Concerts

CALVARY’S COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES

PRESENTED BY THE MUSIC AND ARTS MINISTRY OF CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Upcoming Concerts

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.

Christopher Schmitt, pianist

Christopher Schmitt, pianist

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Christopher Schmitt, a pianist, is a classical concert pianist, teacher and chamber musician living in Washington, DC.  He holds a doctorate in piano performance from The Juilliard School and performs regularly in small ensembles at the White House and DC metropolitan area as a member of the President’s Own US Marine Band.  www.christopherschmitt.org

Andrew Sords, violinist, and Eriko Izumida, pianist

Andrew Sords, violinist, and Eriko Izumida, pianist

October 7, 2018  

An Afternoon of Romantic Violin

Following collaborations with nearly 300 different orchestras on four continents, American violinist Andrew Sords has garnered accolades for his performances combining virtuosity and ravishing tone.

Beau Soir Ensemble

Beau Soir Ensemble

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Flute, viola, and harp trio in the Washington, D.C. area dedicated to the performance of standard and contemporary repertoire spanning a variety of musical genres.  The trio, winner of the 2014 Montpelier Arts Recital Competition, regularly performs at venues and acclaimed concert series in the Washington and Baltimore area.

Brian Ganz, pianist

Brian Ganz, pianist

January 20, 2019 – Chopin: Recollections of Home with Brian Ganz, pianist

Brian Ganz returns in his quest to perform all the works of Chopin.  Brian will present Polish dances, mazurkas, and polonaises that reveal Chopin’s deep love of and connection to his homeland of Poland.

Charles Mokotoff, classical guitarist

Charles Mokotoff, classical guitarist

February 24, 2019- Charles Mokotoff, classical guitarist

This accomplished musician, teacher, and lecturer will share selections from the classical guitar repertoire dating from Baroque period to the present day, including music by Scarlatti, Weiss, William Lovelady, Andrew York and others.

Cecylia Barczyk, cellist and Elizabeth Borowsky, pianist

Cecylia Barczyk, cellist and Elizabeth Borowsky, pianist

April 28, 2018 – Romantic Melodies and American Rhythms

This dynamic mother-daughter duo features music that will captivate your ears and heart.  The first half of the recital explores virtuosic works by three women composers of “La Belle Epoque”:  Cecile Chaminade, Melanie Bonis, and Louise Adopha LeBeau.  The second half features the music of the Americans by Gershwin, Barber, and Piazzolla:  a combination of jazz flavors and a kaleidoscope of harmonic colors.

2017-18 Season DONORS

  • Harry Cole
  • Cyril J. Jardine
  • Steve and Wanda Larsen
  • Ray Moreland
  • Joan & Alan Whelihan

* Sponsor ** Patron

LEVELS OF GIVING:

  • Supporter – $1.00 – $99.00
  • Sponsor – $100.00 – $249.00
  • Patron – $250.00 – $499.00
  • Saint – $500.00 and up

Support Calvary Music and Arts Ministry

Artistic expression, among the greatest of gifts offered to humankind, is meant to be shared with one another. It is the mission of Calvary’s Music and Arts Ministry to offer quality programs to our congregation and as an outreach to the community for little or no charge.

We are not funded by the general church budget, and rely primarily on contributions of supporters like you. Your generous contributions will allow us to continue offering concerts by our own church musicians as well as artists from around the country and throughout the world.

Tax-deductible contributions can be mailed to:
Calvary UMC
131 West Second Street
Frederick, MD 21701.
Please note “Music and Arts Ministry” in the check’s memo line. Please add “Community Concert Series” in the memo line.
Each contributor will receive an acknowledgement letter. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.