NEW SOUTH FESTIVAL SINGERS at PICCOLO SPOLETO
May
28
3:00 PM15:00

NEW SOUTH FESTIVAL SINGERS at PICCOLO SPOLETO

Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Circular Congregational Church
150 Meeting Street
Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina

Music Director Andrew Phillips Schmidt makes his Piccolo Spoleto debut as conductor of the New South Festival Singers.  Performing for the first time in 1989 as Gwinnett Festival Singers, and known since 1998 as William Baker Festival Singers, the 40-voice chorale has performed annually to capacity audiences at the Charleston festival for nearly 30 years.  In their first appearance with a new conductor and a new name, the chorus will perform works of Monteverdi, Finzi, Gjeilo, and Durufle, in addition to the African-American spirituals and gospel songs that have made the Festival Singers a regional sensation for decades.

Admission Free, Donations Received - Early Arrival Recommended for Best Seats

The New South Festival Singers at Piccolo Spoleto

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News South Festival Singers - Piccolo Spoleto Bon Voyage Concert
May
20
3:00 PM15:00

News South Festival Singers - Piccolo Spoleto Bon Voyage Concert

Sun, May 20, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
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St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
1790 Lavista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
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New South Festival Singers
PICCOLO SPOLETO BON VOYAGE CONCERT
The Festival Singers have performed to capacity audiences at Charleston's Piccolo Spoleto.  The annual Bon Voyage Concert is a hometown preview of our performance at the famous Charleston celebration, a crowning culmination of our concert season.

Tickets: $5 - $40

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William Baker Festival Singers & Friends in St. Louis
Apr
29
1:30 PM13:30

William Baker Festival Singers & Friends in St. Louis

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Third Baptist Church
620 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103

The William Baker Festival Singers
With Special Guests Lindenwood University Select Women's Ensemble
& the Concert Choir of the Kirkwood Children's Chorale
Works by Missouri Composers Geoffrey Wilcken and Ed Frazier Davis
Rousing American Folk Hymns, Spirituals & Gospel Song

Admission Free, donations received to support tour expenses

The William Baker Festival Singers in St. Louis

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William Baker Festival Singers at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis
Apr
28
4:30 PM16:30

William Baker Festival Singers at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Pre-Liturgy Concert at 4:30 PM
Providing Music for the Vigil Mass at 5:00 PM

Cathedral Basilica
4431 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108

The William Baker Festival Singers, known throughout the Midwest for performances of diverse sacred music, present classical works, folk hymns and spirituals as part of the Saturday Vigil Mass at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis.  

Worship Service - All Are Welcome

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New South Festival Singers at Redeemer Lutheran Church
Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

New South Festival Singers at Redeemer Lutheran Church

Sun, April 22, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
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Redeemer Lutheran Church
731 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308
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New South Festival Singers

NEW SOUTH FESTIVAL SINGERS AT REDEEMER
Redeemer Lutheran Church in the heart of Midtown Atlanta has been a favorite concert venue for over a quarter-century, and is now the rehearsal home of the Festival Singers.  Join us for a concert of beautiful music in the acoustical richness and architectural splendor of one of America's great churches.

Tickets: $5 - $100

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JEWISH SPRING: Music in Celebration & Remembrance
Apr
16
7:30 PM19:30

JEWISH SPRING: Music in Celebration & Remembrance

Monday April, 16, 2018
Ahavath Achim Synagogue
600 Peachtree Battle Avenue NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Zimria Festivale Atlanta & Friends
Amy Thropp, Music Director & Conductor
Dr. Soo Jim Kim, Accompanist
Classical Works by Handel & Mendelssohn
Modern Works by Atlanta Composers William W. Dreyfoos and Amy Thropp
Traditional Jewish Selections by Lewandowski Kosakoff & Wilensky

Sponsored by the Ahavath Achim Congregation Cultural Arts Series

Tickets $10 General Admission

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Andrew Cain Memorial Choral Festival - New South Festival Singers
Feb
25
4:00 PM16:00

Andrew Cain Memorial Choral Festival - New South Festival Singers

Sun, February 25, 2018
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
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Covenant Presbyterian Church
2461 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305
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New South Festival Singers
ANDREW CAIN MEMORIAL CHORAL FESTIVAL
Celebrating the memory of one of Atlanta's beloved choral enthusiasts, the New South Festival Singers host a gala festival concert featuring performances by the 40-voice semi-professional chorale and their guests, Collagium Vocale and Canticum Novum from the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.

