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Organ Recital: Bryan Anderson

January 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Anderson Recital Program

 


 

 

 ADVENT 2016

Advent Service

Worship Ensemble
Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 6:00 PM in the Sanctuary

 

Messiah (Part 1), G. F. Handel

Chancel Choir
Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 4:30 PM in the Sanctuary

 Messiah Program

 

Immanuel

Children's Choirs and Youth Chorus Christmas Service
Sunday, December 11, 2016, at  6:00 PM in the Sanctuary

 

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Chamber Choir and String Orchestra
Sunday, December 18, 2016, at  6:00 PM in the Sanctuary
 

Christmas Eve Services

Chancel Choir
December 24, 2016, at 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 6:00 PM in the Sanctuary

 


 

 

The USC Christmas Concert

Friday, December 2, 2016, at 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary

 


 

 

 Organ Recital: Lenora Jeffcoat and William H. Bates

Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Jeffcoat and Bates Recital Program

 


 

Student Spotlight Recital

Aaron Cates, tenor; Courtney Trent, soprano; Luke Fang, piano; Emily Stumpf, flute
Friday, October 21, 2016, at 7:00 PM in Jackson Hall

Student Spotlight Recital Program

 


 

 Violin and Organ Recital: Julie and Thomas Russell

Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Russell Recital Program

 


 

Youth Chorus & Children’s Choirs Annual Spring Program

Thursday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. in Jackson Hall

 


 

Benjamin Britten's "Noye’s Fludde"

The First Presbyterian Church's Children’s Choirs, Youth Chorus, and the Suzuki Strings at USC tell the story of Noah’s Flood in Britten’s fully staged musical drama, directed by Ellen Schlaefer. 
Read the cover article for First Things about this production>

Concert Program

Free concert Friday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

 


 

J. A. C. Redford's "Martyrdom of Polycarp" by the USC Concert Choir

Under the direction of Dr. Larry Wyatt, the University of South Carolina Concert Choir presents J.A.C. Redford’s oratorio for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, originally co-commissioned by First Presbyterian Church and the USC Choral Department in 2003. Soloists Jacob Will, bass, and Andrew Stuckey, baritone, will be performing.

In addition, at 6:30 p.m., in the Smith Chapel, Dr. Mark Ross and J.A.C. Redford will host a pre-concert discussion on Polycarp and the writing of this music.

Free concert Friday, April 22, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary

 


 

"A Recital for Ron" Organ Recital: Lenora Jeffcoat

Presented in memory of Ron Miller, who served as our organist for nearly 45 years, this recital features works that were some of Mr. Miller's personal favorites, including compositions of J.S. Bach and Ralph Vaughan Williams.  Concert Program

Free concert Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary

 


 

Bass Trombone Recital: Jonathan Warburton

Internationally renowned bass trombonist Jonathan Warburton and pianist Matthew Ganong present a program including the world premier of three new compositions.  Concert Program

Free concert Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary

 


 

Spring Schedules 2015

Service Music for Morning Worship Spring 2015       Service Music for Evening Worship Spring 2015

Youth Chorus Worship Schedule Spring 2015           Brass Ensemble Schedule Spring 2015

Worship Ensemble Schedule Spring 2015                  Chancel Choir Schedule Spring 2015

Primary and Junior Choirs Schedule Spring 2015        

  


 

Hoagies and Hymns with Andrew Di Iulio

Friday, February 20, 2015 from 6:00 - 7:45 p.m. in Jackson Hall

 


 

A Moment of Hope Banquet at the Embassy Suites (Greystone)

200 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29201
Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Youth Chorus sang:

  • The Beautiful Land
  • Nearer, Still Nearer
  • Become God’s Story

A Moment of Hope website

 


 

Clarinet Recital, Joe Eller

Joe Eller, professor of clarinet at the USC School of Music and member of First Presbyterian Church, is joined by faculty colleagues, pianist Lynn Kompass and violist Daniel Sweaney, as well as fellow church member, soprano Holly Cole, to present an evening of intimate chamber music. There is no cost for admission. An offering will be taken up for Westminster Seminary and Theological College, Kampala, Uganda. Recital Program

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - Jackson Hall at 7:00 p.m.

 


 

Good Friday Concert

Our Chancel Choir, Chamber Choir and professional orchestra, conducted by Daniel Cole, perform Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms,”John Adams’ “Christian Zeal and Activity,” and “Tegel Passion” by N. Lincoln Hanks, a recently composed dramatic cantata set to words by German theologican and martyr, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This concert will commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution. No Admission. A goodwill offering will be taken up for Westminster Theological College and Seminary in Uganda. Concert Program

Friday, April 3, 2015 in Jackson Hall at 7:00 p.m.

 


 

Mwangaza Children’s Choir Concert

The Mwangaza Experience brings authentic African cultural worship and dance from Africa. Every year 20 Ugandan children tour with Mwangaza with the hope of seeing lives transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.     Mwangaza Children’s Choir website

Thursday, April 23, 2015 in the Family Life Center at 7:00

 


 

Children's Choir Spring Concert

Cherub Choir, PrimaryChoir, Junior Choir, and Orff Ensemble will perform. Concert Program

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00 p.m at Laurel Crest Three Rivers Room

 


 

Organ Recital - Goodbye, old friend!

Lenora Jeffcoat - Sanctuary

Lenora Morrow Jeffcoat will retire our Cassavant console prior to our sanctuary summer renovation, playing the inspiring Fugue a ‘la Gigue by Bach and the Chorale in E Major by Cesar Franck, as well as unique arrangements of familiar favorite hymns such as “O God Beyond All Praising” and “In the Cross of Christ I Glory.”  Recital Program

Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Jackson Hall at 7:00 p.m.

 


 

Annual Christmas Concert

Concert Choir from the University of South Carolina, School of Music
Free concert
Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

 


 

Advent Services 2015

 


 
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

“What You Need for Christmas Is…Preaching ”
Dr. D. Ralph Davis

The Worship Ensemble

 


 
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

A Storybook Christmas
Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas

Music led by the Youth Chorus, the Junior Choir, the Primary Choir,
and Instrumentalists

 


 
Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas

Music led by the Chancel Choir, Brass Ensemble, and Organ

 


 

Christmas Eve Services

Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Candlelight Lessons & Carols

What Child Is This?
“Human Affections”
Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas

 


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