Friends of Music - First Congregational Church (Saginaw)
Friends of Music support the musical happenings of First Congregational Church (Saginaw, MI). Members are music enthusiasts from the congregation and/or community at large -- members are aficionados of the pipe organ, choral music, chamber music, and the like. The church, which dates to 1868, is acoustically superb. The congregation is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and has recognized excellence and eclecticism in its musical offerings since the 1800’s.
A friend of music at First Congregational Church is someone like you!
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 403 South Jefferson Ave. Saginaw, MI 48607
2014 was an exciting musical year highlighted by the
completion of the Skinner organ project. In appreciation, and to
communicate three beloved Christmas melodies, Nicholas Schmelter is sharing three extemporizations on carols that are available on
Soundcloud. Click the links below to listen to these pieces recorded live
in the sanctuary of First Congregational Church on November 24. Thanks to
technician Ken Wuepper.
your calendars for the continuation of thirty-minute Advent recitals in the
serene sanctuary of First Congregational Church.A cookie reception will be provided courtesy
of the Bridget Fuller Circle.
Nicholas Schmelter – Organ | James
Royle – Narrator
The fourth autumn program, a piano recital by Miguel
de Sousa, will take place on Friday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m.Miguel Luis Inocencio de Sousa, a traveled
classical pianist and coach from Portugal completing an advanced music degree
at Central Michigan University, will perform pieces by Beethoven, Brahms,
Chopin, Grieg, and Kapustin.