2017-2018 ARTS CALENDAR

 

OCTOBER 2017

10/1/2017, 4:00 PM
Vocal Arts Nashville
(new professional vocal ensemble)
The Complete Bach Motets, Volume 1
Motets 3, 5, and 6, and American choral favorites
Matthew Phelps, Conductor
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

10/1/2017, 4:00 PM
A Little Oktoberfest
Gerst Haus Band
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

10/8/2017, 3:00 PM
Organ Concert, Stephen Aber
First Baptist Church
108 7th Avenue, South, Nashville

10/8/2017, 4:30 PM
Organ Concert by Austin Clark
Assistant Organist, Holy Innocents’ Church
Atlanta, Georgia
Choral Evensong, 5:00 PM
Howells’ Collegium Regale Canticles
and Bairstow’s “Blessed City”
St. George’s Choristers, Lay Clerks, and Treble Choir
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Decatur, Georgia
Woosug Kang, Conductor
Gerry Senechal, Organist
Richard Gray, Organ Scholar
Shannon Gallier, Director of Music
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Decatur, Georgia
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

10/10/2017, 6:00 PM
October Organ Spectacular with Andrew Risinger
Music by Bach, Langlais, Widor and more
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
One Symphony Place, Nashville
Reserve free tickets @
https://www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/concert/October-Organ-Spectacular-with-Andrew-Risinger-2017

10/22/2017, 5:00 PM
Service of Choral Evensong
West End Sanctuary Choir
Andrew Risinger, Conductor
Michael Gebhart, Guest Organist
Music of Rose, Stanford, and Howells
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

10/24/2017, 7:30 PM
McAfee Organ Concert
Erik William Suter, Organist
Union University
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN

10/27/2017, 7:00 PM
Organized Rhythm
Clive Driskill-Smith, Organist
Joseph Gramley, Percussionist
$15; $5 student
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

10/27/2017, 7:30 PM
Kenneth Miller, Organist
Assistant Professor of Church Music, School of Theology
All Saints’ Chapel
Sewanee, The University of the South
735 University Avenue, Sewanee

10/28/2017, 9:30-11:30 AM
Organized Rhythm Hands-on Event for Children/Teens
Free and open to the public
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

10/29/2017, 8:30 and 11:00 AM
A Celtic Celebration of the Reformation
Laudate Youth and Westminster Choirs
John Semingson, Conductor
Sam Levine’s Celtic Band
Westminster Presbyterian Church
3900 West End Avenue, Nashville

10/29/2017, 4:00 PM
Choral Evensong with The University Choir
Gerre Senechal, C02', Service Organist
All Saints’ Chapel
Sewanee, The University of the South
735 University Avenue, Sewanee

10/29/2017, 5:00 PM
Reformation Celebration Concert
Bach’s Cantata No. 79 
Immanuel Church Choir with Music City Baroque
Immanuel Baptist Church
222 Belle Meade Blvd., Nashville

10/31/2017, 7:30 PM
Nosferatu, Silent Film
Peter Krasinski, Organist
Laura Turner Concert Hall
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Place, Nashville

NOVEMBER 2017

11/5/2017, 3:30 PM
Organ Concert
All Saints Solemn Choral Evensong, 4:00 PM
Cathedral Choir and Senior Choristers
Michael Velting, Canon for Music, Conductor
Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and
Choirmaster, Organist

11/5/2017, 4:00 PM
Patriotic Concert to Honor Veterans
Rocky Craft, Conductor
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

11/5/2017, 6:00 PM
Requiem: Music for Our Loved Ones
Howells’ Requiem and choral works by Tavener
St. George’s Choir
Woosug Kang, Conductor
Gerry Senechal, Organist
Richard Gray, Organ Scholar
Free-will offering
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

11/5/2017, 7:00 PM
Choral Evensong for All Saints
Music by Chilcott, Stopford,
Mendelssohn, and Craig Phillips
John Semingson, Conductor
Westminster Choir
Westminster Presbyterian Church
3900 West End Avenue, Nashville

11/12/2017, 3:00 PM
Organ and Choral Recital
James Higdon, Organist, and The University Choir
Music of Jehan Alain 
All Saints’ Chapel
Sewanee, The University of the South
735 University Avenue, Sewanee

11/30/2017, 7:30 PM
Britten's A Ceremony of Carols
MTSU Women's Chorale
Angela Tipps, Conductor
MTSU Wright Music Building
1439 Faulkinberry Drive, Murfreesboro

DECEMBER 2017

12/2/2017, 5:00 and 8:00 PM
12/3/2017, 5:00 PM
Lessons and Carols
All Saints’ Chapel
Sewanee, The University of the South
735 University Avenue, Sewanee
Tickets available on the university website in November
www.sewanee.edu

