ages 3 and younger by reservation only. Email eveningchildcare@prumc.org by the Wednesday prior.

Great Tree Lighting

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The Many Moods of Christmas

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5:30 pm, Sanctuary

PRUMC Chancel Choir, Georgia Boy Choir, Soloists, Orchestra
Scott Atchison, conductor

The PRUMC Chancel Choir, soloists and orchestra and the Georgia Boy Choir present their Christmas classic.  From traditional Christmas hymns to moving new settings of familiar carols, this concert will open your hearts and souls to the miraculous story of Jesus’ birth.  Reception sponsored by the PRUMC Friends of Music in Grace Hall following the concert.

Childcare available for ages 4 and younger by reservation only.  Email eveningchildcare@prumc.org to reserve.

Tickets are complimentary but necessary for seating.
Tickets available November 18, 2018 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church.

The Many Moods of Christmas

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Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir

Friday & Saturday, December 14 & 15, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Celebrating Our 10th Season!
David R. White, conductor

A PRUMC and Atlanta family tradition! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert.  They’ll perform sacred classics, Christmas carols, and all your holiday favorites.  Accompanied by a full orchestra, this concert is not to be missed.  And don’t miss Atlanta’s largest performance of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” with audience participation!

Tickets available at georgiaboychoir.org.

Georgia Boy Choir

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Carols by Candlelight

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 5:30 pm, Sanctuary

PRUMC Choirs, Peachtree Carillon
Scott H. Atchison, Nicole Marane, Kathy Fletcher, conductors

An Australian tradition, Carols by Candlelight is a community carol sing for all who wish to join.  At PRUMC, we combine this tradition with Lessons and Carols, to present our own unique Advent service for people of all ages.

Childcare available for ages 4 and younger by reservation only. Email eveningchildcare@prumc.org by the Wednesday prior.

Christmas at PRUMC

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Voices of Hope

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 5:00 pm, Sanctuary

From Prison to Praise
The Women’s Choir of Lee Arrendale State Prison
Rev. Susan Bishop, Director

Peachtree Road has a rich history in prison ministry having served our incarcerated brothers and sisters through mentoring, tutoring, and leading support groups and Bible studies for over a decade.  This 42 member choir has inspired us with their extraordinary faith and voices for many years, and now we are honored to host their first concert at PRUMC.

Admission is free.

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A Sweet for Mother Goose

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 4:00 pm, Sanctuary

Nicole Marane, organ
Narration by PRUMC staff and members

This “sweet” is based on 9 rhymes selected from the 255 found in the Mother Goose collection of nursery rhymes.  The six narrators are part of the musical structure in this duet between organ and spoken word.  The nine featured rhymes are: Little Bo Peep, the Clock, the Cats of Kilkenny, The talk of Miss Muffet, One Two, Buckle My Shoe, the Fiddlers (the Cat the Fiddle, Old King Cole, Jack and his Fiddle.)  Meet and Greet following the performance!

$10 adults / $5 children ages 5-12 / Under 5 free / $20 family maximum.
Tickets available January 1, 2019 at www.prumc.org/events.

A Sweet for Mother Goose

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Georgia Boy Choir Festival Finale Concert

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary

David R. White, conductor

PRUMC hosts the Ninth Annual Georgia Boy Choir Festival drawing more than 250 young men from across the United States together for a day and a half of music making.  The Festival culminates with a Grand Finale Concert featuring all five levels of GBC, local guest participants and visiting choirs.

Tickets at georgiaboychoir.org.

Georgia Boy Choir

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Rising Stars! Eastman Organists’ Recital

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

We enter our fourth year of collaboration with the Eastman School of Music, the premier music school in the U.S. for Organists.  We are proud to present Oliver Brett (UK) and Malcolm Matthews (USA), candidates for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ performance.  Come hear these extraordinary musicians!

$15 suggested concert donation / $5 students.

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The Crown: Music from the Coronation

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

This concert will celebrate the 66th anniversary of the coronation of her most excellent Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II in the Abbey Church of Westminster.  The PRUMC Chancel Choir, Georgia Boy Choir, Orchestra, and Great Organ will perform highlights from this historic occasion.

$15 General Admission.
Tickets available January 1, 2019 at prumc.org/events.

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Three Choirs Festival

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Georgia State University Singers, Deanna Joseph, conductor
University of Georgia Hodgson Singers, Dan Bara, conductor
Emory University Concert Choir, Eric Nelson, conductor

Enjoy a collaborative, diverse and inspiring musical exchange from the premier choral ensembles of these prestigious University Music Programs!

$15 suggested concert donation / $5 students.

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Coro Vocati

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:00 pm, Moore Chapel

Heavenly Home: “Our Pilgrimage Journey”
John Dickson, conductor

Whether born within the traditions of Southern Gospel songs, the seedbeds of the African-American spirituals, the Shaw-Parker arrangements of American folksong, or the rich hymnody of the Christian Church, we all find some commonalities of music for the journey.

$15 suggested concert donation / $5 students.
For more information, visit corovocati.com.

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Passion of the Christ: The Musical Stations of the Cross

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Scott H. Atchison, organ
John Lemley, narration
Schola, antiphons

Peachtree Road has created a beautiful Lenten tradition through inspired organ improvisations, reflective settings 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 / $5 students.

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Georgia Boy Choir Voices of Spring Concert

Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary

Celebrating our 10th Season!

Come hear all 5 levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they raise their voices in song like never before to commemorate a decade of “Bringing Beauty to Life.”

To learn more, visit georgiaboychoir.org.

Georgia Boy Choir

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Midday Music

Wednesdays in May, 12:00 pm, Sanctuary

May 1 . Su-Ryeon Ji, Cathedral of Christ the King
May 8 . Timothy Wissler, Cathedral of Christ the King
May 15 . Sarah Hawbecker, The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
May 22 . Scott Atchison, Nicole Marane, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
May 29 . Patrick Scott, Cathedral of St. Philip

Featuring these local Atlanta organists on the Mander, Schantz, Van Daalen portative and Estey harmonium.  Enjoy a 30 minute noon recital and lunch from Gourmet Innovations for $10 or bring your own lunch and enjoy the recital for $5.

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Atlanta Summer Organ Festival

The ChenaultsWednesday, June 26, 2019, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary

Ray and Beth Chenault

Named “the World’s Premiere Duo-Organ Team” by The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault, duo-organists, have concertized extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Specializing in works written for two performers, The Chenaults have commissioned, arranged and premiered over fifty organ duets, thereby making “organ music for four hands, four feet” synonymous with “The Chenaults.” $15 suggested donation. Dessert reception following performance.

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.

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