Join us for the final event on the 2019-20 Couts Music Series with this celebratory Easter Hymn Festival. In addition to hymns and readings, the festival includes music sung by the choirs of Pilgrim Congregational Church, Second Presbyterian Church, and Westminster Presbyterian Church. Organ, handbells, brass, and timpani will lead the singing of hymns as the choirs and audience celebrate the joy of the Easter season.
Harold Lloyd shows his talents in this 1927 American classic comedy silent film. Still considered by critics and fans as one of Lloyd’s best films, The Kid Brother blends comedy, romance, and drama in one action-packed film. Lloyd stars as the town sheriff’s bashful son who has the chance to prove himself when a medicine show comes into town. Andrew Peters provides live organ accompaniment to this 84 minute film.
Since 2006, the Trombones of the Saint Louis Symphony have taken their finely-honed ensemble skills from the symphonic concert stage to intimate chamber music settings across the United States. The International Trombone Association Journal, in a review of their most recent recording Fleur de Lis cited “an astonishing amount of versatility and virtuosity”. The Trombones will present works they have commissioned from composers with strong St. Louis roots including Caleb Burhans (Alarm Will Sound) and Adam Maness (The 442s). They also will perform their own arrangements of works by Giovanni Gabrieli, Sergei Prokofiev, and others.
The Second Church Chorale and Chamber Orchestra with conductor Andrew Peters present music for the Thanksgiving season. The program opens with enchanting, brief orchestral works by Karl Abel, William Boyce, and Henry Purcell. Singers of the Chorale conclude the concert with George Frederick Handel’s magnificent Dettingen Te Deum. Commissioned in 1743, the work celebrates the British victory in the Battle of Dettingen. Additional singers are welcome to join the Chorale for this concert. Please contact the music office for further details including the rehearsal schedule.
The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterain Church of Ste. Genevieve, located at 160 S. Main St., Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, will sell homemade baked goods and host a book sale in conjunction with Rural Heritage Day Celebration of Ste. Genevieve. Take time to enjoy the beauty of fall with sweet treats and a good book! Directions found here.