Concerts at First

Priscilla DantasSunday, September 9, 4 pm - Fellowship Hall Piano Dedication - Young Brazilian pianist Priscilla Dantas playa a program of Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Debussy and more. Free admission.

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Risonanti Sunday, September 30, 4 PM - Risonanti - Joanna Blendulf, Tessa Brinckman, Victoria Pich and Hideki Yamaya perform an assortment of charming 18th century works by Telemann, Ariosti, Locatelli, Albrechtsberger and Milandre, featuring the sweet, exotic sounds of the viola d'amore. Suggested donation: $10.

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CLC  Brass QuintetSunday, October 21, 4 PM - CLC Brass Quintet - Richard Berg & Chris Peters, trumpet, Roger Welch, horn, James Meyer & Matthew Vettrus, trombone. Suggested donation: $10.

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Pipe ScreamsSunday, October 28, 4 PM - Pipe Screams - Fundraiser for The Organ Loft aired weekly on KWAX-FM. Wacky, wild, spooky and silly concert featuring members and friends of the Eugene Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Costumes encouraged.

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Matthew HallsSaturday, November 10, 7:30 PM - Matthew Halls - conducts Duruflé Requiem Scarlatti Stabat Mater with the University Singers and UO Chamber Choir, Julia Brown, organ. Suggested donation: $10.

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Left Coast Sax QuartetSunday, November 18, 4 PM - Left Coast Sax Quartet - Mike Curtis, Richard Berg, Char Decker & Annalisa Morton mix and match ragtime, tango, jazz, Baroque and klezmer. Suggested donation: $10.

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Christmas Choral Sunday

Sunday, December 16, 9:50 AM - Christmas Choral Sunday - A worship service of prayer, readings and music lead by the choirs of FUMC; Linda Duffendack Oxley, conductor.

Sunday, December 16, 4 PM - A German Renaissance Christmas - UUCE Chamber Singers, voices of FUMC Choirs & instrumental ensemble directed by Tom Sears and Linda Oxley. Music of Praetorius, Lassus, Sweelinck and more to celebrate the Advent season. Tickets (suggested donation): $10 / individual or $25 / family. (This same program is also being performed at UUCE Church (1685 W. 13th Ave.) on Saturday, December 15 at 7pm, 541.686.2775.)

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Advent Advent Organ Recitals - December 7, 14 & 21 - Fridays at noon. Thirty minutes of organ music for the season featuring Julia Brown and the Hochchalter pipe organ. Freewill offering.

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Twelfth NightSunday, January 6, 4 PM - Ring in Twelfth Night - Shira Fadeley and the Handbells of First UMC bring a program that celebrates Twelfth Night. Freewill offering.

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Cascade ConsortSunday, January 27, 4 PM - Cascade Consort - Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba, Julia Brown, harpsichord, Aaron Cain, baritone and David Rogers, lute. Suggested donation: $10.

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Les FacheauxSunday, February 10, 4 PM - Les Facheaux - Music & Dance from the court of Louis XIV. Joanna Blendulf, Laura Zaerr and David Rogers play the music from Moliere's first ComĂ©die-Ballet, Les Facheux in an arrangement for early harp, guitar and pardessus de viole. Joining the musicians will be baroque dancer Daniel Stephens and friends. Suggested donation: $10. Click here to read the press release.  Click here to view the poster.

 

J. S. Bach Birthday BashSunday, March 17, 4 PM - J. S. Bach Birthday Bash - A tribute to J. S. Bach on the month of his birthday. Julia Brown plays organ and harpsichord works by Johann Sebastian and his sons, Carl Philip Emanuel and Wilhelm Friedemann. Suggested donation: $10.

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Sonos Handbell EnsembleSunday, Friday April 12, 7 PM - Sonos Handbell Ensemble - Sonos Handbell Ensemble's virtuosity has mesmerized audiences across the world. Their international and national touring and appearances on major television and radio broadcasts (including two appearances on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion on National Public Radio) have helped introduce handbell virtuosity to millions of people around the world. FREE CONCERT but an opportunity to donate to Sonos will be given.

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Earth MassSunday, April 21, 4 PM - Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) by Paul Winter - Co-composer and guitarist Jim Scott comes to Eugene to perform with UUCE Choirs (Tom Sears, conductor) and First UMC Choirs (Linda Oxley, conductor) and instrumental ensemble. Tickets suggested donation): $10 / individual or $25 / family.

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In MemoriamSunday, May 26, 4 PM - In Memoriam - Cascade Consort performs 17th and 18th centuries music on Memorial Day weekend. Suggested donation: $10.

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FUMC CabaretSunday, June 2, 4 PM - 2nd Annual FUMC Cabaret - First UMC Choirs and friends prepare a fun, entertaining evening of show-tunes and dessert. Pat Knaus, director. Tickets (suggested donation): $10/individual or $25/family.

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Click here for a poster of the the Concerts at First 2012-2013 Schedule.

Click here to view September 2011-June 2012 Concerts at First.