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Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Annual St. John’s Friends of the Arts Organ Recital – Michael Elsbernd

St. John's Lutheran Church

600 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 3:00 pm

Program will include Alexandre Guilmant’s Symphony No. 1, Op. 42, arranged for brass, percussion, and organ by Steven Verhaert. Guest musicians include members of St. John’s Brass ensemble, directed by Joel Gettys.

No admission charge – free will offering and ample free parking in the lot at the corner of 7th Ave & Watson Powell Jr. Pkwy.

Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Vierne Sesquicentennial Celebration Concert

Plymouth UCC

4126 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312

Sunday, April 5, 2020, 4:00 pm

Carl Gravander & the Plymouth Chancel Choir will present Messe Solennelle & Symphony #2 by Louis Vierne


Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 – by J.S. Bach

St. John's Lutheran Church

600 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 7:00 pm

Cathedral Choir of St. John’s Lutheran, Soloists, & Chamber Orchestra directed by Michael Elsbernd.

No admission charge – free will offering and ample free parking in the lot at the corner of 7th Ave & Watson Powell Jr. Pkwy.


Cancelled Due to COVID-19

20 Years in 2020: A Final Organ Recital

Herrick Chapel, Grinnell College

7th and Park Streets, Grinnell, IA 50112

Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Organist Linda Bryant will celebrate her time as College Organist and AMA for Organ with a recital to mark her upcoming retirement. The event is free and open to the public!


The Agape Ringers Concert

Plymouth Congregational Church

4126 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Come join the Agape Ringers for their summer 2020 tour! Learn more about the ensemble here!


Kent Tritle Organ Recital

First United Methodist Church

1001 Pleasant St,

Des Moines, IA 50309

Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 4 p.m.

In celebration of the church's 175th Anniversary, Kent Tritle will provide an organ recital on the Reuter Organ.

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