Music Ministry Concerts / Events


For general information about any of the programs listed below, please contact Heather Ellison, Administrative Assistant for the Music Ministry, at or 404-842-5846

2015 Concert Series       

Upcoming Events



 
SUMMER VOICE WORKSHOPS
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The Peachtree Music Ministry presents

SUMMER VOICE WORKSHOP FOR MEN
and
SUMMER VOICE WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN

Wednesday nights, June 17-July 22 (excluding July 1)
7:00-8:00pm
Rooms 4403 and 4407 directly above the Gym

Instructors: Nathan Munson (men)
Stephanie Adrian (women)

Cost: $250 per participant
Individual voice lessons are also available at additional fee.

A wonderful summer endeavor - - one workshop for men’s voices and one for women’s voices - - simultaneously! Peachtree’s 2015 Summer Music Workshop is focused on voice technique for interested adult singers, including posture, breathing and the application of the soloist’s approach to choir music. You will learn basic exercises that are easy to do while learning how to transfer these skills into musical performance. Each participant's understanding of the how-to's of singing will increase the quality and enjoyment of singing in a choir!

Both these groups will offer two songs during a Sunday worship service toward the end of the summer.

About our instructors:

Tenor Nathan Munson has been praised for his vocal beauty and is a versatile presence on the operatic and concert stages. He has performed principal roles with the Atlanta Opera, Opera Piccola, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Opera North, and Sarasota Opera. He will return to Hawaii next year in a production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a concert performer, he has been a featured soloist with the Kalamazoo, Helena, and Bryan Symphony Orchestras. In Atlanta, Mr. Munson has been a guest artist with the Atlanta Sacred Chorale, Michael O'Neal Singers, Atlanta Chamber Players, Georgia Tech, the Atlanta Choral Guild and serves as a staff singer at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. He made his Carnegie Hall debut this Spring in a performance of Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass.

Stephanie Adrian joined the voice faculty at Emory University in 2011. She has also held posts at The Ohio State University, Otterbein University, and Kenyon College. As a guest clinician, she leads master classes for the Atlanta Opera High School Opera Institute and enjoys giving pre-opera lectures for Atlanta Opera main stage productions. A former Young Artist at Opera North, Adrian’s operatic repertoire spans contemporary American heroines including Susannah, Abigail, and Rosina, and those in light opera such as Hannah, Mabel, and Aline. Her concert work includes Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, Mozart’s Requiem, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.


Past Events



CELEBRATING GRACE: INSPIRE! A CHOIR FESTIVAL FOR SENIORS
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 2:00 PM - Sanctuary

Celebrating Grace: INSPIRE!
A Senior Adult Choir Festival
Thursday and Friday April 9-10, 2015

Peachtree Presbyterian Church
Mary Hoffman, conductor
Andy Bayles, pianist


400 grand adult singers and two days of joyous music-making, right after Easter - - what could be better?? Sponsored by Celebrating Grace, this choir festival will feature all senior adults working through 4 rehearsals in preparation for one wonderful concert. Peachtree’s Director of Music, Mary Hoffman, will conduct all the workshops and the culminating concert.

Thursday, April 9:
2:00pm Registration in the Williams Center
2:30 Welcome and Guest Choir performance (Sanctuary)
3:00 Choir Rehearsal (1)
4:30 Break
5:15 Choir Rehearsal (2)
6:00 Supper at the church
7:00 Devotion and Guest Choir concert
7:30 Choir Rehearsal (3)
8:30 Guest Entertainment

Friday April 10:
8:30am Coffee and continental fare
9:00 Devotion and Guest Concert
9:30 Rehearsal in Sanctuary
10:30 Break
11:00 CONCERT (Sanctuary)


To register: Go to http://www.celebrating-grace.com/festival

Cost is $40.00 per person, including dinner on Thursday night.

For more information or to register your choir now, contact the Music Ministry at heathere@peachtreepres.org or contact Bob Burroughs, Event Coordinator for Celebrating Grace at bobburroughs@icloud.com

GEORGIAN CHAMBER PLAYERS: THE MAJESTY OF BRAHMS
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 4:00 PM - Kellett Chapel

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 4pm
Kellett Chapel, Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary Season, the Georgian Chamber Players
presents "The Majesty of Brahms"

Program includes:
-Sonata in D Major for Piano Duet by Mozart
-Vocalise for piano duet by Rachmaninov
-La Valse for piano duet by Ravel
-Quintet in B Minor for Clarinet and String Quartet by Brahms

Featuring performers Laura Ardan, David Coucheron, Julie Coucheron, Reid Harris, Elizabeth Pridgen, Christopher Rex, and Ji in Yang.

Tickets are available at the door the day of the performance and includes a reception to meet the performers after the concert.

Cash or check: $10 for students, $20 for adults
Credit card: $11 for students, $22 for adults

For more information, please visit georgianchamberplayers.org.

COLLEGE CHOIRS: MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY AND REINHARDT UNIVERSITY CHOIRS, in concert together!
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM - Sanctuary

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CHOIR IN CONCERT

The University Choir from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, will perform as part of its annual winter tour, showcasing its reputation for innovative programming and tonal variety with repertoire spanning five centuries.

The Choir owns an extensive touring history that includes performances in Scandinavia, Russia, Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, China, Taiwan, England, and the Baltic region. Additionally the Choir has seven CDs to its credit, including the live recordings of the annual Vespers at Millikin, a tradition that attracts nearly 7,000 attendees. Their recent appearance at the National Convention of the American Choral Director’s Association garnered new attention to the Choir’s dynamic performing style.

The University Choir is under the direction of Dr. Bradley Holmes, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies. He has led the choir since 1991.

Georgia's own Reinhardt University Choir, from Waleska and under the direction of legendary conductor Dr. Martha Shaw, will be joining Millikin for this very special combined choir event.

Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased here:

For more information, contact the Peachtree Music Ministry at heathere@peachtreepres.org