2018-2019 Vesper Concert Series

A special tribute honoring dr. gordon mcmillan

Join us in honoring Dr. Gordon McMillan and the contributions he made to FUMC in his 26 years as Director of Music. The program will be presented by the FUMC Chancel Choir, returning Guest Artists and special guests.

Sunday, September 9, 2018
5:00 p.m.


Music for all Saints: Requiem by Maurice DuruflÉ

Join us for this profound, reflective masterwork, Opus 9 by organist and composer Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986). The FUMC Chancel Choir, soloists and chamber orchestra present deeply moving music for All Saints Day.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

5:00 PM


christmas with stile antico

This U.K. ensemble has thrilled audiences in Europe and North America with fresh, vibrant and loving programs of Renaissance polyphony. This performance presents Christmas music written during the Siglo de oro – the Spanish Renaissance Golden Age.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

5:00 PM


Cello Artistry with Jeffrey Lastrapes

Texas Tech Professor Jeffrey Noel Lastrapes is a chamber musician, recitalist and teacher. He will perform the Bach Gamba Sonatas with David Chung on harpsichord, along with a Sonata with flutist Susanna Self. 

Sunday, February 17, 2019
5:00 p.m.


the texas guitar quartet

Formed in 2009, the Texas Guitar Quartet has been hailed as “Impeccable in every respect” by Classical Guitar Magazine. This musical performance will include Spanish, Latin American, and Traditional classical pieces. 

Sunday, March 31, 2019

5:00 p.m.



The FUMC Combined Choirs and the Westwinds Brass Band will present this annual favorite concert to honor America and to salute its military veterans. Wave the flag, wear red, white and blue, and stay afterward for a hot dog and ice cream picnic.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
6:30 p.m.


 2018-2019 Vesper Concert Series has concluded:




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 hmeaders@fumc.com.