2017-2018 Vesper Concert Series

The St. Louis Brass Quintet

One of the longest-established and best-known brass chamber ensembles, the St. Louis Brass Quintet will present American and classical favorites, as well as original arrangements of beloved hymns.

Sunday, October 15, 2017
5:00 p.m.

 

Music for all Saints: mozart requiem

Join us for this profound, reflective masterwork by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Chancel Choir, soloists and chamber orchestra present music for All Saints Day, traditionally the first Sunday in November.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

5:00 PM

 

christmas with clare college choir

The choir of Clare College, Cambridge returns to FUMC with a grand array of music celebrating the season of the Nativity, including much-loved works by Byrd, Mathias, Praétorius, Tavener and Rutter.

Friday, December 15, 2017

7:00 PM

 

the anderson jazz trio

This internationally-acclaimed trio on clarinet, saxophone and guitar, graduates of the Juilliard School, will perform a wide variety of American tunes, classics and hymns in the jazz style.  

Sunday, February 25, 2018
5:00 p.m.

 

Organist Maxine thevenot

Winner of the 2000 Canada Bach National Organ Competition and Director of Music at the Cathedral of St. John Albuquerque, Dr. Thevenot performs a program of Bach, Dupre, Togni, Bedard and Mulet.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

5:00 p.m.

 

GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE:
AN AMERICAN FESTIVAL

The FUMC Combined Choirs and the Westwinds Brass Band will present this perennial-favorite concert to honor America and to salute its military veterans. A hot dog and ice cream picnic follows.

Monday, July 2, 2018
6:30 p.m.

 

 2017-2018 Vesper Concert Series has concluded:

 

 


ABOUT THE VESPER CONCERT SERIES

For more than 30 years, the Vesper Concert Series has presented the finest musicians from around the world and from our own community.  Performers have included Chanticleer, the Choir of Clare College--Cambridge, Gerre Hancock, the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, The Kings Singers, John Rutter, John Scott, the Choir of St. Thomas Church--New York City, Frederick Swann, the Vienna Boys Choir, Sir David Willcocks, and the Tallis Scholars. 

All events in our Vesper Concert Series are offered with free admission, as a ministry to the people of Lubbock and the South Plains.  

The Vesper Concert Series is made possible by the contributions of the FUMC FRIENDS OF MUSIC.  We invite you to join the Friends of Music, and we are grateful for financial gifts of any amount.  

To become a Friend of Music, contact FUMC Music Office: (806) 763-0781 or cmcgrath@fumc.com.