Jerry Westenkuehler: Sunday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Jerry Westenkuehler will be performing a concert on the 106-rank Garland organ on Sunday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. He will be playing works by J. S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Joseph Haydn, and Louis Vierne.
Jerry will also share the organ bench with Michael Plantz in an organ duet by Canadian composer Denis Bedard. The concert will also premier a newly written, seven movement piece entitled “Partita on a Chinese Hymntune” written by Westenkuehler for his upcoming concerts in Indonesia this July.
Wyeth String Quartet: Tuesday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Concerts at Arborlawn welcomes The Wyeth String Quartet, the principal strings of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, in concert on Tuesday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. This is the inaugural concert in Arborlawn’s Elizabeth Cramer Chapel.
The ensemble is comprised of the principal strings of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra: Michael Shih and Adriana Voirin DeCosta, violins, Laura Bruton, viola, and Leda Dawn Larson, cello.
Admission to the concert is free, but seating is limited to 150. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to hear this exquisite quartet on Tuesday, June 17.
“A Salute to America”: Friday, July 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for Arborlawn’s cherished annual Independence Day tradition - the “A Salute to America” concert - on Friday, July 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. This year we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this crowd favorite.
The concert features the 200-voice Festival Chorus. The entertaining evening includes singing of all military anthems with veterans and families standing for their respective branch of the service, as well as audience participation in singing “God Bless America,” “You're a Grand Old Flag,” “My Country ’tis of Thee,” “America the Beautiful,” and other favorites.
The choir will be singing favorites including Wilhousky's “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “This is My Song,” “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” and others. Under the direction of Arborlawn’s minister of worship arts Tom Stoker, the choir will be accompanied by Dr. Jerry Westenkuehler, organist, on Arborlawn’s 106-rank Dan Garland Organ.
The choir is open to anyone who wants to sing that evening. Singers are asked to wear their favorite red, white, and blue, and come to rehearse from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Singers will be served a light dinner, and the choir will then sing for the 7:00 p.m. concert.
There is no admission charge for the concert, and the public is invited to attend.
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