Concert Calendar

Masterworks Series

Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

A performance of American masterworks.  Come celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence with Copland, Ives, Buck, Sousa, and more!  We will celebrate America with a patriotic potpourri of sing-a-longs and other American written folk tunes.  Organists Michael Steven Lianos and Aaron Renninger will perform for this scintillating free concert!


AGO Organ Series

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Concert organist Dr. Hans-Peter Retzmann is Director of Music at Saint Nikolaus in Monchengladbach-Hardt, Germany.  His musical education includes church music studies in Aachen and Dusseldorf and further studies in improvisation and composition with Naji Hakim at the Eglise de la Sainte-Trinite, Paris culminating in his receiving of a doctoral degree for his dissertation on the aesthetics of Max Reger.  All are welcome to this free concert sponsored by Christopher Newport University and the Tidewater Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.


Solo Piano Series

Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Pianist/composer Mark Christopher Brandt has been performing and recording professionally since 1977.  He is both a powerful and positive motivational speaker as well as a gifted classically and jazz trained pianist.  Mark will perform works from his solo piano improvisational DVD/CD series along with music from his earlier solo projects.  All are welcome to this free concert. 


Trinity Organ Series

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Noon

Opening concert of this season's Trinity Organ Series with organist Aaron Renninger.  All are invited to bring lunch, and meet the artists following the free concert.  Beverages will be provided.  More information coming soon!


Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra

Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

The Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra will open its 13th season with a free concert.  Works include "Romanian Folk Dances" by Bela Bartok, "Symphony No. 29 in A Mojor" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the "Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major" by Joseph Haydn with soloist Stephen Custer.  All are welcome.  


Trinity Organ Series

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Noon

More information coming soon!


Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Join with the parish choir of Saint Bede in this beautiful candlelit service of choral music, scripture readings, and traditional congregational hymns of the season.



Masterworks Series

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Bass-Baritone Darren K. Stokes and organist Michael Steven Lianos.

More information coming soon!




AGO Organ Series

Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Lynn Trapp holds a distinguished career as concert organist, pianist, conductor, composer, and liturgist.  Through his many concert appearances, publications, awards, and clinician work he is a highly respected leader with a national and international reputation.  He presently serves as Director of Liturgy and Music at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Trapp will perform in this free solo organ concert co-sponsored with the Tidewater Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. All are welcome.




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