Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church
Monday, November 19, 2018
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2018-2019 Concert Series

 

Oct. 14 - Rebecca Penneys on Piano, The music series opens this season with a classical concert featuring renowned pianist Rebecca Penneys, Emeritus Chair of the Piano Department at Eastman School of Music. Her selections will include works by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt and Gershwin.

 

Nov. 11 - The Nate Najar Trio, This program will feature selections from their latest recording Under Paris Skies. With Nate on guitar, Tommy Cecil on bass and Eddie Metz on drums you’ll love their jazz and bossa nova favorites. The Suncoast Jazz Classic (Nov.16-18) assisted Peace in booking this band.  Attendees will be offered discounts for the fest on Clearwater Beach. For more info visit www.suncoastjazzclassic.com.

 

Dec. 9 - "Holiday Voices”, To liven your holiday mood, our December program will feature the beautiful voices of the Ruth Eckerd Hall Vocal Ensemble. With Yohance Wicks conducting, the program will feature seasonal classics, carols and popular holiday favorites.

 

Jan. 13 - “The Thrill of Brass and Organ”, In this powerful program,  the majesty of Peace Church’s Casavant Pipe Organ will be on full display. The Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet will join forces with several fine area organists to bring you selections by Handel, Purcell, Campra, Mouret and more, including exciting antiphonal pieces. This concert is co-sponsored by the Clearwater Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

 

Feb. 10 - “Czech Mate", In this concert, we welcome back the talented Con Brio String Quartet (plus Sheng-Yuan Kuan on piano). These great players will bring romance and excitement to the stage with selections by the great Czech composers Dvorak, Smetana and Janacek.

 

Mar. 11 - “Swing into Spring”, The wonderful La Lucha Band featuring vocalist Whiney James will close our regular series.  They will delight you with jazzy renditions of your favorite romantic tunes from the Great American Songbook including “It Might as well be Spring”, “Spring is Here” and many more.