2017

October

15

4:00 p.m.

Fellowship Hall


Wire Pilots

The Wire Pilots are contemporary jazz trio featuring the music of Dan Rubright, composer and guitarist; Ted Rubright playing electro/acoustic percussion; and Ric Vice on upright bass. This St Louis based group plays an eclectic mix of Dan’s compositions, with occassional covers of popular songs, in jazz fusion and pop styles. This blur of traditional genre boundaries result in music that appeals to listeners of all ages.

November

12

3:00 p.m.

Sanctuary


Upcoming Concert

St. Louis Women's HOPE Chorale

For over 20 years, the Women’s Hope Chorale of St. Louis (WHCSL) has empowered women to discover the impact of their voices. The Chorale is an auditioned, multifaceted chorus that is committed to creative, quality vocal programming that highlights issues faced by women around the globe. We are the Ensemble in Residence at Maryville University.

WHCSL's mission is to give the community excellent music and join with organizations that share our values of hope and optimism for women. At the heart of the Chorale is a commitment to excellence and innovation in programming and performance. stlwomenshopechorale.org.

December

3

2:00 p.m.

Sanctuary


Imaginary Theatre Company:
The Nutcracker

Lonely Marie receives mysterious Christmas presents from her Godfather and finds magic in very unlikely places. One of the toys, a Nutcracker, leads Marie on a magical adventure full of evil mice, dancing fairies, and distant lands and helps her learn valuable lessons along the way.

December

10

4:00 p.m.

Sanctuary


Upcoming Concert

Chancel Choir and Orchestra
Messiah, parts I and II

The Chancel Choir and Orchestra continues this beloved tradition in our church with a presentation of Handel's Messiah Parts I and II. One of the best known and frequently performed choral oratorios, Messiah returns this Christmas season.

2018

January

21

4:00 p.m.

Sanctuary


Mound City Slickers

The Slickers are a St. Louis band that returns to music from a time when the city was known as “Mound City”. The group is comprised of six musicians who play instruments including fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, piano, and ukelele peforming a variety of genres from blue grass. traditional tunes, folk and ragtime. As one member puts it: our motto seems to be-so many tunes, so little time.

March

3

7:30 p.m.

Sanctuary


Gateway Men's Chorus

Founded in 1987, the Gateway Men's Chorus has presented 90 concerts in the thirty years of its existence. The mission of the Chorus is to affirm and promote gay culture and acceptance through excellence in musical performance and education. Presenting works ranging from classical choral repertoire, Broadway classics, holiday favorites and iconic LGBT anthems, the group strives to build a future where no voice can be silenced, inclusion is celebrated, the human spirit is amplified, and the arts are valued as essential to the human experience.

April

22

3:00 p.m.

Sanctuary


Linda Chatterton, flute, and Rachel Brandwein, harp

A Yamaha Performing Artist, Ms. Chatterton has performed in New York at Carnegie and Alice Tully halls, was a featured recitalist on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago, and has been heard throughout the US many times on National Public Radio’s Performance Today. Ms. Chatterton has performed with numerous groups including the Minnesota Orchestra, and she tours regularly as a duo performer with both harp and piano. As a concerto soloist, highlights include many performances of traditional and contemporary repertoire in the US and Europe. She has served as a US State Department Arts Ambassador overseas and is a regular performer and lecturer at the National Flute Association’s and British Flute Society’s conferences.

She is a two-time recipient and the only flute soloist to win a McKnight Artist Fellowship for Performing Musicians, and she has received many prizes and awards from the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board and the American Composers Forum. She received her Master of Music degree from the University of Minnesota and her Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music as a scholarship student of Bonita Boyd.

Harpist Dr. Rachel Brandwein is the winner of the 2014 Mu Phi Epsilon International Solo Competition. She was the Mu Phi Epsilon Concert Artist for the 2014-2016 concert seasons and performed and gave outreach presentations throughout the continental United States.

Dr. Brandwein is on faculty at Luther College, College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University, and Mount Calvary Academy of Music. Dr. Brandwein has presented master classes around the United States as well as in Asia. Among her many performance and composition accomplishments are first prizes and grants in numerous regional and national competitions sponsored by the American Harp Society , the American String Teachers Association, and Mu Phi Epsilon.

She frequently performs with various ensembles throughout the United States, including the National Lutheran Choir (with whom she can be heard on their Christmas CD released in 2016). Brandwein has also performed concerts with the Minnesota Orchestra and debuted in Hong Kong and Chiayi, Taiwan, with flutist Linda Chatterton in late 2016. Brandwein received the ARCH Awards for original harp solos from the American Harp Society Minnesota Chapter in 2013 and 2015.

Dr. Brandwein earned degrees from the University of Michigan (BM), The Juilliard School (MM), and Stony Brook University (DMA). After performing at her doctoral commencement, she was awarded the prestigious Ackerman Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies for high accomplishment in performance and pedagogy.

May

4

7:30 p.m.

Sanctuary


Annual Organ Dedication Anniversary Recital, Jeremy Tarrant
of the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Detroit

Jeremy David Tarrant is Organist and Choirmaster of the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Detroit where, in addition to playing the organ for liturgies and concerts, he conducts the Choir of Men and Boys, The Cathedral Girls' Choir, and the Cathedral Chamber Singers. He is also Artistic Director for Music at the Cathedral, an annual concert series.
Mr. Tarrant is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music where he earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in organ performance and church music as a student of Robert Glasgow and James Kibbie. He received his early training from Betty R. Pursley and Corliss Arnold.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Mr. Tarrant was a finalist in the American Guild of Organists Regional Competitions. Active as an concert organist, Jeremy David Tarrant has performed widely in North America. He has been particularly noted for his insightful performances of French organ music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but whatever the composer being played, Tarrant's solid musicianship has earned him the reputation of a first-rate performer.