September 15 David Higgs, concert organist 3:00 pm
Higgs, chair of organ at the Eastman School of music,
returns to St. John 10 years after he played the inaugural concert for the
Dobson opus 78. Join us for a celebratory concert and a 10th birthday party.
“…a carefree disdain of difficulty that was dazzling.” – The Boston Musical Intelligencer
“…a stunning recital…an effortless demeanor…” – The American Organist (national convention AGO, Denver)
The cause: Child Enrichment Inc.
November 3 Vega Quartet 3:00 pm
The Vega String Quartet is on the cutting edge of the new generation of chamber music ensembles.
“...playing that had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the listener along...” –The New York Times
“...abundant strengths...It glowed with musicality and balance...” – The Los Angeles Times
The cause: Christ Community Health Services
December 24 Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols 10:30pm
The Saint John Choirs and Orchestra
The cause: The United Methodist Children’s Home
February 23 Baroque Chamber Music, featuring Bertamo 3:00 pm
Augusta native Tish Berlin brings her early music ensemble, Bertamo, from California
and joins members of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra.
This concert is offered in memory of Mary Lou Dennis.
The cause: New Bethlehem Community Center
March 23 What a Hoot! 3:00 pm
Local musicians offer a delightful mix of witty instrumental and vocal music.
The centerpiece: six-hand piano music
by Rosalyn Floyd, Clara Park, and Martin David Jones
The cause: The Augusta Warrior Project
A bonus concert, not a part of the CWC season:
The St. Olaf Choir
Tuesday night, February 11, 7:30 pm
The world-famous St. Olaf Choir, under the direction of Anton Armstrong,
performs in Augusta for the first time.
Tickets are required for this concert.