Organ concert set to heal
CHARLOTTE – Lee Northcutt, director of music ministries at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, will present several selections of songs around the theme of “Healing for the Nation” at a free organ concert.
Among the selections are “O God, Our Help in Ages Past,” “The Lord’s Prayer” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” – pieces that reflect God’s unchanging presence and care for us.
The free organ concert starts at 11 a.m. Oct. 26 at Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road.
The pipe organ, installed in 1990, has 205 ranks and 11,499 pipes ranging in size from smaller than a soda straw to over 40 feet tall.
Calvary Church will offer another organ concert at 11 a.m. Nov. 16 with Vicki McKibben.
fall with festival, tours
CHARLOTTE – Candlewyck Church will show off recent renovations during its upcoming Family Fall Festival.
The event takes place 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the church, 7200 Providence Road.
In addition to games, candy, music and prizes, the community can visit the newly renovated pre-school, office and education wings of the church.
Call 704-366-2310 for details.
Chamber Music Series
features Poulenc’s sonata
CHARLOTTE – The second concert of the Providence Chamber Music Series’ 2017-18 season begins with Francis Poulenc’s “Sonata for oboe and piano” (1962), featuring Charlotte Symphony oboist Erica Cice and Queens University faculty pianist Paul Nitsch.
The sonata is followed by Anton Arensky’s seldom heard Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 32 in D minor, composed in 1894 and performed by Emily Jarrell Urbanek (piano), Tatiana Karpova (violin) and Nick Lampo (cello).
The free concert starts at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road.
Visit www.providenceumc.org/music for details.
Greater Life seeks new home
MINT HILL – Momentum continues to build at Greater Life Church.
The church began May 7 when Garr Church and Mint Hill Community Church agreed to merge. Now the church looks to expand to a new home in Mint Hill.
Executive Pastor Randy Briscoe has filed paperwork with the Town of Mint Hill to build a new location on 9.1 acres at 3821 and 3901 Matthews-Mint Hill Road. A public hearing was scheduled for Oct. 12 at Mint Hill Town Hall,