First Music and Arts Concert Series


Upcoming concerts in the First Music & Arts Series


Monday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. 
Chamber Chorale Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chorale under the direction of
Dr. Robert Cowles will present a concert as part of its annual spring tour.
The program will include choral works by Clément Janequin, Thomas Tomkins, Heinrich Schütz,
Paul John Rudoi, Eric Whitacre, and more. In addition the chamber ensemble Cantori will perform a newly commissioned work by Alex Freeman.
The concert is free and open to the public; donations will be gratefully accepted.


Friday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Service of Readings and Music for Good Friday

The First Church Chancel Choir
Dr. Craig Scott Symons, Minister of Music & Organist
Dorothy Darlington, oboe
Works by Brahms, Ireland, Rutter, Stainer, and others
Free will offering


Sunday, May 5, 4:00 p.m.
(First Church Auditorium)
Brian Giebler, tenor, Steven McGhee, piano

“At a loss of innocence” – British composers Ivor Gurney and Benjamin Britten
set some of their most intense life experiences to music as young men during wartime.
Free will offering