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Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Ralph Vaughn Williams

An Evening with Ralph Vaughn Williams Nov. 2, 2019 7:00pm
The Columbia Civic Orchestra and Columbia Chorale come together to present a program of music by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. The orchestra opens the concert with two contrasting works, Vaughan Williams’ jovial English Folk Song Suite and gorgeous Fantasia on Themes of Thomas Tallis. Then the Chorale joins the Orchestra for a performance of Vaughan Williams’ cantata Dona Nobis Pacem, which combines secular texts of Walt Whitman along with religious passages while pleading “on earth peace, goodwill to men.”

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Holiday Brass Concert

Holiday Brass Concert Dec. 2, 2019 7:00pm
Ring in the holiday season with the sounds of brass! Join the Mizzou Brass, the University of Missouri Brass Choir, and brass studio ensembles for their annual celebration of the season. Hear seasonal favorites and some new flavors that will inspire and put everyone in the holiday spirit. A portion of the proceeds will provide funding for brass scholarships at the University of Missouri.

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Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

A Gospel Christmas Celebration

A Gospel Christmas Celebration Dec. 14, 2019 7:00pm
The Missouri United Methodist Choirs present a Christmas concert of spiritual and gospel songs featuring the very best arrangements of your favorite Christmas classics as well as some stirring new works from the great composers of today. This concert will showcase the Missouri United Methodist Chancel Choir and Agape Singers in a manner new to our Concert Series. You will be moved toward the manger with every word as we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ through music that touches the soul.

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Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Tina Christiansen International Concert Organist from Denmark

Tina Christiansen International Concert Organist from Denmark Feb. 1, 2020 7:00pm
The international concert organist Tina Christiansen has performed all over the European Union and in Russia (Siberia and The Far East Coast), including venues such as St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and Riga Cathedral in Latvia. She finished the soloist class (advanced postgraduate diploma) from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus (DK) in 2013 and she has received awards in several international competitions.

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Jamie Younkin Quartet

Jamie Younkin Quartet March 28, 2020 7:00pm
Performed by the Jamie Younkin Quartet, “Woman in Gold” is a soulful program of tuneful original songs and upcycled jazz standards in a variety of contemporary styles. Jamie Younkin is highly regarded for her sensuous vocals, nuanced trumpet performances and has been compared to Diana Krall and Chet Baker. She is the vice president and founding member of the United States foremost jazz competition, The American Jazz Pianist Competition.

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Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

An Ambush of Conductors: Beethoven’s Anniversary Concert

An Ambush of Conductors: Beethoven’s Anniversary Concert June 6, 2020 7:00pm
Maestro Kirk Trevor has been leading internationally acclaimed conducting workshops around the world for years. He will once again, in Columbia, be teaching some of the world’s most up and coming conductors in an intensive week-long session. The culmination of this will be a full concert with the workshop participants leading the Missouri Symphony in its celebration of the 250-year anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

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Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

“An Ambush of Conductors” Concert

Maestro Kirk Trevor has been leading internationally acclaimed conducting workshops around the world for years. Again, this year he will be teaching in Columbia some of the world’s most up and coming young conductors. The culmination of this week-long intense session will be a full concert with the conductor workshop participants leading the Missouri Symphony. You will be amazed by the skill and talent of these young maestros. The audience is invited to a reception with the conductors after the concert.

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Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dixieland Band

Join us as we inaugurate a Dixieland Band as part of the MUMC Concert Series. Originating in New Orleans, this quintessential American art form found its way to St Louis, where it still vibrates as part of Missouri’s musical heritage. Welcome the legendary Jerry Hoover and his Firehouse Band in a musical event that you will never forget!

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Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Sights & Sounds – the Skinner Organ inside and out

Organist David Cason will highlight this unique program that will, through pictures, music, and the spoken word, unveil the secrets of the great Aeolian-Skinner Organ. With 4 manuals (keyboards), 44 stops, 51 ranks, and 3297 pipes it is one of the largest pipe organs in the Midwest.

Come with us as we take a tour through the inside of the organ chamber, the console, and the pedals in an extravaganza that will demonstrate the incredible capabilities of this exceptional instrument.

