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Jack Mitchener Organ Recital

Jack Mitchener

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Jack Mitchener Organ Recital
PRUMC Artist in Residence and Assistant Organist
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Jack joined the PRUMC Music Ministry in July 2017 as the new Artist-in-Residence and Assistant Organist.  Jack is the primary musician for the 9:00 am Communion Service.  He is also Professor of Organ, University Organist, Chairman of the Keyboard Department in the Townsend School of Music, and Director of the Townsend-McAfee Institute of Church Music at Mercer University in Macon.

$15 suggested concert donation/$5 suggested for students.

 

2017-2018 Concert Season

Music has the ability to profoundly touch our hearts and souls. The PRUMC 2017-2018 Concert Series is an excellent way to enrich your life through the energy and beauty expressed through a live performance.  There are many ways to keep the arts alive at Peachtree Road and in our community:

  • Download a pdf of our series brochure and be sure to join us as we celebrate the arts throughout the year!
  • Join the “Fifth Section” team of greeters, ushers and front of house volunteers to create a warm, memorable experience for our concert goers.
  • Stay connected to the Music Ministry to get the latest news and announcements.  Like our Facebook page, sign up for our monthly newsletter, or feel free to call us at 404.240.8212 any time.

Thank you for your continued support.  This year promises to bring the finest in music-making!

Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper

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Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper
Chancel Choir Fundraiser
Tuesday, February 13, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Grace Hall

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a tasty pancake supper, musical entertainment, face painting, photo booth and more. Proceeds benefit Chancel Choir residency in Westminster Abbey in July 2018.  Gluten Free pancakes available.  Enjoy a discount when you register online. $7 adults / $5 children under 12 ($8/$6 at the door).

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday
February 14, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

The Imposition of Ashes & Litany of Penitence
The PRUMC Chancel Choir & Chamber Singers
Music by Fleming and Byrd
Scott H. Atchison, conductor

Georgia Boy Choir Festival Finale Concert

Georgia Boy Choir

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Georgia Boy Choir Festival Finale Concert
Saturday, February 16, 2018, 7:00 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 www.georgiaboychoir.org

 

Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf

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Peter and the Wolf
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 10:00 am, Sanctuary

Nicole Marane, organ
John Lemley, narrator
John Lawless, percussion

This unique and delightful concert for all ages tells the classic tale of young Peter through orchestral sounds on the organ that represent each of the characters. This is an incredible learning experience and church and community outreach. Tickets are $10/adults, $5/children ages 5-12, Under 5 free, Family maximum $20. Tickets will be available soon at www.prumc.org/events.  For school and group rates, contact Nicole Marane at nicolem@prumc.org.

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Rising Stars! Eastman Organists’ Recital

Rising Stars!  Eastman Organists’ Recital
February 27, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

We enter our third year of collaboration with the Eastman School of Music, the premier music school in the U.S. for organists.  We are proud to present Ivan Bosnar and Jacob Taylor, candidates for a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance.  Come hear these extraordinary musicians!

$15 suggested concert donation/$5 suggested for students.

 

Passion of the Christ: The Musical Stations of the Cross

Passion of the Christ: The Musical Stations of the Cross
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Scott H. Atchison, gallery organ
Zachary Fritsch-Hemenway, chancel organ
John Lemley, narration
Schola, antiphons

With origins dating back to the Middle Ages, the Stations of the Cross refers to a series of images depicting Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion.   Now a Lenten devotion, the object of the stations is to help the Christian faithful make a spiritual pilgrimage through contemplation of the Passion of Christ.  Take this spiritual Journey with us and find the sacred in Gregorian chant, organ improvisation, the spoken word and candlelight.

$15 suggested concert donation/$5 suggested for students.

 

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday
March 29, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Choral Eucharist
The PRUMC Chancel Choir
Music by Handel and Lotti
Scott H. Atchison, conductor

Easter Day

Easter Day
April 1, 2018, Sanctuary

8:15 am Easter Worship
9:45 am Easter Worship
11:15 am Easter Worship

The Resurrection of the Lord
Music by Near and Dirksen
The PRUMC Chancel Choir
The Atlanta Brassworks
The Peachtree Carillon

Three Choirs Festival

Three Choirs Festival
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 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

In its eighth year, this Festival has become a concert series favorite! These talented singers, from three very different schools, come together for a collaborative, diverse and inspiring musical exchange.  A stirring, combined performance of Susan La Barr’s setting of the poem Grace Before Sleep, provides a tender, thoughtful ending to this concert.

$15 suggested concert donation/$5 suggested for students.

Coro Vocati

Coro Vocati
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3:00 pm, Moore Chapel

This ensemble of professional singers presents their spring and fall concerts annually at PRUMC.  Don’t miss the unique musical journey that only Coro Vocati can provide!

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

Pilgrimage to England Preview Concert

Pilgrimage to England Preview Concert
PRUMC Chancel Choir
Sunday, June 3, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary

Scott Atchison, conductor

The renowned PRUMC Chancel Choir has been invited by the famed Westminster Abbey to sing daily services from July 30 through August 5, 2018. Come hear the music that will be performed in that historic space.

$10 tickets will be available here in 2018.

Atlanta Summer Organ Festival

Atlanta Summer Organ Festival with Hector Olivera
Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary

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.  Most famous for his prodigious technical proficiency and charismatic stage presence, Mr. Olivera’s amazing effect on audiences has made many of the most sophisticated and demanding organ aficionados claim that Maestro Hector Olivera is “one of the greatest organists in the world today.”

$15 suggested donation. Dessert reception following.