12/3/2017, 4:00 PM
Music City Strings
Christmas Favorites
Rocky Craft, Conductor
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

12/3/2017, 5:00 PM
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Part 1
Chancel Choir and Orchestra
Matthew Phelps, Conductor
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

12/3/2017, 6:00 PM
Christmas at First
The Hanging of the Green with Children’s,
Youth, and Adult Choirs and Orchestra
First Baptist Church
108 7th Avenue, South, Nashville

12/3/2017, 6:00 PM
Lessons and Carols
Music by Lauridsen, Kennerly, and more
St. George’s Choir, Choristers,
and St. Dunstan’s Choir
Woosug Kang, Conductor
Gerry Senechal, Organist
Richard Gray, Organ Scholar
Free-will offering
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

12/4/2017 and 12/5/2017, 7:30 PM
Christmas at the Cathedral
Jackson Schoos, Conductor
The Cathedral Choir, three local Catholic
High School Choirs, and Orchestra
Cathedral of the Incarnation
2015 West End Avenue, Nashville

12/5/2017, 7:30 PM
Christmas Concert
Nashville Chamber Singers
Angela Tipps, Conductor
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
315 East Main Street, Murfreesboro

12/9/2017, 7:00 PM (NOTE NEW DATE)
Christmas Concert
Nashville Chamber Singers
Angela Tipps, Conductor
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

12/10/2017, 4:00 PM
Christmas Concert: Glory to God in the Highest
Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra
Raphael Bundage, Director
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

12/10/2017, 5:30 PM
Christmas Candlelight Service
Lessons and Carols
Combined Choirs and Handbell Choirs of West End
Matthew Phelps, Andrew Risinger, Allison Williams, Carla Fox, Conductors
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

12/10/2017, 6:00 PM
Feast of Lights and Carol Service
Christmas Lessons and Carols
Gayle Sullivan, Conductor
Combined Choirs, Handbells, and Orchestra 
Belmont United Methodist Church
2007 Acklen Avenue, Nashville

12/10/2017, 6:00 PM
Keyboards at Christmas
First Baptist Church
108 7th Avenue, South, Nashville

12/17/2017, 8:30 and 11:00 AM
Advent Lessons and Carols
Brian Russell, Conductor
Darryl Miller, Organist
St. Andrew Lutheran Church
908 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

12/17/2017, 8:30 and 11:00 AM
Choral Celebration for the
Third Sunday of Advent
Vivaldi’s Gloria in D 
John Semingson, Conductor
Westminster Choir and Orchestra
Westminster Presbyterian Church
3900 West End Avenue, Nashville

12/17/2017, 4:00 PM
Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir and Senior Choristers
Michael Velting, Canon for Music, Conductor
Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and
Choirmaster, Organist
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

12/17/2017, 4:00 PM
Lessons and Carols
Angela Tipps, Conductor
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
315 East Main Street, Murfreesboro

12/17/2017, 6:00 PM
Carol-Candlelight Celebration
Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra
First Baptist Church
108 7th Avenue, South, Nashville

 

JANUARY 2018

1/7/2018, 4:00 PM
Epiphany Concert
Choir and Orchestra
Rocky Craft, Conductor
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

1/28/2018, 4:00 PM
Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor
Nashville Symphony and FPC Sanctuary Choir
Raphael Bundage, Director
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

FEBRUARY 2018

2/2/2018, 7:00 PM
CANTUS, Men’s Vocal Ensemble
Free-will offering
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

2/11/2018, 4:00 PM
Eastern European Dance Troop
Instruments and Dancers
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

2/11/2018, 4:30 PM
Organ Concert by Andrew Risinger
Organist and Organ Curator, Nashville Symphony
Associate Minister of Music and Organist
West End United Methodist Church
Choral Evensong, 5:00 PM
Stanford’s Evening Canticles and Lauridsen’s “O Nata Lux”
St. George’s Choir and Senior Choristers
Woosug Kang, Conductor
Gerry Senechal, Organist
Richard Gray, Organ Scholar
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

2/18/2018, 3:30 PM
Organ Concert by Matthew Michael Brown
Director of Music and Organist
First United Methodist Church
Salisbury, North Carolina
Lenten Solemn Choral Evensong, 4:00 PM
Cathedral Choir and Senior Choristers
Michael Velting, Canon for Music, Conductor
Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and
Choirmaster, Organist
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

2/25/2018, 12:20 PM
Handbell and Children’s Choirs
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

2/25/2018, 3:00 PM
Young Musicians' Corner
Students of Blair School of Music
Vanderbilt University
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville
Free-will offering

