Upcoming Events

August 9, 2015 - Organ Recital, Nicholas Liese
Nicholas Liese, a student at Concordia University Wisconsin, will be giving an organ recital in the St. John The Devine Chapel Sunday, August 9 at 3:30 p.m. featuring select works of Bach, Buxtehude, Guilmant, Messiaen, Mathias and more on the wonderful Buzard Opus 7 organ! Nicholas will be traveling to Florence, Venice, and Rome in Italy with Concordia's touring choir "Kammerchor" during the spring of 2016. There will be a door offering taken at the recital, the proceeds of which will help offset the cost of the Spring Italy Tour.
August 9, 2015 - Urbana Bach Vespers
The Urbana Bach Vespers Project is pleased to present its next concert in this historically-informed series at First Presbyterian Church of Urbana on Sunday, August 9 at 5 p.m. Organist Jonathan Young will present a recreation of Felix Mendelssohn's August 6, 1840 all-Bach recital at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig on its 175th anniversary, using Mendelssohn's original program. Selections will include the Prelude and Fugue in a minor (BWV 543, known in the 19th century as "Mendelssohn's Bach a minor"), Passacaglia in c minor (BWV 582), and Toccata in d minor (BWV 565). Free admission.
August, 2015 - Five Concerts, Scott Montgomery
During the month of August, Scott Montgomery will be giving five Sunday concerts at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Champaign to celebrate his 20th year at Holy Cross. The concerts will be at 3 p.m. prior to the 4 p.m. mass.
September 27, 2015 - Faculty Recital, Dr. Dana Robinson
Chapel of St. John the Divine, Corner of Armory and Wright Streets, Champaign, Illinois, 5:00 p.m.. This recital will feature the premiere of a work for organ composed by U of I faculty member, Reynold Tharp, in memory of Thomas Schleis.
October 11, 2015 - Ray Wiggs recital
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Casavant organ in First United Methodist Church, Corner of Church and State Streets, Champaign, Illinois, 3:00 p.m
November 1, 2015 - Scott Montgomery recital
Continuing celebration of the Casavant organ in 1st United Methodist Church, Corner of Church and State Streets, Champaign, Illinois, 3:00 p.m
November 13, 2015 - Choir, Organ and Orchestra Concert
The Choir of Emmanuel Church, Filippo Ciabatti, Conductor, Michael Fisher Organ in a concert featuring Schubert: Mass in G; Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine: Denis Bedard: Concerto for Organ and Strings. Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, corner of University and State Streets, Champaign, Illinois, 7:30 p.m.

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