Tickets $5 - $40

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THE FESTIVAL SINGERS IN LEE'S SUMMIT
Feb
3
7:00 PM19:00

THE FESTIVAL SINGERS IN LEE'S SUMMIT

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 7:00 PM
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
416 SE Grand Avenue in Lee's Summit, MO

William Baker Festival Singers

THE FESTIVAL SINGERS IN LEE'S SUMMIT
Classics from renaissance to Contemporary
With Our Special Guests... Calvary University Chorale, Jeremy Schell, Music Director

Admission Free; Donations Gratefully Accepted

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FESTIVAL OF KANSAS CITY COMPOSERS
Jan
28
3:00 PM15:00

FESTIVAL OF KANSAS CITY COMPOSERS

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3:00 PM
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
1307 Holmes Road in Kansas City, MO

William Baker Festival Singers

FESTIVAL OF KANSAS CITY COMPOSERS
Featuring the Music of Ed Frazier Davis, Composer in Residence
Along with Works of Vince Gover, Sean Sweden, John Leavitt & Geoff Wilcken
With Our Special Guests...Allegro Con Moto, Christy Elsner, Music Director & Mid-America Nazarene University Heritage Choir, Dr. Christopher Smith, Music Director

Tickets $5-$40

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CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL
Dec
17
2:00 PM14:00

CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:00 PM
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
415 West 13th Street (at Broadway) in Kansas City, MO

William Baker Festival Singers

CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL
Beloved Traditional Carols, Timeless Classics for Organ & Choir
With Our Special Guests...Spring Hill High School Madrigal Choir, Georann Whitman, Music Director

 

$5-$40

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CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL
Dec
15
7:30 PM19:30

CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL

Friday, December 15, 2017, 7:30 PM
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
416 West 12th Street (at Broadway) in Kansas City, MO

William Baker Festival Singers

CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS & CATHEDRAL
Beloved Traditional Carols, Timeless Classics for Organ & Choir
With Our Special Guests...Allegro Con Spirito, Dr. Christopher Smith, Music Director

Tickets $5-$40

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Candlelight & Carols with the New South Festival Singers
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Candlelight & Carols with the New South Festival Singers

Sun, December 3, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
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Saint Mark United Methodist Church
781 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308
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New South Festival Singers
CANDLELIGHT & CAROLS with the NEW SOUTH FESTIVAL SINGERS
Beloved Carols, Timeless Holiday Classics and the Story of Christmas
For Over Three Decades a Cherished Atlanta Holiday Tradition

Tickets $5 - $40

 

 

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THANKSGIVING CONCERT FOR HUMAN NEED
Nov
17
7:30 PM19:30

THANKSGIVING CONCERT FOR HUMAN NEED

Friday, November 17, 2017, 7:30 PM
Countryside Christian Church
6101 Nall Avenue in Mission, KS

William Baker Festival Singers

THANKSGIVING CONCERT FOR HUMAN NEED
Timeless Classics, Modern Works, Spirituals & Gospels
Benefiting Human Need Ministries in the Kansas City Area
With Our Special Guest...Gabe Combs, tenor   

Admission FREE; 100% of Donations Benefit Human Need Charities

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WHEEL AROUND THE SUN New South Festival Singers
Nov
12
3:00 PM15:00

WHEEL AROUND THE SUN New South Festival Singers

Sun, November 12, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
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LOCATION
St John United Methodist Church
550 Mount Paran Road Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30327
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New South Festival Singers

WHEEL AROUND THE SUN - Our 33rd Annual Season Opening Concert
Modern Works by Ola Gjeilo, Eric William Barnum, Linn Andrea Fuglseth
Timeless Classics by Monteverdi and von Bingen
Rousing African-American Spirituals

Tickets $5 - $40

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WHEEL AROUND THE SUN New South Festival Singers
Nov
11
7:30 PM19:30

WHEEL AROUND THE SUN New South Festival Singers

Sat, November 11, 2017
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EST
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LOCATION