2/25/2018, 4:00 PM
19th Annual Cathedral Chorister Festival Evensong
Michael Kleinschmidt, Guest Director
Canon Musician, St. Mark's Cathedral
Seattle, Washington
Festival Choristers from the Southeast
Michael Velting, Canon for Music
Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and
Choirmaster, Organist
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

MARCH 2018

3/4/2018, 4:30 PM
Organ Concert by Richard Gray
Organ Scholar, St. George’s Episcopal Church
Choral Evensong, 5:00 PM
Senechal’s Evening Canticles and Britten’s
“A Hymn of St. Columba”
St. George’s Choir and Senior Choristers
Woosug Kang, Conductor
Gerry Senechal, Organist
Richard Gray, Organ Scholar
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

3/4/2018, 4:30 PM
Vocal Arts Nashville
The Complete Bach Motets, Volume 2
Motets 1, 2, and 4, and Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes
Matthew Phelps, Conductor
Marilyn Shields-Wiltsie, Pianist
4th Story Theater
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

3/16/2018, 4:00-10:00 PM
12th Annual Bachanalia
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

3/18/2018, 12:20 PM
Nate Strasser, Jazz Pianist
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

3/18/2018, 4:00 PM
Schubert and Friends
Lenten Choir and Orchestra
Rocky Craft, Conductor
Grace Lutheran Church
2041 Madison Street, Clarksville

3/23/2018, 7:00 PM
Beethoven: The Complete Sonatas - Early Period Sonatas
Over 20 pianists will perform all 32 piano sonatas by Beethoven
Performers include Matthew Phelps, Andrew Risinger,
Marilyn Shields-Wiltsie, Steve Hyman, and Colleen Phelps
Lipscomb University
One University Park Drive, Nashville 

3/24/2018, 10:00 AM
Beethoven: The Complete Sonata - Middle Period Sonatas
Steinway Gallery
4285 Sidco Drive, Nashville

3/24/2018, 7:00 PM
Beethoven: The Complete Sonata - Late Period Sonatas
Lipscomb University
One University Park Drive, Nashville 

3/25/2018, 4:30 PM
Beethoven’s Mass in C
Chancel Choir, Lipscomb University Choirs, and Orchestra
Earl Rivers, Guest Conductor
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

3/30/2018, 7:00 PM
Tenebrae: a Service of Darkness
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

APRIL 2018

4/15/2018, 12:20 PM
American Folk Hymns: Spirituals,
Southern Gospel, and More
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

4/15/2018, 3:00 PM
Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir, Chorale, and Orchestra
Tucker Biddlecombe, Conductor
Tyler Nelson, The Evangelist
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

4/22/2018, 4:00 PM
Raúl Prieto Ramírez, Organist
Sponsored by Al Finegan
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

4/22/2018, 4:00 PM
Spring Concert
Nashville Chamber Singers
Angela Tipps, Conductor
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
315 East Main Street, Murfreesboro

4/29/2018, 4:00 PM
Sanctuary Choir Spring Concert
Gayle Sullivan, Conductor
Belmont United Methodist Church
2007 Acklen Avenue, Nashville

4/29/2018, 4:00 PM
Spring Concert
Nashville Chamber Singers
Angela Tipps, Conductor
First Presbyterian Church
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville​

MAY 2018

5/6/2018, 2:30 PM
Psalmody and Friends: Psalms, Hymns,
and Spiritual Songs
Carol McClure, Director
First Presbyterian Church (Chapel)
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville

5/6/2018, 3:30 PM
Organ Concert by Nick Quardokus
Organ Scholar, Trinity Episcopal
Church on the Green, New Haven, Connecticut
Eastertide Solemn Choral Evensong, 4:00 PM
Cathedral Choir and Senior Choristers
Michael Velting, Canon for Music, Conductor
Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and
Choirmaster, Organist
Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway, Nashville

5/20/2018, 3:00 PM
Organ and Brass Recital
Douglas Cleveland, Organist and NSO Brass
Laura Turner Concert Hall
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Place, Nashville

5/20/2018, 3:00 PM
Splendeur de la messe française:
Vierne's Messe Solennelle for double organ and choirs
Choirs of St. George's and West End
United Methodist Church
Free-will offering
St. George's Episcopal Church
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville

JUNE 2018

6/3/2018, 12:00 PM
Nashville Concerto Orchestra (Nashville’s newest orchestra)
Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major
Roger Wiesmeyer, Artistic Director
Matthew Phelps, Pianist
West End United Methodist Church
2200 West End Avenue, Nashville

6/10/2018, 5:00 PM
Open Door Singers (Youth) Homecoming Concert
Belmont United Methodist Church
2007 Acklen Avenue, Nashville