Music and the Arts Concerts

Music and the Arts

A series of concerts presented each season as part of the Music Program at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church under the direction of Music Director, Gregory White.  Begun in 2009, these concert offerings have been well-received with enthusiasm by the Western New York community for presenting local, national, and international performing artists.  Artists and performing ensembles come to us across Western New York, the United States and Europe (Germany, Russia, Switzerland, and England).  Each season, Music and the Arts Concerts offer an array of programs representing a variety of artists, ensembles, musical genre that include classical, early music, contemporary, jazz, blues, vocal, instrumental, choral masterworks, and seasonal and ethnic favorites.  Artists have included: Lyra (Russian Opera Singers); Gail Archer, Concert Organist; Advent Chorale of WNY, Western New York Chamber Orchestra and Soloists (Messiah); Sanctuary Choir and Soloists of OPPC; Vocalis; Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus; Fredonia College Choir; Fredonia Chamber Choir; Harmonic Brass of Munich; Freudig Singers; Buffalo Master Chorale; Peter Griggs, Classical Guitar; Svyati Duo (Cello and Organ); Camerata (Soprano, Cello, Oboe, Keyboard); Kindred (Celtic Music); Doug Yeomans, Guitarist; and others.  Music and the Arts Concerts are possible through generous audience donations which support artist honorariums.  Please consider joining us for these concert programs – be sure to review the schedule of concerts at the link below.  If you would like to receive email announcements of up-coming concerts, please contact the church office at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, Music and the Arts Concerts, 4369 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127, Telephone: 716.662.9348 or Email: info@oppchurch.org


Fall 2017 Concert Schedule

 

Lyra

Live from St. Petersburg, Russia – In Concert as part of their U.S. East Coast Concert Tour

Friday, September 29, 2017 – 7:30pm

Join us for an evening of Russian Orthodox Church Music and Russian Folksongs

performed by 4 world-class opera singers – alumni of the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music

Admission: $10 (per person)

 

Vocális Chamber Choir

Seasons - Songs for Life's Journey

Friday, October 13, 2017 – 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of glorious music from one of WNY’s premier choirs.

Admission: $15 (per person)

 

Handel’s “Messiah”

Advent Chorale of Western New York, Soloists

and Western New York Chamber Orchestra

Gregory White, Music Director-Conductor

Cristen Gregory, Soprano • Faith Baer, Mezzo-Soprano • Jeffrey Thompson, Tenor • Daniel Ihasz, Baritone

Friday, December 1, 2017 – 7:30pm

Begin your holiday season with a performance of this timeless masterwork of Handel presented

by the Advent Chorale - A South Towns seasonal favorite for 38 consecutive years!

Admission: $10 (per person)

 

A Service of Lessons & Carols

Presented by the Clergy and Church Choirs of Orchard Park

Sunday, December 3, 2017 – 7:00pm

The public is invited to join us for this community service in the Sanctuary of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church.

 

The Advent Spiral

Come and prepare for the Christmas Season . . . participate in a unique presentation

of the Advent Spiral with music by Doug Yeomans, Guitar.

Friday, December 22, 2017 – 6:45pm  ‚óŹ  Soup and Bread Dinner – 6:00PM

 

 

 

 

Upcoming events...

 

Thank you to our patrons, our audiences, and the Western New York community for their enthusiastic support of Music and the Arts Concerts.  We hope you will join us for the upcoming Fall 2017 concerts featuring the artists of Lyra Vocal Ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, Vocalis Chamber Choir, Advent Chorale of WNY, Soloists, WNY Chamber Orchestra in full performance of Handel's Messiah, A Community Service of Lessons and Carols. and the Annual Advent Spiral - We look forward to wecloming you to Music and the Arts Concerts at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church.