What better way to celebrate the birth of Christ than a Christmas Eve concert followed by lessons and carols continuing into Christmas Day?
This year's sermon musical by the St. John children's choir is based on a traditional folktale about three trees that "grow up" to be used as wood in Jesus' manger, boat and cross.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's director will direct four area groups in two performances on May 1 at St. John United Methodist Church.
Concerts with a Cause has raised more than $70,000 for area nonprofits since its inception in 2003.
...Keith Shafer anniversary, 11 a.m. today, reception afterward; celebrating Mr. Shafer's 25th year as organist and director of music. NEW JERUSALEM APOSTOLIC HOLINESS: 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 5-6. FRANKLIN COVENANT BAPTIST...
...anniversary, 11 a.m. Sunday, March 30; reception afterward; celebrating Mr. Shafer's 25th year as organist and director of music. NEW JERUSALEM APOSTOLIC HOLINESS: 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 5-6. FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST...
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are looking into a Saturday afternoon armed robbery at a south Richmond County insurance office.
Lynn Dobson built his first organ in his father's barn in Lake City, Iowa, more than 25 years ago - his 78th is now being readied in an Augusta church, St. John United Methodist Church on Greene Street.
Passion raged through the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on March 28 at the Augusta Symphony's next-to-last Masterworks II program of the season.Under the baton of maestro Donald Portnoy, the symphony performed the first and last symphonies of Ludwig Van Beethoven. The Augusta Choral Society joined the latter portion of this Beethoven extravaganza. It has been nearly 20 years since Augusta audiences have heard these works performed live. Beethoven's music did not come easily. Though he tried to make it seem effortless, it was a complicated endeavor.
What do you get when you combine a conductor, 100 singers, a brass ensemble, percussion, strings and an organ? Answer: A lot of sound! And that is what those who attended the Augusta Choral Society's concert Feb. 27 at Sacred Heart Cultural Center got. The intent was to let listeners hear works for choir (or several choirs), brass and organ, placing them in different parts of the hall.