2017-2018 Concert Schedule 

All concerts are free and open to the public.

Concerts begin at 3:00 p.m.  Doors open at 2:30

Please note: Concert dates are firm at the time of posting and rarely change, but changes or cancellations by the artist/group and/or inclement weather may happen due to circumstances beyond our control. Email list subscribers will receive notice by email, and changes will be posted on this web page.

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Ronn McFarlane, lutist

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Ronn McFarlane, lutenist

The Washington Times describes Ronn as “some of the most ravishing lute playing to be heard anywhere.” The program will be a combination of renaissance, baroque, and Ronn’s own arrangements of traditional Scottish and Irish airs and dances.



District 5 Quintet

Sunday, October 8, 2017

District 5 Quintet

This award-winning group comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn has a unique repertoire that showcase the virtuosity, colors, and endless possibilities of the wind quintet. The program will include romantic transcriptions of Chopin, Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, and more.



Calvary Choirs


Sunday, November 5, 2017

The Choirs of Calvary United Methodist Church and Damascus United Methodist Church


“We Remember - A Concert for All Saints Day”

An All Saints Day concert featuring the choirs of Calvary United Methodist Church and Damascus United Methodist Church accompanied by organ, brass, and timpani. The choirs will present great hymns and anthems devoted to the memory of those who have gone before us. The audience will also participate in the singing – a moving experience not to be missed.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Brian Ganz, pianist


Brian Ganz returns to Calvary UMC with “Chopin’s Hidden Gems & All-time Favorites” as his journey to perform all the works of Chopin continues. This exploration of the composer’s time-honored masterpieces will include some unknowns: two Bourrees, Fugue in A-minor, and the Souvenir de Paganini. Favorites include the Waltz in C-sharp minor, Fantasy-Impromptu, and the Polonaise in A-Flat Major. Brian’s brilliant interpretations will keep you on the edge of your seat.



 Sunday, February 18, 2018

Seraph Brass Quintet


Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass quintet drawing from a roster of America’s top female brass players.  Committed to engaging audiences with captivating programming, Seraph Brass presents a diverse body of repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works, and well-known classics.



Sunday, March 18, 2018

Chad Bowles, pianist

A rising star in the piano world, Chad is achieving recognition for his innate musicianship and virtuosity, and has recorded Haydn, Strauss, Chopin, Beethoven, and more. He loves bringing classical music to new audiences, and his interactive style has made him a popular performer.





Sunday, April 29, 2018


Maire O’Brien, soprano, accompanied by Mark Riggleman, pianist


From Dublin, Ireland, Maire has appeared nationally and internationally as a concert artist. The program will include pieces by Strauss, Marx, Debussy, and more, as well as some songs based on Irish poetry settings and parlor songs from the turn of the century.


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