Friday, May 02, 2014

Upcoming Spring Concerts At St. Paul's Church

Soprano Heather Michelle Meyer

St Paul's Church at 199 Carroll Street here in Carroll Gardens continues to impress with its music programing.  Several wonderful music events have been planned for May, so mark your calendar. Not only are the concerts reasonably priced,  the setting is simply beautiful.

Spring & All It Brings – A Recital of new Vocal Works featuring Heather Michelle Meyer
St. Paul’s
 199 Carroll Street. 

Please join St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, May 3 at 8:00 pm. for an evening of new vocal chamber music. The Brooklyn Sounds Concert Series presents soprano Heather Michelle Meyer’s and Spring & All it Brings” a program featuring works by David Felsenfeld and David T. Little and premieres by Jeremy Howard Beck, Jennifer Griffith and Vince Peterson.

A native of Santa Barbara, California, soprano Heather has received critical acclaim for her “strong shimmering voice” and her “riveting, poignant delivery. She has performed extensively with the San Francisco Conservatory's New Music Ensemble and has collaborated with such groups as American Opera Projects, and Encompass New Opera Theatre.

Suggested admission is $20, with tickets being available at the door.

On Friday, May 16 at 8 pm. St. Paul’s is pleased to host the Empire City Men's Chorus’s May 2014 concert A MORE PERFECT UNION. A celebration of the quest for freedom, peace and equality. Join them for a night of timeless political and social writings, speeches, and addresses woven into compelling music arrangements for men's ensemble. 
 Many of the featured texts come from historical luminaries like Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Susan B. Anthony. You will also hear Melissa Dunphy's award winning What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach, a setting of Philip Spooner's compelling testimony on marriage equality given in 2009, and the world premiere of John Conahan's One Song with text by 13th-century Persian mystic and philosopher Rumi. These works represent centuries of struggle for social equality, a struggle that continues to mold and shape a unique and great American nation, but with all that greatness, there is still work to be done...
VIP tickets are $75 (Single) and $125 (Couple) and include front row table seating, select wine and catered hors d’oeuvres. General Admission tickets are $30 and $20 for Students and Seniors (15% early bird discount if purchased by Friday, May 2, 2014). Tickets may be purchased online at or at the door the night of the performance."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There is also another concert at St Paul's on Mothers's Day 4p,. after brunch and before dinner.
Signs are posted along the church fence gates. A family gathering.