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Concerts with a Cause 2009-2010 Season

September 13 -- Dame Gillian Weir, concert organist 3:00 pm
"Gillian Weir captivated from the first to the last moment of her performance,
transporting even the inexperienced listener on a journey of musical discovery." -The Westdeutscher Zeitung
"...an emphatic demonstration of limitless artistry." -The Hereford Times

The cause: The Kroc Center

Additional opportunity: Ms.Weir will work with local organists in a public masterclass. (September 14, 8 pm)

October 18 -- James Ackley, trumpeter 3:00 pm
"One of the best trumpet soloists in the world." -La Ciudad, Venezuela

Mr. Ackley will offer a program of Baroque music and jazz,
featuring Bollings Toot Suite for Trumpet and Jazz Piano

The cause: The Jessye Norman School of the Arts

November 22 -- Thanksgiving Concert 3:00 pm
The Augusta Childrens Chorale
The Birmingham Boys Choir

The cause: Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries
December 24 -- Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols 10:30 pm
The Saint John Choirs and orchestra

The cause: The United Methodist Childrens Home
February 14 -- The Georgia Guitar Quartet 3:00 pm
"The Georgia Guitar Quartet is a quite extraordinary group.... Quite a display of wide-ranging talent."
-Soundboard Magazine

The cause: The Lydia Project
March 28 -- Anton Bruckner, Mass in e minor 3:00 pm
Joel Scraper, conductor

The University of South Carolina Aiken Concert Choir
The Masterworks Chorale
The First Baptist Church (Aiken) Choir
The Saint John Choir

This performance will take place at The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, Augusta

The cause: Sacred Heart Cultural Center

Unless otherwise noted, performances are at St. John Church, Augusta
St. John United Methodist Church 736 Greene Street Augusta, Georgia 706 724 9641
www.stjohnaugusta.org