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FRIENDS of MUSIC


If you would like to help support the Music & Arts programs, please print this Music & Arts donor card.

 

Music & Arts Series

Admission is free, with the exception of the Verdi Requiem; a freewill offering will be gratefully accepted at each program. We look forward to welcoming you!


VERDI REQUIEM


Sunday, November 16
4:00 p.m. at Upper Saint Clair High School Theater

Christine Hestwood, conductor

The Westminster chancel choir will be joined by professional soloists, the high school’s Pantheon choir, and the Academy chamber Orchestra.  An unforgettable concert experience of a dynamic combination of operatic drama and symphony, set to the Latin text of the Mass for the Dead.


Purchase tickets online.


Adult: $20
Student/Senior Citizen: $10

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PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA


Thursday, November 20
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Manfred Honeck, conductor

The Pittsburgh Symphony, under the direction of Manfred Honeck, presents a chamber-size symphony in the smaller space of the sanctuary, offering a neighborhood program similar to last year’s “Singing City” production. Enjoy the melodious offerings of the symphony without traveling to downtown Pittsburgh.

This concert is free, but an RSVP is required. Call 412-392-4900 to place your reservation or visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org/spirit for additional information.


MT. LEBANON PERCUSSION


Friday, December 5
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Richard T. Minnotte, director

Thirty years ago, Mt. Lebanon Percussion began with 15 high school students, performing one song at the Concert Band’s spring program. Since then, the program has grown to include 175 students in grades 4-12 and features over 15 performances per season.

With eight concert ensembles, four specialty ensembles and the marching percussion section, Mt. Lebanon Percussion has become recognized as one of the premier public school percussion programs in the United States. WQED-FM (Pittsburgh’s NPR station) calls Mt. Lebanon Percussion, “…a success beyond belief.”


ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT


Sunday, December 14
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Christine Hestwood, conductor

A Christmas tradition, Westminster’s annual Christmas concert is certain to put you in the seasonal mood, evoking memories of Christmases past and creating new memories for Christmases future.  The Cherub, Junior, and Chancel choirs along with the Westminster Ringers, combine to present sounds of the season and music favorites, giving those in audience the opportunity to sing along with some favorite Christmas carols. 




MUSIC and ARTS LEADERSHIP


Christine Hestwood, Director

Lorraine Milovac, Assistant Director

Jim Burns, Organist

Lisa Hoffmann, Junior Choir Director

Amy Sanders, Administrative Assistant


ABOUT THE ORGAN


Read more about Westminster's Austin organ.

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