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Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Lessons and Carols – an Advent concert

Lessons and Carols was first formalized by Edward White Benson, later the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1880. In 1918 it was adapted by King’s College, Cambridge, UK and has been performed there each year since on Christmas Eve. Dr. Tim Coday, MUMC director of music ministries, will mirror this festival of nine lessons and carols into an Advent evening worth remembering.

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Dec
2
3:00 PM15:00

Holiday Brass Concert

Leading us into Advent, this annual concert has brought regional acclaim for its warmth and essence, featuring the brass faculty and students from the University of Missouri School of Music. Hear seasonal favorites and some new flavors that will inspire and put everyone in the Christmas spirit. This concert supports the music scholarships at MU.

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Apr
21
7:00 PM19:00

Columbia Community Band

Adult $10/Student $5
This spring concert will feature the Columbia Community Band playing all Missouri composers. The Columbia Community Band, one of the Midwest's premier symphonic concert bands was founded in 1981. The band offers membership to professional and non-professional musicians from all across the Mid-Missouri community. Performances include classical, contemporary, and festive pieces in a wide variety of community venues.

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Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman Organ Workshop

Adult $10/Student $5
Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, Lebanon Valley College organist and professor of music, will lead an organ workshop on Friday evening the 16th at 7pm at the church. On Saturday the 17th, at 7pm, she will perform works of Widor, Durufle, Bach, Lau, Farrington, Hampton, and Messiaen on the historic Skinner organ at the church. Dr. Moorman-Stahlman has performed as a featured artist at major venues in Washington, D.C., New York City, and across the Midwest. She has garnered an impressive array of competition credits, including semi-finalist at the St. Albans International Organ Competition in England

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Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman Organ Workshop

Adult $10/Student $5
Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, Lebanon Valley College organist and professor of music, will lead an organ workshop on Friday evening the 16th at 7pm at the church. On Saturday the 17th, at 7pm, she will perform works of Widor, Durufle, Bach, Lau, Farrington, Hampton, and Messiaen on the historic Skinner organ at the church. Dr. Moorman-Stahlman has performed as a featured artist at major venues in Washington, D.C., New York City, and across the Midwest. She has garnered an impressive array of competition credits, including semi-finalist at the St. Albans International Organ Competition in England

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

A Baroque Christmas to Remember

Adult $10/Student $5
The Missouri United Methodist Church proudly presents A Baroque Christmas to Remember. The MUMC Chancel Choir, directed by Dr. Tim Coday, will join forces with the Missouri Symphony Society Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, directed by Maestro Kirk Trevor, to offer a beautiful concert of Baroque Choral favorites including Vivaldi's Gloria and other Advent and Christmas music.

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All I Want for Christmas is Brass
Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

All I Want for Christmas is Brass

Concert Series

$10/Student $5
Begin your holiday celebrations with The Holiday Brass Concert featuring the brass faculty and students from the University of Missouri. Hear your seasonal favorites performed by some of the finest brass players in Missouri:  the Mizzou Brass, the MU Brass Choir, Trumpet Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Horn Choir and the Tuba Euphonium Ensemble,. Under the direction of Dr. Tim Howe, Associate Professor, Trombone/*Brass Area Coordinator, University of Missouri, these fine ensembles will surely put you in the spirit of Christmas! Joining the MU Brass this year is one of Missouri's most popular jazz ensembles, the Alan Beeson Trio, led by Mizzou Alumni Alan Beeson. Their special arrangements of the season’s most popular carols will add a special musical dimension to this year’s concert. 

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Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

Fall Choral Concert

Adult $10/Student $5
The Missouri United Methodist Concert Series kicks off with a Fall Choral Concert featuring the premiere choral ensembles from the University of Missouri and Columbia College. R. Paul Crabb, Director of Choral Activities, leads the University Singers; and Emily EdgingtonAndrews , Director of Community Outreach, Assistant Choral Director, and Brandon Boyd, Assistant Professor of Choral Music, bring the University Concert Choir. Nollie Moore, director of the Columbia College Music Program, brings The Jane Froman Singers. You won't want to miss this exciting musical experience!

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