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Postponed!!! Twelfth Night Party

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Smith

506 4th St, Polk City, IA, 50226

Friday, TBD, 2020, Time 6 pm

Please join us for our Annual Twelfth Night Party! Connect with colleagues, enjoy some tasty food, and share the joy of music! Please plan to bring a dish or dessert of your choosing!

Aaron David Miller, organist in Recital

St. Mark Lutheran Church

1115 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA 50265

Sunday, February 16, 2020, 3:00 pm

St. Mark's Lutheran Church is delighted to host Aaron David Miller, renowned organist and composer, for a recital in celebration of 25 years of the installation of our Holtkamp pipe organ. They are sharing this recital date with you in hopes you would like to attend and share the event with all who may be interested. More information can be found at his website www.aarondavidmiller.com. Please feel free to contact Christopher Ellerston with any questions at cellerston@gmail.com. Both St. Mark's Lutheran Church and the CIAAGO hope you can join us for this concert in celebration!

Organ Recital

Second Reformed Church

612 Broadway, Pella, IA 50219

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 3:00 pm

Kris DeWild will present an organ recital at Second Reformed Church in Pella on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. The church address is 612 Broadway. Music of the psalms will be featured on organ; there will also be a trio of nature-based pieces for flute (Julia Vander Wal), cello (Christopher Ellerston) and harp (Kris DeWild). The recital is free of charge, and all are welcome.

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.

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.


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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