First United Methodist Church of Tucker
5095 Lavista Road
Tucker, GA 30084
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New South Festival Singers
WHEEL AROUND THE SUN - Our 33rd Annual Season Opening Concert
Modern Works by Ola Gjeilo, Eric William Barnum, Linn Andrea Fuglseth
Timeless Classics by Monteverdi and von Bingen
Rousing African-American Spirituals

Tickets - $5 - $40

 

 

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LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:30 PM
Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church
7023 West 71st Street in Overland Park, KS

William Baker Festival Singers

LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert
Modern Works by Ed Frazier Davis, Norman Dello Joio, Eric Whitacre, & John Leavitt
Rousing Spirituals & Gospel Songs
With Our Special Guests...Songflower Chorale, Geoff Wilcken, Music Director

Tickets $5-$40

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LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert
Nov
5
2:00 PM14:00

LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00 PM
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
415 West 13th Street (at Broadway) in Kansas City, MO

William Baker Festival Singers

LOVE REVEALED - Our 20th Annual Season Opening Concert
Modern Works by Ed Frazier Davis, Norman Dello Joio, Eric Whitacre, & John Leavitt
Rousing Spirituals & Gospel Songs
With Our Special Guests...Choir of Northview Elementary School, Karen Kay Hall, Music Director

Tickets $5-$40

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JUDAS MACCABAEUS by George Frederic Handel
Aug
20
2:00 PM14:00

JUDAS MACCABAEUS by George Frederic Handel

Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
415 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

The 125-voice Summer Singers of Kansas City and Chamber Orchestra perform Handel's beloved oratorio JUDAS MACCABAEUS, with soloists Sarah Tannehill Anderson, Kristee Haney, David Adams and Joshua Lawlor. Music Director William Baker conducts. The Summer Singers of Kansas City celebrate their 19th annual concert of choral orchestral masterworks.

 

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Summer Music Fit For a King - Summer Singers of Lee's Summit
Jul
30
3:00 PM15:00

Summer Music Fit For a King - Summer Singers of Lee's Summit

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
416 Grand Avenue, Lee's Summit, MO 64062

60 Voice Summer Singers of Lee's Summit and Chamber Orchestra perform the 4th Annual Concert, including

Handel: Coronation Anthems

Mozart: Coronation Mass

Spirituals on Kingly Themes and Arrangements by William Dawson and Alice Parker

Soloists: Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano; Julia 

Scozzafava, alto; David Adams, tenor; Joshua Lawlor, baritone

Dr. William Baker, Music Director & Conductor

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BACH - Baroque Summer Institute Chorus & Orchestra
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

BACH - Baroque Summer Institute Chorus & Orchestra

First United Methodist Church
56 Whitlock Avenue Southwest, Marietta, GA 30064

Baroque Summer Institute, formerly Cobb Summer Singers, will perform BACH

Brandenburg Concert No. 3

Cantata No. 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden and

Cantata No.140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme with chamber orchestra

Arietha Lockhart, soprano; Jonathan Pilkington, tenor; Steven Ozcomert, baritone

Lynn Swanson, Music Director and Conductor
Ivy Belk Pirl, Accompanist

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Baroque Summer Institute begins rehearsals!
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

Baroque Summer Institute begins rehearsals!

First United Methodist Church, 
55 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064

Join the Baroque Summer Institute as they perform J. S. Bach's Cantatas No. 4 Christ lag in todesbanden and Cantata NO. 140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme with soloists Arietha Lockhart, Jonathan Pilkington and Stephen Ozcomert with the Orchestra of the American Heartland.

5 Rehearsals: July 9 (registration begins at 6:30), July 11, July 13, July 18, July 20 with a performance on July 23. 

Lynn Swanson, Music Director and Conductor
Brian Parks, Assistant Music Director
Ivy Belk Pirl, Accompanist

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THE LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS at Piccolo Spoleto
May
29
3:00 PM15:00

THE LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS at Piccolo Spoleto

Since 1989 the Festival Singers have delighted capacity audiences in annual concerts at Charleston's famous Piccolo Spoleto Festival.  the 2017 performance constitutes Lynn Swanson's final appearance as Music Director.  Join us for a grand celebration of a cappella classics and spirituals.

Admission is free; donations requested.

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